Michael Bloomberg Plans $50M Push on Illegal Guns

    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg ramped up his efforts to fight gun violence on Wednesday with a plan to spend $50 million on a grassroots network to organize voters on gun control.

    Hundreds Attend Funeral for West Bank Passover Shooting Victim

    Hundreds attended the funeral for Israel Police Chief Superintendent Baruch Mizrahi, who was killed near Hebron while on his way to a Passover seder with his family.

    Temple Mount Closed as Passover Violence Flares

    Israeli riot police entered one of Jerusalem’s most revered and politically sensitive religious compounds on Wednesday to disperse rock-throwing Palestinians opposed to any Jewish attempts to pray there.

    Extremist Lev Tahor Ultra-Orthodox Sect Wins Fight To Keep Children Near

    The haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor has successfully appealed a ruling to place 14 children in foster care in Quebec.

    Amsterdam Taxed Shoah Victims $10M

    The City of Amsterdam collected more than $10 million from Holocaust survivors who were charged ground lease fees for periods they spent in hiding or in concentration camps, researchers said.