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NYPD beefs up presence in Crown Heights, opens hate crimes investigation after 2 reports of unprovoked attacks in under 48 hours
While expressing willingness to accept 'if it was a crash, it was a crash,' Hadas Tapuhi's husband feels investigators tried to 'whitewash' the case
Court hands Mohamed al-Gheiti 1-year jail term for openly discussing homosexuality on air with a sex worker
Doha's envoy to Gaza says Netanayhu froze cash transfer of $15 million to pay salaries of civil servants, due to renewed rocket fire from Gaza
Police speaking with groups knowledgeable about hate crimes to determine whether vandalism outside Shalom Tire and Auto Repair is anti-Semitic
Jack Dorsey says he rejects most statements by far-right conspiracy theorist Ali Akbar, but thinks he makes 'interesting points'
Social media giant was caught off-guard by April 9 vote, Times of Israel learns, but plans to soon unveil tools to protect platform and users from manipulation and abuse
Hezbollah chief expected to address Israeli operation to destroy cross-border tunnels from Lebanon, in first appearance in months
Thousands gathered at Women's March rallies in Sydney, Melbourne, and Canberra pay tribute to slain Aiia Maasarwe
Palestinians tell Pompeo that they will not take cash until threat of lawsuits is removed; experts say move is a blow to Israeli-Palestinian security cooperation
Frustration boils over at funeral for Yehuda Biadga, an Israeli of Ethiopian descent, who police say was shot after he ran at an officer with a knife
Tradition of eating dried fruit to mark Israel's Arbor Day harkens back to a time when it was hard to get fresh fruit from Israel; now, most dried fruit is from Turkey
With numbers of survivors dwindling, Piotr Cywinski hailed for his fight to preserve Holocaust history against the evil of 'intellectual emptiness'
'We have been given the privilege to show you dignity here at your funeral,' Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis says of the unidentified Auschwitz victims, 5 adults and one child
Incoming projectile intercepted before it reached Israeli Golan; unclear how IDF, with its new commander, will respond
Ex-army chief boasts how many terrorists killed on his watch, but also says pursuing peace 'not shameful,' and Israelis shouldn't have to tell their children we 'didn't even try'
Netanyahu cites support from some Arab states for his trip to N'Djamena, says success comes despite active efforts by Palestinians and Iran to torpedo the move
An unusual set of celestial circumstances, a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, come together for skywatchers in Europe, Africa and the Americas, but not so much in Israel
Ankara accuses Metin Topuz, jailed since 2017, of helping police officers organize an attempted coup in 2013
A January 20 conference hosted by the YIVO Institute covers a seldom-recognized piece of US Jewry's immigrant experience -- and one that may serve a marginalized sector today