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Germany cracks down on far-right groups

By Rebecca Spiess Note: This story was printed prior to the Feb. 20 deadly attack in Hanau, Germany. BERLIN — Following multiple high-profile attacks by far-right...

Egyptian Jews celebrate Alexandria shul

CAIRO (JTA) — They came from around the world, dozens of Jews of Egyptian origin, to celebrate a Sabbath service at the newly renovated 14th-century synagogue in...

Putin Yad Vashem

Credibility gap at Yad Vashem

JERUSALEM — On one level, the recent event commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz at Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust museum was a tour de...

Coronavirus Molecular Illustration

Coronavirus: Paradoxes of a potential pandemic

 coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, first detected in December in patients that visited a seafood market in Wuhan, China, alarms US and global medical, political and travel...

Anna Stupnicka-Bando

Poland’s silent heroes ride for free

WARSAW — Outside one of this city’s many brutalist apartment buildings, passersby stop to stare at and photograph a London-style taxi emblazoned with large Star of...

‘A Field for Ezra’ — in honor of a terror victim

JERUSALEM — American teen Ezra Schwartz will never play on the baseball field in Ra’anana that bears his name. But hundreds of Israeli young people, including some...

Ukraine’s Zelensky loves Israel, Israelis

KIEV — President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine extolled Israelis as a “united, strong, powerful” and “unique” people in his first interview for an Israeli...

Democratic candidates’ positions on Iran

WASHINGTON — Based on the last Democratic presidential debate and, in Elizabeth Warren’s case other sources, the candidates think that President Donald Trump made a...

Royal Bat Mitzvah

PHNON PENH — Members of the Cambodian royal family gathered last month at the Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh for a celebration. There was music, traditional...

On Holocaust culpability, Lithuania following Poland’s example

VILNIUS — Poland passed a controversial Holocaust law last year that drew sharp international criticism and damaged its relations with Israel, US and Jewish groups...