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In light of security situation, going to new elections ‘irresponsible,’ Netanyahu tells nation

In light of security situation, going to new elections ‘irresponsible,’ Netanyahu tells nation

In nationally televised news conference, Netanyahu announced that he would take over as Defense Minister and, addressing talk of early elections, that "In the middle of a battle we do not play politics."

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Controversy erupts over El Al flight diverted to Athens to accomodate Sabbath-observant passengers

A Jewish lawyer is Steve Bannon’s main ally in uniting Europe’s right

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Editor's Column

New York’s ‘Snowvember’ and the kindness of friends and strangers

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Stan Lee

Opinion

Stan Lee gave comic books permission to be more Jewish

The Marvel comics legend turned the mutant X-Men into an allegory for outsiderness and anti-Semitism, writes the author of a history of Jews and comic books.

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Life & Culture

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The Kominsky Method

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Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin mine aging for laughs in Chuck Lorre’s latest, ‘The Kominsky Method’

The at-times funny, at-times sad Netflix series is a departure for "Big Bang Theory" creator Chuck Lorre.

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Israel & Middle East

Reporter's Notebook

Israelis are rude — illustration

Reporter's Notebook

Israelis are blunt and rude. You got a problem with that?

A reputation for abrasive or merely boundary-less behavior has survived into the "start-up nation" era.

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18 Things You Didn’t Know About Jewish Actor Ezra Miller

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Claude Lanzmann’s posthumous ‘Shoah’ sequel ‘Four Sisters’ is sadly relevant

The late documentarian's last addendum to his 1985 classic follows four female Holocaust survivors.

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