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WATCH: Israeli Elections Coverage

Israel heads to the polls again. Will Israel see a new ruling coalition? Who will be prime minister? The IJN brings you live election coverage from the Hartman Institute...

Why do all major Israeli political parties agree on the Jordan Valley annexation?

JERUSALEM — Benjamin Netanyahu just said that if he is re-elected next week, he’ll immediately annex a big part of the West Bank: the Jordan Valley. That’s kind of...

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...

Unprecedented devastation

PALM BEACH — The Israel-based humanitarian group IsraAID, B’nai B’rith International and Chabad are among those pitching in to help the Bahamas in the wake of...

The Robin Hood of Moldova

CHISINAU, Moldova — Given enough vodka, some of Shimon Katz’s non-Jewish acquaintances here usually bring up a name that has complicated his relationship with them....

Israeli elections for dummies

By Dov Lipman JERUSALEM — Israelis will head to the polls soon for their second national election in just six months. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s...

A twisted and complicated history

KIEV — The rabbi appears serious, with just the barest hint of a smile behind his long white beard. Standing beside him, a stocky, unremarkable man with a thick black...

Most Jews in Hong Kong are sitting out protests

HONG KONG — Since early June, protesters in Hong Kong have been gathering multiple times a week to fight Chinese attempts to encroach on their freedoms. The police...

17-year-old girl killed in West Bank terror attack

A 17-year-old Israeli girl was killed and her father and brother were severely wounded in a bomb attack at a nature reserve in the West Bank. Rina Shnerb of Lod, her...