Is French Far Right Patching 'Anti-Semitic' Family Spat?

    The website of France’s far-right National Front party has resumed offering access to the blog of party founder Jean-Marie le Pen, after the deletion of his speeches because of their allegedly anti-Semitic references.

    Rabbi Bryan Opert

    Rabbi vs. Rabbi Blackmail Case Rocks South Africa

    A bizarre case of blackmail by one rabbi on another has come to light in Cape Town, South Africa, according to the Afrikaans-language newspaper Rapport.

    Not Kosher: U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara outlines the wide-ranging corruption sting that felled several top New York politicians. A lynchpin in the case was a Jewish developer who helped reel in the elected officials.

    Wiretapped Yiddish Small Talk Could Derail Wideranging N.Y. Corruption Trial

    A sprawling New York state corruption trial could be seriously delayed or even derailed by some 300 recordings of a Hasidic wheeler-dealer chatting in Yiddish.

    Maccabi Tel Aviv Coach David Blatt Heads To the NBA

    David Blatt, who guided Maccabi Tel Aviv to the Euroleague basketball championship, stepped down as the Israeli team’s coach to pursue opportunities in the NBA.

    Stanley Fischer Confirmed as Vice-Chairman of Federal Reserve

    Stanley Fischer, a former Bank of Israel governor, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.