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Paul Romer

Denver native wins Nobel

NEW YORK (JTA) — William Nordhaus, a Yale University professor with Jewish roots, will share the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics with Paul Romer, a Denver native, who...

Jared Polis, left; Walker Stapleton

Governor’s race: Polis vs. Stapleton

With Colorado’s gubernatorial election less than a month away, the leading candidates are finally meeting face-to-face, laying out the political courses they hope to...

The site of the terror attack, Oct. 7, in the Barkan industrial zone. (Flash90)

Israeli-Palestinian coexistence hit in terror attack

By Josh Hasten JERUSALEM — Just as shocking as the execution-style murders of Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, a 29-year-old mother of an infant, and Ziv Hajbi, a 35-year-old...

Benjamin Netanyahu, left; Mahmoud Abbas

At UN, Abbas, Netanyahu, Trump all have takes on peace

NEW YORK — PA President Mahmoud Abbas, in an address to the UN, rejected criticism of the PA for paying monthly salaries to Palestinians who kill Israelis or the...

Beitar Jerusalem fans, May 9, 2018. (TPS)

Beitar Jerusalem documentary nabs Emmy

By Mara Vigevani “Forever Pure,” an Israeli documentary about the controversial Beitar Jerusalem’s hardcore fan club, known as La Familia, won an Emmy Award in the...

L-r: Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Prof. Christine Blasey Ford (Win McNamee/Getty)

A Jewish take on the Kavanaugh hearings

NEW YORK — As Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, he had to answer questions about sexual misconduct...

Jeremy Corbyn (Dan Kitwood/Getty)

Thousands of British Jews rally against anti-Semitism

LONDON — More than 2,500 people demonstrated last week in Manchester, England, in a display of Jewish unity against increasing anti-Semitism in the United Kingdom and...

Michigan Stadium

58 group object to University of Michigan boycott

ANN ARBOR — Fifty-eight organizations called on the University of Michigan to sanction professors who boycott Israel — such as by refusing to write a letter of...

Thousands of women gathered in Jerusalem to rally for peace, Sept. 20. (David Michael Cohen/TPS)

Thousands of women gather to wage peace

By Mara Vigevani Some 4,500 women — Jews and Arabs, religious and secular, all dressed in white and turquoise —made their way from Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem’s Old...

L-r: Ofer Berkovitch, Rachel Azaria, Ze’ev Elkin (Flash90)

Who will be Jerusalem’s next mayor?

JERUSALEM — The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wants to uproot and replant a tree in Jerusalem, it might require the UN Security Council. He...