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Israeli girl, 13, stabbed to death in her West Bank bedroom by Palestinian assailant

Israeli girl, 13, stabbed to death in her West Bank bedroom by Palestinian assailant

The 17-year-old attacker, who jumped over a security fence to enter the home, was killed by civilian guards.

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Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking after a 'Stop Trident' march though central London, Feb. 27, 2016. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Jeremy Corbyn compares Israel to ISIS in speech against anti-Semitism

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressing the Israeli parliament, June 28, 2016. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Netanyahu proposes another controversial ambassador to Brazil

The winner of British white supremacist group National Action "Miss Hitler 2016" contest. (National Action)

British neo-Nazi group names Miss Hitler 2016 winners

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United States

Al Franken attending the 68th Annual Writers Guild Awards at Edison Ballroom in New York City, Feb. 13, 2016. (Theo Wargo/Getty Images For The Writers Guild Of America)

Could Jewish senator Al Franken be Hillary’s VP pick?

The Minnesota Democrat could win over Bernie Sanders voters, and match Donald Trump insult for insult.

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Israel & Middle East


Headlines could convince a stranger that Israel is like a Hebrew-speaking version of Iran, Shuki Friedman writes. (Lior Zaltzman)


The ‘religionization’ of Israel is troubling, but the fears about it are hysterical

Critics of religious influence talk about it as if it is a demon uniquely threatening Israel’s culture and society. It's not, writes an Israel Democracy Institute leader.

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From the JTA Archives

Gazans mark the fifth anniversary of the Mavi Marmara Gaza flotilla at the Gaza City seaport on May 31, 2015. (Aaed Tayeh/Flash90)

Israel grapples with fallout of flotilla violence

Joe Goldblatt, a Texan who gained Scottish citizenship in July, campaigns for Scottish independence in Edinburgh. (Ben Sales)

Ahead of historic vote, many Scottish Jews wary of independence


Michelin Map Puts Haifa in Jordan

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Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, outside the Houses of Parliament in London after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, June 24, 2016. (Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

Brexit splits UK from Europe and Labour from its party leader

A divide within Labour or the Conservatives could encourage xenophobia, a prospect the Jewish community finds worrisome.

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The tree clad foothills of the Atlas mountains with a traditonal Berber village clinging to the sides, Morocco

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Sushi Has Officially Taken Over the Kosher Food Scene

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Life & Culture


Akiva Neuman competing in "American Ninja Warrior." (Mitchell Leff/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)


Orthodox rabbinical student makes impressive run on ‘American Ninja Warrior’

Akiva Neuman lasted several minutes on the NBC show's challenging obstacle course but didn't make it to the finals.

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