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Americans College Students Try To Stay Chill in Israel War Zone

By Yardain Amron

American exchange students are trying to have fun as usual despite the Mideast crisis erupting around them. It helps that their Israeli pals have seen it all before.Read More


Hamas Claims It Captured Israeli Soldier in Gaza

By Sigal Samuel

Hamas claims to have captured an Israeli soldier during fierce fighting in Gaza. The report set off jubilant celebrations in Palestinian towns — but is it true?Read More


French Jews Fight Back Against Anti-Israel Mobs at Synagogues

By Cnaan Lipshiz

French Jews were stunned when an anti-Israel mob besieged a synagogue outside Paris. What happened next may turn out to be a historic turning point.Read More


Israel Plans to Target Radical Islam Offshoot Once Gaza Is Done

By Nathan Jeffay

Two decades ago, Israel’s Islamic Movement divided into two groups, one moderate and another radical. Once it finishes with Gaza, Israel plans a major crackdown on the radicals.Read More


Israelis Back Gaza Ground War — Despite Risks

By Nathan Jeffay

Despite fears of significant injuries and deaths among their soldiers, the Israeli public is strongly supportive of Israel’s ground operation in Gaza, and leaders across most of the political pectrum lined up behind the push.Read More


Nazi 'Perfect Aryan' Baby Was Actually Jewish

By Hody Nemes

Hessy Taft became a Nazi poster child after her portrait won a contest seeking the perfect Aryan baby. There was one detail the Third Reich overlooked: she’s Jewish.Read More


From Crown Heights to Mississippi

By Anne Cohen and Sigal Samuel

To the untrained eye, ex-Hasids and Southern Jews don’t have much in common. But Malkie Schwartz knows much more unites them than divides them.Read More


Brazen Anti-Semitism Sends French Jews Racing To Leave in Record Numbers

By Liam Hoare

French Jews are facing rising hatred on the streets, in civil society and even at shuls. Soaring numbers are voting with their feet — and heading to Israel.Read More


Jews Are Most-Loved Religious Group in America

By Hody Nemes

Jews scored the highest on a new Pew study of how Americans feel about religious groups. Evangelical Christians show a particular affinity to the Tribe — although the feeling ain’t mutual.Read More


Settlers Want Israel Tied to Past — But What About Future?

By Jane Eisner

In Hebron and elsewhere, Jane Eisner met settlers who want an Israel inextricably tied to its past —  consequences be damned. Political leaders Naftali Bennett and Dani Dayan explain why.Read More





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