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Amsterdam kosher restaurant stabbing not a hate crime, police say

Amsterdam kosher restaurant stabbing not a hate crime, police say

Leaders and members of the Dutch Jewish community gathered at the eatery where a seemingly deranged assailant moderately wounded a woman to show their support.

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Author Scholem Aleichem, right, was one of the most famous Yiddish writers. Yoda might have been Yiddish too. (Screenshot from YouTube/Ullstein Bild via Getty Images)

Why scientists are fighting about the origins of Yiddish – and the Jews

Leader of the Yisrael Beyteinu political party Avigdor Liberman leading a press conference at the Knesset, May 18, 2016. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

Israeli lawmakers issue dire warnings on appointment of new defense chief

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaking onstage during the 2016 Milken Institute Global Conference at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, May 3, 2016. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Tony Blair: Sunni states ready to normalize Israel relations on basis of Arab Peace Initiatve

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United States

President Barack Obama seated next to Alan Solow at the White House, March 1, 2011. (Pete Souza/White House)

Pro-Israel heavyweights press hard for 2 states

Security experts in the United States and Israel have prepared a path to two states, and past leaders of top Jewish groups are backing it.

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Israel & Middle East

Maisam Abu Alqian (Screenshot from YouTube)

Coexistence group raises more than $18,000 for beaten Bedouin Israeli

TEL AVIV (JTA) — An organization advocating Jewish-Arab coexistence has raised more than $18,500 in a crowdfunding drive for a Bedouin Israeli who was beaten by off-duty police officers. The Negev Coexistence Forum for Civil Equality began the drive after Maisam Abu Alqian, 19, a Bedouin student from southern Israel, was beaten outside a Tel...

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Clergy from around the world attending the opening of the Interfaith Conference in Peja, Kosovo, May 2015. (Marc Perry )


We can help Kosovo become fertile ground for religious pluralism

Leaders of the fledgling Balkan state support interfaith efforts to combat extremism, writes a rabbi who will be speaking for the third time at its annual interfaith conference.

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Life & Culture


Children, pictured here, as well as adults, are "students" at the Museum of the Jewish People's International School for Jewish Peoplehood. (Courtesy of Beit Hatfutsot—Museum of the Jewish People)


Telling the Jewish story in a museum’s halls — and its school without walls

The International School for Jewish Peoplehood at Beit Hatfutsot-Museum of the Jewish People develops, curates and ships educational programs to classrooms around the globe.

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