The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved Federal Reserve Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin to be the No. 2 official at the Treasury Department, backing a critic of Wall Street to help coordinate an overhaul of financial regulations.
A heavy rocket barrage from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Wednesday, police said, a day after Israeli forces killed three Palestinian militants in the enclave.
A Ukrainian Jewish leader opposed to the Russian takeover of Crimea failed to drum up support this week from Israel, which is sitting out the crisis pitting its U.S. ally against Moscow.
A new theater dedicated to the story of Anne Frank is slated to open in the Dutch capital ahead of the 70th anniversary of the teenage diarist’s deportation and death.
The new interactive city map issued by the Buenos Aires state government includes an icon to memorialize the bomb that destroyed the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires, killing 29.
Samuel Lewis, an influential U.S. ambassador to Israel who helped broker the Camp David peace agreement, has died.
Israel’s parliament on Wednesday approved a contentious law that abolishes blanket military exemptions for ultra-Orthodox Jewish seminary students, ending a tradition upheld since the state’s foundation.10
Incumbent Moshe Abutbul was reelected in a close vote for mayor of Beit Shemesh.
A home-made bomb exploded in front of the Israeli embassy in Cairo on Tuesday, but no one was hurt, security sources and the website of state-run Al-Ahram newspaper said.
Bulgarian police identified a Lebanese-Canadian man as the bomber of an Israeli tour bus.
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