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Israel - Hassidic Rabbis See Gaza Rocket As Sign To Observe Shabbat

Yesterday 09:24 AM

Israel - A number of rabbis are musing about the possible spiritual meanings behind Tuesday night's rocket fired at Israel and have called upon... Read More »

Houston - Texas Police Evacuate People Near Dam After Deadly Storms As Death Toll Hits 17

Yesterday 09:04 AM

Houston - Police evacuated residents living near a dam southwest of Dallas that was poised to burst on Wednesday due to surging floodwaters as... Read More »

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Sana'a - Yemenis Sue German Government Over US Drone Strike

Yesterday 08:39 AM

Sana'a - A court in Germany is hearing a case brought by three Yemeni men who lost two relatives in a U.S. drone strike. The men, who weren't in... Read More »

Berlin - 20,000 Residents Evacuated In German City Due To WWII Bomb

Yesterday 08:25 AM

Germany - Some 20,000 residents in the western German city of Cologne are being forced to evacuate their homes after authorities discovered a... Read More »

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Tehran - Leaked Video Secretly Filmed Inside Iranian Parliament Exposes Divisions Among Iran Officials On Nuclear Talks

Yesterday 08:10 AM

Tehran - Iranians have been captivated by a video circulating on social media this week that shows a hard-line lawmaker trading barbs with the... Read More »

Jerusalem - Israel Defense Minister: Islamic Jihad Behind Gaza Flare-Up

Yesterday 07:50 AM

Jerusalem - Israel's defense minister is blaming Islamic Jihad — a smaller Palestinian militant group in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip — for the... Read More »

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Zurich - FIFA: Sepp Blatter 'Is Calm, Fully Cooperating'

Yesterday 07:29 AM

Zurich - FIFA spokesman Walter de Gregorio says FIFA President Sepp Blatter "is calm" after the arrests of seven soccer officials in Zurich by Swiss... Read More »

Last updated: Yesterday 09:23 AM Zurich - FIFA Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges; Face Extradition To U.S.

Yesterday 01:06 AM

zurich -Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials... Read More »

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Paris - Air France Faces Probe After Jet Flies Near Mountain

Yesterday 12:18 AM

Paris - French investigators have opened a probe after an Air France jet with some three dozen people on board narrowly avoided hitting the highest... Read More »

New York - Gov. Cuomo's Office Ends Email Auto Delete Policy

May 26, 2015 10:53 PM

Albany, NY - Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration on Friday ended its practice of automatically deleting emails after 90 days following... Read More »

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New York - Lawmakers Want To Regulate Motorized Bicycles

May 26, 2015 10:28 PM

New York - Two state lawmakers from Queens have introduced bills to regulate motorized bicycles used commercially with safety and insurance... Read More »

Ohio - Man Posts Message On His SUV: 'Got Kidney? I Need 1'

May 26, 2015 10:06 PM

Ohio - A man in need of a kidney donor is taking his search on the road in unusual fashion, with bright yellow letters taped to the rear window of... Read More »

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Tel Aviv - Ethiopian Soldier Beaten By Police Files Law Suit

May 26, 2015 09:42 PM

Tel Aviv - Citing “institutionalized racism and violence,” the Ethiopian-Israeli soldier whose video-taped beating at the hands of a police... Read More »

Israel - Israeli Warplanes Strike Gaza Targets After Rocket Attack

May 26, 2015 09:41 PM

Israel - Israeli aircraft struck a number of sites in the Gaza Strip from the air early on Wednesday, residents and the Israeli military said, after... Read More »

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Beirut - For An IS Fighter, A Paid Honeymoon In Caliphate's Heart

May 26, 2015 09:19 PM

Beirut - The honeymoon was a brief moment for love, away from the front lines of Syria's war. In the capital of the Islamic State group's... Read More »

Quincy, IL - Illinois Couple Welcomes Their 100th Grandchild

May 26, 2015 08:42 PM

Quincy, IL - A western Illinois couple recently celebrated the birth of their 100th grandchild. Leo and Ruth Zanger of Quincy have 53... Read More »

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Gaza - Amnesty International: Hamas Committed War Crimes Against Gaza Civilians

May 26, 2015 08:10 PM

Gaza - Amnesty International said in a report on Wednesday that Islamist Hamas committed war crimes against Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip... Read More »

Kansas City, KS - Kansas Man Missing For 23 Years Found Submerged In Car

May 26, 2015 07:30 PM

Kansas City, KS - The body of a man missing since 1992 has been recovered from the driver's seat of a car submerged in a Kansas lake, authorities... Read More »

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Hungary - Israeli Consul In Budapest Called A ‘Dirty Jew’

May 26, 2015 06:45 PM

Hungary - Israeli diplomat was accosted and subjected to anti-Semitic invective in Hungary on Monday. Consul Motti Rave was called a “dirty... Read More »

Houston, TX - IN PHOTOS: A Look At Aftermath Of Torrential Rains, Storms

May 26, 2015 06:27 PM

Houston, TX - Residents must sort through waterlogged debris after deadly and destructive storms dumped inches of rain from the Hill Country to... Read More »

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London - Chief Rabbi Calls On Jewish Communities To Report Child Sexual Abuse To Police

May 26, 2015 05:53 PM

London - The Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth released a statement Tuesday stating that it is imperative that child... Read More »

Houston, TX - Mayor: 1000s Of Houston Properties Damaged

May 26, 2015 05:22 PM

Texas - Houston Mayor Annise Parker says there may be as many as 4,000 properties with "significant damage." She also says two bodies were found... Read More »

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Washington - IRS Says Thieves Stole Tax Info From 100,000

May 26, 2015 04:56 PM

Washington - Thieves used an online service provided by the IRS to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers, the agency said... Read More »

Palmyra, Syria - Syria’s Jewish History At Risk After Islamic State Takes Over

May 26, 2015 04:30 PM

Palmyra, Syria – Syria’s relics showing its Jewish past are at risk of being lost forever due to the Islamic State’s takeover of Palmyra... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Bogus BMG Letter Once Again Urges Mechitzas On Lakewood Busses; Monsey Trails Refutes Discrimination Charges

May 26, 2015 03:45 PM

Jerusalem - A several years old forged letter calling for mechitzas on Lakewood/Brooklyn bus routes has been circulating in recent days, this time... Read More »

Albany, NY - Poll Says Gov. Cuomo's Performance Rating At Lowest Point

May 26, 2015 03:21 PM

Albany, NY - Another poll says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's favorability and job performance ratings have hit the lowest point of his tenure as... Read More »

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Texas - U.S. Appeals Court Rules Against Obama On Immigration Plan

May 26, 2015 02:55 PM

Texas - A federal appeals court refused Tuesday to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama's executive action that could shield as many as 5... Read More »

Israel - Sirens Sound In Ashdod As Rockets Fired Into Israel

May 26, 2015 02:39 PM

Israeli police said one rocket launched from the Gaza Strip landed in Israel on Tuesday and no damage or injuries were reported. Earlier reports... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Israeli President Tells Haredi Rabbis He Has No Influence To Help Free Imprisoned Kiryas Joel, NY Man

May 26, 2015 02:15 PM

Jerusalem – President Reuven Rivlin told a large group of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community that he has no control over a Chardi's man's... Read More »

Lisbon, Portugal - Israir Plane Seized Over Alleged Debt In Portugal

May 26, 2015 02:12 PM

Lisbon, Portugal - An Israir Airbus A320 that landed in Lisbon was sezied by Portugese Authorities Monday over an alleged debt, Israeli media... Read More »

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Washington - Amtrak To Install Long-Sought Cameras In Locomotives To Monitor Engineers

May 26, 2015 01:48 PM

Washington - Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows... Read More »

Houston, Tx - Storms Kill Eight, 12 Missing In Texas, Oklahoma; Houston Hard-hit, 1000s Of Cars Abandoned

May 26, 2015 01:06 PM

Houston, Tx - Torrential rains have killed at least eight people in Texas and Oklahoma, including two in Houston where flooding turned streets into... Read More »

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