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  • Watchdog groups: Northwestern must do more to combat anti-Semitic graffiti

    Watchdog groups: Northwestern must do more to combat anti-Semitic graffiti
    Twenty-three anti-Semitism watchdog groups from across the country have signed a letter to the president of Northwestern University expressing their concerns for Jewish students on campus after anti-Semitic graffiti was discovered on campus last week....
  • Iran deal beats any alternative offered by GOP opponents

    The interim deal John Kerry and the leaders of other major powers has struck with Iran may not gain him kudos in Congress, but it beats any alternative that reasonable opponents of the deal have proposed. Iran is not agreeing to forego any nuclear...
  • Israel celebrates 67 years of independence with ceremonies

    Israelis are celebrating 67 years of independence with fireworks, parties and ceremonies. Festivities erupted Wednesday night after Israelis earlier in the day paused to remember fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. A nighttime ceremony in...
  • US double message seals shift in Egypt ties years after Carter

    CAIRO The Obama administration sent a double message last month when it resumed military aid to Egypt. The most populous Arab nation will now receive F-16 jets, Harpoon anti-ship missiles and Abrams tank upgrade kits withheld following the military...
  • Israel grapples with whether to recognize Armenian genocide

    The Nazi genocide of European Jews is widely commemorated in Israel and etched deeply into the psyche of a country founded in the Holocaust's aftermath. But when it comes to the 1915 Armenian genocide, Israel has largely stayed silent. Fearing...
  • Israelis honor war dead with somber Memorial Day

    Israel came to a standstill Wednesday as sirens wailed across the country on Memorial Day, one of the most somber dates on the Israeli calendar, honoring fallen soldiers, those killed in fighting with Palestinians and victims of militant attacks....
  • For migrants used to danger, Islamic State poses new threat

    Tesfay Kidane's troubles began with a simple request: He wanted to go to his brother's wedding. Doing mandatory national service in the east African country of Eritrea, Kidane asked his commander for permission for a leave to attend the wedding. The...
  • Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift

    It began as a routine remodeling project: Muslim authorities replacing an old carpet worn thin by masses of worshippers at the Dome of the Rock, the iconic, gold-topped shrine that overlooks the Old City of Jerusalem. But there is no such thing as...
  • South Florida to celebrate Israel's 67th birthday

    South Florida to celebrate Israel's 67th birthday
    Israel's 67th birthday will be celebrated South Florida style at four locations in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties over the next month, with events ranging from wine tasting to a visit to a mock Western Wall. The events celebrate Yom Ha'...
  • Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel

    Cardin, don't tie U.S. hands for Israel
    Putting Israel's interests before America's is something you might expect from Republican politicians these days, especially in recent years as Democratic President Obama has clashed with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But you may not...
  • JCCs celebrating Israel Independence Day

    JCCs celebrating Israel Independence Day
    Jewish community centers in Miami-Dade County will celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) with family events this week. On April 22, the Michael-Ann Russell JCC, 18900 NE 25th Ave. in North Miami Beach, will host a free family community...