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Celebrating Shabbat in Armenia

No Jew fears walking the streets with a kippah and Christians played an active role in providing a community center and synagogue. Op-ed.

Celebrating Shabbat in Armenia

Erdogan to Biden: Reverse declaration on Armenian Genocide

Turkish President urges US President to swiftly reverse his declaration that the 1915 massacres of Armenians constituted genocide.

Erdogan to Biden: Reverse declaration on Armenian Genocide

Turkey summons US ambassador over Biden's recognition of Armenian Genocide

Turkey says Biden's statement recognizing massacres of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as a genocide had no legal basis.

Turkey summons US ambassador

US Pres. Biden recognizes Armenian genocide

US Pres. Joe Biden becomes first US president to use the word 'genocide' when describing Ottoman Empire's persecution of Armenian community.

US Pres. Biden recognizes Armenian genocide

Biden informs Erdogan of plan to recognize Armenian Genocide

Biden's expected declaration that the Armenia massacre was a genocide risks angering Turkey but makes good on Biden's campaign pledge.

Biden informs Erdogan of plan to recognize Armenian Genocide

Biden to announce formal recognition of Armenian Genocide

Officials say that it is likely Biden will make historic announcement recognizing that massacre of Armenians by the Ottomans was a genocide.

Biden to announce formal recognition of Armenian Genocide

Biden to formally recognize Armenian genocide

US Pres. Biden is 'committed to acknowledging history,' White House statement on recognition of Armenian genocide says.

Biden to formally recognize Armenian genocide

State Department rejects Senate recognition of Armenian genocide

"The position of the Administration has not changed," says State Dept. after Senate recognizes mass killings of Armenians as genocide.

State Department rejects Senate recognition of Armenian genocide

Erdogan threatens to shut down strategic US bases

Turkish President threatens to shut down air base which hosts US nuclear warheads.

Erdogan threatens to shut down strategic US bases

Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Senate unanimously passes resolution that recognizes as a genocide the mass killings of Armenians a century ago.

Senate passes resolution recognizing Armenian genocide

Turkey summons US ambassador over Armenian genocide recognition

Turkish foreign ministry summons US ambassador for dressing down after House of Representatives votes to recognize Armenian genocide.

Turkey summons US ambassador over Armenian genocide recognition

US House votes to recognize Armenian genocide

House of Representatives passes resolution rebuking the Ottoman Empire's genocide against the Armenian people by majority of 405-11.

US House votes to recognize Armenian genocide

The latest Palestinian lie – "We are all Mary"

The latest Palestinian lie – "We are all Mary"

Knesset cancels vote on Armenian genocide recognition, says MK

Despite pledge to vote on motion to formally recognize Ottoman empire's mass-murder of Armenians as genocide, Knesset cancels vote.

Knesset cancels vote on Armenian genocide recognition, says MK

Armenia and Israel: The road to better relations

Armenia and Israel: The road to better relations

Netanyahu shelves legislation on Armenian genocide

Netanyahu orders Ministerial Committee not to discuss two bills calling for recognition of Armenian genocide.

Netanyahu shelves legislation on Armenian genocide

Turkey: Israeli recognition of Armenia genocide would be harmful

Turkish Foreign Ministry: Israel will only be harming itself if it recognizes the killing of Armenians in the Ottoman era as genocide.

Turkey: Israeli recognition of Armenia genocide would be harmful

Recognition of Armenian genocide reaches Knesset

Knesset approves motion seeking to hold discussion on recognition of Armenian genocide. Government chooses not to respond to proposal.

Recognition of Armenian genocide reaches Knesset

'Our goal isn't a jab in the eye'

Deputy FM says no intention in political establishment to relinquish relations with Turkey despite events of recent days.

'Our goal isn't a jab in the eye'

Bennett: Boycott Turkey

Education Minister calls on government to recognize Armenian Genocide following Turkey;s expulsion of Israeli ambassador.

Bennett: Boycott Turkey

Committee votes to recognize Armenian genocide

MK Zehava Galon pushes for official governement recognition after her committee passed a proposal to recognize the alleged WWI genocide.

Knesset committee votes to recognize Armenian genocide

Genocide fallout: Turkey recalls German ambassador

In response to vote recognizing massacre of 1.5 million Armenians as a genocide, Ankara launches diplomatic war on Berlin.

Genocide fallout: Furious Turkey recalls German ambassador

Germany recognizes Armenian Genocide

Turkish President Erdogan warned German Chancellor ties would be at risk if vote passed.

Germany recognizes Armenian Genocide; Turkey furious

ADL to recognize Armenian Genocide

Head of ADL says Ottoman government's massacre of 1.5 million Armenians was "unequivocally genocide".

ADL to recognize massacre of Armenians as 'genocide'

Turkey Recalls Brazil Ambassador

Turkish Foreign Ministry recalls its ambassador to Brazil after the Brazilian Senate passes legislation recognizing the Armenian genocide.

Turkey Recalls Brazil Ambassador Over Armenian Genocide

Turkey Recalls Luxembourg Envoy Over Genocide

Turkey recalls envoy to Luxembourg after that country’s parliament recognizes the mass killings of Armenians as genocide.

Turkey Recalls Luxembourg Envoy Over Armenian Genocide

Rivlin First President to Mark Armenian Massacre

Rivlin made history by meeting Armenian leaders on 100 anniversary, but falls short of recognizing Armenian genocide.

Rivlin First President to Mark Armenian Massacre

Rivlin: Remembering Armenian Tragedy is Obligation

President Reuven Rivlin hosts leaders from Armenian community in Israel to mark 100 years since mass killings of Armenian people.

Rivlin: Remembering Armenian Tragedy is Jewish Obligation

Putin Angers Turkey by Referring to Genocide

Turkey condemns Russian president after he uses the word "genocide" during commemorations of mass killings of Armenians.

Putin Angers Turkey by Referring to Armenian 'Genocide'

Putin at 100 Anniv. Armenian Genocide, Obama Not

Despite pre-election promise to recognize genocide, Obama notably absent at anniversary after terming killings 'terrible carnage.'

Putin Attends 100 Anniv. of Armenian Genocide, Obama Doesn't

Erdogan: Armenian Genocide Claims Are 'Baseless'

Turkey’s President says he's willing to open the country's archives to prove that the massacre of Armenians was not a genocide.

Erdogan: Armenian Claims of Genocide Are 'Baseless'

Turkey's Rage over Armenian Genocide Hurts Turks

The Turkish president's 'hot-headedness' is becoming more and more a sideshow as the world recognizes the genocide, says Louis Fishman.

Erdogan's Rage at Armenian Genocide Recognition Hurts the Turks

Turkey Recalls Austrian Ambassador Over Genocide

Turkey recalls its ambassador to Austria, after parties represented in parliament recognize the massacre of Armenians as genocide.

Turkey Recalls Austrian Ambassador Over Armenian Genocide

Obama Tells Armenians He Won't Recognize Genocide

Despite pre-election promise of recognition, White House officials tell Armenian leaders Obama won't do so at 100 anniversary.

Obama Officials Tell Armenians He Won't Recognize Genocide

The Inconvenience of Genocide

The Inconvenience of Genocide

How Obama Broke his Armenian Genocide Promise

What was the Armenian genocide and why hasn't it been recognized as such? 100 years on, the facts are laid bare.

How Obama Broke his Armenian Genocide Recognition Promise

Schulz Understands Turkey's Anger on Genocide Vote

Martin Schulz reportedly tells Turkey he understands its reaction to the EU calling the mass killing of Armenians a genocide.

EU President 'Understands' Turkey's Anger on Genocide Vote

EU Parliament Recognizes Armenian Genocide

Following Pope Francis's lead, EU lawmakers vote overwhelmingly to recognize genocide in move likely to trigger Turkish anger.

EU Parliament Recognizes Armenian Genocide

Erdogan Slams Pope on Armenian Genocide Comment

Furious Erdogan calls statement on genocide conducted by Turks 'nonsense,' warns pope not to speak about it again.

Erdogan Attacks Pope over Armenian Genocide Recognition

UN Chief Doesn't Support Comments on Armenians

Spokesman for Ban Ki-moon says he considers the slaughter of Armenians "atrocity crimes".

UN Chief Doesn't Support Pope's Comments on Armenian Genocide