Safe House where Ambassador Died had no Marine Guard and his Body was Missing...

In the chaotic aftermath of the attack on the U.S consulate in Libya, American Ambassador Christopher Stevens was missing for five hours, it has emerged. It has also been revealed...

Iran Faces Widespread Economic, Political Unrest

Protests have been taking place in several main cities in Iran since Sunday. This time, the protesters were mainly comprised of traders from the bazaar in Tehran and other...

Chabad Opens Jewish University in Russia

(JTA) — The Chabad-affiliated Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia is opening what it is calling Russia’s first Jewish university. Modeled after Yeshiva University in the United States, The Jewish...

Screenwriter of ‘The Graduate’ and ‘Get Smart’ Dies at 89

(JTA) — Buck Henry, the screenwriter and director who earned an Oscar-nomination for his script for the 1967 film “The Graduate,” has died at 89. Henry, born Henry Zuckerman in...

Amusement park Visitors Spend HOURS Suspended In The Air at 300 feet (Video)

Twenty riders expecting a short thrill were left dangling at 300 feet for nearly four hours when the Windseeker ride at Southern California's Knott's Berry Farm amusement park stalled. Knott's...

LIPA Customers Who Spent Weeks Without Power Get Zapped with Normal Electric Bills

LIPA customers who spent weeks without power got zapped with their normal electric bills – as if the outages never happened. The clueless utility charged Sandy-soaked Long Island residents an...

Video Shows Murder Suspect Crashing Plane Into Parking Lot

Newly released surveillance video shows a SkyWest pilot suspected of murder crashing a plane at a Utah Airport in July shortly before shooting himself aboard the aircraft. Brian Joseph Hedglin, 40,...

letters to THE EDITOR

Deterring Terrorism Dear Editor, The article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman (“‘Neutralized’ Stabbers,” October 16), regarding what Israeli citizens or military should do after they have neutralized someone who has stabbed...

Holding Us Hostage: Expect Con Ed Gas and Electric Rate Hikes in 2013, Company...

Brace for a double-whammy on your Con Ed bill next year. Electricity and natural-gas prices in New York City and Westchester will jump in October 2013 if Con Ed gets...

Israeli Politicians Slam European Union for Golan Policy

Several top Israeli politicians criticized the European Union on Wednesday after it reiterated its position that it did not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The EU announcement came...
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BY GABE FRIEDMAN (JTA) — Rep. Ilhan Omar, the first-term congresswoman who has been criticized for comments on Jewish influence in politics and supporting the boycott...

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BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — The director of Hadassah hospital in Israel said his institution’s branch in Moscow is a “partner” in the development of what...

Rabbi Ya’aqob Menashe Touched Sephardi Jewry Worldwide

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