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1989: Putin, the Professor and Prejudice

On June 16, 1989, four Jews arrived at Los Angeles International Airport from Italy, where they had waited for months after having escaped post-revolutionary...

Trump Walks Back Russian Meddling Remarks

President Trump sparked controversy on July 16 by proclaiming in a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin that Russia didn’t interfere in the...

Trump Downplays Russia Election Meddling in Press Conference With Putin

President Trump held a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, after the two met face-to-face. During the press conference, Trump...

On a Rocky ‘Road to Unfreedom’

Holocaust Remembrance Day dares us to consider the most agonizing question of all — what have we learned from history, and how can we...

Oscars: Doping Documentary ‘Icarus’ Exposes Russian Conspiracy

Inspired by the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, filmmaker and amateur cyclist Bryan Fogel decided to see if he, too, could take performance-enhancing drugs and...

The Other Russia Mystery

Syria is a front in need of attention. It is a front where Israel might risk war. Two weeks ago, Israel reportedly — it did...

Trump Organization VP Michael Cohen reportedly asked Putin aide to help advance Moscow deal

Michael Cohen, a top executive at the Trump Organization, emailed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman to ask him to help advance a stalled project...

Daily Kickoff: Ahead of Kushner’s visit, Bibi goes to Moscow; “The Russians set the facts on the ground in Syria” | Abbas’ 45 day...

Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friends  JI INTERVIEW -- Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) discussed the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and President Trump's response...

The Russia probe: Let’s wait and see

There hasn’t been this much talk about Russia in the United States since the fall of the Soviet Union. From May 17 to June...

Israel sends condolences, support to Russia following deadly subway bombing

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin after at least 10 people were killed in a bombing attack on...

The Trump-Russia black box rattles the Middle East

On the day President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met in Washington, I wrote an article for Maariv Daily that began with...

Rabbi’s expulsion rattles Russian Jews fearful of Kremlin crackdown

Three years ago, Rabbi Ari Edelkopf and his wife, Chana, worked around the clock for weeks to show off their community and city to...

Thank you, Obama

Thank you, President Barack Obama, for serving the country for the past eight years.

WikiLeaks removes anti-Semitic tweets

WikiLeaks removed tweets that described some of its Jewish critics as “establishment climbers.”

Russia jets make ‘simulated attack’ passes near U.S. destroyer

Two Russian warplanes with no visible weaponry flew simulated attack passes near a U.S. guided missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, a U.S. official said, describing it as one of the most aggressive interactions in recent memory.

Netanyahu to meet Putin in Moscow on April 21

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on April 21 to discuss security issues in the Middle East, an Israeli political source said on Tuesday.

In wake of Russia’s planned Syria withdrawal, Putin and Netanyahu to hold security meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet soon in Moscow to discuss regional security and trade.\n

Rivlin to tell Putin: Syria pullout must not strengthen Iran, Hezbollah

Any future peace agreement in Syria must not end up strengthening Iran and Hezbollah, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will tell Russian President Vladimir Putin when they meet in Moscow.

Putin announces Russian military withdrawal from Syria

In a surprise move, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a military withdrawal from Syria.

Putin says Russians to start withdrawing from Syria, as peace talks resume

President Vladimir Putin announced out of the blue on Monday that \"the main part\" of Russian armed forces in Syria will start to withdraw, telling his diplomats to step up the push for peace as U.N.-mediated talks resumed on ending the five-year-old war.

After Syria coordination talks with Israel, Russia beckons to Turkey, U.S.

Russia ended high-level military talks with Israel on Wednesday with a call on other countries, including a suspicious United States and aggrieved Turkey, to coordinate operations in Syria.

Israel-Russia military coordination talks on Syria to open Tuesday

A senior Russian military delegation will visit Israel on Tuesday for two days of talks on how the countries can avoid accidentally clashing while operating in Syria, an Israeli military officer said.

Ukraine leader mocks Russia’s call for anti-terrorism coalition

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday derided Russia\'s call for the creation of an international antiterrorism coalition, saying the Russians inspire terrorism on their own doorstep and back bellicose puppet governments.

Netanyahu to quiz Putin on Russia’s reinforcement of Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Moscow on Monday to seek reassurance from President Vladimir Putin about Russia\'s military deployment in Syria and to lay out Israel\'s concerns about the risk of weapons reaching militants on its borders.

A Russian chief rabbi stands by his strongman, aka Putin

Rabbi Berel Lazar’s mother was eager for grandchildren.

Israel ‘dismayed’ at S-300 missile deal with Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday expressed Israel\'s \"dismay\" to Russian President Vladimir Putin at Russia\'s decision to lift a self-imposed ban on supplying S-300 missiles to Iran.

Russia opens way to missile deliveries to Iran, starts oil-for-goods swap

Russia paved the way on Monday for missile system deliveries to Iran and started an oil-for-goods swap, signalling that Moscow may have a head-start in the race to benefit from an eventual lifting of sanctions on Tehran.

For Russia’s Jews, Nemtsov murder is reminder of their vulnerability

During the past two years, Dima Zicer has skipped several political rallies opposing the chauvinistic policies of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

The Russian opposition politician and former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov has been shot and killed by four shots in central Moscow, the Russian government said in a statement, according to the Interfax news agency.

Kerry: Russia is lying when it denies its troops are in Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday Russia was lying when it said there are no Russian troops or equipment in Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are fighting government troops.

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AOC Withdraws From Yitzhak Rabin Memorial Event Following Pro-Palestinian Criticism

The event will be held in October by Americans for Peace Now.

Report Highlights Anti-Semitism in Qatari Textbooks

One textbook called Zionism "a radical racist political movement."

Friend of Anne Frank Lays First Stone of Amsterdam’s Newest Holocaust Monument

"I’m satisfied that it’s finally happening," she said.

Abbas Criticizes Peace Deals, Calls for U.N. to Resolve Israel-Palestinian Conflict

“The only way to a comprehensive and just peace is the establishment of a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders.”