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Scotland awaits results of independence referendum

As votes are tallied, YouGov poll indicates 54% of Scots support union.

Israeli jails fill with juvenile Palestinian rioters

Hundreds arrested in East Jerusalem in recent weeks; 13-year-olds among those in prison.

Why 5774 was a 'retro' year for Israel and the Jews

If years were music or fashion, the one now ending would best be described as 'retro'- a year that looked backward for its models and inspiration, rather than to a better future.

How do you turn shiva into comedy?

The Jewish mourning ritual has rarely featured in Hollywood movies, but 'This is Where I Leave You’ places it at the heart of events. Writer Jonathan Tropper explains why.