George Soros won a bid on Tuesday to dismiss a $50 million claim by an ex-girlfriend who claimed he reneged on a promise to buy her a pricey Manhattan apartment, but the appeals court did not dismiss an assault claim against the 83-year-old billionaire.
Kiryas Joel in upstate New York agreed to halt gender segregation at a public park in the Hasidic village.8
Avital Leibovich, the former chief spokeswoman to the international media for the Israeli military, was named director of the American Jewish Committee office in Jerusalem.4
Jewish groups in France and Europe blamed voters’ indifference for the success of the country’s far-right National Front party in local elections.
A Catholic monastery near Beit Shemesh was vandalized with anti-American and anti-Christian epithets.9
President Obama endorsed Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) in the state’s Democratic primary.
Secretary of State John Kerry met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for the second time in less than 12 hours on Tuesday in an effort salvage stalled peace talks with the Palestinians.7
Secretary of State John Kerry rushed back to the Middle East on Monday to try to salvage stalled peace talks, possibly by releasing an Israeli spy jailed in the United States to push Israel to free Palestinian prisoners.6
Israeli police arrested four men for stealing and attempting to sell ancient burial boxes.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier filed a federal lawsuit on Monday seeking to end the state’s prosecution of him on charges he tried to cover up child abuse by onetime assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
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