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Luciana Berger (Stefan Rousseau/WPA Pool/Getty)

Seven Labour MPs quit the party

LONDON — Luciana Berger, a British-Jewish lawmaker, has quit the Labour Party over its anti-Semitism problem, along with six other members of the House of Commons....

Rohingya Muslim refugees crowd a canal as they flee over the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh on Nov. 1, 2017. (Kevin Frayer/Getty)

Israel stays tight with Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority has earned the country widespread condemnation in recent years. A UN investigator and the US...

Israelis working at the site of a dam collapse.

Israelis join dam collapse effort

RIO DE JANEIRO — Less than one month after Benjamin Netanyahu gained pop star status across Brazil for blending in with the locals during the very first visit of a...

View of the snow-covered Mount Hermon in the Golan Heights in northern Israel on Jan. 18, 2019. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)

Rising risks in Syria

By Yaakov Lappin The Jan. 20 airstrike on targets in Syria, purportedly carried out by Israel, was unusual for a number of reasons. First, it occurred in broad daylight,...

Sharon Nazarian

ADL senior VP, Iran native, reflects on anti-Semitism today

The bad news first: Anti-Semitism throughout much of the world is not only alive and well, but growing. Then a touch of good news: It’s probably not as bad as it...

L-r: Dominique Sopo, Sacha Ghozlan, Mohamed Sifaoui and Sen. David Assouline attend the annual commemoration for the HyperCacher victims of 2015. (Alain Azria)

Post HyperCacher: French unity overtaken by hate

PARIS — Four years ago, a heartbroken Bernard-Henri Levy found some solace in how more than a million Frenchmen marched through this city to protest extremism. The...

Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis (Leigh Vogel/WireImage)

Mattis resignation highlights foreign policy arguments

WASHINGTON — James Mattis is quitting as defense secretary and his extraordinary resignation letter has brought into the open an argument among conservatives on...

Claudia Sheinbaum (Carlos Tischler/Getty)

Mexico City mayor’s Jewish identity tenuous

By Alan Grabinsky MEXICO CITY— It was during her ultimately successful campaign for Mexico City mayor that Claudia Sheinbaum made a rare reference to her Jewish...

EU officials Frans Timmermans and Vera Jourova at the news conference about the anti-Semitism survey results, Dec. 10, 2018. (John Thys/AFP/Getty)

Poll: European anti-Semitism growing

AMSTERDAM — The last time that a stranger directed an anti-Semitic insult at me, I was carrying supplies for my son’s birthday party. It was on a Sunday afternoon on...

An Iranian Jewish woman casts her vote at the Yusef Abad Synagogue, February 26, 2016. (Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency/Getty)

US media struggle to understand complex reality of Iranian Jewry

By Larry Cohler-Esses NEW YORK — Several days after the Jewish Daily Forward published the first-ever report from the Islamic Republic of Iran by a reporter openly...