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Temple Aaron: historic synagogue saved — for now

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION A PAGE 12 Reports of Temple Aaron’s demise are — to paraphrase Mark Twain — greatly exaggerated. The historic synagogue in...

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu, left, with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. (GPO)

Controversial Filipino leader visits Israel

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION A PAGE 11 JERUSALEM — “We remember our friends,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Philippines President Rodrigo...

Jared Kushner speaks at the official opening ceremony of the US embassy in Jerusalem, May 14. Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Trump: ‘Israel will pay high price’ for embassy

JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump said Israel will have to pay a “high price” in peace negotiations with the Palestinians over the move of the US Embassy to...

A housing development in the West Bank settlement of Efrat.

In West Bank settlements, price matters as much as location

OFRA, West Bank — Growing up in a Jerusalem apartment, Aaron Lipkin used to marvel at the two-story houses that he would see on weekend drives with his parents. It...

Sen. John McCain, right, with Sen. Joseph Lieberman in Munich in 2014. (Jörg Koch/Getty)

John McCain made Israel central to his foreign policy

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain made human rights and Israel centerpieces of his advocacy for a robust US influence across the planet. The Arizona Republican died Aug....

Jeremy Corbyn (Dan Kitwood/Getty)

UK Jews judge Corbyn by ‘the company he keeps’

JERUSALEM — British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn met with the leader-in-exile of a Palestinian terror group in 2014 weeks before its members carried out an attack...

Rashida Tlaib (YouTube Screenshot)

Israel criticism growing among Dems?

WASHINGTON — Rashida Tlaib, the Democratic nominee in a surefire congressional district comprising parts of Detroit, believes in a one-state solution to the...

An alley off of the street where Jakiw Palij lives in Queens. (Celeste Sloman/Washington Post)

Nazi deported to Germany

BERLIN — A former guard at a Nazi concentration camp was deported to Germany this week from the US, where he had lived for decades. Jakiw Palij, 95, had lived in...

Shaul Davidov at The Jewish Home in Baku.

The other mountain Jews — of Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan — About one year after Bella Regimov’s two children left their native country in the early 2000s for Israel, she became socially isolated. On her...

Israeli Arabs protest Nation-State law

TEL AVIV — Tens of thousands of Israeli Arabs, some waving Palestinian flags, gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Aug. 11 to protest the recent passage of...