JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli security forces arrested the teenage daughter of the eastern Jerusalem man that killed two Israelis in a shooting spree. Eiman, 14, daughter of Misbah Abu Sbeih, 39, of Silwan, was held and questioned with her mother for more than an hour on Monday morning, before the teen was detained, the Palestinian…8
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Sixty-three immigrants from Ethiopia arrived in Israel. The new arrivals were surrounded by family members from the Ethiopian-Israeli community after they touched down at Ben Gurion International airport on Sunday night, the first arrivals from the African nation in three years. Some 9,000 Ethiopians who claim Jewish descent, or Falash Mura, remain…
British-born Oliver Hart and Finland-born Bengt Holmstrom won the 2016 Nobel Economics Prize for their contributions to contract theory, helping the understanding of issues like the performance-based pay for top executives.
Ken Thompson, the first African-American to be elected district attorney of Brooklyn, has died at age 50 of complications from cancer, his office said on Sunday.3
Geraldo Rivera said that he has uncovered some “embarrassing” tapes of Donald Trump discussing women — but insisted that the mogul never used a vulgar term about women’s genitalia and never actually groped women.
(JTA) — A Los Angeles federal court judge ordered a preliminary injunction against performing kapparot, an Jewish pre-Yom Kippur ritual in which a chicken is swung by its legs and then slaughtered. U.S. District Judge Andre Birrote Jr. granted the injunction Friday in response to a lawsuit filed late last month on behalf of the Virginia-based United Poultry…12
Conservatives said a 15-year-old’s question about girls and body image was a plant.3
Hillary Clinton said she would confront both the Islamic State and the Assad regime.
Two people were killed and at least six injured when a Palestinian terrorist opened fire on a light rail stop in Jerusalem.69
One of the most influential voices in American Jewish intellectual life of the past half-century has passed away.5
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