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World Food Program Ends Aid to Syrian Refugees

Due to lack of funds, the U.N. organization said it would cease distributing vouchers to refugees

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Zionism for Refugees

With Central American children at our borders, the United States, and the West, cannot just criticize Israel

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Mourning in the Language of Tisha B’Av

A makeshift ritual to grieve for Sudanese and Eritrean refugees in Israel

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South Sudan Is a Tough Place—Ellen Ratner Is Even Tougher

The TV and radio personality—sister of Barclays Center developer Bruce Ratner—is trying to save the country a goat at a time

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Natalie Portman Gives To Syrian Refugees

Donates money and winter clothes to aid Syrian children displaced by civil war

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African Migrant Protest Continues for Fourth Day

Thousands gather in Tel Aviv to demonstrate against new detention policy

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Hope and Challenges on World Refugee Day

43.7 million people are currently displaced around the world

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Hate and the Hebrew Lesson

Days after being stabbed in a Tel Aviv café, my African student remains determined to learn the Aleph-Bet

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Israel’s African Problem

Israel was founded on the belief that refugees deserve a safe haven. Does that apply to Jews only?

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Fleeing Assad’s Troops

I went to Syria to photograph the rebellion. But when the army took aim at the village where I was staying, I escaped to Turkey with 100 refugees.

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No Promised Land for Refugees

Israeli authorities will begin to deport South Sudanese refugees once Passover ends—unless the holiday’s message of freedom changes their minds

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Out of Place

Thousands of Sudanese and Eritrean refugees, fleeing genocidal persecution and military conscription, are seeking asylum in Israel, which is struggling to manage and acclimate this influx

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Solid State

The Palestinians are laying the groundwork for unilaterally declared statehood. If Israel prepares properly, the move can be a boon for the Jewish state, too.

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Exodus

As southern Sudan votes on independence, Sudanese refugees working in the resorts of Eilat consider returning to their own promised land

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Falling Out

Israel and Jordan once worked together for peace. Now their alliance is collapsing, driven apart by the issue of refugee resettlement, and Jordan may be turning to Iran.

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Bleak House

The prospects for a Palestinian state have rarely been more grim

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Grandmother’s House

Her family’s Holocaust-haunted past informs the new album from singer-songwriter Clare Burson

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A Revised Take on Palestinian Refugees

Essay enhances indictment of post-’48 Arab governments

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Strangers in a Strange Land

A haftorah of decency and despair

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Departed

South Lebanon Army soldiers fought alongside IDF troops in their country and followed them south when Israel withdrew. Now they’re waiting for a chance to go home.

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Daybreak: Welcome Back, Westboro

Fear in Israel, suspicion in the U.S., and more from the news

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Far and Away

A new book amasses the varied tales of those who fled the Third Reich

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Daybreak: Two States, and Exiles

Bibi’s speech, kosher Google, and more from the morning papers

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Lady Intrepid

Ruth Gruber has seen it all—from refugee camps to Virginia Woolf’s parlor