Tuesday, January 19, 2021 -
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Ben Sales, JTA

Kindness (and food) at Gaza triangle

KEREM SHALOM BORDER CROSSING, Israel — Drivers who reach the end of Israeli Route 232 purportedly face a choice: A sign points them either northwest, toward the Rafah...

Danny Danon unapologetic for fierce nationalism

JERUSALEM — If there’s one thing Danny Danon doesn’t do, it’s shy away from controversy. Danon, a deputy speaker of the Israeli Knesset and chairman of World Likud,...

In Israel, Romney covers all bases but Palestinians

JERUSALEM — Mitt Romney’s policy speech in Israel covered plenty of bases: The presumptive Republican presidential candidate spoke about the status of Jerusalem, the...

Bulgaria survivors return

TEL AVIV — Vered Kuza was standing with her daughter, Amit, on an airport shuttle bus at Sarafovo International Airport in Burgas, Bulgaria, when she suddenly heard a...

For haredi Orthodox, Internet threat hearkens back to the Enlightenment

NEW YORK — To the outside observer, the haredi Orthodox anti-Internet rally at New York’s Citi Field may have looked uniform: a single mass of black hats, white shirts...

Marine Le Pen says she’s renounced her father’s hatred; French Jewry skeptical

PARIS — On the second floor of the town hall in Paris’ third Arrondissement, leaders of France’s major Jewish institutions gathered to denounce the leader of the...

Are comedies, blogs leading to Wall Street anti-Semitism?

NEW YORK — In the world according to the comedy writers at “Saturday Night Live,” the pyramid of complicity in the current financial crisis runs like this: On the...

Conservative movement: Jewish-owned businesses must pay a living wage

NEW YORK — Just days after the Conservative movement became the only Jewish denomination to speak out against alleged worker abuse at the largest kosher slaughterhouse...