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Thousands of women gathered in Jerusalem to rally for peace, Sept. 20. (David Michael Cohen/TPS)

Thousands of women gather to wage peace

By Mara Vigevani Some 4,500 women — Jews and Arabs, religious and secular, all dressed in white and turquoise —made their way from Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem’s Old...

L-r: Ofer Berkovitch, Rachel Azaria, Ze’ev Elkin (Flash90)

Who will be Jerusalem’s next mayor?

JERUSALEM — The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wants to uproot and replant a tree in Jerusalem, it might require the UN Security Council. He...

Ari Fuld

Ari Fuld, Israel activist, killed by terrorist in Gush Etzion

JERUSLAEM — Ari Fuld, a 45-year-old father of four, and a prolific English-language social-media activist and media pundit, was killed by a 17-year-old Palestinian...

Yoram Sztykgold examines the unpublished registry from 1939.

Warsaw phonebook from ’39 aids in restitution

WARSAW — In the small park behind the only synagogue in this city to have survived WW II, Yoram Sztykgold looks around with a perplexed expression. An 82-year-old...

The new synagogue in Mainz, Germany (Sascha Kopp)

Deadly crime puts light on Mainz

By Orit Arfa MAINZ, Germany — In recent months, the Rhine city of Mainz captured worldwide headlines for the murder and rape of one of its Jewish members, 14-year-old...

Amb. Husam Zomlot (Wikimedia)

Trump shuts PLO out of Washington

WASHINGTON — The Trump Administration ordered the close of the PLO office in Washington DC this week. “We have permitted the PLO office to conduct operations that...

Ayanna Pressley (Twitter)

In Boston, Pressley will press Israel on Palestinians

BOSTON — Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley scored a major upset on Sept. 4 over 10-term incumbent congressman Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary. Pressley...

US curtails UNRWA funding

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION A PAGE 10 JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the US announcement that it would halt all funding to the UN...

Temple Aaron

Temple Aaron: historic synagogue saved — for now

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

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...