A plan to restore the original structure that held King Herod’s tomb at Herodion in the West Bank has been scrapped after it came under fire from archaeologists, tour guides and other experts.
There have been no arrests made yet in the bombings at the Boston Marathon that left three people dead and scores injured, U.S. government and law enforcement sources said on Wednesday.
Kim Williams, the wife of a former Texas justice of the peace investigated in connection with the killings of two prosecutors, was arrested early on Wednesday in Kaufman County, Texas, jail records show.
Wayne Firestone, the former head of Hillel, was named president of the Genesis Prize Foundation.
Egypt’s Jewish community has elected a new leader, Magda Haroun.
Jewish groups and officials who track terrorism warned against jumping to conclusions about who might be behind the bombings at the Boston Marathon, a caution that derives from years of wrongful speculation that on occasion has ruined innocent lives.
The plan to allow non-Orthodox prayer at the Western Wall may be historic. But bigger Israeli fights are looming on marriage, conversion, and public transport on shabbat.
Democrat Anthony Weiner, who resigned from Congress in disgrace two years ago, is weighing a bid for New York mayor, but a poll released on Tuesday suggests his political comeback would be an uphill battle.
Two rockets fired from Egypt’s Sinai peninsula struck Israel’s Red Sea resort of Eilat on Wednesday, causing no casualties or damage, the Israeli military said.
Federal authorities have charged a prominent New York art dealer and one of Russia’s top reputed mobsters with operating high-stakes gambling rings in New York and Los Angeles that catered to billionaires, bank executives, movie stars and professional athletes.
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