Terrorism Conviction of Bin Laden’s Driver Thrown Out by Federal Court

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out the conviction of Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a former driver for Osama bin Laden who served a prison term for...

JFK Baggage Handler Gets Life in Prison for Role in Airport Drug-Smuggling Ring

NEW YORK —  The testimony at a federal drug trafficking trial was chilling: Jurors heard how bribed baggage handlers at John F. Kennedy International Airport concealed cocaine on commercial...

FBI Arrests Man Accused of Stuffing ATMs With Fake Cash

A man has been arrested in connection with the counterfeit bills dispensed at two ATMs in midtown Manhattan last week, authorities said. Gene Carlo Pena, 26, was arrested at Kennedy...

Hofstra Campus Abuzz as Obama, Romney Prepare to Face Off in “Town Hall”-Style Debate

President Barack Obama is under pressure to deliver an aggressive yet unflappable performance as he tries to seize momentum from Republican rival Mitt Romney in their second official debate...

Louis Farrakhan Gives Pre-Debate Advice to Obama by Michael Wasserman

Bojangles Coliseum is a 9605 seat multi-purpose arena in Charlotte, North Carolina.  This past Sunday, a crowd of 6000 gathered to hear Louis Farrakhan, the head of the Nation...

Biden Just Plain Lied – American Catholics by Marty Zuckerman

"With regard to the assault on the Catholic Church, let me make it absolutely clear,” Vice President Biden said last week in the middle of the debate. “No religious...

Hillary Tries to Take a Bullet for Obama by Marty Zuckerman

In the world of politics, timing is everything.  The next presidential debate is set for tonight and the president needed to defend against what is possibly one of the...

Hillary Clinton says Libya Consulate Security her Responsibility

LIMA, Peru – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is taking responsibility for security at the U.S. consulate in Libya where an attack by extremists last month killed...

2 Officers Being Investigated After Video Shows Them Beating Jewish Man

The Police Department and the Brooklyn district attorney's office have begun separate investigations into allegations of police brutality after reviewing  video that shows two officers repeatedly striking a young...

Racism In NY?: Outrage That Metal Detectors Were Used at Barclays Center for Jay-Z...

Critics are calling out the new Barclays  Center in Brooklyn for employing metal detectors for Jay-Z's concerts but not  using them for Barbra Streisand's shows at the venue. Security...
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Malkie Hirsch: Birthday Memories

By Malkie Hirsch Moshe’s birthday was January 23, 1979. I used to joke, once I got to know him better, that his birthday was so fitting...

‘Finding Your Roots’ Features Three Jewish Stories

(JTA) — The latest episode of PBS’ celebrity genealogy show “Finding Your Roots” was a lesson in Jewish history. Titled “Beyond the Pale” — a reference to...

A Year After Premiere of Who Will Write Our History, Nancy Spielberg Reflects

  By Michele Justic The last time 5TJT interviewed Nancy Spielberg, Who Will Write Our History had not yet made its grand premiere on International Holocaust...

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