Moise Y. Safra, a billionaire member of the Safra family of financiers, who for over half a century have catered to an affluent clientele spanning from São Paulo to New York and Monte Carlo, died on Sunday, two sources with knowledge of the situation said. He was 79.
Two men pointed what looked like firearms at police stationed outside a Paris synagogue in part of a weekend string of anti-Semitic incidents in and near the French capital.
David Blatt, who recently resigned from his job as coach of the championship Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team, is set to meet with the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers.
The United States is contemplating talks with its arch enemy Iran to support the Iraqi government in its battle with Sunni Islamist insurgents who routed Baghdad’s army and seized the north of the country in the past week.
Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at last night’s Democratic convention didn’t soar or astonish or frighten. Instead, it was remarkable because, for the very first time, we heard the voice of a woman nominee tell us how she would do the most powerful job on the planet.
The Jewish community of Columbus, Ohio, has set up a fund to help the mother of two children slain in Israel by their father pay for their funerals.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday and said he expected him to help in efforts to find three Israeli teenagers abducted in the occupied West Bank.
Israeli forces searching for three teenagers believed to have been kidnapped swept into a second West Bank city on Monday, touching off street confrontations in which they killed a Palestinian, witnesses and hospital officials said.
Over 25,000 Jews gathered at the Western Wall on Sunday to pray for the safe return of three teens kidnapped in the West Bank.3
The wife of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was released from a private hospital in Tel Aviv after having surgery there.13
Israeli troops scouring a West Bank city for three Israeli teenagers blew down the door of a home with explosives.
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