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Uman pilgrims face obstacles getting to, being in Ukraine

As he jogged up a hill in Uman, Ukraine, a chasidic man in a black knee-length coat flicked through a pocket prayer book. He was heading towards the one-story complex...

Chabad speaks up gingerly on the war

For the first time since Russia invaded Ukraine six months ago, dozens of Russian rabbis from that country convened for an emergency meeting that ended with a...

For him, Bergen-Belsen was life

One might not associate the term “concentration camp” with life. But that is exactly how Menachem Rosensaft views Bergen-Belsen.

The Queen and the Jews

The reign of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-serving monarch who died Sept. 8 at 96, encompassed the grief and the redemption of 20th century British Jewry, as...

Munich: 50 Years Later

IJN Special Report: Munich — 50 Years Later. What the Israeli families and teammates say now. Last Monday, Sept. 5, family members of the 11 Israeli athletes and...

Trial-by-error legal ‘internship’

On one of his first days at a Mexico City refugee camp for Ukrainians fleeing Russia’s invasion, Alex Grosman, 20, walked past an émigré on his way to an...

Where does ‘Ashkenazi’ come from?

For nearly a millennium, 17 Jewish children and adults lost to history at the bottom of a well kept a secret about the genetic markers that distinguish Ashkenazi Jews.

Where does the Iran deal stand today?

It’s no longer clear whether Iran has made the concessions that US officials were so sure about, and the light that international diplomats thought they were seeing at...

First Zionist Congress’ 125th anniversary

An event marking the 125th anniversary of the First Zionist Congress concluded Monday night, August 29, in Basel, Switzerland with a gala ceremony that brought together...

Passion Play revised

By Toby Axelrod BERLIN — Nestled in the Bavarian alps, the city of Oberammergau has one major claim to fame: every 10 years, it hosts the world-famous Passion Play,...