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Bitter debate over ‘Nation-State’ bill

JERUSALEM — On July 19, Israel’s right-wing coalition government passed, by a narrow 62-55 margin, its controversial nation-state law, which declared Israel as the...

Demon-strate outside the Labour Party headquarters in London. (Christopher Furlong/Getty)

Is Labour Party anti-Semitic?

LONDON — It’s been nearly three years since Jeremy Corbyn became the leader of Britain’s Labour Party, and he has riled British Jews more than any other politician...

The large chunk of stone that dislodged from the Western Wall. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Kotel declared ‘danger zone’ after stone falls

JERUSALEM — After a large stone fell from the Western Wall on Monday, July 23, an Israeli archaeologist declared the holy site’s entire plaza a “danger zone.”...

Richard Spencer

Charlottesville one year later

WASHINGTON — On Sunday, Aug. 12, Unite the Right, the agglomeration of far-right groups that organized the deadly Charlottesville, Va. rally last year, hopes to meet...

UN peacekeepers look to Syria from the Golan Heights. (Jalaa Marey/AFP/Getty)

Israel evacuates 800 from Syria

JERUSALEM — Israel rescued some 800 members of a Syrian humanitarian organization and their families from southern Syria. The members of the Syrian Civil Defense, more...

Vladimir Putin (Sebastian Derungs/CC)

Putin’s nationalism explains outreach to Jews, Israel

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s support for Israel is well documented. But Russian President Vladimir Putin’s support for the Jewish state is unexpected, especially...

Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty)

Zuckerberg says Facebook won’t delete Holocaust denial posts

SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg says he wants to give everyone in the world a voice. But what happens when some of those wishing a voice are Holocaust deniers? That...

Is Israel ‘nation-state of the Jews’?

JERUSALEM — Israel is debating legislation that supporters say states the obvious. Critics say the measure will divide Israeli society and damage its relationships...

Rabbi Bernard Gerson (Aleksei Kolesnikov)

Gerson leaves at the top of his game

a few days, when Rabbi Bernard Gerson walks away from the Rodef Shalom pulpit for the last time, a quarter century of rabbinical leadership in Denver will come to an...

The 'River Village' Roma camp near Rome. (Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty)

Proposal of Roma registry sets off alarm bells

ROME — When Italy’s interior minister recommended creating a “registry” of Roma, his remark was merely the latest addition to a long list of anti-Roma statements...