Vice President Joe Biden will assist in the lighting this year of the Hanukkah menorah on the ellipse in front of the White House.
A Polish court ruled that the de-facto ban imposed last year on slaughter without stunning of animals, which includes kosher and halal ritual slaughter, is unconstitutional.
Ecologists said on Wednesday it could take years to clean up a massive oil spill that flooded an Israeli nature reserve with up to five million liters of crude and threatened to spread to the Red Sea shore and neighboring Jordan.
To A.J. Jacobs, his ancestors include parents, grandparents — and 80 million others. The author is creating the world’s largest family tree, and it includes Daniel Radcliffe and Judge Judy.
Arthur Allan Seidelman directed ‘Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks.’ He talked to us about his famous Yiddish uncle and the time he was taken captive in Lebanon.