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Orthodox activists and victims asking NY to change sex abuse reporting laws

A bill, opposed by some haredi advocates, would extend the deadline for victims to file civil suits against their alleged abusers.

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Jeremy Corbyn leaving his home in London, April 29, 2016. (Chris Ratcliffe/Getty Images)

UK’s Labour suspends 2 more lawmakers for anti-Semitic posts

David Blatt, former coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, reacting to a call in a game against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Dec. 25, 2015. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

David Blatt to interview with Sacramento Kings for head coaching job

Bar Refaeli arriving for the opening ceremony of the 68th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, May 13, 2015. (Joel Ryan/Invision via AP Images)

Swimsuit commercial starring Bar Refaeli censored in Israel

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section icon Election 2016

Donald Trump delivering a speech about his vision for foreign policy at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., April 27, 2016. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Donald Trump: Obama is no friend of Israel

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders at the CNN Presidential Debate at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York, April 14, 2016. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

After weeks of brickbats, Bernie Sanders offers Hillary Clinton a bouquet

Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking at a primary night campaign event in Philadelhia, April 26, 2016. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Trump sweeps 5 states, Clinton wins 4

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United States

Donald Trump speaking during a campaign rally with, from left to right, his wife Melania Trump, Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, in Waterloo, Iowa, Feb. 1, 2016. (Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Critical profile of Melania Trump unleashes flood of anti-Semitic abuse on reporter

Julia Ioffe has received harassing phone calls and a torrent of abuse on her Twitter feed.

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Israel & Middle East

Israeli paramedics evacuating the body of a Palestinian man at the Qalandiya Checkpoint after an attempted stabbing attack, April 27, 2016. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Father of Palestinian siblings shot during alleged attack calls for release of video

He said knives had been planted on his son and daughter, and that they had just taken a wrong turn.

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World

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Ofir Gross' family arrived in Budapest on Sunday to identify the body.

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Life & Culture

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Novelist Ayelet Waldman spars with Jeffrey Goldberg over Israel’s ‘#nationalcharacter’

The author called Israel's national character "dickish" in a comment that provoked a strong response on Twitter.

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