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ANALYSIS: In Trump Abbas-meet, hope springs eternal as peace prospects run dry

ANALYSIS: In Trump Abbas-meet, hope springs eternal as peace prospects run dry

Leaders’ outpouring of enthusiasm that a deal can be reached does little to cover up the fact that one offered nothing new and the other… Read More ›

Group of ultra-Orthodox Jews marks Independence Day by burning Israeli flag

Group of ultra-Orthodox Jews marks Independence Day by burning Israeli flag

TV footage shows men and boys from Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood watching as flag waved back and forth in bonfire   As Israelis all over… Read More ›

English-language Memorial Day ceremony helps a community mourn

English-language Memorial Day ceremony helps a community mourn

More than 15,000 people tune in to a livestream of event held by Jerusalem’s Lone Soldier Center, in memory of Michael Levin   When I… Read More ›

Miami – Staunch Israel Supporter Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, 1st Cuban-American In Congress, To Retire

Miami – Staunch Israel Supporter Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, 1st Cuban-American In Congress, To Retire

  Miami –  U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term next year,… Read More ›

Pope repeats refugee ‘concentration camps’ remarks

Pope repeats refugee ‘concentration camps’ remarks

Challenged over criticism of the comparison, Francis doubles down   A BOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis repeated on Saturday that some migrant holding… Read More ›

Netanyahu Slams German FM for Insulting Victims of Holocaust

Netanyahu Slams German FM for Insulting Victims of Holocaust

“I don’t welcome diplomats from other countries who visit Israel and at the same time meet organizations that call our soldiers war criminals,” Netanyahu said… Read More ›

Le Pen’s party in new turmoil over alleged Holocaust denial

Le Pen’s party in new turmoil over alleged Holocaust denial

In France’s presidential race, anti-Semitism occupies center stage in the bitter campaign between Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, with the latter visiting a site… Read More ›

All 100 US senators to UN: End ‘unacceptable’ anti-Israel bias

All 100 US senators to UN: End ‘unacceptable’ anti-Israel bias

Letter to António Guterres, with unanimous Senate support, demands wide-ranging reforms of international body   All 100 US senators signed a letter to United Nations… Read More ›

‘I am a Muslim Arab and an Israeli Zionist, and I love the Jewish people’

‘I am a Muslim Arab and an Israeli Zionist, and I love the Jewish people’

One of the most patriotic families in Israel lives just a few kilometers from the Gaza Strip. The father—a former Gazan—wears a medallion with the… Read More ›

Why Marine Le Pen is confident she will be France’s next president

Why Marine Le Pen is confident she will be France’s next president

Macron’s victory in 1st round of elections has many assuming he will handily win the next stage, but things may not be so simple  … Read More ›

Study: Eastern Europe not meeting commitments on returning stolen Jewish property

Study: Eastern Europe not meeting commitments on returning stolen Jewish property

Report to be presented before EU Parliament details the biggest theft in history, where eastern European and former communist countries appropriate stolen Jewish property, make… Read More ›

JCC bomb hoaxer charged with vast list of offenses, including threats to execute children, blow up planes

JCC bomb hoaxer charged with vast list of offenses, including threats to execute children, blow up planes

US-Israeli teen hacker accused in Israeli court of making over 2,000 intimidating calls to Jewish institutions, malls, schools, airlines and police in US and worldwide;… Read More ›

PM hosts Holocaust survivors who will light memorial torches

PM hosts Holocaust survivors who will light memorial torches

Benjamin Netanyahu receives the six survivors who will light the ceremonial torches in memory of the six million Jews murdered on Holocaust Memorial Day. ‘You… Read More ›

Russian chief rabbi: France’s Jews should leave if Le Pen wins

Russian chief rabbi: France’s Jews should leave if Le Pen wins

At Limmud FSU gathering near Moscow, Berel Lazar warns the French are ‘heading toward radicalization’   Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar called on French Jews… Read More ›

Auschwitz survivor recounts her harrowing story to Israeli president

Auschwitz survivor recounts her harrowing story to Israeli president

‘We kept walking. After a few moments, we heard the shots’—a survivor of the Auschwitz extermination camp, who lost her entire family in the Holocaust… Read More ›

French Jews put off by Le Pen now worry about another presidential candidate

French Jews put off by Le Pen now worry about another presidential candidate

Rise of communist candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon, an anti-Israel lawmaker, has Jewish community caught between two extremes   Even before the communist candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon emerged… Read More ›

Anne Frank, Syrian refugee? Appropriation of diarist sparks debate in Holland

Anne Frank, Syrian refugee? Appropriation of diarist sparks debate in Holland

Iconic Jewish Holocaust victim ‘has come to symbolize the victim of all of the world’s evils,’ says researcher; does the universal message go too far?… Read More ›

So Close and Yet so Far: The Jews of Cuba

So Close and Yet so Far: The Jews of Cuba

Cuban Jews face challenges with hope.   HAVANA, CUBA – On a quiet, tree-lined street of Havana’s Vedado, a residential neighborhood just steps away from… Read More ›

Rockland County, NY – Chaverim Volunteers Help Police Nab Suspect In Monsey Backyard Assault

Rockland County, NY – Chaverim Volunteers Help Police Nab Suspect In Monsey Backyard Assault

Rockland County, NY – Quick thinking Monsey Chaverim members are being credited as heroes in an Erev Shabbos attack on a 78 year old Jewish… Read More ›

Like father, like daughter: Marine Le Pen is an anti-Semite too

Like father, like daughter: Marine Le Pen is an anti-Semite too

Op-ed: The radical left and the radical right in Europe have something in common—hatred and racism. Even when the leaders of far-right parties disassociate themselves… Read More ›