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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un with US President Donald Trump (Kevin Lim/Strait Times/Handout/Getty)

Trump-Kim summit: Meaning for Iran, Israel

WASHINGTON — Amos Yadlin likes talking about the Begin doctrine, which calls for removing existential threats to Israel before they are manifest — maybe because he...

Mordaunt Cohen

Jewish 101-year-old veteran honored by the queen

LONDON — A 101-year-old Jewish British veteran of WW II received an honor from the Queen for his services to education. Mordaunt Cohen received the MBE, or Member of...

Lionel Messi at Melbourne Cricket Ground, 2017. (Quinn Rooney/Getty)

Argentina won’t play in Jerusalem

BUENOS AIRES — Argentina’s national soccer team canceled this week’s friendly match with Israel after pressure from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement....

Netta Barzilai preforming in Tel Aviv, May 14. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

Israeli entrant wins despite bias

BRUSSELS — Hours before the Eurovision song contest’s kickoff, Rafi Kishon posted on Facebook a sobering message and a picture of himself wearing a head of lettuce...

Pres. Donald Trump announces his decision to withdraw the US from the JCPOA. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Trump pulls out of Iran deal

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he would not waive sanctions on Iran by a deadline Saturday, May 12, effectively pulling out of the Iran deal. “I am...

Benjamin Netanyahu presents documentary evidence of Iran's nuclear program. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Netanyahu calls Iran ‘untrustworthy’

JERUSALEM — “Iran lied big time” about the nature of its nuclear program, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Netanyahu on Monday, April 30, unveiled...

Students at King David in Birmingham celebrate Israel's 70th anniversary.

Muslim majority at UK Jewish school

BIRMINGHAM, UK — Like hundreds of Jewish institutions in the Diaspora, the King David School celebrated Israel’s 70th Independence Day with blue-and-white flags and...

Eli Cohen

Relatives of Israeli spy visit his old haunts

Relatives of the Israeli spy Eli Cohen visited Buenos Aires to discover the places in which the late Israeli spy lived as part of a special mission. In 1960, the...

A participant at 2016's Memorial for Latvian Legionnaires march in Riga. (Ilmars Znotins/AFP/Getty)

In Latvia, backlash against annual Nazi SS veteran march

RIGA, Latvia — Each year on March 16, a macabre event unfolds on the square around this capital city’s most famous monument. Known as the Memorial for Latvian...

Rabbi Michael Azoulay, right, reading the Torah at the synagogue of Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, Dec. 11, 2017.

Some French shuls dwindle; some surge

NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE, France — If French Jewry is facing an existential threat because of anti-Semitic violence, then little of the drama is on display in this affluent...