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The Liqueur-Making Jews of Curacao

The oldest continually active Jewish congregation in the Americas? Hint: Check your margarita glass.

The Charmed Life of Charmed Bracelets

Charm bracelets were beloved by everyone from Mamie Eisenhower to Jenna Weissman Joselit’s Aunt Sylvia. They have largely disappeared, but their cultural value lives on.

Israeli Officer Who Beat American Teen Tariq Khdeir Is Suspended

An Israeli police officer shown in a video beating Palestinian-American teen Tariq Abu Khdeir was suspended and could be indicted.

Gaza Toll Rises to 47 as Rockets Rain Deeper

Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday, and militants kept up rocket fire at Israel’s heartland in intensifying warfare that Palestinian officials said has killed at least 38 people in the Hamas-dominated enclave.

Mahmoud Abbas Calls Gaza Attack 'Genocide' — Moves To Join International Criminal Court

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called Israel’s expanded operation in Gaza a “genocide” — and moved ahead with plans to join the international Criminal Court.

3 Kidnapped Israeli Teens Shot 10 Times — Silencer Used

Three Israeli teenagers who were abducted by Palestinians in the occupied West Bank last month were shot at least 10 times with a silenced gun in what appeared to be premeditated killings, a U.S. official involved in the investigation said.