Yiddish Chit-Chat Tapes Force Mistrial in Sprawling New York Corruption Case

    A U.S. judge on Tuesday declared a mistrial in the case against a New York state senator accused of trying to buy his way onto the Republican ticket in the 2013 New York City mayoral race, lawyers in the case said.

    Embattled Opera: Lisa, left, and Ilsa Klinghoffer, the daughters of Leon Klinghoffer who was killed in the Achille Lauro cruise liner hijacking in 1985.

    Met Scraps Worldwide Simulcast of 'Death of Klinghoffer' Opera

    The Metropolitan Opera has decided to cancel its global simulcast of the controversial work ‘The Death of Klinghoffer,’ which some critics say is anti-Semitic.

    South African Rabbi Steps Down Over $4K Blackmail of Other Rabbi

    A South African rabbi was jailed and resigned from his synagogue after attempting to blackmail another rabbi.

    Canada Public Split on Middle East Conflict

    Canadians were evenly split in their support for Israel and the Palestinians, according to a new poll.

    Paul Simon Escapes Charges in Domestic Spat

    Prosecutors have decided not to go forward with charges against Grammy Award-winning musicians Paul Simon and Edie Brickell after the couple had a fight in April at their Connecticut home, a court clerk said on Tuesday.