Muslims and Jews united in outrage after Israel closed the holy Temple Mount to all. Naomi Zeveloff reports on fallout from the shooting of a prominent right-wing activist.

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A museum dedicated to the history of Jews in Poland officially opened in Warsaw this week at the site of the former Warsaw Ghetto. The museum opened its doors to the public last year, but the event Tuesday formally inaugurated the institution, whose full name is the POLIN Museum of the…

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RIGA, Latvia (AP) — A famous Latvian aviator who joined a Nazi killing squad during World War II is being brought to life in a musical that has outraged Jews in the Baltic country and beyond.

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Gino Bartali was a revered cyclist — but he also had a secret life.

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Secret cyclist who saved Italy's Jews

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Gino Bartali was a revered cyclist — but he also had a secret life.

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Secret cyclist who saved Italy's Jews

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The Jews played a significant role in the mercantile development of the city. Now with only around 30 of them remaining, an urgent effort is on to salvage their history

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The disappearing Jews of Kolkata

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The Jews played a significant role in the mercantile development of the city. Now with only around 30 of them remaining, an urgent effort is on to salvage their history

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The disappearing Jews of Kolkata

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The Israeli and Polish presidents on Tuesday hailed a landmark Warsaw museum chronicling the vibrant 1,000-year history of Poland's Jewish community, devastated during the Holocaust, as an investment in future ties between their countries.

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The Israeli and Polish presidents on Tuesday hailed a landmark Warsaw museum chronicling the vibrant 1,000-year history of Poland's Jewish community, devastated during the Holocaust, as an investment in future ties between their countries. Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews was “symbolic of our looking to the future”, speaking in the Polish …

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A Briton who saved 669 children, most of them Jews, from the Nazis is awarded the Czech Republic's highest state honour by the president.

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