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Utah student dresses as Nazi for Halloween parade

A Utah elementary school principal and teacher were reinstated to their jobs last week after being placed on administrative leave for allowing a student to wear a Nazi...

Who was Islamic Jihad chief Bahaa Abu al-Ata?

By Baruch Yedid Bahaa Abu al-Ata, known as Abu Salim, was a member of the Islamic Jihad Military Council and the military commander of the Sarayat al Quds Brigades, the...

Fall of Wall revived Judaism in Central, Eastern Europe

By Liam Hoare “Neither ox nor donkey can block the path to socialism,” the East German leader Erich Honecker boldly declared on Aug. 14, 1989. Less than three months...

Never too late: Holocaust survivor celebrates Bar Mitzvah at 91

By Marcus M. Gilban RIO DE JANEIRO — At 91, Holocaust survivor Andor Stern no longer fears the Nazis who imprisoned him in Auschwitz. Living in his native Sao Paulo,...

For Ukraine’s Jews, Jewish president is source of pride, fear

ODESSA — Arkady Kesselman, a 20-year-old Jewish student, was set on leaving his native Ukraine for the West last winter. In a war-torn nation losing about 1.2 million...

Is Corbyn an ‘existential threat’?

LONDON — After nearly a decade in power, Britain’s Conservative Party is in tatters. Years of failing to negotiate a deal with the EU to follow through with Brexit...

Plot against Temple Emanuel in Pueblo thwarted

The peace and quiet usually enjoyed by Pueblo’s tiny Temple Emanuel synagogue was shattered this week with news of the arrest of a Pueblo man — a self-described...

‘One Year Later’: Denver memorializes Pittsburgh victims

Police, with unconcealed weapons, were present at the community event marking the first anniversary of the Pittsburgh shooting at Tree of Life, which killed 11 Jews at...

Whither the Pittsburgh memorial objects?

PITTSBURGH — Eric Lidji remembers people leaving objects in sets of 11. Eleven white feathers. Eleven Jewish stars. Eleven egg-shaped sculptures. But mostly, Lidji...

Lt. Col. Vindman came to the US as a Soviet refugee

WASHINGTON — Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the National Security Council staffer who testified that President Donald Trump sought dirt from Ukraine on a political...