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Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty)

Is Facebook monitoring harmful content?

NEW YORK — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg insists that the massive social network is a force for good, but the company keeps getting called out for being slow or...

Amos Oz (Jason Kempin/Getty)

Celebrated Israeli author Amoz Oz passes away

By Thane Rosenbaum The young nation of Israel has witnessed in recent years a dwindling of its founding generation — from the passing of political leaders like Shimon...

Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis (Leigh Vogel/WireImage)

Mattis resignation highlights foreign policy arguments

WASHINGTON — James Mattis is quitting as defense secretary and his extraordinary resignation letter has brought into the open an argument among conservatives on...

Women's March on Washington, Jan. 21, 2017. (Mario Tama/Getty)

Women’s March fractured by internal conflicts, anti-Semitism allegations

NEW YORK — When the Women’s March galvanized millions of women in 2017 as a response to the inauguration of Donald Trump as president, Jewish participants were loud...

Benjamin Netanyahu arrives at the Israeli parliament on November 19, 2018. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Early elections called in Israel

JERUSALEM — Israel will hold new elections in April after the heads of all six coalition parties announced Dec. 24 that they were dissolving the government. The...

Issa Kassissieh, Jerusalem Santa (Esty Dziubov)

Meet the Christian Quarter’s Jewish santa

There is a very unusual atmosphere as one walks into Santa’s House, located in a narrow street of Jerusalem’s Old City. A red carriage, comfy armchair, old-fashioned...

Alice Walker (Mark Sagliocco/Getty)

Alice Walker endorses anti-Semite’s book

By Sam Sokol NEW YORK — Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Alice Walker has come under intense criticism after endorsing a book by anti-Semitic conspiracy theorist David...

Andrew Rehfeld

Non-rabbi heads HUC

NEW YORK —The Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion has appointed Andrew Rehfeld, a political science professor who has led the Jewish Federation of St....

Claudia Sheinbaum (Carlos Tischler/Getty)

Mexico City mayor’s Jewish identity tenuous

By Alan Grabinsky MEXICO CITY— It was during her ultimately successful campaign for Mexico City mayor that Claudia Sheinbaum made a rare reference to her Jewish...

EU officials Frans Timmermans and Vera Jourova at the news conference about the anti-Semitism survey results, Dec. 10, 2018. (John Thys/AFP/Getty)

Poll: European anti-Semitism growing

AMSTERDAM — The last time that a stranger directed an anti-Semitic insult at me, I was carrying supplies for my son’s birthday party. It was on a Sunday afternoon on...