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Sgt. 1st Class Zachary Baumel (IJN file photo)

After 37 years, Zachary Baumel’s remains are returned

By Aryeh Savir Sergeant 1st Class Zachary Baumel, who went missing during the Battle of Sultan Yacoub during the First Lebanon War, has finally been recovered and...

Sen. Chuck Schumer at the 2019 AIPAC conference.

At AIPAC, sparring on what defines anti-Semitism

WASHINGTON — Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said at AIPAC: “It will always be wrong to use anti-Semitism as a political weapon, always,” Schumer said, reminding the...

Benjamin Netanyahu at the 2018 AIPAC conference.(Ashernet)

AIPAC says it won’t be ‘silenced’

WASHINGTON — The American Israel Public Affairs Committee wants you to know it will not be silenced. “When they try to silence us, we speak up, and when they tell us...

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

Anti-Semitism in leadership of ‘Recall Polis’ group

DENVER (IJN) — Shaun Donnelly, one of the leaders of a close to 30,000-strong closed Facebook group calling for the recall of Gov. Jared Polis, has in the past posted...

Damien Zeller with an Efrat wine bottle.

In Holland, BDS tweet spurs run on Israeli wines

AMSTERDAM — As a supporter of boycotting Israel, Mieke Zagt had no intention of marketing Israeli wine when she posted on Twitter a picture of the wine on sale at the...

A UN observer at a lookout point near the Israel-Syria border in the Golan Heights, June 25, 2017. (Basel Awidat/Flash90)

The Golan Heights: A primer

JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump tweeted that after  52 years it is time for the US to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which he said is of...

A picture among flowers and tributes near Al Noor mosque on March 18, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Carl Court/Getty)

Murdered in New Zealand, mourned in Denver

“We really appreciate you coming. This means a lot to us.” This sentiment was repeated over and over again by members of the Muslim community to the Jewish guests...

Adam Milstein (Lev Radin via Getty Images)

Milstein pulls out of AIPAC conference

WASHINGTON — Adam Milstein, a major pro-Israel funder, has withdrawn from speaking at next week’s annual AIPAC policy conference following a series of tweets in...

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

Bibi straddles extreme positions

JERUSALEM — It wasn’t so long ago that most major Israeli politicians supported establishing a Palestinian state. Now it’s not clear that any of them do, including...

Esther Voet

Dutch Purim prank about anti-Semitism doesn’t go down well

AMSTERDAM — The Netherlands’ main Jewish weekly is the kingdom’s oldest commercial magazine and one of its most reputable publications. Which is why many Dutch...