French Jews Say Kaddish for 149 Normandy Soldiers

    A French Jewish group is helping organize a special commemoration for 149 Jews who died during the U.S. invasion of Normandy 70 years ago.

    'Jewish' Ex-Con Charged With Hate Crimes for Los Angeles Anti-Semitic Vandalism

    Los Angeles prosecutors have filed hate crimes charges against a local man for scrawling anti-Semitic graffiti outside a Jewish-owned plumbing business.

    Herbert Friedman Gets 4 Months in Met Council Fraud Scheme

    Herbert Friedman, the former chief financial officer of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, pleaded guilty today to grand larceny and conspiracy charges for his role in the $9 million kickback scheme that has rocked the organization since last August.

    Israel Releases $100M in Palestinian Tax Cash

    Palestinian public sector workers received their salaries on Tuesday, Palestinian officials said, in a sign that Israel had backed down from a threat to impose sanctions as peace talks began to collapse last month.

    'Nazi' Looted Art Hoarder Cornelius Gurlitt Dies

    The elderly recluse whose Munich apartment contained a secret hoard of art masterpieces, including works looted by the Nazis from their Jewish owners during the Holocaust, has died following a heart operation, his spokesman said on Tuesday.