Satmar-Backed Abuse Bill Excludes Many Adults

At the urging of the Catholic Church and some Brooklyn Orthodox Jewish leaders, the state legislature has given new life to a bill to address child sexual abuse considered weaker than one favored by groups representing sexual abuse survivors.


‘The Simpsons’ Bring Peace to the Middle East

Some say politicians will bring peace to the Middle East; others think only the messiah could summon such a miracle. But this fall, Homer Simpson, father of America’s favorite animated TV family, will prove them all wrong.


Play Your Cards Right... With Some Wrongs

After working up a sweat from beating down ModelWorks’ Smash-Me Bernie doll, relax with the “world’s biggest hoaxes, hoodwinks and bamboozles” trading cards, included in a 2009 set from Topps.


‘The Office’ Gets Israeli Makeover

Israeli TV viewers are getting their own branch of “The Office.”


Rump Group of Labor Lawmakers Buck Barak on Joining New Government

Dissenters may have been unable to block the Labor Party’s recent decision to join the otherwise right-wing government coalition headed by Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu. But with seven of the party’s 13 Knesset members among those who opposed the move, they are well positioned to make life very difficult for Labor leader Ehud Barak, who spearheaded the drive.

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