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Students at King David in Birmingham celebrate Israel's 70th anniversary.

Muslim majority at UK Jewish school

BIRMINGHAM, UK — Like hundreds of Jewish institutions in the Diaspora, the King David School celebrated Israel’s 70th Independence Day with blue-and-white flags and...

Nine of the 10 victims who drowned in a flash flood near the Dead Sea on the April 26. (Facebook)

The 10 teenage victims of flash-flood hiking tragedy

The mood throughout Israel was somber on Friday, April 27, as the name of the last of 10 missing youths killed in a flash flood near the Dead Sea was released, following...

Natalie Portman (Phillip Faraone/Getty)

Natalie Portman Genesis Prize snub reverberates

WASHINGTON — Natalie Portman’s statement explaining why she declined to attend a Genesis Prize award ceremony in Israel in her honor was a pointed rebuke, and of a...

(Ari Perilstein/Getty)

ADL: How it’s become a villain to the far left

NEW YORK — When Starbucks announced that it would close its US stores for one day to conduct anti-bias training for employees, seeking the expertise of the...

Eli Cohen

Relatives of Israeli spy visit his old haunts

Relatives of the Israeli spy Eli Cohen visited Buenos Aires to discover the places in which the late Israeli spy lived as part of a special mission. In 1960, the...

A participant at 2016's Memorial for Latvian Legionnaires march in Riga. (Ilmars Znotins/AFP/Getty)

In Latvia, backlash against annual Nazi SS veteran march

RIGA, Latvia — Each year on March 16, a macabre event unfolds on the square around this capital city’s most famous monument. Known as the Memorial for Latvian...

The funeral of Israeli Druze police officer Kamil Shnaan in 2017. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

At 70 years of independence, Israel’s minorities reflect

By Ariel Ben Solomon With Israel’s Independence Day, the battle of the narratives over Israel’s creation begins anew with Muslim Israeli Arabs remaining highly...

Rabbi Michael Azoulay, right, reading the Torah at the synagogue of Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, Dec. 11, 2017.

Some French shuls dwindle; some surge

NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE, France — If French Jewry is facing an existential threat because of anti-Semitic violence, then little of the drama is on display in this affluent...

Avi Gabbay (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Israeli Labor cuts ties with UK Labour

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Labor Party has temporarily suspended “all formal relations” with its British party counterpart because of leader Jeremy Corbyn’s failure...

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Jews have ‘moral obligation’ to end Syrian genocide

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Sephardic chief rabbi said Jews have a “moral obligation” to end the “cruel genocide” taking place in Syria. Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef was...