The Hamas Islamist group ruling Gaza sought to ease tensions with Cairo on Wednesday by ordering Muslim preachers to mute their criticism of the Egyptian government over what some of the clerics have called its war on Islam.
Americans will commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks with solemn ceremonies and pledges to not forget the nearly 3,000 killed when hijacked jetliners crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a Pennsylvania field.
Heirs of four German-Jewish art dealers are gearing for a fight over a treasure they say was forced from their families’ hands on orders of Hitler’s deputy Reichsmarschall Hermann Goering.
Israel will pay $1.1 million to the family of alleged Mossad spy Ben Zygier, a dual Australian-Israeli national who hanged himself in prison three years ago, the Justice Ministry said on Wednesday.
Women are being squeezed from all sides, because men in power see their domination and sense of national identity slipping away, Jane Eisner writes.
Jewish voters in New York City’s Democratic mayoral primary overwhelmingly backed Bill de Blasio, who has a large lead over his opponents.
The newly elected president of the International Olympic Committee heads a German-based organization that helps companies to guarantee that their products do not contain anything from Israel.
On Manhattan’s Upper West Side, Jewish Democrats voiced their dissatisfaction with their party’s candidates for mayor. Some are even considering a Republican ticket in November.
Harry Reid, the majority leader in the U.S. Senate, compared Syrian President Bashar Assad’s alleged chemical weapons attacks against his citizens to the Nazi gas chambers.4
Law enforcement took note that the members of a drug ring in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn were keeping unusual hours. What drew attention was not when the pushers were doing business, but rather when they weren’t.
Tel Aviv is known for being a hot spot for beach life, colorful markets and street parties. Now, many of these locations, are becoming themselves hot spots.
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