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Sri Lanka minister says local Islamist terror group carried out attacks

4 hours 8 min ago
All seven suicide bombers identified as citizens and members of National Thowfeek Jamaath, which has suspected foreign links; death toll rises to 290

Tens of thousands gather at Western Wall for priestly blessing

4 hours 19 min ago
Throngs of Jewish worshipers make traditional Passover pilgrimage to Jerusalem for semiannual ceremony held under heavy security

Into and out of earth’s shadow

4 hours 51 min ago
My father, an aerospace engineer, wrote of the same problem that caused the Beresheet crash in a language that touched my soul

Nothing wrong with help from Russians, Trump lawyer says

5 hours 18 min ago
US president insists Mueller's report clears him, says Democrats' efforts to investigate him will prove politically costly

Leading Jewish group outraged at beating of Judas effigy in Poland

5 hours 54 min ago
WJC says Good Friday ritual that cast New Testament villain as a stereotypical Jew was a 'ghastly revival of medieval anti-Semitism'

IDF shoots handcuffed, blindfolded Palestinian suspect during attempted escape

6 hours 5 min ago
Israel denies troops initially denied medical treatment for 16-year-old Osama al-Badn after shooting him in the back

Investigator: 7 suicide attackers behind 6 of the Sri Lanka blasts

6 hours 55 min ago
Police investigating the bombings are examining reports that intelligence agencies had warnings of possible attacks

Move over Big Bang: Should science take a page from religion’s Big History book?

7 hours 12 min ago
In 'Origin Story,' Prof. David Christian offers a big-picture look at Earth, the universe, and everything -- a zoom-out perspective that could just save the planet

Possible intelligence failures to be examined in Sri Lanka blasts

8 hours 17 min ago
PM Wickremesinghe massacre could trigger instability in his country, vows to 'vest all necessary powers with the defense forces'

Sri Lanka Easter bombing attacks toll hits 290, with 500 wounded

9 hours 41 min ago
Still no claim of responsibility for series of attacks on churches and high-end hotels in the island nation; police lift curfew, 24 people arrested

Wealthy Luxembourg is western Europe’s last Holocaust restitution deadbeat

10 hours 9 min ago
A 1950 law prevents about 75% of roughly 4,000 Jews who had lived there before the Nazi invasion of 1940 from applying for compensation for stolen property

NY judge strikes down regulations ordering more secular studies in yeshivas

10 hours 43 min ago
State Supreme Court Judge Christina Ryba says Education Department did not follow proper procedure; critics say religious schools not providing proper education

Netanyahu said to have offered Kahlon Foreign Ministry in coalition negotiations

11 hours 19 min ago
Party leaders to meet Thursday amid rumors of possible Likud-Kulanu merger; PM has met with all other party heads

US to end sanction waivers for some nations importing Iranian oil

12 hours 9 min ago
Pompeo expected to announce Japan, South Korea and Turkey will face sanctions if they continue to trade with Tehran, India and China still exempt

Stop & Shop, workers reach tentative contract agreement, end strike

12 hours 47 min ago
Chain has highest sales of kosher products among New England grocery stores; some rabbis had said crossing picket lines to buy at store meant goods were not kosher

Google blocks Iranian site that says Israel experiments on Palestinian prisoners

13 hours 18 min ago
Internet search giant cracks down on Spanish-language accounts of HispanTV, operated by the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting

Health Ministry urges Israeli airlines to vaccinate crews against measles

14 hours 1 min ago
More than 250 El Al workers vaccinated at special center set up at Ben Gurion airport; flight attendant in coma after contracting disease on a flight from New York

Zelensky win makes Ukraine 1st country outside Israel with Jewish PM, president

Sun, 21/04/2019 - 23:43
Marvels one columnist: 'Imagine, a pure-blooded Jew with the appearance of a Sholom Aleichem protagonist wins by a landslide in a country that glorifies Nazi criminals'

Reverse exodus: Defying terror warning, 20,000 Israelis go to Sinai for Passover

Sun, 21/04/2019 - 22:58
Vacationers ignore government terror level that cites 'a very high concrete threat' of attacks in Egyptian peninsula beset by Islamist insurgency

How Volodymyr Zelensky went from being a TV president to the real deal

Sun, 21/04/2019 - 22:25
Comedian blurred the line between politics and entertainment on the campaign trail, but now will have to prove his presidency is no joke