Researchers who helped detect gravitational waves for the first time, confirming part of Albert Einstein’s theory in a landmark moment in scientific history, will share a $3 million Special Breakthrough Prize, according to the prize’s selection committee.
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian teen has been convicted in an Israeli military court in the brutal murder of Dafna Meir, a mother of six, in her West Bank home. The Palestinian attacker, 16, was convicted of murder and illegal possession of a weapon on Monday in Judea Military Court, the IDF announced on Tuesday….
(JTA) — Unidentified persons vandalized a Holocaust monument in Lithuania on the anniversary of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s birthday. The monument in Vilkaviskis, a city located 90 miles west of the capital Vilnius, was stripped of its marble tiles and smashed in several parts on April 20, according to a report posted seven days later on the…
(JTA) — The Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor in Michigan was evacuated after an unknown person called in a bomb threat. The unidentified caller on Monday morning said that a bomb would explode in a locker in the building in 30 minutes, the Ann Arbor News reported, citing David Shtulman, executive director of…
Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who spent decades as one of the state’s most powerful politicians before being convicted of corruption, is set to be sentenced on Tuesday for collecting millions of dollars in illegal kickbacks.
Amid rumors that Bruce Springsteen will perform in Tel Aviv this summer, he and his E Street band have come under fire from supporters of boycotting Israel.73
Saying he’d “never met a person from Israel that didn’t want to make that deal,” Donald Trump said if elected president he plans to try to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace treaty.
The South Florida man arrested for planning to bomb a Miami synagogue has been publicly identified and charged in federal court.6
Israeli police are hunting for the attacker who stabbed a man in Jerusalem’s Old City, moderately injuring him.
A South Florida man appeared before a federal judge in Miami on Monday to face charges for attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction at a synagogue in Aventura, Florida, according to court documents.
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