Israeli police are searching for two Palestinians who are believed to have killed a Israeli army colonel outside his Jordan Valley home.
Oil traders razor-focused on signs of escalating violence in the Middle East were jolted on Thursday by a Twitter posting from the Israeli military that, at first glance, suggested they had just bombed Syrian airports.
Two Orthodox rabbis and two others were arrested for allegedly kidnapping and beating men in order to force them to grant their wives religious Jewish divorces.17
Israel struggled to hide its frustration on Thursday at a U.S. decision to withhold aid to Cairo, fearing the move could damage Washington’s standing in the region and undermine its own peace treaty with Egypt.4
Now that Peres is gone, Jane Eisner finds herself asking: Who will dream hopefully on behalf of all Israel’s people?
A Polish historian and statesman who was imprisoned at Auschwitz and recognized as a Righteous Gentile for saving Jews in World War II has donated a collection of his memorabilia to a museum in Poland.
To many who knew Janet Yellen growing up in a Jewish home in Brooklyn, her nomination to lead the Federal Reserve came as no surprise. She was always the smartest kid on the block.
Canadian Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday for her tales of the struggles, loves and tragedies of women in small-town Canada that made her what the award-giving committee called the “master of the contemporary short story”.
Mindy Budgor spent three months in training with Kenya’s Maasai tribe. It didn’t quite prepare her for the brutality of the response to her book about becoming “the first white, female, Jewish, American, Maasai warrior.”
Samuel Cohen-Eckstein was planning to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah next month. Instead, a funeral was set today for the Brooklyn boy was struck and killed by a van.
The city of Brussels will name part of its famous Atomium monument after François Englert, the Belgian Jew who won the Nobel Prize in physics.
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