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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,...

Sharon Nazarian

ADL senior VP, Iran native, reflects on anti-Semitism today

The bad news first: Anti-Semitism throughout much of the world is not only alive and well, but growing. Then a touch of good news: It’s probably not as bad as it...

Ilhan Omar (Lorie Shaull/Flickr)

Pro-BDS lawmaker Omar on foreign relations committee

WASHINGTON — Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota, was named last week to the House Foreign Affairs Committee, a significant “get” for a first-term lawmaker....

L-r: Dominique Sopo, Sacha Ghozlan, Mohamed Sifaoui and Sen. David Assouline attend the annual commemoration for the HyperCacher victims of 2015. (Alain Azria)

Post HyperCacher: French unity overtaken by hate

PARIS — Four years ago, a heartbroken Bernard-Henri Levy found some solace in how more than a million Frenchmen marched through this city to protest extremism. The...

John Hagee

Crossing lines: Christian Zionists meet Jewish liberals

WASHINGTON — Christians United for Israel is no stranger in this city: It has become a key player in recent years in Congress’ passing of pro-Israel legislation,...

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...

Gov. Jared Polis after being sworn in at the Colorado State Capitol, Jan. 8, 2019. (AP/David Zalubowski)

Jared Polis, first Colorado Jewish governor, sworn in

“Colorado for All,” the theme of last Tuesday’s inauguration of Gov. Jared S. Polis, permeated the entire event, from the ecumenical line-up of religious speakers...

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...