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An American rabbi-turned-Israeli-lawmaker is being sued for sexual harassment

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The American-born former Israeli politician Dov Lipman was once a rising star of Yesh Atid, the political party whose leader was tasked last week...

TikTok and Twitter videos bring images of Israel-Gaza conflict home to American Jews

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For some Americans watching the escalating violence in Israel and Gaza in recent days, the most striking image from the conflict came in a...

The fighting in Gaza, Jerusalem and across Israel, explained

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By Ben Sales and Ron Kampeas Rocket attacks in Israel. Airstrikes in Gaza. Violence in Jerusalem’s holiest sites. Protests across the city. It feels like Israel...

At least 45 people dead in stampede at mass Lag b’Omer holiday celebration in...

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At least 45 people were crushed to death and at least 150 wounded Thursday night in a stampede during a celebration that drew tens...

Infuriated by the Sarah Halimi ruling, French Jews scream about the state’s handling of...

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PARIS — A rumble rose from the 20,000 Jewish protesters at Trocadero Square, then exploded into shrill screams. “I don’t even know whether to reassure...

Jerusalem cultural center launches rich online offerings

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Sponsored By Larry Luxner When Passover last year became the first Jewish holiday to take place since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a...

Israel’s first Black Cabinet member knows the aliyah struggle

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To immigrate to Israel from Ethiopia, Pnina Tamano-Shata’s family had to trek on foot through the desert to Sudan in the middle of a...

Why does Netanyahu keep winning, and whatever happened to the Israeli left?

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Israel is about to hold its fourth elections in just two years, a sign of political instability. Yet in each of the six national...

Israeli Orthodox politicians are again attacking Reform Jews

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Israel’s two largest Orthodox political parties both released ads last week attacking Reform Jews. One video featured pictures of dogs in kippahs with a voiceover...

Israeli Supreme Court rules state must grant citizenship to non-Orthodox Jewish converts

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Israel must grant citizenship to Jews who converted to Judaism in Israel under non-Orthodox auspices, its Supreme Court ruled Monday, possibly igniting another round...