Palestinian U.N. Move Carefully Tailored to Avoid Retaliation by Congress

    When Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas signed onto 15 international conventions on Tuesday, he shocked the U.S. sponsors of troubled Middle East peace talks. But the move was carefully limited to avoid American retaliation.

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    Rabbi Frequent Flyer Binyomin Ginsberg Loses Supreme Court Appeal on Miles

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against a Minnesota rabbi who claimed he was cut from an airline’s frequent flier program for earning too many miles.

    Jewish Extremist Vandals Attack Christian Village

    The tires of 40 cars and trucks were slashed and a hateful message was sprayed on a wall in a Christian village near Safed.

    French Man Fined $4,130 for 'Quenelle' Salute in Bordeaux

    Amid a spate of anti-Semitic attacks, a French court for the first time punished a defendant who performed the quasi-Nazi quenelle salute.

    165-Year-Old Ex-Shul on Lower East Side Closed After Column Cracks Found

    A former synagogue on the Lower East Side of Manhattan was evacuated after cracks were discovered in the building’s columns.