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Beitar Jerusalem fans, May 9, 2018. (TPS)

Beitar Jerusalem documentary nabs Emmy

By Mara Vigevani “Forever Pure,” an Israeli documentary about the controversial Beitar Jerusalem’s hardcore fan club, known as La Familia, won an Emmy Award in the...

Thousands of women gathered in Jerusalem to rally for peace, Sept. 20. (David Michael Cohen/TPS)

Thousands of women gather to wage peace

By Mara Vigevani Some 4,500 women — Jews and Arabs, religious and secular, all dressed in white and turquoise —made their way from Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem’s Old...

L-r: Ofer Berkovitch, Rachel Azaria, Ze’ev Elkin (Flash90)

Who will be Jerusalem’s next mayor?

JERUSALEM — The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wants to uproot and replant a tree in Jerusalem, it might require the UN Security Council. He...

Ari Fuld

Ari Fuld, Israel activist, killed by terrorist in Gush Etzion

JERUSLAEM — Ari Fuld, a 45-year-old father of four, and a prolific English-language social-media activist and media pundit, was killed by a 17-year-old Palestinian...

US curtails UNRWA funding

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION A PAGE 10 JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the US announcement that it would halt all funding to the UN...

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu, left, with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. (GPO)

Controversial Filipino leader visits Israel

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION A PAGE 11 JERUSALEM — “We remember our friends,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Philippines President Rodrigo...

Jared Kushner speaks at the official opening ceremony of the US embassy in Jerusalem, May 14. Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Trump: ‘Israel will pay high price’ for embassy

JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump said Israel will have to pay a “high price” in peace negotiations with the Palestinians over the move of the US Embassy to...

A housing development in the West Bank settlement of Efrat.

In West Bank settlements, price matters as much as location

OFRA, West Bank — Growing up in a Jerusalem apartment, Aaron Lipkin used to marvel at the two-story houses that he would see on weekend drives with his parents. It...

Israeli Arabs protest Nation-State law

TEL AVIV — Tens of thousands of Israeli Arabs, some waving Palestinian flags, gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Aug. 11 to protest the recent passage of...

Amos Yadlin, third from left, sits with leaders of Israel's Druze community at a Tel Aviv rally against the nation-state law, Aug. 5, 2018.

Druze protest nation-state law

JERUSALEM — Tens of thousands of Israel’s Druze community and their supporters rallied in Tel Aviv against the controversial nation-state law. Israeli media...