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  • In boost to Palestinians, head of Islamic group urges Muslims to pray at Jerusalem holy site

    The head of the world's largest Islamic organization on Monday paid a rare visit to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, urging Muslims to follow suit to strengthen Palestinian claims to the holy site. The visit by Iyad Madani, secretary-general of the 57-...
  • Ben Ammi Ben-Israel dies at 75; a leader of Black Hebrew movement

    Ben Ammi Ben-Israel dies at 75; a leader of Black Hebrew movement
    When the vision came to him in 1966, Ben Carter thought that the angel "did not have the right address." But the high school dropout from Chicago's South Side ultimately heeded the divine directive that told him it was time "for Africans in America ... to...
  • Michael Douglas to be honored by the Genesis Prize Foundation

    Michael Douglas to be honored by the Genesis Prize Foundation
    Michael Douglas will receive a $1-million prize from a group founded by Russian billionaires seeking to strengthen Jewish culture at a time when the Jewish population is shrinking worldwide and Israel is eager for support from international figures,...
  • Foxman: Terrorists threaten not only Jews, but France itself

    Foxman: Terrorists threaten not only Jews, but France itself
    The mood was jubilant at first as the Anti-Defamation League honored its retiring national director, Abraham "Abe" Foxman, at the Boca West Country Club. But that quickly changed as Foxman talked about the events in France last week and the importance...
  • Small religious paper in Israel cuts German chancellor from Paris march photo for modesty

    A small Jewish ultra-Orthodox newspaper in Israel is making waves internationally for removing German Chancellor Angela Merkel from a photo of this week's Paris march out of modesty. World leaders had linked arms to march in Paris against terrorism after...
  • Paris terror attack victims are buried in Israel

    Paris terror attack victims are buried in Israel
    With tears, prayers and eulogies, Israeli and French officials and mourners paid tribute here Tuesday at funerals for the four victims of Friday’s attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris. Ahead of the ceremonies, black banners expressing...
  • Jews worry about their future in France after attack on kosher market

    Jews worry about their future in France after attack on kosher market
    A pair of soldiers toting submachine guns patrolled Tuesday outside a Jewish school on Rue Pavee in Paris' Marais district, where shoppers and tourists mingled with black-clad, ultra-Orthodox men. Across the street, the owner of the Pitzman falafel shop...
  • Why wasn't Obama at the anti-terrorism rally in France?

    The heads of Great Britain, Germany and Israel were there. But President Barack Obama didn't attend the massive anti-terrorism rally in Paris Sunday, days after the deadly attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The secretary of state, John...
  • US trial to decide if Palestine groups should pay damages for deadly Israeli terror attacks

    A U.S. jury at a high-stakes civil trial was asked on Tuesday to decide whether the Palestinian authorities should be held responsible and pay hefty damages for a series of terror attacks in Israel that killed and wounded Americans. "The evidence will...
  • Palestinians decry Paris attacks as assault on their best European friend

    JERUSALEM The burial Tuesday of four French Jews who died in last week's Paris terrorist attacks underscores the profoundly different lessons Israelis and Palestinians take from the killings. For Israelis, the shootings highlight the lack of protection...
  • Recent events in Paris

    The recent excitement in Paris produced an occasion of great surprise to an American observer, certainly to one who witnessed the transformation fear exacted from America's governing elite by the 9/11 attacks in 2001. In France, the jihad killings last...