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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (Abir Sultan/AFP/Getty)

US on possible Netanyahu indictment: ‘internal matter’

JERUSALEM — The Israel Police recommendation to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is an “internal Israeli matter,” the US State Department said. “The US...

Members of Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement pictured November 8, 2017. (Mahmoud Zayyat/AFP/Getty)

Israel, Iran, Syria trade blows

JERUSALEM — Israel and Iran have been clashing for years. But on Feb. 10, their war of words briefly became an actual fight. In short succession, Iran sent a drone...

A commemoration in Warsaw in 2009 of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. (Moshe Milner/GPO/BPH)

Poland outlaws speech holding Poles accountable for any part of the Holocaust

By Katarzyna Markusz WARSAW — The Polish Senate passed legislation that criminalizes accusing the Polish state of the crimes committed by the Germans during WW II. The...

Shimon Abta and his wife, who asked not to be named, in Jerusalem in happier times.

US expels Israeli cannabis expert

By Debra Nussbaum Cohen NEW YORK — It shouldn’t have been complicated. Shimon Abta, an expert Israeli cannabis agronomist, was sent by his employer to consult with...

Eilon Adar

Colorado and Israeli water experts exchange

On a hypothetical list of things that Colorado and Israel have in common, water might appear near the top. As in, neither place ever seems to get enough of it....

Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach pictured at Beth Joseph synagogue, where he performed in 1989. (Dave Buresh/Denver Post via Getty)

Whither Carlebach’s music?

NEW YORK — When Rabbi Angela Buchdahl announced how her synagogue would respond to the #MeToo moment, she singled out a man. But he wasn’t one of her congregants,...

Arthur Jones (Jeffrey Guterman/Twitter)

Holocaust denier running for Congress in Illinois

CHICAGO — A Holocaust denier, anti-Semite and white supremacist is about to become the Republican nominee for an Illinois congressional seat. Arthur Jones, a...

Marc Penner

New Shalom Park CEO hits the ground running

It’s a new day in the nursing home industry. Old negative perceptions are being replaced with revolutionary approaches to senior care intended to make living in a...

L-r: Chuck Schumer, Benjamin Netanyahu, Mitch McConnell pictured in 2017. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Dems’ support for Israel sliding?

NEW YORK — The share of Democrats who sympathize more with Israel than the Palestinians is falling fast, while Republican sympathy for Israel over the Palestinians is...

Husam Zomlot addresses the Middle East Institute, Jan. 25, 2018. Seated left is MEI Vice President Paul Salem.

PLO envoy speaks out

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s recognition in December of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital amounted to “backstabbing,” the PLO envoy to Washington said....