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Eclipsed by 9/11: Durban

DURBAN, South Africa — Some of the Jewish organizational officials flying into the coastal city of Durban, South Africa, on the last week of August, 2001 were excited....

Anti-vaxxer will stop wearing yellow star

MONTREAL — Last month, Francois Amalega Bitondo was standing on a Montreal street, megaphone and cellphone in hand, protesting against COVID-19 vaccines. A bright...

British Jews resettle Afghan refugees

A member of Rabbi Elchonon Feldman’s synagogue, about 20 miles northwest of London in the British countryside, called him with an unusual request on a recent...

Where is last Jew in Afghanistan?

AMSTERDAM — Amid the Taliban’s total takeover of Afghanistan last week, some had specific concerns about one person: that country’s last remaining Jew, 62-year-old...

US, Israel foes cheer Taliban victory

By Ariel Ben Solomon Newly installed Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi celebrated the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and the failure of the US to leave smoothly after 20...

Polish president Andrzej Duda (Mateusz Wlodarczyk/Getty)

Poland limits Holocaust restitution

By Dmitriy Shapiro WARSAW — Despite international pressure to veto the bill, Polish President Andrzej Duda signed a bill passed by the Polish legislature on Aug. 14...

A Middle East success story

WASHINGTON — While most of the world is focused on the disaster in Afghanistan, the first anniversary of a positive Middle East development took place last week. The...

Tensions rise between Hezbollah, Israel

By Yaakov Lappin, Jewish News Syndicate Hezbollah’s decision to fire 19 rockets at northern Israel on Friday, Aug. 6 came after the Lebanese terror organization took...

Vidin, Bulgaria’s synagogue will get new life

By Jonah Goldman Kay VIDIN, Bulgaria — For 40 years, the central synagogue in this port city has resembled the town’s Jewish population — barely existent and...

Polish marchers blame Jews for COVID

WARSAW — Several participants in a rally in Glogow, Poland, said that Jews are to blame for the COVID-19 pandemic and agreed that Jews “rule the world.” About 100...