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Born 15 years ago as a museum mascot, Max the Matzah has become an unlikely hit with the Dutch, for whom unleavened bread is often a household item year-round
Palestinian attempts to attack officer at Tapuah Junction south of Nablus, is shot and reportedly critically injured; no Israelis hurt
Israel Kostan reportedly got into a fight with acquaintance over return of a $700,000 loan, during which the unnamed suspect shot him four times
Proposed changes are seen by critics as another step back toward authoritarianism
ADL, Jewish faculty at Arkansas Tech University say late professor who contributed to school had history of anti-Semitic teachings; institution says claims lack evidence
The Jewish TV star has capitalized on citizens' despair over mainstream politics, war with Kremlin-backed rebels, poverty and corruption
Collection represents the broad community of dark-skinned people, Ethiopian-Israelis and others of African descent, against a background of light colors
Tony Award-winning actor to portray the Jewish politician, Zionist and feminist icon in "Bella Bella," opening in October
Lyra McKee, 29, killed in riot in latest upsurge of violence in troubled region; some officials blame republican paramilitary group 'New IRA' for unrest
400 IDF personnel without family in Israel to celebrate with are hosted at coastal resort center for evening meal
Israeli pharmaceutical company gets OK from US regulators for its version of Narcan
Comic Volodymyr Zelensky, who is believed to be Jewish, tells President Petro Poroshenko he is 'a simple man who has come to break' the system of Ukrainian politics
US president on Twitter wishes a happy holiday 'to all those celebrating in America, Israel, and around the world'
Jason Greenblatt says each side understands the term differently, warns both Israelis and Palestinians against rejecting 'deal of the century'
President kept AG's missive with him throughout his first trip abroad, worrying officials he would use it against the Justice Department, report says
Minnesota congresswoman sends out Hebrew greeting, says holiday story gives 'hope to so many Jewish families in times of oppression'
Israel and United Nations pay tribute to Maj. Gen. Francis Vib-Sanziri of Ghana, a veteran of several peacekeeping missions
Denver suburb was named after Native American symbol decades before it was co-opted by Nazis; only resident to object name change was descendant of Holocaust survivors
Terror group blames bureaucracy at world body for the holdup, says some understandings reached with Israel are 'going well'
No one reported injured in fire at Torat Chaim in an eastern Moscow suburb, hours before some 60 people gathered for traditional seder meal