Jewish Philanthropist Sigmund Rolat Honored by Poland

    Sigmund Rolat, a Polish-Jewish philanthropist living in the United States, was awarded Poland’s highest honor for citizens who live abroad.

    Nairobi?s Tears: Flowers pile up outside Nairobi?s main mortuary as Kenya begins three days of national mourning for the victims of the Westlands mall terror attack.

    Israeli Experts Help Kenya With Probe of Bloody Nairobi Mall Terror Siege

    Kenya has begun a forensic investigation into the weekend attack on a Nairobi shopping mall with the help of the United States, Israel, Britain and others, the interior minister told a news briefing on Wednesday.

    Wall Street Frets as Michael Bloomberg Prepares To Leave Gracie Mansion

    When Michael Bloomberg steps down as New York City mayor at the end of the year, few constituencies will miss him as much as Wall Street.

    French Muslim Jailed for Threats on Toulouse Jewish School

    A man who made death threats against the Ohr Hatorah School in Toulouse where Mohamed Merah shot dead four people last year was ordered jailed for a year by a French court.

    What Next?: Shas co-leaders Aryeh Deri (left) with Eli Yishai

    Who Will Replace Ailing 93-Year-Old Shas Leader Ovadia Yosef?

    The seriously ailing Rabbi Ovadia Yosef has broken off ties with his former protege for the second time since the summer, bringing their brief reconciliation to an end as the question of who will replace the 93-year-old Yosef as the Shas party’s spiritual leader remains unanswered.