Baruch Lebovits, a Brooklyn rabbi convicted of sex abuse in 2010 only to have the conviction overturned on appeal, was sentenced to two years in prison as part of a plea deal.7
At least 78 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel’s Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday as militants in the enclave kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other cities.6
The Zionist Organization of America has issued a statement condemning the murder of Arab teenager Muhammad Abu Khdeir.5
The latest mini-war between Israel and the Islamist group Hamas began with the Gaza-based militants eager to strike a blow, but the escalation that followed has left them physically and diplomatically exposed, with no ready way out.7
An Israeli legal group abandoned its racial discrimination case against an academic in Sydney over his support for the boycott of Israel.
A former Nazi concentration camp guard awaiting extradition to Germany has been denied bail by a U.S. judge in Philadelphia.
The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council said battling anti-Israel bias on the body was a “key priority.”
An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians on Thursday, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single attack since the start of a three-day offensive against Hamas militants in Gaza, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.17
A new smartphone app aims to make corralling a minyan easier by alerting fellow Jews nearby looking to pray.
Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked senior rabbis from Israel and Europe for what he called their help in Russia’s fight against the revival of Nazism.
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