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Were claims of Israel’s ‘arson intifada’ overblown?

Were claims of Israel’s ‘arson intifada’ overblown?

Fire and security officials investigating the blazes have been more hesitant about drawing conclusions than the political leadership.

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President-elect Donald Trump standing with retired United States Marine Corps general James Mattis after their meeting at Trump International Golf Club, in Bedminster Township, N.J., Nov. 19, 2016. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Trump’s defense chief pick said Israel can be a pain, but few in pro-Israel camp seem to care. Why?

Adam Krief with his wife, Lia (Facebook)

Jewish cancer patient finds bone marrow donor following worldwide search, Kim Kardashian’s pitch

Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas to celebrate his 100th birthday in star-studded Beverly Hills bash

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Man in the High Castle

‘Man in the High Castle’ billboard shows Statue of Liberty giving Nazi salute

It's the second straight year that an ad for the Amazon series in New York City is causing offense.

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Israel & Middle East

A gold statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is taken down at Rabin square in Tel Aviv, Dec. 6, 2016. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Mysterious golden Netanyahu statue toppled in Tel Aviv

A sculptor erected a statue of the prime minister and invited people to knock it down.

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Election of Former Klansman is Condemned by Jewish Leaders

Women of the Wall members bringing Torahs to the Western Wall, Nov. 2, 2016. (Screenshot from Twitter)

American Jews protest in solidarity with Women of the Wall


Candidates Differ on Israel

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The Greek delegation of the Jewish Women's Renaissance Project baking challahs in Jerusalem in 2015. (Courtesy of Jewish Women's Renaissance Project)

‘Birthright for moms’ resonates with world’s small Jewish communities

In largely unobservant Greece and Turkey, subsidized Israel trips for Jewish women offer a rare opportunity to connect to the Jewish state.

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Leonard Cohen’s Vacation in Castro’s Cuba


What Every Grocery Store Gets Wrong About Hanukkah


Why Israeli Food Is Trending in the US

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Life & Culture


Burger King Israel introduces doughnut burger for Hanukkah

The SufganiKing is a Whopper with doughnuts, or sufganiyot, in place of buns.

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