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Israel foils Palestinian prisoner plot to kidnap soldier

The Israeli defense establishment on Saturday foiled a plot concocted by a Fatah officer in an Israeli jail, to engineer the abduction of a soldier who could subsequently be exchanged for his own release, said a Prison Services source on Monday. Read more.

Far-right Swedish politicians make anti-Semitic statements, mock Anne Frank

Anti-Semitic statements, including one mocking Holocaust victims with a picture of Anne Frank, were discovered on the social media accounts of regional politicians from the far-right Sweden Democrats party. Read more.

Genesis prize women's empowerment and gender equality winners announced

Thirty-seven Israeli nonprofits, representing Jewish, Arab Israeli, Druze and Bedouin women, receive grant funding to focus on socioeconomic opportunity, gender equality, minority rights, and violence prevention. Read more.

IDF soldiers striving for a safe and sweet Jewish new year

New attention is focused on helping Israeli soldiers find meaningful ways to celebrate Rosh Hashanah. Read more.

A Year after Harvey, Houston Jewish community still needs our help (op-ed)

Federations’ top D.C. advocate reflects on his visit last year to Houston just after Hurricane Harvey hit and highlights ongoing needs. Read more.