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Letter urges acting Homeland Security secretary to admit the Jewish state into the Global Entry program
In letter to studio executives, former co-stars ask to bring back actor fired after being charged with staging hate crime attack
Deputy premier visits Rome's main synagogue, says more work must be done to fight racism and anti-Semitism
Populist parties expecting major gains in upcoming EU parliament vote, amid sharp rise of anti-migrant and anti-European Union movements across the continent
Author Boris Fishman shares real and metaphoric recipes for healing multi-generational trauma and strained relationships as he recalls his family's journey from Belarus to the US
Rights rapporteurs say move to kick out HRW's Omar Shakir threatens free expression and 'undermines any government’s claim to respect fundamental freedoms and values'
Exiled rights group releases 30-page report documenting what it says are systemic abuses against detainees ensnared in years-long crackdown in Gulf kingdom
Foreign secretary says Tehran 'putting innocent people in prison and using it as leverage' for its purposes
Agriculture Ministry informs World Organization for Animal Health that flock of 13,000 was culled after H5N8 virus found at Ma'ale Gilboa poultry farm
Brussels says Putin's move is 'another attack on Ukraine's sovereignty,' while Zelensky expresses hope for new sanctions against Moscow
Newly announced 2020 Democratic candidate says president's comments on neo-Nazi marchers made him realize 'the threat to this nation was unlike any I had seen in this lifetime'
Russian leader says Kim Jong Un prepared to give up nuclear arsenal but wants concrete reassurances of safety, is willing to share summit details with Trump
Netanyahu hails Jerusalem's participation as 'another expression of Israel's rising status in the world and the region'
Surprisingly, goats offer physical and spiritual protection: their milk and their blood have worked wonders through the ages (Acharei Mot)
Peacekeeping force requests 'urgent follow-up' from Lebanese authorities after acknowledging another of the 6 tunnels Israel uncovered last year crossed Blue Line
Family demands $360 million in civil damages from nations for financing, arming Hamas terrorists
Kulanu leader has reportedly cooled on the idea of uniting with the Likud party, his former home
Student body votes overwhelmingly to reject Israel divestment at meeting during Passover, when many Jewish students were home for the holiday
Unrepentant John William King killed by lethal injection for 1998 murder, dubbed 'one of the most gruesome hate crimes in US history'
Authorities suspect man aided sons in carrying out attacks; UK, Australia investigate history of visits by other bombers