Michael Karfunkel, the Orthodox Billionaire No One Heard Of, Dies at 72

Michael Karfunkel, an eye-poppingly rich Orthodox Brooklyn billionaire who was virtually unknown outside of the religious Jewish community, has died. He was 72.


Jewish Backers Trash Anti-Semitic Charge Against British Student Leader

Claims that the new head of the British national student union is anti-Semitic are false and part of a “witch-hunt” and “Islamophobic campaign,” Jewish former student leaders wrote in a letter supporting Malia Bouattia.


On Israel and Beyond, Hillary Has Felt the Bern

Bernie Sanders has lost the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but his campaign has shifted Hillary Clinton on key issues.

Questions Surface in Disappearance of Jewish Teen in Florida Boating Mishap

Recently released photos of the battery switch of a Florida ship that capsized, suggest foul play could have been involved in the disappearance of two teens last summer, a lawyer for one of the boys’ family said.

Donald Trump Slams President Obama as ‘No Friend of Israel’ in Major Address

In a foreign policy speech panning President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, Donald Trump said Obama has been no friend to Israel.

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