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World Briefs: Judge who signed the FBI’s Mar-a-Lago warrant faces violent antisemitic threats and...

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Israeli families of Munich Olympics massacre victims to boycott German 50th anniversary ceremony All but one of the family members of the 11 Israeli athletes...
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World Briefs: Lufthansa to create a position to fight antisemitism and more

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Lufthansa to create a position to fight antisemitism Lufthansa Airlines is creating a senior management role dedicated to preventing discrimination and antisemitism two months after...
Destroyed graves

World Briefs: Dozens of Jewish graves damaged in 600-year-old Turkish cemetery and more

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Dozens of Jewish graves damaged in 600-year-old Turkish cemetery Dozens of Jewish graves were damaged or destroyed in the 600-year old cemetery of Istanbul’s Hasköy...
Israeli President Isaac Herzog, President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid applaud and cheer as they attend the opening ceremony of the Maccabiah Games at Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem on July 14.

World Briefs: Biden the first president to appear at Maccabiah Games and more

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— Compiled by Andy Gotlieb Biden the first president to appear at Maccabiah Games Joe Biden became the first U.S. president to attend the Maccabiah Games,...
U.S. President Joe Biden and Israeli President Isaac Herzog speak with Israeli singers Yuval Dayan and Ran Dankner during a ceremony at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem, July 14, 2022.

Israeli pop star declines shaking Joe Biden’s hand

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For the first day of Joe Biden’s visit to Israel, the buzz about handshakes was that, despite a pandemic-related plan, he was giving them...
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World Briefs: Israeli court rules that online marriages must be honored and more

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— JTA reports compiled by Selah Maya Zighelboim Israeli court rules that online marriages must be honored A district court in the Israeli city of Lod...
View of the Mediterranean Sea and Tel Aviv from Haifa

Tourists are headed back to Israel: Here’s your travel guide for the Jewish state

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Fran Kritz | Special to JT Israel officially began welcoming tourists back in November after a year-and-a-half-long travel pause for leisure travelers. Now, with summer...
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In shadow of a global crisis, Limmud FSU conference serves as welcome Jewish ‘Recharge’...

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By Larry Luxner PARSIPPANY, N.J. — On Feb. 22, only two days before the start of the war in Ukraine, Kyiv Jewish leader Gennadiy Beloritsky...
Dr. Rivka Brooks with Ukrainian refugee

At Polish clinic for Ukraine refugees, Hadassah’s doctors dispense medicine and expertise

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By Larry Luxner After Russian shelling intensified last month and a rocket exploded close to the Zhytomyr home of Nina, 76, she fled for Ukraine’s...
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Shinzo Abe, former Japanese prime minister who bolstered ties with Israel, is assassinated

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Shinzo Abe, the former prime minister of Japan who boosted relations with Israel as part of his effort to increase his country’s global influence,...