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Terrorist attacks doubled in Jerusalem in September, Israel says

Terrorist attacks doubled in Jerusalem in September, Israel says

Despite the 100% increase from August, the total of 26 attacks recorded in the capital remains 47-percent lower than the monthly average over the past year.

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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)

Bar Refaeli’s post-birth figure wows world media

UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova speaking in New York City, Sept. 18, 2016. (Riccardo Savi/Getty Images for International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity)

With UNESCO vote, Palestinians’ bid for attention backfires

Donald Trump during the second presidential debate at Washington University in S.t Louis, Mo., Oct. 9, 2016. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Over 250 female rabbis sign letter slamming Donald Trump ‘hate speech’

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United States

Donald Trump speaking as Hillary Clinton looks on during the third U.S. presidential debate in Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct. 19, 2016. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The final debate: RBG, Soros and Iran lost amid concession outrage

Donald Trump went full James Bond in citing a prominent liberal financier: "Soros, George Soros." Why?

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Israel & Middle East

TV show "Shtisel," which tells the story of a haredi Orthodox family in Israel, has become a hit among both religious and secular audiences. (Screenshot from YouTube)

‘Friends’ co-creator takes on US remake of Israeli TV show about Orthodox family

"Emmis" will closely follow its Israeli counterpart, with adjustments made to explain Jewish traditions that may be unfamiliar to a U.S. audience.

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Israel's Hapoel Tel Aviv player Etay Schechter (C) celebrates after scoring against Austria's Red Bull Salzburg, during their Champions League Play-off round match in Salzburg on August 18, 2010.AFP PHOTO/SAMUEL KUBANI (Photo credit should read SAMUEL KUBANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Israeli soccer union suspends controversial kippah ban


Israel Will Oppose Admission of Germany into Unesco; Delegate Says Nazism Still Lives

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Dylan’s childhood shul for sale

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Pep Rosenfeld, left, and Greg Shapiro portraying Donald Trump supporters at their comedy club in Amsterdam, May 11, 2016. (Courtesy of Boom Chicago)

In Amsterdam, 2 Jewish-American comics fight dirty for Hillary

Greg Shapiro and Pep Rosenfeld happily depict violence and pursue double standards to get Americans abroad to "hold their nose" and vote Clinton.

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Talking Politics with Our Son When My Husband & I Don’t Agree


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The Most Outrageous Jewish Cowboy in Texas

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Life & Culture

Ewan McGregor stars as Swede Levov in "American Pastoral." (Richard Foreman)

Ewan McGregor’s biggest challenge: Philip Roth

The Scottish actor dishes on his directorial debut with "American Pastoral" and what it was like to play a Jewish character.

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