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03/04/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

A severe sandstorm struck Israel this week for the second time in two years, disrupting air travel, increasing air pollution and forcing persons with respiratory problems to remain indoors.

02/25/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

The first seder is more than six weeks away, but it’s the heart of the Passover season at the Manischewitz production facility in Newark, N.J.

02/18/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Archeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority have unearthed a building in the southern part of the country that they describe as a 1,500-year-old Christian church.

02/11/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

Since the murder of 11 Israeli Olympians by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, the Jewish communities in most Olympic host cities have hosted a memorial ceremony in the victims’ memory.

02/04/2014 | | Staff Writer | Lens

A new military base in northern Israel received some additional protection last week — some spiritual protection.

A Torah scroll donated by the International Young Israel Movement was dedicated at an Iron Dome missile unit, under the Israel Air Force command, which was established last month in the Haifa area. The base was set up in case long-range missiles are fired by Hezbollah terrorists in Lebanon.

01/28/2014 | | Lens

For many decades, the Nazis’ murder of six million European Jews was marked on different dates in different countries on the continent, based on significant wartime dates in each land.