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Police in Christchurch, New Zealand, after shootings at two mosques on March 15, 2019. (Screenshot)

New Zealand Jews sickened by deadly mosque attacks

Jewish groups from New Zealand and beyond expressed their horror at the slaying of at least 49 people at two mosques in Christchurch Friday. The New Zealand Jewish...

Albert Einstein

Einstein manuscript reveals concern about Nazism

JERUSALEM — Albert Einstein writes about science and concern over the rise of the Nazis in Germany in 110 new manuscript pages made public, for the first time, at The...

Puppets of Jews on display at the Aalst Carnaval in Belgium on March 3, 2019. (Courtesy of FJO)

Belgium float makers defend anti-Semitic puppets

BRUSSELS — I initially had some sympathy for the creators of an anti-Semitic carnival float in Belgium. Studying their CVs and past creations for the annual carnival...

Rep. Ilhan Omar, l, with Rep. Nancy Pelosi, March 8, 2019. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

The Omar issue isn’t going away

WASHINGTON — Democrats came to an agreement last week on a resolution to denounce anti-Semitism and other forms of bias, but most — particularly the House speaker,...

AIPAC Policy Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, March 6, 2018. (Michael Brochstein/Getty)

With ‘Jexodus’, Trump challenges, angers Israel bipartisanship

WASHINGTON — The House hearing was about foreign aid, and almost as soon as it started it took a political turn: The most powerful congressional appropriator was...

Puppets of Jews on display at the Aalst Carnaval in Belgium on March 3, 2019. (Courtesy of FJO)

Belgian mayor defends anti-Semitic float

BRUSSELS — The mayor of the Belgian city whose annual parade featured puppets of Jews and a rat atop money bags defended the display, telling the local media that...

Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu indicted on three counts

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  was indicted in three cases last week pending a court hearing. It’s the first time in Israel’s history that...

Pope Francis (Christopher Furlong/Getty)

Vatican to open secret archive on Holocaust-era pope

ROME — The Vatican secret archive relating to controversial Holocaust-era Pope Pius XII will be opened next year. Pope Francis made the announcement at an audience...

John Hickenlooper as mayor, pictured atop the Denver City and County Building. (Shari Valenta/IJN)

Hickenlooper throws his hat in the ring

Colorado Jewry hardly needs to be introduced to John Hickenlooper, the former state governor and Denver mayor who this week became the latest Democrat to join the field...

Rabbi Meir Kahane at press conference at the Tudor Hotel, 1984. (Gene Kappock/NY Daily News Archive/ Getty)

Kahanists resurface: Political horse trade raises eyebrows

JERUSALEM — In the 1980s, Israel’s right and left fought three fiercely close elections over the direction of the country, splitting the vote so evenly in one case...