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Jared Kushner, l, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post /Getty; Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty)

Saudi-Kushner tie

WASHINGTON — In March, Saudi Arabia was on the brink of a new age of modernity. At the epicenter of the transformation were Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Jared...

A Torah scroll that fleeing Jews hid 75 years ago at a church Is returned to the Great Synagogue of Copenhagen, Denmark, Oct. 11.

Denmark commemorates 75th anniversary of remarkable rescue

COPENHAGEN — Danish Jews celebrated their community’s rescue 75 years ago in a ceremony Oct. 11 at the country’s main synagogue, the packed sanctuary filled with...

Paul Romer

Denver native wins Nobel

NEW YORK (JTA) — William Nordhaus, a Yale University professor with Jewish roots, will share the 2018 Nobel Prize for Economics with Paul Romer, a Denver native, who...

Benjamin Netanyahu, left; Mahmoud Abbas

At UN, Abbas, Netanyahu, Trump all have takes on peace

NEW YORK — PA President Mahmoud Abbas, in an address to the UN, rejected criticism of the PA for paying monthly salaries to Palestinians who kill Israelis or the...

Jeremy Corbyn (Dan Kitwood/Getty)

Thousands of British Jews rally against anti-Semitism

LONDON — More than 2,500 people demonstrated last week in Manchester, England, in a display of Jewish unity against increasing anti-Semitism in the United Kingdom and...

Yoram Sztykgold examines the unpublished registry from 1939.

Warsaw phonebook from ’39 aids in restitution

WARSAW — In the small park behind the only synagogue in this city to have survived WW II, Yoram Sztykgold looks around with a perplexed expression. An 82-year-old...

The new synagogue in Mainz, Germany (Sascha Kopp)

Deadly crime puts light on Mainz

By Orit Arfa MAINZ, Germany — In recent months, the Rhine city of Mainz captured worldwide headlines for the murder and rape of one of its Jewish members, 14-year-old...

Jeremy Corbyn (Dan Kitwood/Getty)

UK Jews judge Corbyn by ‘the company he keeps’

JERUSALEM — British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn met with the leader-in-exile of a Palestinian terror group in 2014 weeks before its members carried out an attack...

An alley off of the street where Jakiw Palij lives in Queens. (Celeste Sloman/Washington Post)

Nazi deported to Germany

BERLIN — A former guard at a Nazi concentration camp was deported to Germany this week from the US, where he had lived for decades. Jakiw Palij, 95, had lived in...

Shaul Davidov at The Jewish Home in Baku.

The other mountain Jews — of Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan — About one year after Bella Regimov’s two children left their native country in the early 2000s for Israel, she became socially isolated. On her...