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This Passover Haggadah from 1902, recovered from Saddam Hussein's intelligence headquarters, was hand-lettered and decorated by an Iraqi youth. (National Archives)

State Dept. will return Jewish treasures to Iraq

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778 SECTION A PAGE 9 NEW YORK — The US will return to Iraq next year a trove of Iraqi Jewish artifacts that lawmakers and Jewish groups have...

Elie Wiesel (IJN file photo)

Hundreds in Sighet retrace Wiesel’s path of deportation

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5778SECTION D PAGE 16 SIGHET, Romania — More than 70 years after fascists took Elie Wiesel to the train station of this sleepy city in Romania,...

At a July 22 anti-Israel rally in Rotterdam, in which protesters chanted about killing Jews. (Abdullah Asiran/Anadolu Agency/Getty)

In Rotterdam, demonstrator chant about killing Jews

AMSTERDAM — A Jewish umbrella group has filed a police complaint over demonstrators in Rotterdam shouting in Arabic about killing Jews. The Dutch Central Jewish Board...

Michal Levy and her three children, with Debbie Ashkenazi, right, of IFCJ, at Ben Gurion Airport.

Economy crumbles, Venezuela’s Jews emigrate

As the political and economic situation in Venezuela becomes increasingly unstable, Jews are fleeing the South American nation, with many choosing to immigrate to...

Medical staff members and policemen standing in a cordoned off area after a van plowed into the crowd on the Rambla in Barcelona, Aug. 17, 2017. (Josep Lago/AFP/Getty)

13 dead, many injured, in Barcelona car ramming near kosher restaurant

BARCELONA — A van plowed through a crowd of people on its main shopping street, killing and injuring a number of people in Barcelona. The incident — which police...

Yisrael Kristal

World’s oldest man dies

JERUSALEM — Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor from Haifa who was recognized by Guinness World Records as the oldest man in the world, has died, a month before his...

Tripoli's Corinthia Hotel appears behind the abandoned Dar Bishi synagogue in the Libyan capital on September 28, 2011. (Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images)

Libyan Jews fret over Jewish artifacts

TRIPOLI — Gina Waldman was forced to flee her native Libya in 1967 as anti-Jewish mobs took to the streets of Tripoli, burning down her father’s warehouse. Waldman,...

The central synagogue of the Abayudaya Jewish community in rural Uganda.

East Africa famine: Jews die of starvation

NEW YORK — Uganda’s 2,000 Jews have long maintained a modest existence. They live in the east of the country in a hilly, rural area that lacks paved roads,...

A UN observer at a lookout point near the Israel-Syria border in the Golan Heights, June 25. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

Israel: No Iran in southern Lebanon

By Yaakov Lappin Netanyahu tells Trump and Putin: Iran in southern Lebanon would cross a ‘red line’ With the help of its powerful allies, President Bashar Assad’s...

Benjamin Netanyahu and Indian PM Narendra Modi visit the water desalination plant at Olga beach, July 6. (Kobi Gideon/GPO)

What’s the magic in the Israel-India relationship?

WASHINGTON — Barefoot walks on the beach, warm hugs, lots of mutual admiration, hesitant attempts to speak each other’s language. And giggles. The bromance between...