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An Israeli community struggle to respond to a murder

His rabbi would like the world to know that Dvir Sorek was not just a name. The 19-year-old yeshiva student was not just a statistic, yet another casualty in the...

180º: Jews, Jobbik collaborating?

BUDAPEST — In 2011, Hungary’s largest Jewish group called on the Justice Ministry to ban the far-right Jobbik party, describing it as “anti-Semitic” and...

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Hassan-Nahoum speaks

By Eliana Rudee Fleur Hassan-Nahoum’s story begins with her upbringing in Gibraltar as the daughter of Sir Joshua Abraham Hassan, the first mayor and chief minister of...

Did Israel politics lead camp to reassign counselor?

NEW YORK — A Conservative Jewish summer camp denies that it makes personnel decisions based on politics after a senior staff member claimed she was removed from her...

Cielo Mall El Paso

Does ‘domestic terrorism’ have teeth?

EL PASO — Before he killed at least 22 people at a Walmart on the southern border, the gunman in El Paso posted a white supremacist manifesto on the fringe social...

Israel’s election: Who’s who, what’s what

JERUSALEM — The main difference between the upcoming election in Israel and the one last April is that a few groups of small parties have decided to join together,...

The secular woman leading a religious party

JERUSALEM — Late last month, as Israel prepared for yet another round of elections, Ayelet Shaked ascended to the leadership of the United Right, a joint list...

The other Democrat from Michigan

LANSING — Tom Dalton could be the poster boy for Elissa Slotkin’s path to a second term and, she would argue, to Democrats keeping the US House of Representatives....

Yeshiva student murdered by terrorists in Gush Etzion

By Aryeh Savir An Israeli soldier on Wednesday night, August 7, was stabbed to death by Arab terrorists in Gush Etzion. The victim was identified as Dvir Yehuda Sorek,...

Parents lobby Congress to stop suicide among military

PHOENIX — In 2007, Sgt. Daniel Somers returned home after two tours in Iraq, where he worked in intelligence and special operations. For years he struggled to get on...