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EU court tells rabbis what’s kosher

AMSTERDAM — Jewish leaders in Europe say the European Union is not only banning some methods of kosher and halal slaughter, but telling Jews and Muslims how to...

Anti-Semitism erupts in the UK

LONDON — Despite the ceasefire declared by Israel and Hamas after 11 days of fighting, the aftereffects on Jews in Europe — especially in Britain — are still being...

Are French Jews giving up on France?

PARIS — Joining the stream of people converging on Trocadero Square, I soon realized that this event would be significantly different from the dozens of Jewish...

Israel sends aid as COVID ravages India

MUMBAI — Nissim Pingle, the head of Mumbai’s Jewish community center, hasn’t left his home since March. That’s when COVID-19 began to overtake India. A second...

Iran — a latent dilemma

WASHINGTON — Last weekend President Joe Biden made history by becoming the first US president to formally recognize the Armenian genocide. Ronald Reagan on one...

Rage in Paris

PARIS — A rumble rose from the 20,000 Jewish protesters at Trocadero Square, then exploded into shrill screams. “I don’t even know whether to reassure you or cry...

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....