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Kiev - Reports Of Anti-Semitism In Odessa Highlights Use Of Jews In Wartime Propaganda

October 12, 2014 10:48 PM

Kiev - Despite media reports, there has been no surge of anti-Semitic attacks in Odessa, local Jewish leaders have declared. Reports in Pravda, Izvestia and other Russian news outlets last week painted a picture of a Jewish community terrorized by members of the... Read More »

Dallas, TX - Key Question: How Did Dallas Worker Catch Ebola?

October 12, 2014 10:00 PM

Dallas, TX - How did it happen? That's the big question as federal health officials investigate the case of a Dallas health worker who treated an... Read More »

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Jerusalem - Women Can Dance With Torah Scroll On Simhat Torah, Says National-religious Group

October 12, 2014 09:45 PM

Jerusalem - The Beit Hillel national-religious rabbinical association issued a ruling on Sunday permitting and encouraging women to dance with Torah... Read More »

Bloomingburg, NY - Newsweek Profile On Bloomingburg And Ongoing Controversy Says One Thing Is Certain; "It's A Mess"

October 12, 2014 08:43 PM

Bloomingburg, NY - A feature in Newsweek chronicling the history and ongoing issues surrounding the controversial 396-unit Chestnut Ridge enclave and, now, the efforts by local residents to cede power over the project to neighboring Mamakating by dissolving the... Read More »

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Albany, GA - At 90, Jimmy Carter Is Back Campaigning In Georgia

October 12, 2014 07:37 PM

Albany, GA - It's been more than four decades since Jimmy Carter campaigned across Georgia and asked voters to make him governor. His winning race... Read More »

Dallas - Health Worker 2nd In US To Test Positive For Ebola

October 12, 2014 07:03 PM

Dallas - A Texas health care worker tested positive for Ebola, the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S., even though she wore full protective gear while caring for a hospitalized patient who later died from the virus, health... Read More »

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Washington - Obama Calls For Action To Ensure U.S. Medical System Can Handle Ebola

October 12, 2014 06:00 PM

Washington - President Barack Obama wants federal authorities to take additional steps to ensure the American medical system is prepared to follow... Read More »

Pittsburgh - Jews Outraged Over Restaurant's Palestinian Menu

October 12, 2014 05:25 PM

Pittsburgh - Members of the Jewish community in Pittsburgh are objecting to a local diner’s invitation to customers to sample Palestinian cuisine fearing that it could incite customers against Israel, according to media reports in Pennsylvania. The controversy was... Read More »

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Syria - Report: Photographs Of Kurdish Fighters' Bodies Suggest Chemical Weapons Use By ISIS

October 12, 2014 04:50 PM

Syria - Photographs obtained by the Middle East Review of International Affairs (MERIA Journal) which were published on Sunday appear to support... Read More »

Jerusalem - Report: Three Muslim Men Attempted To Kidnap Jewish Boy On Eve Of Sukkot In Tunisia

October 12, 2014 04:15 PM

Jerusalem - According to a Sunday report, a 12 year-old Jewish boy narrowly escaped harm on Wednesday when he managed to elude three Muslim men who... Read More »

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New York, NY - Rats! Official Says NYC Is Failing At Rat Control

October 12, 2014 03:35 PM

New York, NY - New York is losing the rat race. Citizen complaints about pests to the 311 hotline plus online reports went from 22,300 in fiscal... Read More »

Santa Barbara County, CA - One Killed, Two Hurt When Train Hits Them On California Trestle

October 12, 2014 03:30 PM

Santa Barbara County, CA - One woman was killed and two other people were badly hurt when they were struck by a train while taking photographs of the sunset from a California railroad trestle, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department said on Sunday. A group of four... Read More »

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The Hague - MH17 Victim Found With Oxygen Mask: Dutch FM

October 12, 2014 01:59 PM

The Hague - One of the people on the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down in Ukraine in July was found wearing an oxygen mask, the Dutch foreign... Read More »

Syria - Islamic State Issues Media Guide For Journalists

October 12, 2014 01:33 PM

Syria - Islamic State, known for its crucifixions, mass murder and graphic beheadings, issued a strict media guide for journalists covering the... Read More »

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New York - NYC Poised To End School Cellphone Ban

October 12, 2014 12:27 PM

New York - New York City is preparing to end its ban on cellphones in schools, dooming an industry that sprang up near dozens of schools where teens... Read More »

Cairo - Qatar Pledges $1 Billion For Gaza Rebuilding At Cairo Conference

October 12, 2014 11:44 AM

Cairo - The Gulf Arab state of Qatar said on Sunday it would provide $1 billion in reconstruction assistance for Gaza following a war there between... Read More »

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Moscow - Russia To Support Palestinian Bid For Security Council Mandate For Statehood

October 12, 2014 11:15 AM

Moscow - Russia announced on Sunday that it intends to support the Palestinian Authority’s draft resolution to the UN Security Council mandating an... Read More »

London - Crime-fighting Orthodox Jews Help Protect Muslims In London

October 12, 2014 10:45 AM

London - The unusual sight of crime-fighting Orthodox Jews pounding the streets of a tough London neighbourhood after dark has captured the attention... Read More »

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Sullivan County, NY - Proposed Zoning Changes For Bungalow Development In Fallsburg Draws Ire Of Developers

October 12, 2014 10:08 AM

Sullivan County, NY - Proposed zoning changes with regard to the development of bungalow colonies by the Town of Fallsburg have drawn the ire of developers who claim that the town's sole intent is to "drive out Jewish people." RECORDONLINE.com (http://bit.ly/ZA21qk... Read More »

Washington - Email From Clinton Documents Proposed Talmudic Law As Defense To Lewsinsky Scandal

October 12, 2014 09:45 AM

Washington, D.C. - Recently released documents from Bill Clinton's presidency contain an email which cited an obscure Talmudic law as a defense for... Read More »

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Moscow - Putin Orders Russian Troops Withdrawal From Ukrainian Border: Reports

October 12, 2014 09:22 AM

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian troops to withdraw to their permanent bases after military exercises in Rostov region... Read More »

Jerusalem - Netanyahu Convenes Special Meeting To Discuss Ebola Virus Threat

October 12, 2014 09:09 AM

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened a special meeting on Sunday morning to discuss the spread of the Ebola virus, which has killed more than 4,000 people worldwide. Isolated incidents of the disease spreading out of Africa to the United States and... Read More »

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Dallas - Health Care Worker Who Cared for Texas Ebola Patient Tests Positive For Ebola

October 12, 2014 08:52 AM

Dallas, TX - A Texas health worker who provided care for the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has tested positive for the... Read More »

Washington - Kerry Pushes For Middle East Peace, Pledges $212 Million Aid For Gaza

October 12, 2014 08:30 AM

Washington - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on Sunday for a renewed commitment to achieving Middle East peace, saying a lasting deal... Read More »

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Albany - NY Contest For Party Control Of State Senate

October 12, 2014 01:01 AM

Albany - New York's Senate Democrats have regrouped from the squabbling and disarray that left them out of power four years ago. Now the key political issue in this very blue state is whether it's enough of a comeback to have Democrats running everything in Albany... Read More »

Gaza City - AP Analysis: In Wake Of Gaza War, Hints Of Change

October 12, 2014 12:30 AM

Gaza City - The wars between Israel and Hamas tend to be futile and frustrating for all. Each side ends up more or less where it began, having... Read More »

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Israel - Shas Leader Deri Vows To Help Herzog Replace Netanyahu

October 11, 2014 11:46 PM

Israel - Shas leader Arye Deri promised not to join Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government and said he hoped opposition leader Isaac... Read More »

Brussels - EU Bans Israeli Dairy Products Made In Pre-1967 Lines Occupied West Bank

October 11, 2014 11:19 PM

Brussels - The European Union will no longer accept dairy exports from West Bank settlements beginning in January. The new ban is the result of a small technicality in EU legislation with regard to inspection of the products, which was applied to Israel for the... Read More »

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St. Louis - Thousands March After Another Police Shooting Of Black Teen In Missouri

October 11, 2014 10:59 PM

Missouri - Thousands of protesters marched through St. Louis on Saturday as part of a weekend of demonstrations against police violence organized... Read More »

New York - 200 LaGuardia Airport Cabin Cleaners Walk Off Job Over Ebola Fears

October 11, 2014 10:31 PM

New York - About 200 airline cabin cleaners walked off the job at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Thursday to protest what they say is insufficient... Read More »

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New York - Stepped-Up Ebola Screening Starting At JFK Airport After US Fatality

October 11, 2014 10:00 PM

New York - A stepped-up Ebola screening program that checks the temperature of travelers arriving from West Africa is starting at New York's Kennedy... Read More »

Washington - Cities, States Scramble After Dallas's Ebola Missteps Expose Planning Gaps

October 11, 2014 09:27 PM

Washington - The missteps in Dallas's handling of the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States have revealed an uncomfortable reality: state... Read More »

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