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4 Synagogue Terror Victims Were All Neighbors in Jerusalem's Har Nof

By Ben Sales

They all lived on the same street. They had all moved there from abroad. They were all rabbis. They all prayed at the same synagogue.Read More


How Moshe Twersky's Family Tree Melds Hasidic and Modern Orthodox Worlds

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Moshe Twersky’s death in the bloody Jerusalem terror attack stunned the world. His remarkable family tree unites a revered Hasidic sect with the founder of Modern Orthodoxy.Read More


Bloody Synagogue Attack Shatters Calm in Tranquil West Jerusalem

By Naomi Zeveloff

Four Jews were killed as they prayed in a tranquil Jerusalem neighborhood far from the volatile Green Line. Does the attack signal a dangerous new stage in the violence?Read More


Inside the FBI's Shameful Battle To Shield Nazis

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

What happened when Nazi-hunters at the Justice Department tracked down a wartime propagandist who somehow obtained U.S. citizenship? The FBI stymied their probe.Read More


Of Olives, Politics and Palestinians

By Naomi Zeveloff

There’s a Palestinian saying that good friends are like the oil in the olive — inseparable unless they’re squeezed. Well, this is the season Fawzi Mohammad feels the squeeze.Read More


Princeton Professors Open New Front in Campus Battle Over Israel

By Spencer Parts

A petition by Princeton professors calling for divestment from the Israeli occupation has sparked a fierce campus battle — and exposed deep fault lines within the Jewish community.Read More


U.S. Anti-Semitism Chief Warns Future of Europe Jewry in Danger

By Nathan Guttman

America’s top official dealing with anti-Semitism warns Jewish communities in Europe are in serious danger: ‘I can see smaller communities essentially disappearing.’Read More


Genetics Expert Insists 75% of Jews Share Roots in Middle East

By Judy Maltz

Where did the Jews originate? For DNA expert Bennett Greenspan, the vast majority share Middle East origins — and other theories only aim to ‘discredit the Jews.’Read More


Republican Landslide Forces Jewish Activists To Downsize Goals

By Nathan Guttman

Jewish communal activists sounded a collective oy vey over the Republican landslide. Then they began looking for ways to work with the ascendant GOP.Read More


France's New Chief Rabbi Embraces Reforms

By Cnaan Liphshiz

The first thing Haim Korsia did after becoming chief rabbi of France was give his new office a thorough cleaning.Read More


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