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The new synagogue in Mainz, Germany (Sascha Kopp)

Deadly crime puts light on Mainz

By Orit Arfa MAINZ, Germany — In recent months, the Rhine city of Mainz captured worldwide headlines for the murder and rape of one of its Jewish members, 14-year-old...

Jeremy Corbyn (Dan Kitwood/Getty)

UK Jews judge Corbyn by ‘the company he keeps’

JERUSALEM — British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn met with the leader-in-exile of a Palestinian terror group in 2014 weeks before its members carried out an attack...

An alley off of the street where Jakiw Palij lives in Queens. (Celeste Sloman/Washington Post)

Nazi deported to Germany

BERLIN — A former guard at a Nazi concentration camp was deported to Germany this week from the US, where he had lived for decades. Jakiw Palij, 95, had lived in...

Shaul Davidov at The Jewish Home in Baku.

The other mountain Jews — of Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan — About one year after Bella Regimov’s two children left their native country in the early 2000s for Israel, she became socially isolated. On her...

Imran Khan

Imran Khan promises new Pakistan

NEW YORK — The election of former cricket star Imran Khan as Pakistan’s new prime minister has raised eyebrows across the globe. He has promised a “new...

A sketch of Chaim Eiss based on a photograph. (Wikimedia)

Polish-Jewish rescue effort saved 330 Jews from the Nazis

WARSAW — Poland has obtained a WW II-era archive that documents efforts by Polish diplomats to get Jews out of Europe by issuing fake passports from Latin American...

Shashi Naidoo

Naidoo, a harsh critic of the Palestinians, is now BDS ‘cover girl’

JOHANNESBURG — It’s been a dizzying few weeks for South African model and actress Shashi Naidoo, who transformed herself from a harsh critic of the Palestinians to...

Demon-strate outside the Labour Party headquarters in London. (Christopher Furlong/Getty)

Is Labour Party anti-Semitic?

LONDON — It’s been nearly three years since Jeremy Corbyn became the leader of Britain’s Labour Party, and he has riled British Jews more than any other politician...

UN peacekeepers look to Syria from the Golan Heights. (Jalaa Marey/AFP/Getty)

Israel evacuates 800 from Syria

JERUSALEM — Israel rescued some 800 members of a Syrian humanitarian organization and their families from southern Syria. The members of the Syrian Civil Defense, more...

Vladimir Putin (Sebastian Derungs/CC)

Putin’s nationalism explains outreach to Jews, Israel

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s support for Israel is well documented. But Russian President Vladimir Putin’s support for the Jewish state is unexpected, especially...