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Ben Sales, JTA

Benjamin Netanyahu arrives at the Israeli parliament on November 19, 2018. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Bibi straddles extreme positions

JERUSALEM — It wasn’t so long ago that most major Israeli politicians supported establishing a Palestinian state. Now it’s not clear that any of them do, including...

Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu indicted on three counts

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  was indicted in three cases last week pending a court hearing. It’s the first time in Israel’s history that...

Rabbi Meir Kahane at press conference at the Tudor Hotel, 1984. (Gene Kappock/NY Daily News Archive/ Getty)

Kahanists resurface: Political horse trade raises eyebrows

JERUSALEM — In the 1980s, Israel’s right and left fought three fiercely close elections over the direction of the country, splitting the vote so evenly in one case...

Cameron Kasky at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during a county wide school walk on Feb. 21, 2018. (Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty)

Parkland one year later

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Five weeks after she hid on the floor of the auditorium at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as a mass shooter terrorized the campus, Casey...

Benjamin Netanyahu arrives at the Israeli parliament on November 19, 2018. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Why Netanyahu seems unbeatable

JERUSALEM — Israeli police want him to be indicted in three separate corruption cases. He’s embattled from left and right for his attacks on Gaza and his policy in...

Ron DeSantis (Jeff Mitchell)

Pro- and anti-Israel forces win in midterm elections

NEW YORK — Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in the midterm elections held Tuesday, Nov. 6, with Jewish Congress members poised to take key...

A demonstrator at a Boston rally supporting Asian-American students suing Harvard. (Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe/Getty)

Is Harvard capping Asian students as it once did Jews?

BOSTON — In 1922, Harvard University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell had a problem: His school had too many Jews. At least that’s what he thought. As the...

SAR Academy in the Bronx, NY. (Google Street View)

SAR Academy roiled by probe of prolonged abuse

NEW YORK — Officials at a New York Jewish day school knew of allegations against an administrator who abused at least a dozen of the school’s students, according to...

A housing development in the West Bank settlement of Efrat.

In West Bank settlements, price matters as much as location

OFRA, West Bank — Growing up in a Jerusalem apartment, Aaron Lipkin used to marvel at the two-story houses that he would see on weekend drives with his parents. It...

Hydrox celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2008. (Wikimedia Commons)

Oreo, Oreo on the wall: fairest of them all?

NEW YORK — You know what Oreos are. They’re two delicious chocolate cookies sandwiched around a creme filling. Oreos also come in Double Stuff, vanilla, birthday...