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'Miracle' Baby Survives Crash That Killed Orthodox Jewish Parents Going to Hospital

By Forward Staff

The ‘miracle’ infant of Brooklyn will always celebrate his birthday on the anniversary of his parents tragic death. They died in a car crash on their way to the hospital.Read More


Two Men Indicted in Rash of Firebombings at New Jersey Synagogues

By JTA

A New Jersey grand jury indicted two men charged with firebombing several synagogues in the state.Read More


Critics Slam 'Revolting' Plan for Divided West Bank Bus Systems

By Reuters

Israel launched two Palestinians-only bus lines in the occupied West Bank on Monday, a step an Israeli rights group described as racist and which the Transport Ministry called an improvement in service.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu Says Nuclear Talks Have Given Iran Time To Build Arsenal

By Reuters

Renewed international efforts to negotiate curbs on Iran’s disputed nuclear programme have backfired by giving it more time to work on building a bomb, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday.Read More


Anti-Arab Israeli Soccer Fans Walk Out on Muslim Player's Goal

By Haaretz

A Sunday soccer game between Beitar Jerusalem and Maccabi Netanya ended in a 1-1 draw, but the event was again overshadowed by a blunt show of racism by hundreds of Beitar fans.Read More


Overflow Funeral Mourns Expectant Couple Killed in Crash on Way to Hospital

By Reuters

Orthodox Jews overflowed a New York synagogue and poured onto the streets on Sunday to mourn the death of a young couple killed in a car accident on their way to the hospital to have their first baby, who survived after delivery by C-section.Read More


Cops Hunt for Hit-Run Driver Who Killed Expectant Orthodox Parents

By Reuters

Police began an intensive search on Sunday for a suspected hit-and-run driver and a passenger who fled an accident on Saturday that killed a young couple on the way to the hospital to have their first baby, who survived.Read More


Orthodox Jewish Couple Killed in Car Crash on Way to Hospital To Deliver Baby

By Forward Staff

A pregnant Orthodox Jewish woman and her husband were both killed in a car crash early Sunday as they drove from their Brooklyn home to the hospital to deliver their first child — but the baby reportedly survived.Read More


Amid Jewish Settler Complaints, Israel Sets Separate Busses for West Bank Palestinians

By JTA

An Israeli bus company will offer special bus lines to transport Palestinian passengers from the West Bank into central Israel.Read More


Benjamin Netanyahu In Tight Spot Over Orthodox Draft Exemption

By Reuters

A surprise alliance between far-right and centrist Israeli political stars who reject privileges for ultra-orthodox Jews is frustrating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s efforts to form a new government.Read More


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