Federal judges tend to have a strict sense of professionalism, but Richard Posner, the crotchety jurist on the federal appeals court in Chicago, had no gumption about bad-mouthing his colleagues – even his fellow Jews — on the Supreme Court.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Three Israelis, including a doctor, were arrested for allegedly running an organ trafficking network, selling the kidneys of poor Israelis. Several operations had already been carried out at private clinics in Turkey and other transactions were in process, the Israel Police said Tuesday following the arrests. The poor Israelis received tens of…
(JTA) — The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO, the United Nations’ cultural agency, adopted a resolution which ignores Jewish ties to the Temple Mount. The resolution passed Wednesday with less than a majority of the committee’s 21 members with 10 states voting in favor, two opposed, eight abstentions and one absent. The 21 voting countries were:…
The Israeli military said an Israeli soldier was wounded on Wednesday by shots fired from a vehicle traveling in Lebanon along a border fence, and troops returned fire.
Visitors will be able to see all 3,500+ volumes of Roth’s library, including the 15 books he found most influential in the first half of his life.
Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s 1928 Broadway smash ‘The Front Page’ is being revived with Nathan Lane. But is it worth the price of admission? Maybe if you stick around until Act III.
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