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March of the Living participants at Auschwitz, 2017. (Omar Marques/Anadolu Agency/Getty)

What will happen to Poland trips?

NEW YORK — Three years ago, Shaul de Malach had no problem joining fellow educators from his country on a trip to former Nazi death camps in Poland. Like tens of...

Sipora looking out the window of her daughter's Netherlands home, Feb. 15, 2018.

Jewish Iranian refugee awaits her fate in the Netherlands

UTRECHT, Netherlands — To the dozens of revelers of this city’s main Purim party, a Jewish grandmother who cooks the event’s annual Persia-themed holiday feast is...

Members of Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement pictured November 8, 2017. (Mahmoud Zayyat/AFP/Getty)

Israel, Iran, Syria trade blows

JERUSALEM — Israel and Iran have been clashing for years. But on Feb. 10, their war of words briefly became an actual fight. In short succession, Iran sent a drone...

A commemoration in Warsaw in 2009 of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. (Moshe Milner/GPO/BPH)

Poland outlaws speech holding Poles accountable for any part of the Holocaust

By Katarzyna Markusz WARSAW — The Polish Senate passed legislation that criminalizes accusing the Polish state of the crimes committed by the Germans during WW II. The...

A protest in Tel Aviv against the deportation of African asylum seekers, Jan. 24, 2018. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

Anger over deportation plan

JERUSALEM — Holocaust survivors and rabbis, as well as doctors and some airline pilots, are among the Israelis who say they will try to thwart Israel’s plan to...

Moshe Holtzberg is embraced by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Israel.

‘Baby Moshe’ returns to Mumbai Chabad house

MUMBAI — Moshe Holtzberg, who lost both his parents in a 2008 terror attack at the Chabad House in Mumbai, visited his old room accompanied by the Indian nanny who...

A member of the Israeli team sent to Lusaka, Zambia.

Israel sends aid to Zambia

JERUSALEM — Medical professionals from Israel are helping to treat cholera victims in Zambia, which is battling an outbreak of the disease. A delegation of two...

Japan's PM Shinzo Abe, right, with Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius. (Petras Malukas/AFP/Getty)

Japanese PM visits Sugihara House

KAUNAS — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited a museum last week in Lithuania commemorating Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews...

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu being welcomed in New Delhi by Indian PM Narendra Modi. (Ashernet)

New era in India-Israel relations

NEW DELHI — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi signed a series of agreements for cooperation in energy, the film...

Moshe Holtzberg is embraced by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Israel.

Mumbai: Holtzberg will return to his Chabad house

JERUSALEM — The son of the Chabad emissaries killed in a 2008 terror attack in Mumbai will join Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a trip to India. Moshe...