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Smoke and mirrors: PA hoodwinks World Bank

By Baruch Yedid International aid transferred to the Palestinian Authority (PA) through the World Bank’s Palestinian Recovery and Development Program (PRDP) Trust Fund...

Denverite survives Halle synagogue attack

is every Jew’s nightmare, and Denverite Talya Feldman lived it. The daughter of Dr. Steve and Barbara Feldman, and graduate of the Denver School of the Arts, was in...

Attack in Halle was the first in decades by the far right

The identity of the German synagogue attacker may have sounded familiar to American Jews, who have endured multiple attacks by far-right extremists over the past year....

Gunman opens fire near Halle, Germany synagogue on Yom Kippur; kills two

President Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany said the state “must protect Jewish life” in the aftermath of a shooting attack near a synagogue on Yom Kippur. On...

Jews of Nice, France doubt their future there

NICE, France — This sleepy Mediterranean city has been a haven for Jews for nearly 1,000 years. As recently as 15 years ago, this former trading hub with a tradition...

Boris Johnson: ‘Shofar so good’

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attempted, and failed, to blow a shofar while on a visit to northern England. During a visit on Sept. 13 to meet voters...

Unprecedented devastation

PALM BEACH — The Israel-based humanitarian group IsraAID, B’nai B’rith International and Chabad are among those pitching in to help the Bahamas in the wake of...

The Robin Hood of Moldova

CHISINAU, Moldova — Given enough vodka, some of Shimon Katz’s non-Jewish acquaintances here usually bring up a name that has complicated his relationship with them....

A twisted and complicated history

KIEV — The rabbi appears serious, with just the barest hint of a smile behind his long white beard. Standing beside him, a stocky, unremarkable man with a thick black...

Most Jews in Hong Kong are sitting out protests

HONG KONG — Since early June, protesters in Hong Kong have been gathering multiple times a week to fight Chinese attempts to encroach on their freedoms. The police...