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Gaza Marathon Scrapped as Hamas Bans Women

By Reuters

The main United Nations agency in Gaza has cancelled the annual marathon in the small Palestinian territory after ruling Hamas Islamists banned women from the race.Read More


3 With Jewish Ties Vie in L.A. Mayor Race

By Reuters

Los Angeles voters head to the polls on Tuesday in a primary election to choose a new mayor, with the top candidates trumpeting the need to reduce business taxes to grow the economy.Read More


Locusts Invade Israel's Negev, After Plaguing Egypt

By Haaretz and Zafrir Rinat

Several thousand locusts invaded Israel from Egypt on Monday spreading through the area of the Ramat Negev Regional Council just three weeks before Passover, including the Nitzana border crossing with Sinai.Read More


Hit-and-Run Driver Suspected in Death of Jewish Couple Has Manslaughter Rap

By Forward Staff

The hit-and-run driver wanted by police for allegedly causing the deadly crash that killed an Orthodox couple as they headed to the hospital to deliver their first baby served time in prison for manslaughter.Read More


Oracle's Larry Ellison Is World's Richest Jew

By JTA

Oracle’s Larry Ellison is the world’s richest Jew, according to Forbes magazine’s annual world billionaires list for 2013.Read More


Oberlin College Scraps Classes Amid Wave of Anti-Semitic and Racist Hatred

By JTA

Oberlin College canceled classes to convene a “day of solidarity” following a series of racial and anti-Semitic incidents.Read More


Menachem Froman, Backed Coexistence With Muslim Fundamentalists, Dies at 68

By Yair Ettinger (Haaretz)

Rabbi Menachem Froman died on Monday at the age of 68, following a prolonged illness.Read More


Joe Biden Tells AIPAC That Obama Is Not 'Bluffing' on Iran Nuclear Threat

By Reuters

Vice President Joe Biden told America’s biggest pro-Israel lobbying organization on Monday that President Barack Obama is “not bluffing” about the United States’ determination to stop Iran from getting a nuclear weapon.Read More


Netanyahu Plans To Ask Barack Obama To Free Jonathan Pollard During Israel Trip

By JTA

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to ask President Obama to grant clemency to Jonathan Pollard while Obama was in Israel.Read More


Amid 'Jewish List' Fears, Hungary Jews Set Up Watchdog To Track Anti-Semitism

By JTA

Hungary’s Jewish communities have created a watchdog organization on anti-Semitism modeled after the Anti-Defamation League.Read More


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