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The chief rabbi at Chabad headquarters in Melbourne resigned, apologizing for his conduct toward victims of child sexual abuse and their families.
The moment the Iran nuclear deal becomes law, as seems increasingly likely given growing congressional support for the agreement, the focus of the U.S.-Israel conversation will shift to the question of what’s next.
So what was Hillary Clinton really saying in those mysterious emails about gefilte fish? We have some ideas.
Israel on Tuesday complained to the United Nations about a Palestinian initiative to fly their flag alongside full member states’ at the world body’s headquarters, calling it “another cynical misuse of the U.N. by the Palestinian Authority.”
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a meeting with peace activists that he is prepared to continue negotiations with the Palestinians.
President Obama is mourning the loss of his go-to spot for poppy seed bagels. The owner of an offshoot of the now-shuttered H&H Bagels says he voted for the president twice — and would happily give him a freebie.
Cactus, the largest supermarket chain in Luxembourg, has stopped selling produce from Israel until its suppliers verify that it does not originate in the West Bank.
The Polish governor of the province in which a fabled Nazi train loaded with stolen gold and riches reportedly has been located tried to lower expectations of the discovery.
Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards demonstrated that while #girlsquad has gained currency, it is only in proportion to the female feuds it responds to.
That Rabbi Rosenblatt’s synagogue continues to support him shouldn’t come as a surprise, writes Elana Sztokman. There is a long history in both the Jewish and secular worlds of supporting high-profile figures accused of sexual misconduct.
A man who admitted in court to wanting to kill Jews was found guilty on Monday of murdering three people, including a teenage boy, outside two Jewish centers in Kansas last year.
The caretakers of the Auschwitz concentration camp museum decided to install cooling mist showers to fight the summer heat. That has offended many visitors to a place where the Nazi showers meant death, Lior Zaltzman writes.
The parents of slain Jewish journalist Steven Sotloff said they had held out hope for his survival because his grandparents are Holocaust survivors and he “comes from survivors’ blood.”
The phonies in Hollywood are making a movie about J.D. Salinger. Here’s what you need to know.
The Genesis Prize Foundation and the Jewish Funders Network launched a $3.3 million matching grant program to fund an intermarried outreach initiative.
My interview with President Obama was as serious as you’d expect of a man who is professorially cerebral and gravitates toward long, thoughtful answers to complicated policy questions. Iran, Israel, domestic politics — all were on the agenda when I met with him in the Oval Office last Friday.
Today in crazy Jewish news: a 20-year-old boy has successfully sued his mom over a withheld bar mitzvah gift.
A new Israeli children’s book tells the real-life story of two Gaza cats ‘rescued’ by an IDF soldier during last summer’s war. Is it using kitty cuteness to distract from the loss of human life?
In less than a year, a public bicycle rental network is due to be rolled out in Jerusalem similar to Tel Aviv’s Tel-O-Fun program, which has been in operation for several years using self-service rental stations placed around the city. In Jerusalem, however, some ultra-Orthodox residents are opposing a bicycle rental network for the capital on the grounds that it would encourage desecration of the Sabbath.