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Israeli, Polish, German leaders overcome tension to jointly remember Warsaw rebels
On the 80th anniversary of the ghetto uprising, the heads of state of the three countries for the first time attend a commemoration service for the fallen
Polish museum scraps Christian children’s show featuring threats to beat Jews
'The minute our country is free, all hostilities will cease'
In Israel, son of last shah says Iranians ‘absolutely’ ready for Israel ties
During emotional press conference in Tel Aviv, Reza Pahlavi says Israel and Iran can be ‘strategic partners’ and that majority of Iranians ‘think differently’ from regime
IDF said to hit sites belonging to Hezbollah in southern Syria, then drop flyers
Iran’s supreme leader rules out holding referendums on policies
Palestinian 15-year-old arrested for East Jerusalem shooting that injured 2 Israelis
Teen from Nablus reportedly went to school after firing at vehicle from point-blank range on Tuesday; separately, IDF says 3 held in Jenin involved in major ‘terrorist activity’
Palestinian who injured 12 soldiers in Jerusalem ramming gets 30 years
IDF troops carry out raid in Jenin, clash with Palestinian gunmen
Haviv Rettig Gur
The forgotten horrors that hide in the Holocaust’s long, dark shadow
Western Holocaust commemorations have a peculiar uniformity to them. They speak of Nazism as a warning against intolerance and chauvinism; they frame the genocide as a single event with a clear beginning and end that for all its cataclysmic scope and impact was nevertheless short-lived. This way of remembering is a tragedy in its own...
Musical and literary icon Yehonatan Geffen dies at 76
The writer, nephew of Moshe Dayan and father to singer Aviv Gefen as well as artists Shira and Natasha, battled inner demons to express himself
As national tensions rage, Independence and Memorial Day organizers plan for protests
Report says main independence ceremony could cut to taped rehearsal if disrupted; Gallant to bereaved: Telling politicians to skip Memorial Day events like asking to ‘lower flag’
Supreme Court chief: Holocaust taught us to guard individual rights, state values
Ex-PM Bennett says Israel needs a centrist government for next 10-20 years
Live updates (closed)
PM said urging far-right MK to forgo ministerial post to become consul general in NY
Knesset vote to approve May Golan’s appointment as minister for advancement of women’s status shelved, as Netanyahu aims to break apart camp within Likud led by Yariv Levin
White House announces new artillery ammunition for Ukraine
No injuries after Israeli bus comes under fire in northern West Bank
Netanyahu reportedly pushing far-right MK to forgo ministerial post and become consul in NYC
Lapid urges inclusion of Haredi draft bill in overhaul talks to avoid further rift
Opposition leader MK Yair Lapid called Wednesday for the ongoing negotiations over the government's plan to drastically overhaul the judiciary to also address a new proposal on exempting Haredim from serving in the military. Speaking at the start of his Yesh Atid faction's weekly meeting in the Knesset, Lapid said the topic must...
IDF opposes draft exemption for Haredim, presents new outline for mandatory service
IDF condemns ‘serious incident’ as Golani company goes AWOL to protest new commander
1, 2, CHEESE!!! How I found Jewish community in professional wrestling
Most Friday nights I run Shabbat at Hillel, but this week, I joined those who were loudly chanting, ’Boooooo!’ and ’Yay!’
Transitions can be hazardous for the health of the Jewish people
Historically, the time between Passover and Shavuot is one of trepidation and foreboding. This year in the modern State of Israel is no different
Netanyahu lawyer: Milchan gave Sara 20 champagne bottles in sympathy for police probe
PM’s corruption trial continues to address ‘supply line’ of gifts to couple, with senior police official saying alcohol was requested even in absence of special occasions
Plurality of Americans view Netanyahu unfavorably, 26% don’t know who he is — poll
Netanyahu-Gallant row just latest in PM’s long history battling defense chiefs
Benjamin Netanyahu has had eight different defense ministers serve under him in just over 15 years as prime minister, going back to his first stint in 1996. Of them, three were fired publicly, though only two of them -- Yitzhak Mordechai and Moshe Ya’alon -- were actually removed from their posts. The third, current Defense...
Senior Hamas delegation seen in Saudi Arabia ahead of expected rapprochement talks
Leaders Ismail Haniyeh and Khaled Mashaal shown visiting Mecca wearing traditional pilgrimage garb
Palestinian leader Abbas meets Saudi crown prince in Jeddah
Daily Briefing Apr. 19: Israeli flags wave at Auschwitz; will there be a Saudi deal?
Diaspora affairs reporter Canaan Lidor discusses March of the Living as US bureau chief Jacob Magid looks at Israel-Saudi relations and the US visa waiver program
Marking Holocaust Remembrance Day, Blinken urges stand against antisemitism
Credit Suisse hindered internal probe into Nazi-linked accounts, US senators say
Signed, Sealed, Delivered? Mordechai Schattner
Our new series – a deep dive into Megillat Ha’Atzmaut, or the Declaration of Independence – continues with an ardent socialist who knew how to compromise
Foreign Minister Cohen heading to Turkmenistan to open embassy 15 miles from Iran
FM to become first Israeli minister in nearly 30 years to visit the closed central Asian dictatorship, an oil-rich state on Iranian border
FM Cohen meets Azerbaijani president to talk joint security challenges
Replica Holocaust cattle car set up in Times Square to counter widespread ignorance
NEW YORK -- Jewish groups set up a replica Holocaust-era cattle car, modeled on those the Nazis used to transport Jews to concentration camps, in New York City's Times Square on Tuesday to mark Holocaust Remembrance Day. The exhibit included an innovative multimedia display inside the cattle car...
'Music is the best way to tell this story'
Musical tribute to ‘Japanese Schindler’ Chiune Sugihara has US debut in Carnegie Hall
The story of the Japanese consulate worker who saved thousands of Jewish refugees in Lithuania in 1940 is now being told in concert halls around the globe – and in NYC on April 19
Wedding dress made from Filipino fabric is testament to family’s Nazi Germany escape
When Israeli-born Yarden Fried marries in May, she’ll wear a dress made from pina, traditional Philippines fabric linking to her German-born grandfather’s Holocaust-era journey
With their children and grandchildren, Holocaust survivors tell their stories online
Fox settles with Dominion for $787 million for promoting 2020 election lies
Kevin McCarthy to visit Israel, become 2nd US House speaker to address Knesset plenum
‘Same fate as Eichmann’: Tel Aviv police chief’s security raised after death threats
Man arrested for graffiti vandalism of Rabin memorial in Tel Aviv
Torch-carrying marchers indicted over 2017 Charlottesville rally
GOP lawmaker promotes article that praised him for standing up to ‘Jewish warmongers’
After controversy, Yaron Felus chosen as next chief of Central Bureau of Statistics
US Navy sails first drone boat through key strategic waterway Strait of Hormuz
Mexico continues to target activists with Israeli-made Pegasus spyware — NY Times
Over 280,000 Muslims said to visit Al-Aqsa Monday for key Ramadan night
UK’s Liberal and Reform movements merge to create unified Progressive Judaism
Cow blunders through hardware store
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