Haredi lawmakers tore their clothes as a sign of mourning and held a special prayer service after the Knesset approved Yesh Atid’s draft-reform bill on its first reading by a vote of 64 to 21 on Tuesday morning.
Major League Baseball (MLB) has suspended former National League most valuable player Ryan Braun for the rest of the 2013 season for violating the league’s joint drug prevention and treatment program.
Israel has requested the United States release Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard in return for freeing 103 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails since before the Oslo Accords, Channel 2 reported Monday evening.10
A measles outbreak among New York’s Orthodox Jewish community has been curtailed, according to officials for the city’s department of health.
Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at last night’s Democratic convention didn’t soar or astonish or frighten. Instead, it was remarkable because, for the very first time, we heard the voice of a woman nominee tell us how she would do the most powerful job on the planet.
Israelis and Palestinians played down on Monday the prospects of their envoys meeting in Washington any time soon, and the White House said getting the two sides to agree a peace deal remained an “enormous challenge”.
The longtime executive director of New York’s 92nd Street Y, Sol Adler, was fired after revelations that he had a long-term affair with his assistant.
An airliner full of carefree vacationers dips out of a cloudless sky on a final descent to Eilat and the desert around Israel’s toehold on the Red Sea sizzles with unseen military activity.
When Kate Middleton was rushed to the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital earlier today, anxious to avoid hundreds of paparazzi camping outside, she almost certainly missed the little plaque at the entrance. The memorial pays tribute to the anonymous donor “who was not unmindful of his neighbors’ needs” and who paid for the wing in 1937.
Andrew G. Szabo gets asked a lot of questions about his delegation at the 2013 Maccabiah games − “Where is that?” being the main one.
Serbian police suspect three minors are responsible for the desecration of 39 Jewish graves in the northern city of Subotica.
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