The U.S. House of Representatives easily passed legislation on Thursday to boost security screenings for Syrian refugees and suspend President Barack Obama’s program to admit 10,000 of them in the next year, defying a White House veto threat.9
The New York Police Department has made two arrests in an egg-throwing attack in Brooklyn targeting an Orthodox Jewish teenager.
Former Subway sandwich chain pitchman Jared Fogle on Thursday pleaded guilty to child pornography and sex charges and is scheduled to be sentenced to prison, according to local media reports.
A Palestinian attacker fatally stabbed two people in a Tel Aviv office building on Thursday, police said, raising to 16 the number of Israelis who have died, along with 79 Palestinians, in a wave of violence over the past seven weeks.24
Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland has shut down for 10 days through Thanksgiving weekend after a potentially armed student, Jacob Marberger, has gone missing.
The suspected mastermind of the attacks that killed 129 in Paris was among those killed in a police raid in a suburb of the French capital, the Paris prosecutor said in a statement on Thursday.
The mother of a Palestinian terrorist who stabbed two Israelis to death called her son a “source of pride for Hebron and Palestine.”
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed Israeli officials to keep low-key about Friday’s scheduled release by the United States of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, a cabinet minister said.7
A Jewish member of the British Parliament criticized Twitter for its slow response to a barrage of anti-Semitic tweets she received last year.3
A Polish demonstration against taking in Muslim refugees ended with the burning of an effigy of a haredi Orthodox Jew holding the flag of the European Union.4
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