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Washington says it will pay $5 million for capture of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader Khalid Batarfi, who called for attacks on Jews and Americans everywhere
A Jew who fled Iran, the ADL's Sharon Nazarian has become a bridge-builder, raising alarms against injustices and the dangers of illiberal government power around the world
Lara Alqasem thanks lawyers, family and friends for supporting her through weeks of detention and court cases to be allowed to study in Jerusalem
An exhibit that opened last week at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia shows a surprising personal and political side of the renowned artist
Up to 700 people said kidnapped during fighting near Deir Ezzor, reportedly including US and European nationals; Russian president does not detail demands by jihadists
Miri Tamano, who dragged sons into bombproof room of Beersheba house, dismisses hero talk, credits divine providence with allowing family to escape Gaza missile attack unharmed
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin pulls out of investment conference, but top diplomat Pompeo urges waiting for more facts about Jamal Khashoggi before taking action against kingdom
Government officials condemn ruling overturning deportation of US-born Lara Alqasem, say it will harm efforts to combat boycott movement
Driver who hit pair as they cycled in Tel Aviv said likely to be charged with abandoning the scene of a crime, driving drunk
Amid dismal economic and humanitarian conditions in Strip, Mladenov says Israel and Hamas nearing 'another potentially devastating conflict'
TV report says meeting between Jewish billionaire and PA chief was 'behind Israel's back,' unknown to US peace team
PM says Israeli human rights group is a 'disgrace' and will be remembered as a 'temporary episode' in country's history
Text of legislation calling to criminalize pro-BDS actions could extend to settlements and their products, left-wing groups
Lara Alqasem's lawyers hail ruling rejecting state's attempt to bar her entry to study; interior minister calls decision a 'disgrace'
Dan Margalit says he's stepping away from 'journalistic activities' after his employer Haaretz reported accusations of assault, harassment against him
Head of dovish human rights group urges Security Council to act against Jewish state, which he compares to apartheid-era South Africa
Amid measles outbreak, deputy minister says immunizations are 'foundation to preventing dangerous infectious diseases'
Pompeo insists move doesn't signal a change in administration's position on city's status; Ramallah accuses White House of adopting 'Israeli narrative'
King of Netherlands, minister speak to family of Jan Zwartendijk, who was reprimanded after issuing unauthorized visas to more than 2,000 Jews
Meetings said to address efforts at reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah, as well as a possible truce with Israel