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An Israeli community struggle to respond to a murder

His rabbi would like the world to know that Dvir Sorek was not just a name. The 19-year-old yeshiva student was not just a statistic, yet another casualty in the...

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Hassan-Nahoum speaks

By Eliana Rudee Fleur Hassan-Nahoum’s story begins with her upbringing in Gibraltar as the daughter of Sir Joshua Abraham Hassan, the first mayor and chief minister of...

Israel’s election: Who’s who, what’s what

JERUSALEM — The main difference between the upcoming election in Israel and the one last April is that a few groups of small parties have decided to join together,...

The secular woman leading a religious party

JERUSALEM — Late last month, as Israel prepared for yet another round of elections, Ayelet Shaked ascended to the leadership of the United Right, a joint list...

Yeshiva student murdered by terrorists in Gush Etzion

By Aryeh Savir An Israeli soldier on Wednesday night, August 7, was stabbed to death by Arab terrorists in Gush Etzion. The victim was identified as Dvir Yehuda Sorek,...

Ethiopians demonstrate in Kiryat Ata

Ethiopian’s death unleashes fury

JERUSALEM — Protests by the Ethiopian-Israeli community and their supporters entered a third day on July 3 in Israel in the wake of the killing of an Ethiopian-Israeli...

Fire destroys Mevo Modiin

Fire destroys Carlebach community

MEVO MODIIN, Israel — “It’s an apocalypse,” Zelda Burkey, 63, blurted out in a piercing voice as we walked through the charred remains of the once beautiful...

Jared Kushner Middle East Peace Summit Warsaw

Economic portion of Trump peace plan unveiled

WASHINGTON — Days ahead of a workshop where Jared Kushner will seek tens of billions of dollars for his Middle East peace plan, the White House unveiled an outline of...

Sebastián Piñera at Kotel

Chilean president’s visit to Israel sparks a bit of a diplomatic incident

By Aryeh Savir President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday, June 26, hosted Chilean President Sebastián Piñera at his official residence in Jerusalem, during which he...

Chernobyl exclusion zone Pripyat

In Israel, ‘Chernobyl’ victims still suffering

NEW YORK — The HBO historical drama “Chernobyl,” which dramatizes the events surrounding the 1986 nuclear explosion in the Ukrainian city, then part of the Soviet...