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Rare ex-utero surgery performed successfully in Tel Aviv

Doctors in Israel saved a newborn’s life Oct. 14 with a rare surgical procedure performed before the boy was fully outside his mother’s body. The “ex utero...

Pueblo plotter pleads guilty

The US Dept. of Justice announced on Oct. 15 that Richard Holzer pleaded guilty to federal hate crime and explosive charges for plotting to blow up Temple Emanuel...

In France, Jewish groups rally against Islamic terrorism

PARIS — French Jewish groups called on their supporters to join a rally Sunday, Oct. 18, in memory of the schoolteacher beheaded Oct. 16 after facing criticism for...

Jewish voter push

WASHINGTON — Partisan Jewish organizations are doing what they do every cycle: focusing on getting the vote out, especially in swing states where the margin between...

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, April 8, 2018 (Laszlo Balogh/)

In Hungary, Jews split on Orban

BUDAPEST — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, one of Europe’s most prominent nationalist and anti-immigrant leaders, has often faced accusations that he is too...

A beginning? Israel-Lebanon talks

By Israel Kasnett For the first time in three decades, Israel and Lebanon held the first of what is expected to be a series of negotiations over the next few months...

US Senate — pivotal race: Sen. Cory Gardner

Gardner is no stranger to the Colorado Jewish community. The former US Congressman, seeking his second term in the Senate this November, has consistently kept in touch...

US Senate — pivotal race: John Hickenlooper

Hickenlooper and the Colorado Jewish community have been on close terms for almost two decades. Both as mayor of Denver and as governor of Colorado, the Democratic...

He wants to be the mayor of Rome

By Simone Somekh ROME — Tobia Zevi is candid: He wants to become the next mayor of Rome. “I’ve dreamed of becoming mayor of my city my entire life,” he told JTA...

Jewish advocates pay attention to Supreme Court’s current docket

WASHINGTON — The uncertainty surrounding the makeup of the Supreme Court led to a quieter-than-normal kickoff for the court’s 2021 decision-making season. But even...