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Thousands of Palestinians protest on Gaza border, 3 said wounded

34 min 46 sec ago
Demonstrators are burning tires, throwing rocks and explosive devices and trying to breach the fence; IDF responds with tear gas and live fire

Lessons learned from mincha in midwinter

35 min 16 sec ago
My wife’s need to say kaddish brought us unexpected acceptance in the synagogues of ultra-Orthodox Monsey, New York

From Syria, IS slips into Iraq to fight another day

56 min 45 sec ago
Cells operating in four northern provinces are carrying out kidnappings, assassinations and roadside ambushes aimed at restoring extortion rackets that financed group in the past

Vandals daub swastikas, anti-Semitic texts on Dutch buildings, Holocaust statue

1 hour 24 min ago
Fans of ADO soccer team suspected of carrying out attack ahead of game against Ajax, a team regarded as being historically Jewish

Scammers steal $437k from Hungarian Jews’ synagogue renovation project

1 hour 29 min ago
Suspects convinced two employees of the Mazsihisz Jewish federation to wire government-awarded funds to a fake account

To soar among the heavens

1 hour 41 min ago
I look at my people, where they have been, and yet what they achieve, and I am convinced that the era of miracles continues unabated

7 faces of Jerusalem

2 hours 5 min ago
These portraits in sound capture the hours of a day in the city, from the muezzin to birdsong to the explosion of traffic

A stiff-necked people

2 hours 39 min ago
In their stubbornness, Jews are not always willing to bow down to God, but they’re also not willing to bow down to anything less

Philip Roth’s New York apartment up for sale

2 hours 41 min ago
Pulitzer Prize-winning Jewish author’s two-bedroom place on Manhattan’s Upper West Side being offered for $3.2 million

UK lecturer accused of anti-Semitism, encouraging vote against Jewish group

2 hours 50 min ago
Essex University probing claims computer science teacher posted content including Holocaust denial, urged students to prevent formation of campus Jewish society

Despite current boycott, Austrian FM has fond memories of her time in Israel

3 hours 14 min ago
Karin Kneissl, still shunned by Jerusalem for her ties with far-right Freedom Party, nostalgically recalls meeting Yeshayahu Leibowitz and Yitzhak Shamir in the late 80s

Man shoots neighbor with crossbow during fight in West Bank settlement

3 hours 26 min ago
Victim taken to hospital with serious wounds; suspect escapes after incident in Adam, but later arrested

The women did not contribute to the Golden Calf

3 hours 27 min ago
The biblical women influenced the biblical men, first to sin and then in redemption, with the divine promise of equality moving ever closer (Ki Tisa)

Holocaust survivor’s son quits UK Labour over ‘extremism, anti-Semitism’

4 hours 11 min ago
Ian Austin, the adopted child of a refugee, is ninth MP to quit the British opposition party, but says he won't be joining the newly formed centrist Independent Group

The new ‘new anti-Semitism’ in Western Europe feels eerily familiar

4 hours 41 min ago
Phenomenon has mutated yet again, reverting to its 20th-century economic elements and gaining a strong foothold in swelling populist movements

Remains of hundreds of slain victims discovered at former Belarus Jewish ghetto

4 hours 46 min ago
Bodies of men, women and children found with gunshot wounds to their skulls; Nazis killed 800,000 Jews in the country during WWII

Israeli-American gay couple wins lawsuit to grant US citizenship to one twin son

4 hours 54 min ago
Request previously denied because he is not American parent's biological son; judge rules children of Americans who marry abroad are citizens if parents married at time of birth

Party poopers: 7 things to know for February 22

5 hours 9 min ago
Israel has a real race on its hands, with Gantz and Lapid joining forces, but there are questions on right and left as to where exactly Israeli politics is heading

40,000 runners take to the streets of Tel Aviv for annual marathon

6 hours 51 sec ago
Ethiopian runner Demi Getacheo wins 42.2-kilometer race; record-breaking number of participants from abroad take part in event

60 arrested as police brace for Temple Mount violence after Friday prayers

6 hours 7 min ago
Security forces say dozens in custody, with further arrests expected ahead of prayers at flashpoint Jerusalem compound