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Austria’s rising far right seen as proof of failure to address Nazi past

Austria’s rising far right seen as proof of failure to address Nazi past

A far-right party that is poised to win the presidential election reflects a perpetrator nation's failure to immunize its society from xenophobia.

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Orthodox Jews trying to prevent a group of Conservative and Reform rabbis and Women of the Wall members from bringing Torah scrolls into the Western Wall compound in Jerusalem, Nov. 2, 2016. (Hadas Parush/Flash90)


While Israel tarries on pluralism, the Diaspora may be running out of patience

The Israeli government is (Itamar Grinberg, Israeli Ministry of Tourism)

How Israel is courting tourists from India and China

Resist comic

An anti-Trump comics collection edited by the Spiegelman family

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United States

BEDMINSTER TOWNSHIP, NJ - NOVEMBER 19: President-elect Donald Trump walks out with retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis after a meeting at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster Township, N.J. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Trump’s defense pick is dividing right-wing pro-Israel groups

Two right-of-center pro-Israel groups have opposing opinions on the ex-Marine known as "Mad Dog."

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Israel & Middle East


Elazar Tariku celebrating his win at Ballator's first MMA event in Tel Aviv, Israel, Nov. 10, 2016. (Facebook)


Israeli martial arts fighters celebrate victory in tzitzit

Both fighters are observant Jews who wear traditional Jewish garb in daily life.

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After Israel’s deadly fire, mourning, vows to rebuild and finger pointing


Orthodox party in a tizzy over Shabbat release of ‘Harry Potter’

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Ryerson University

Students at Toronto university walk out on vote to mark Holocaust Education Week

Local members of Students for Justice in Palestine and the Muslim Students Association reportedly staged the walkout against a resolution that made no mention of Israel.

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Why Israeli Food Is Trending in the US


The Basketball Victory That Changed Israel Forever


Aly Raisman Takes Down Body-Shamers Who Thought She Was ‘Too Bulky’

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Life & Culture

Jon Levy

This former nebbish can help you become super popular — like him

Jon Levy, author of "The 2 AM Principle," went from an unpopular day school kid to a social butterfly with celebrity friends. Here's how he did it.

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