If the pundits are correct, Jan Fischer may become the first Jewish president of the Czech Republic. The trailblazer is favored in a first round of elections this weekend.
Chuck Hagel faces a tough Senate grilling. But with most Jewish groups backing away from criticism, the former GOP senator is now a strong favorite to win confirmation.
Israel’s general election looks unlikely to bring a change in government. But it does promise to shake up the Knesset by bringing new players into politics.
Attorney Kevin Mulhearn recently won a settlement in the explosive sexual abuse case against Brooklyn’s prestigious Poly Prep school. Now he’s taking aim at Yeshiva University.
Israel has a long love affair with the diamond industry. It’s hoping to recapture a share of the cutting and polishing business that has moved to India and China.
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