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Democrats diverge on Middle East, but all criticize Syria pullout

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — The fourth Democratic presidential debate revealed fissures among the candidates on whether to keep US troops in the Middle East. The 12 hopefuls...

How Pittsburgh changed shul security

WASHINGTON — Here’s the sad paradox of the shooting nearly one year ago at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue: The killing of 11 worshippers, the worst attack on...

Whither Jewish day schools?

By Faygie Holt When students returned to the San Diego Jewish Academy just a few weeks ago, they were greeted not only by new teachers, but new classmates as well....

Volodymyr Zelensky waves to supporters at his campaign headquarters in Kiev, Ukraine, April 21, 2019. (Xinhua/Sergey/Getty)

The phone call that ignited action

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION A PAGE 11 WASHINGTON — A week ago, impeachment was not the flavor of the season. The interest in Robert Mueller’s special counsel...

Arson in Duluth

DULUTH — The homeless man charged with setting fire to a historic synagogue in northern Minnesota told police he tried to spit on the blaze to put it out but walked...

Rebuilding black-Jewish relations

NEW YORK— At the end of August, the New York Police Dept. hate crimes task force investigated an alleged anti-Semitic attack near Brower Park in the Crown Heights...

Sen. Bennet on Iran, Jerusalem embassy, Golan

By Jackson Richman Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, declined to say on Sept. 10 whether, if elected, he...

Repeated attacks on Brooklyn Jews

NEW YORK — As he talks about the recent string of attacks on Jews in Brooklyn, Yosef Rapaport points to a small scar above his right eye. It’s the remnant of an...

Trump: Jews ‘disloyal’ if they vote Dem

WASHINGTON — Most Jewish groups called out President Donald Trump as “dangerous” and displaying “textbook anti-Semitism” for accusing Jews who vote for...

Who were Tlaib and Omar’s hosts going to be?

WASHINGTON — Explaining Israel’s decision not to allow Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to visit Israel and Palestinian areas of the West Bank...