Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia’s richest man, left prison on Friday after a pardon from President Vladimir Putin ended a decade in jail that many saw as the fallen oil tycoon’s punishment for daring to challenge the Kremlin.
A former security guard at a Chabad school in Melbourne was sentenced to eight years in prison for raping one boy and sexually abusing eight others.
Israel’s uneven treatment of Arab and Jewish neighbourhoods, creates a de facto partition of Jerusalem, the holy city at the epicentre of the Middle East conflict.
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.
Canada has called for the removal of a top U.N. official who accused Israel of having “genocidal intentions” against Palestinians.
A Russian court ordered the early release of a Jewish teacher whose bribery trial was marred by anti-Semitic statements and whose lengthy prison sentence was criticized by Russian President Vladimir Putin.3
The popular president of an Atlanta synagogue was idenitified yesterday as one of two people who died when his small plane crashed on Tuesday.
By ensuring the Federal Reserve begins trimming its massive bond-buying stimulus before a more hawkish contingent of voters comes on board next year, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has greased the skids politically for his successor, Janet Yellen.
More than 1.7 million people in Israel were living in poverty in 2012 — some 23.5 percent of the population — marking a slight dip over the previous year.6
Four minors were arrested in connection with what are believed to be “knockout game” attacks in Brooklyn, DNAinfo New York reported.
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