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Ilhan Omar (Lorie Shaull/Flickr)

Pro-BDS lawmaker Omar on foreign relations committee

WASHINGTON — Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota, was named last week to the House Foreign Affairs Committee, a significant “get” for a first-term lawmaker....

L-r: Dominique Sopo, Sacha Ghozlan, Mohamed Sifaoui and Sen. David Assouline attend the annual commemoration for the HyperCacher victims of 2015. (Alain Azria)

Post HyperCacher: French unity overtaken by hate

PARIS — Four years ago, a heartbroken Bernard-Henri Levy found some solace in how more than a million Frenchmen marched through this city to protest extremism. The...

John Hagee

Crossing lines: Christian Zionists meet Jewish liberals

WASHINGTON — Christians United for Israel is no stranger in this city: It has become a key player in recent years in Congress’ passing of pro-Israel legislation,...

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

Why Netanyahu seems unbeatable

JERUSALEM — Israeli police want him to be indicted in three separate corruption cases. He’s embattled from left and right for his attacks on Gaza and his policy in...

Israeli Jewish teens arrested for terrorism

JERUSALEM — At least five Jewish teens from a West Bank yeshiva high school are being held in an Israeli jail, accused by the Israel Security Agency of “severe...

Gov. Jared Polis after being sworn in at the Colorado State Capitol, Jan. 8, 2019. (AP/David Zalubowski)

Jared Polis, first Colorado Jewish governor, sworn in

“Colorado for All,” the theme of last Tuesday’s inauguration of Gov. Jared S. Polis, permeated the entire event, from the ecumenical line-up of religious speakers...

Palestinian protesters at the Israel-Gaza border, Sept. 14, 2018. (Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto/Getty)

Killing of Palestinian: a war crime?

NEW YORK — The New York Times devoted much of its front page and three inside pages Sunday, Dec. 30, to a reconstruction of the circumstances surrounding the June...

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...