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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...

Ethiopian Israelis protest racist police violence in Tel Aviv on Jan. 30, 2019. (Tomer Neuberg/Flash90)

Ethiopian Jews allege police brutality

JERUSALEM — Six officers were hurt and 11 protesters were arrested as dozens of young Ethiopian Israelis clashed with police at the end of a protest against alleged...

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,...

Benjamin Netanyahu arrives at the Israeli parliament on November 19, 2018. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Why Netanyahu seems unbeatable

JERUSALEM — Israeli police want him to be indicted in three separate corruption cases. He’s embattled from left and right for his attacks on Gaza and his policy in...

Israeli Jewish teens arrested for terrorism

JERUSALEM — At least five Jewish teens from a West Bank yeshiva high school are being held in an Israeli jail, accused by the Israel Security Agency of “severe...

Palestinian protesters at the Israel-Gaza border, Sept. 14, 2018. (Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto/Getty)

Killing of Palestinian: a war crime?

NEW YORK — The New York Times devoted much of its front page and three inside pages Sunday, Dec. 30, to a reconstruction of the circumstances surrounding the June...

Amos Oz (Jason Kempin/Getty)

Celebrated Israeli author Amoz Oz passes away

By Thane Rosenbaum The young nation of Israel has witnessed in recent years a dwindling of its founding generation — from the passing of political leaders like Shimon...

Benjamin Netanyahu arrives at the Israeli parliament on November 19, 2018. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Early elections called in Israel

JERUSALEM — Israel will hold new elections in April after the heads of all six coalition parties announced Dec. 24 that they were dissolving the government. The...

Issa Kassissieh, Jerusalem Santa (Esty Dziubov)

Meet the Christian Quarter’s Jewish santa

There is a very unusual atmosphere as one walks into Santa’s House, located in a narrow street of Jerusalem’s Old City. A red carriage, comfy armchair, old-fashioned...