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Report: Substantial decrease in violent attacks against Jews in 2015

Report: Substantial decrease in violent attacks against Jews in 2015

But there was an increase in "institutional anti-Semitism" and "slander against the Jewish People as a whole."

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Undercover video of Hasidic principal handling boy prompts sex abuse probe

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Prominent scholars blast theory tracing Ashkenazi Jews to Turkey

Anushka Warshawski, center, smuggled her photo album out of the Kovno ghetto shortly before its liquidation and her death in 1943. (Courtesy of Richard Schofield)

Mystery pre-Holocaust photo trove turns out to be of family of US scholars

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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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"Hamilton" creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda performing “To Life! (L’Chaim!) from "Fiddler on the Roof" at his wedding in 2010. (Screenshot from YouTube)

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That time ‘Hamilton’ creator Lin-Manuel Miranda sang in Hebrew

With the Broadway megahit up for a record 16 Tony Awards, now's the time to revisit the star's sweet, surprising performance of a classic "Fiddler on the Roof" tune.

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Israel & Middle East

A vegetable market in Israel. (Moshe Shai/Flash 90)

Michelin criticized for not publishing Israel guide

The company’s website also excludes Israel from its list of 79 countries, among them Jordan, Turkey, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates – even war-torn Syria.

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World

Jeremy Corbyn delivering a speech during his campaign on August 14, 2015, in Edinburgh Scotland. (Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Britain’s Labour reportedly has suspended 50 members over racism, anti-Semitism

Up to 20 members have been suspended in the past two weeks, a senior source within the party is reported as saying.

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What to do with all that leftover horseradish from the seder

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The Jewish Ghosts of Africa’s Cape Verde Islands

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Mayim Bialik: My Super Easy Moroccan Salad Recipe for Passover

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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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