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How to run a marathon — on your balcony

PARIS — Elisha Nochomovitz, a 32-year-old French Jew, was to be among the 17,000 participants in the Barcelona Marathon on March 15. But the marathon, one of...

Italy: ‘Smell of death all around’

MILAN — At least twice a day, Micol Naccache breaks down in tears over what the coronavirus is doing to her city of Milan and its Jewish community. A high school...

Coronavirus: family separation in Italy

ROME — The outbreak of the coronavirus in northern Italy forced Claudia Bagnarelli to make a painful choice. “To keep visiting my 94-year-old mother, I needed to...

Coronavirus affects Passover getaways

NEW YORK — For the past three years, Esther Possick has avoided the hassle of hosting Passover at her Long Island home by traveling to kosher hotels in foreign...

Mauthausen — 75 years later

By Larry Luxner MAUTHAUSEN, Austria — Under a bright blue sky, with Austria’s snow-capped Alps in the distance, Racheli Kreisberg set foot for the first time inside...

Germany cracks down on far-right groups

By Rebecca Spiess Note: This story was printed prior to the Feb. 20 deadly attack in Hanau, Germany. BERLIN — Following multiple high-profile attacks by far-right...

Egyptian Jews celebrate Alexandria shul

CAIRO (JTA) — They came from around the world, dozens of Jews of Egyptian origin, to celebrate a Sabbath service at the newly renovated 14th-century synagogue in...

Putin Yad Vashem

Credibility gap at Yad Vashem

JERUSALEM — On one level, the recent event commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz at Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust museum was a tour de...

Coronavirus Molecular Illustration

Coronavirus: Paradoxes of a potential pandemic

 coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, first detected in December in patients that visited a seafood market in Wuhan, China, alarms US and global medical, political and travel...

Anna Stupnicka-Bando

Poland’s silent heroes ride for free

WARSAW — Outside one of this city’s many brutalist apartment buildings, passersby stop to stare at and photograph a London-style taxi emblazoned with large Star of...