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Prince Philip opposed Nazis, stood up for Israel

By Ron Kampeas and Cnaan Liphshiz LONDON — Prince Philip, perhaps the closest member of the British royal family to Jews and Jewish causes, has died at 99. Buckingham...

Jews begin to protest China’s policy

WASHINGTON — When Rayhan Asat attended a Passover seder last month, its contours seemed familiar and different at once — especially the tradition of leaving a seat...

Turkey seeks relations with Israel

By Dean Shmuel Elmas Turkey has made it clear to Israel that from its perspective it is ready to dispatch an ambassador to Tel Aviv once the Israeli government commits...

‘Rings of fire’ between Israel and Iran

By Yaakov Lappin Recent reports suggest that the US is disturbed by aspects of the Israeli-Iranian shadow war that is raging across the region — in this case, at sea....

Iranian Jew: ‘It’s not so bad here’

Gary Rosenblatt, New York Jewish Week via JTA NEW YORK — Contrary to a commonly held belief, Jews living in Iran find it easier to practice their religion today than...

ICC opens investigation into Israel

The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in the Hague announced on Wednesday her intention to open an investigation into war crimes allegedly committed...

Jews object to cancelled ‘Jew cookie’

AMSTERDAM — In Dutch supermarkets, no cookie aisle is fully stocked without a national treat called jodenkoeken, shortbread discs whose Dutch name means “Jew...

British Jews protest Uighur genocide

LONDON — As the leader of British Jewry’s main human rights group, Mia Hasenson-Gross regularly hears personal stories of loss, grief and helplessness. But few...

Last Jew of Khujan, Tajikistan dies

KHUJAND, Tajikistan — For many centuries, the city of Khujand in Tajikistan, a mountainous Muslim-majority country, had been a center of Jewish presence in Central...

Abayudaya may not come on aliyah

NEW YORK — American Jews with ties to a small community of Jews in Uganda are condemning the Israeli Interior Ministry’s decision to reject the right of those Jews...