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Fragile cease-fire takes hold between Israel and Gaza after weekend attacks

JERUSALEM — A tentative cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in Gaza appeared to have taken hold Monday morning, bringing a short but deadly bout of cross-border fighting to an end as abruptly as it had started. At least 22 Palestinians, including militants and childre…

Why aren't Diaspora Jews safe yet?

Jewish organizations should take a “holistic approach” to security, strengthening themselves physically, mentally and spiritually, says the head of Jewish Federations' Secure Community Network (SCN). Read more.

Holocaust survivors are dying but their stories are more relevant than ever

Lucy Rosenzweig survived Hitler’s “Final Solution.” And like many survivors, my grandmother sought healing through storytelling — by teaching younger generations the lessons that she had learned, because I — and we — must never forget. Read more.

Lawmakers cite threats to religious institutions in seeking money for NPs

A bipartisan slate of U.S. senators wants more funding for nonprofits’ security, citing intelligence reports of a heightened threat against religious institutions. Read more.

A terrorist tried to kill me because I am a Jew. I will never back down.

Read a firsthand account of the Chabad of Poway attack from the congregation's leader, Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein.