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Bahrain commites to combatting anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON — A Bahraini institute has signed an agreement with the US State Dept. to combat anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism and delegitimization of Israel. The memorandum...

Emmanuel Macron addresses supporters after winning the French Presidential Election on May 7, 2017 (David Ramos/Getty)

French Jews bless French limits on freedom

PARIS — As the French government rolls out a controversial plan that amounts to its most robust crackdown on religious activity in decades, it is enjoying broad...

Sudan-Israel announce normalization

WASHINGTON — Sudan will become the third Arab country in the past two months to normalize ties with Israel, continuing the trend of Arab states’ willingness to...

In France, Jewish groups rally against Islamic terrorism

PARIS — French Jewish groups called on their supporters to join a rally Sunday, Oct. 18, in memory of the schoolteacher beheaded Oct. 16 after facing criticism for...

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, April 8, 2018 (Laszlo Balogh/)

In Hungary, Jews split on Orban

BUDAPEST — Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, one of Europe’s most prominent nationalist and anti-immigrant leaders, has often faced accusations that he is too...

A beginning? Israel-Lebanon talks

By Israel Kasnett For the first time in three decades, Israel and Lebanon held the first of what is expected to be a series of negotiations over the next few months...

He wants to be the mayor of Rome

By Simone Somekh ROME — Tobia Zevi is candid: He wants to become the next mayor of Rome. “I’ve dreamed of becoming mayor of my city my entire life,” he told JTA...

Babi Yar, once unspeakable; now horrors will be told

By Larry Luxner KIEV — Raisa Maistrenko will never forget Sept. 29, 1941 — the day Nazi troops rounded up the Jewish residents of Kiev, Ukraine, and marched them to...

Ebrahim Nonoo — direct from Bahrain

since Israel and Bahrain announced the opening of diplomatic relations between their two nations 10 days ago, Ebrahim Dahood Nonoo, the informal leader of Bahrain’s...

QAnon: anti-Semitism repackaged?

NEW YORK — Scott Wiener, a California state senator, has been barraged with anti-Semitic attacks online, including one falsely accusing him of promoting “Jewish...