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Ami Horowitz signing New Yorkers to a fake petition in support of police officers in 2016.

Gonzo filmmaker behind Trump’s Sweden reference

NEW YORK — Pressed to explain his claim that something terrible had happened in Sweden last week, President Donald Trump went back to the reporting of Ami Horowitz, a...

Workers place headstones back on their bases on Feb. 21 morning at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in the St. Louis area. (James Griesedieck/St. Louis Jewish Light)

Trump denounces anti-Semitism after more bomb threats, cemetery vandalism

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump denounced anti-Semitism a day after bomb threats to at least 10 Jewish community centers across the country and a large-scale...

David Friedman testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Feb. 16. (Win McNamee/Getty)

Friedman: ‘No excuse’ for ‘kapo’

WASHINGTON — David Friedman at the launch of US Senate hearings to confirm him as ambassador to Israel said there was “no excuse” for his past rhetoric targeting...

Elon Azaria pictured during an earlier phase in his trial in Jaffa military court, Aug. 28, 2016. (Hillel Maeir/TPS)

Elor Azaria sentenced to 18 months

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli soldier who shot a downed Palestinian terrorist was sentenced to 18 months in prison. Elor Azaria, 20, who was convicted of manslaughter...

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Capitol Hill, February 1, in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty)

Gorsuch under the Jewish microscope

WASHINGTON — On June 27, 2013, the US Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, based in Denver, handed down a decision that would make history a year later when it was...

West Jefferson Middle School in Conifer, Colo.

Anti-Semitism at Conifer middle school

Allegations of anti-Semitic bullying and harassment are roiling West Jefferson Middle School and normally bucolic Conifer, the mountain town 32 miles southwest of Denver...

Rabbi Ari Edelkopf and wife Chana in 2009 in Sochi, Russia.

Expulsion of rabbi worries Russian Jews

MOSCOW — Three years ago, Rabbi Ari Edelkopf and his wife, Chana, worked around the clock for weeks to show off their community and city to the many foreigners in town...

Lisa Davidson joined the New York rally.

Jews join rallies supporting refugees

NEW YORK— Over 100 years ago, Barnett Levine was greeted by the New York skyline and the Statue of Liberty as he arrived in the US, having fled anti-Semitism and...

Faces of a decimated community.

Jews of Lublin to reunite for first time in 70 years

The Grodzka Gate-NN Theatre Centre in Lublin, Poland, will host the first international reunion of Jewish inhabitants of the city and their descendants in 70 years on...

Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Feb. 15. (Andrew Harrer/Getty)

Trump, Bibi seek new approaches

WASHINGTON — Meeting with President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for a “regional approach” to making peace with the Palestinians...