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This Passover Haggadah from 1902, recovered from Saddam Hussein's intelligence headquarters, was hand-lettered and decorated by an Iraqi youth. (National Archives)

State Dept. will return Jewish treasures to Iraq

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 9 NEW YORK — The US will return to Iraq next year a trove of Iraqi Jewish artifacts that lawmakers and Jewish groups have...

Jewish students at Tufts University in Medford, Mass. (Jonathan Wiggs/Boston Globe/Getty)

At Tufts, Hillel called ‘exploitative,’ ‘Zionist’

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION A PAGE 10 By Yvette Alt BOSTON — Tufts University’s Hillel is described as “an organization that supports a white supremacist...

Elie Wiesel (IJN file photo)

Hundreds in Sighet retrace Wiesel’s path of deportation

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION D PAGE 16 SIGHET, Romania — More than 70 years after fascists took Elie Wiesel to the train station of this sleepy city in Romania,...

At a July 22 anti-Israel rally in Rotterdam, in which protesters chanted about killing Jews. (Abdullah Asiran/Anadolu Agency/Getty)

In Rotterdam, demonstrator chant about killing Jews

AMSTERDAM — A Jewish umbrella group has filed a police complaint over demonstrators in Rotterdam shouting in Arabic about killing Jews. The Dutch Central Jewish Board...

Ben Davis, Rabbi Avraham Mintz and Quincy Carpenter pose before Davis and Carpenter take off for Houston in the Junk Trunk.

Houston recovery will take years

HOUSTON — The Jewish community in Houston has seen “devastating” damage from Hurricane Harvey and could take years to recover, a federation official said....

Three 'Dreamers' originally from Ecuador gather for a protest in Grand Army Plaza in Manhattan, Sept. 5. (Drew Angerer/Getty)

Jewish organizations decry DACA move

WASHINGTON — An array of Jewish groups and lawmakers attacked President Donald Trump’s decision to end an Obama-era program granting protections to illegal im-...

ADL, US mayors in joint plan to fight extremism

The US Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the ADL have announced a joint plan to fight extremism and bigotry and to promote justice and equality in response to the...

A Muslim man sits at Alt Takwa Mosque in Brooklyn, June 20, 2017. (Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty)

Jewish groups aid mosques concerned about security

NEW YORK — With anti-Islam hate crimes on the rise, Muslim leaders are working harder to secure their mosques and institutions. Some are turning to Jewish experts for...

Benjamin Netanyahu with MK David Bitan, June 12, 2017. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Likud: Infiltrated by the opposition?

TEL AVIV — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, under investigation for corruption, has often claimed that his left-wing political enemies are out to get him....

Michael Duke, associate editor of the Houston Jewish Herald-Voice, managed to write his articles during Harvey.

Newspaper production opens a lens on flooded Houston

HOUSTON — As Hurricane Harvey bore down on Houston on Aug. 25, Vicki Samuels Levy dashed over to the offices of the Houston Jewish Herald-Voice, took the proofs of...