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Jerusalem - Israelis Honor War Dead With Somber Memorial Day

April 22, 2015 08:10 AM

Jerusalem - Israel came to a standstill Wednesday as sirens wailed across the country on Memorial Day, one of the most somber dates on the Israeli... Read More »

Tokyo - Drone With Radiation Found On Roof Of Japanese Prime Minister's Office

April 22, 2015 07:51 AM

Tokyo - Japanese authorities were investigating after a small drone reportedly containing traces of radiation was found Wednesday on the roof of the... Read More »

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Paris - France Arrests Heavily Armed Man Over Imminent Attack On Churchs

April 22, 2015 07:30 AM

Paris - French police have detained a man they suspect of planning an imminent armed attack on one or two churches, the interior minister said on... Read More »

New York - 100-carat Diamond Sells For $22 Million At Auction

April 22, 2015 12:30 AM

New York - A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald-cut has sold for just over $22 million at auction. The internally flawless D color... Read More »

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United Nations - Britain, France Urge UN Action On Middle East, NZ Drafting Text

April 21, 2015 11:59 PM

United Nations - Britain and France urged the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday to set a framework to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians as council member New Zealand said it had started working on a draft resolution to kick-start the... Read More »

Mesquite, TX - Caught On Video: 2 Police Officers In Texas Rescue Driver From Burning SUV

April 21, 2015 11:29 PM

Mesquite, TX - Two Dallas-area police officers have saved an unconscious man trapped in a burning SUV in a dramatic rescue captured on patrol car video. Mesquite police Officers Ryan Nielson and Autumn Soto are being praised for the rescue of 25-year-old Hector... Read More »

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Smyrna, TN - Nissan Launches Production Of Redesigned Maxima Sedan

April 21, 2015 11:04 PM

Smyrna, TN - Nissan on Tuesday launched the production of a redesigned version of its Maxima that the Japanese automaker hopes will revive struggling... Read More »

Cheyenne, WY - Death Toll Rises To Two In Massive Fiery Wyoming Traffic Pileup

April 21, 2015 10:45 PM

Cheyenne, WY - The death toll from a massive Wyoming traffic pileup climbed to two on Tuesday after collisions that involved 64 vehicles and injured... Read More »

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Washington - FDA: Safety Problems Prompted Review Of Homeopathic Remedies

April 21, 2015 10:30 PM

Washington - A top federal drug regulator says increased safety problems with homeopathic remedies contributed to the government's decision to... Read More »

New York - Orthodox Union Criticizes Mayor’s Delay Re: Half Day Universal Pre-K

April 21, 2015 10:00 PM

New York – OU Advocacy-Teach NYS, the nonpartisan public policy arm of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, says they are... Read More »

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New York - Claims Conference Denies Germany Demanding Back $57 Million

April 21, 2015 09:29 PM

New York - The Conference on Material Claims Against Germany denied a media report that the German government demanded the return of tens of millions of dollars that employees of the restitution fund had embezzled over a period of two decades. Over the weekend The... Read More »

Jerusalem - Benjamin Netanyahu On Remembrance Day: There Is No Future For The Jewish People Without Israel

April 21, 2015 09:00 PM

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu mourned the loss of Israel's fallen soldiers at the Yad Labanim memorial in Jerusalem Wednesday, hours... Read More »

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Washington - Obama: U.S. Warned Iran About Shipping Weapons To Yemen

April 21, 2015 08:28 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the United States government has warned Iran against delivering weapons to Yemen that could be... Read More »

Jerusalem - Man Beaten For Passing Torah To Women Of Wall Says He Was Denied Treatment

April 21, 2015 07:27 PM

Jerusalem - A man arrested on Monday for incitement after passing a Torah to a member of Women of the Wall at the Kotel, said he was brutalized by a... Read More »

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London - British PM Says Would Be ‘Heartbroken’ If Jews Left Britain

April 21, 2015 07:04 PM

London - In an interview with The Atlantic, Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron addresses worldwide anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism, and how... Read More »

Last updated: April 21, 2015 06:34 PM Trenton, NJ - Forced 'Get' Rabbi, 2 Others Convicted In Kidnapping Conspiracy; Face Life, Son Acquitted

April 21, 2015 06:16 PM

Trenton, NJ -Three Orthodox Jewish rabbis were convicted in New Jersey on Tuesday of conspiracy to commit kidnapping in a scheme to force men to... Read More »

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Tokyo - Japan's Maglev Train Breaks Own Speed Record At 603 Kph

April 21, 2015 06:00 PM

Tokyo - A Japanese maglev that is the fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record. Operator JR Central said the train... Read More »

New York - New Seat Belt Law Proposed For Cabs Under Vision Zero Plan

April 21, 2015 05:15 PM

New York - The de Blasio administration is drafting a proposal that would legally require all passengers in cabs and livery cars to wear seat belts... Read More »

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San Bernardino, CA - California County To Pay 650k To Man Beaten By Deputies On Video

April 21, 2015 04:42 PM

San Bernardino, CA - A California county on Tuesday approved paying a $650,000 settlement to avoid a lawsuit by a man whose beating by deputies after... Read More »

New York - Jewish Officials In NY Fight Legalization Of Mixed Martial Arts With Anti-Semitism Claims

April 21, 2015 04:22 PM

New York - Jewish leaders in New York have written a letter to state lawmakers that will run in Jewish publications fighting the legalization of mixed martial arts, stating the legalization supports an anti-Israel government. The letter highlights the fact that the... Read More »

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Trenton, NJ - Rabbi's Bid For Mistrial In Forced-Divorces Case Rejected

April 21, 2015 04:01 PM

Trenton, NJ - A federal judge has rejected a request by defense lawyers to declare a mistrial in the case of an Orthodox rabbi accused in New Jersey... Read More »

Albany, NY - Report: NY Assembly Speaker Profited From Mom's Embezzlement

April 21, 2015 03:39 PM

Albany, NY - The New York Times says New York state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (HAY'-stee) made money by selling an apartment that his mother had... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Gavriel Sassoon Observes Shloshim For His Children

April 21, 2015 02:35 PM

Jerusalem - 30 days after laying his seven children to rest, Gavriel Sassoon returned to Har Hamenuchos to daven at their graves. The bereaved... Read More »

New York - Judge Orders NY Transit Agency To Run 'Killing Jews' Ad

April 21, 2015 02:25 PM

New York - A federal judge on Tuesday ordered New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority to display on its buses a controversial ad that refers... Read More »

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New York - NYC Subway Ridership Grows To Highest Point In 65 Years

April 21, 2015 02:02 PM

New York - New York City subway ridership has reached its highest level in more than 65 years. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says more... Read More »

Brooklyn, NY - Police Say Brooklyn DA Thompson Needs To Raise Indictments To Gain Support

April 21, 2015 01:26 PM

Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson’s low indictment numbers haven’t gone unnoticed by NYPD cops. Police say Thompson low... Read More »

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Jerusaelm - Israel Honors War Dead On Annual Memorial Day

April 21, 2015 01:25 PM

Jerusaelm - Israel has begun its annual Memorial Day commemoration for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. Sirens wailed Tuesday night... Read More »

Detroit - Deal Reached In Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Arab-Jewish Woman Strip-Searched At Airport

April 21, 2015 12:57 PM

Detroit - A woman of Arab and Jewish descent who was strip-searched at a Detroit-area airport has reached a settlement in a lawsuit filed on her... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Arabs Replacing Carpet at Temple Mount Reveals Religious Rift

April 21, 2015 12:39 PM

Jerusalem - It began as a routine remodeling project: Muslim authorities replacing an old carpet worn thin by masses of worshippers at the Dome of... Read More »

Jerusaelm - Israel Sentences Belgian-Iranian To Seven Years' Jail For Spying For Iran

April 21, 2015 12:02 PM

Jerusaelm - A Belgian-Iranian man was sentenced to seven years in jail in Israel on Tuesday after being convicted of spying for Iran that included... Read More »

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Brooklyn, NY - Man Charged With Hate Crime For Robbing Asian Women In Borough Park

April 21, 2015 11:33 AM

Brooklyn, NY - Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today said that a 20-year-old man has been named in a 36-count indictment in which he is... Read More »

New York - State Troopers Issue 17,000 Tickets During ‘Operation Hang Up’

April 21, 2015 11:05 AM

New York - New York State Police say they issued 17,447 tickets during their five-day “Operation Hang Up” distracted driving crackdown. From... Read More »

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