President Obama described Jacob Lew as ‘a low-key guy who prefers to surround himself with policy experts rather than television cameras.’
Complaints by Russian-speaking immigrants prompted an ultra-Orthodox party in Israel to pull a TV commercial plugging their election campaign which shows a man recoiling in horror at discovering his bride is not Jewish.3
Two Israeli films are among the five nominated for best documentary for the Academy Awards.
A car exploded near a bus in Tel Aviv on Thursday, injuring four people in what police suspect was an attempt to kill an alleged criminal kingpin.
Prominent German journalist Jakob Augstein may write “horrible, hideous” articles on Israel, but his comments don’t belong on the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s ten worst anti-Semitic statements of 2012 list, a German Jewish leader said.
Slovak police reportedly have found a witness to corroborate charges against Laszlo Csatary, an alleged Hungarian war criminal.
Prosecutors in Budapest reportedly have rejected a complaint about a lawmaker who called Jews a “security risk.”3
Jerusalem remained paralyzed Thursday as the largest snowfall in 20 years closed roads, trains and buses and schools.
A new gun control group led by Gabrielle Giffords, the former U.S. congresswoman wounded in a Tucson shooting rampage, wants to raise $20 million for the 2014 congressional elections.
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