Netanyahu to Putin: Nazis taught us evil must be uprooted before it gains power

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, Environmental Protection Minister Ze’ev Elkin, 2nd left, and Russian Chief Rabbi Berl Lazar, right, meet in Moscow, Russia, January 29, 2018. (Courtesy PMO)

Prime minister joins Russian leader on tour of Jewish Museum in Moscow ahead of meeting expected to focus on thwarting Iran

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Following attack, Barcelona’s chief rabbi says his community is doomed

People leave the Plaza de Catalunya after observing a minute of silence for the victims of the Barcelona attack on August 18, 2017, a day after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing 13 persons and injuring over 100 on the Rambla in Barcelona.o / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE

People leave the Plaza de Catalunya after observing a minute of silence for the victims of the Barcelona attack on August 18, 2017, a day after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing 13 persons and injuring over 100 on the Rambla in Barcelona.o / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE

‘Europe is lost,’ says Rabbi Meir Bar-Hen. ‘I tell my congregants: Don’t think we’re here for good, and I encourage them to buy property in Israel’

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US decries Islamic State ‘genocide’ of Christians, others

Illustrative image of fighters from the Islamic State group marching in Raqqa, Syria, Jan. 14, 2014. (Militant photo via AP, File)

Illustrative image of fighters from the Islamic State group marching in Raqqa, Syria, Jan. 14, 2014. (Militant photo via AP, File)

Tillerson says terror group carrying out ‘crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing’ in Iraq and Syria

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PA payments to prisoners, ‘martyr’ families now equal half its foreign aid

Palestinians celebrate after Palestinian prisoners end a hunger strike over their conditions in Israeli jails, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, May 27, 2017. (Flash90)

Palestinians celebrate after Palestinian prisoners end a hunger strike over their conditions in Israeli jails, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, May 27, 2017. (Flash90)

While it expects $693 million from donors, Ramallah’s 2017 budget allocates nearly $345 million for the contentious stipends

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Jordanian police threaten to jail Israeli pilgrims for praying

Aaron's Tomb near Petra, Jordan. (CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikipedia)

Aaron’s Tomb near Petra, Jordan. (CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikipedia)

Warning to visitors at Aaron’s Tomb comes as tensions between countries skyrocket over stabbing at Israeli Embassy

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