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Debbie Wasserman Schultz fends off primary challenger

Debbie Wasserman Schultz fends off primary challenger

After a bruising race, the embattled Florida Democrat defeated a candidate backed by her nemesis, Bernie Sanders.

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Barack Obama speaking to the media after a meeting with US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter and members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, Aug. 4, 2016. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama administration ‘concerned’ about Iran’s deployment of anti-aircraft missiles

Pepe the Frog, an internet meme, has become a symbol of the alt-right. (Twitter)

Anti-immigrant and white supremacist, maybe. But is the alt-right anti-Semitic?

Donald Trump at a rally at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, Aug. 3, 2016. (Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

Why do Florida’s Orthodox Jews support Trump? Because they fear Clinton

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Muslim students

Muslims look to Jewish example in campaigning for school days off

In advocating for Eid, Muslim activists cite the precedent of Jewish Americans, another religious minority.

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Israel & Middle East

A dog walker plying his trade on a bicycle in central Tel Aviv, June 18, 2015. (Miriam Alster/Flash90)

Why Tel Aviv is so crazy about dogs

An increasing number of Israelis are migrating to the city, and many of them want dogs.

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After Lean Years, Uganda’s Jews Finally Have Their Day at the Mikvah

PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 09:  French far-right National Front leader (FN) Marine Le Pen talks to the media after a meeting with French President, Francois Hollande.Two days after a deadly attack that occurred on January 7 by armed gunmen on the Paris offices of French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo. France deployed elite forces in the hunt for two brothers accused of killing 12 people in the attack, as the pair spent a second night on the run despite a huge security operation.  (Photo by Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images)

Marine Le Pen: Wearing kipahs should be banned


Fervently Orthodox Executive to Buy Manufacturer of Bikinis

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Reporter's Notebook

French comedian Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala gesturing to the media as he leaves a Paris court house, Feb. 4, 2015. (Michel Euler/AP Images)

Reporter's Notebook

A Yom Kippur apology to France’s most famous anti-Semite

The French comedian Dieudonne is an enemy to me and most of my readers, writes Cnaan Liphshiz. But the country's burkini bans remind us that freedom of expression is the bedrock of Western democracy.

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A New Book All About the Jews of Punk


Why Aly Raisman Is a Mensch


Meet The Chef Who’s Infusing Jewish Food with Cannabis

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Life & Culture

Gene Wilder, right, in a scene with Cleavon Little from "Blazing Saddles," released in 1974. (Warner Bros./Courtesy of Getty Images)

In ‘Blazing Saddles,’ Gene Wilder helped recall a fading black-Jewish alliance

The late actor's portrayal of a washed-up gunslinger who befriends a black sheriff in the 1974 Western parody was a brief reminder of a more harmonious past.

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