Met Council Cleared for New York State Funding After William Rapfogel Scandal

    The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty will be able to continue receiving New York State funds in the wake of the scandal that has seen its former CEO charged with stealing millions from the charity.

    Jewish Service Member Among Those Killed In Afghanistan Helicopter Crash

    A graduate of the Solomon Schechter Day School in St. Louis was one of the six U.S. service members killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan.

    Jewish Oil Tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky Freed After Decade in Russia Prison

    Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia’s richest man, left prison on Friday after a pardon from President Vladimir Putin ended a decade in jail that many saw as the fallen oil tycoon’s punishment for daring to challenge the Kremlin.

    Face of Scandal: Manny Waks, an advocate for child abuse victims in Australia, appears at hearing about scandal.

    Australia Chabad School Worker Gets 8 Years for Rape

    A former security guard at a Chabad school in Melbourne was sentenced to eight years in prison for raping one boy and sexually abusing eight others.

    Separate and Unequal: Housing for Jews is taking up more and more of occupied East Jerusalem. Meanwhile, more Palestinians live in forgotten neighborhoods with few services and even fewer rights.

    Israel's De Facto Partition of Jerusalem Creates Forgotten Arab Neighborhoods

    Israel’s uneven treatment of Arab and Jewish neighbourhoods, creates a de facto partition of Jerusalem, the holy city at the epicentre of the Middle East conflict.