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Tripoli's Corinthia Hotel appears behind the abandoned Dar Bishi synagogue in the Libyan capital on September 28, 2011. (Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images)

Libyan Jews fret over Jewish artifacts

TRIPOLI — Gina Waldman was forced to flee her native Libya in 1967 as anti-Jewish mobs took to the streets of Tripoli, burning down her father’s warehouse. Waldman,...

Palestinians protest outside the Temple Mount, July 19. (Kobi Richter/TPS)

Israel dismantles metal detectors, cameras

Israel Police dismantled metal detectors and security cameras at the entrances to the Temple Mount compound overnight between Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25, less...

The central synagogue of the Abayudaya Jewish community in rural Uganda.

East Africa famine: Jews die of starvation

NEW YORK — Uganda’s 2,000 Jews have long maintained a modest existence. They live in the east of the country in a hilly, rural area that lacks paved roads,...

Chaya, left, and Elad Salomon, right, were murdered by a Palestinian terrorist on Friday, July 21. Their father, Yosef, was also murdered.

10,000 attend funeral of murdered Jews

More than 10,000 Israelis, including government ministers and Members of Knesset, descended on the city of Modi’in for the joint funeral of Yosef, 70, Chaya, 46, and...

Neal Price, left; Linda Sarsour, right

Unmarked graves, unmarked $100,000

Sarsour promises a Denver cemetery big bucks —maybe, maybe not One might think that combining the recently controversial Muslim activist Linda Sarsour with...

Avi Gabbay (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Labor, choosing Gabbay, gets a boost

Likud still ahead in the polls, but it could be a different ball game JERUSALEM — After political newcomer Avi Gabbay’s surprise election to head the Labor Party,...

IDF Captain Libby Weiss

Want a tour of a Hamas tunnel?

By Renee Ghert-Zand TEL AVIV — Capt. Libby Weiss spent most of the summer of 2014 in a Hamas tunnel, and she wouldn’t have wanted to be anywhere else. Israel’s...

A UN observer at a lookout point near the Israel-Syria border in the Golan Heights, June 25. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

Israel: No Iran in southern Lebanon

By Yaakov Lappin Netanyahu tells Trump and Putin: Iran in southern Lebanon would cross a ‘red line’ With the help of its powerful allies, President Bashar Assad’s...

Benjamin Netanyahu and Indian PM Narendra Modi visit the water desalination plant at Olga beach, July 6. (Kobi Gideon/GPO)

What’s the magic in the Israel-India relationship?

WASHINGTON — Barefoot walks on the beach, warm hugs, lots of mutual admiration, hesitant attempts to speak each other’s language. And giggles. The bromance between...

Rabbi Haim Casas

For the first time, Spain-born liberal rabbi ordained

LONDON — The main rabbinical seminary in Europe for Reform and Masorti Jews ordained the first ever Spain-born Progressive rabbi, the seminary’s spokesperson said....