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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...

Experts: Iran still seeks hegemony

Despite the substantial blow absorbed by Iran due to the Jan. 3 assassination of the notorious Quds Force commander, Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani, by US military forces,...

Top 10 Jewish stories of 2019

NEW YORK — As the year draws to a close, the Jewish community continues to grapple with the rise of global anti-Semitism. Israel is caught in the grip of political...

Ukraine: Five-year anniversary

CHANUKAH 5780 SECTION A PAGE 18 KIEV — Ukraine is in the news now for its ties to the Trump impeachment scandal, but this year also marks the fifth anniversary of a...

Nikki Haley unpacks at UN Watch

By Shiryn Ghermezian In a scathing speech last week about corruption in the UN, former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley accused Canada of making a “deal with the...

Jewish angst in Britain

LONDON — As the United Kingdom nears the final stretch of what is shaping up to be one of its most fateful general elections since WW II, all eyes are on the leaders...

Buda trumps Pest in Jewish revival

BUDAPEST — Most of this Hungarian capital’s approximately 20 synagogues are concentrated in three districts in Pest, the bustling half of the city east of the Danube...

Remembering 850,000 Mideast Jews

By Israel Kasnett The nine young Iraqi Jewish men hanging in the center of Liberation Square in Baghdad in January, 1969 after being accused by the Ba’athist regime of...

Porto, Portugal: Rags to Riches

A decade ago, no rabbi; today, a hotel, mikveh, museum — and $1 million movie LISBON — A decade ago, the tiny Jewish Community of Porto didn’t have enough money...