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Ed Koch Gets Own Subway Stop on Day of Funeral

By Forward Staff

As New York prepares to say good-bye to Ed Koch, he’s even getting his own Manhattan subway station. It’s on the upper East Side, no less.Read More


Polish Jews Hope To Raze Historic Warsaw Ghetto Building

By JTA

The Jewish community of Warsaw is advancing plans to demolish one of its historical, ghetto-era buildings in favor of new offices.Read More


Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: I'd Go Ape for Space Trip

By Reuters

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Monday he was ready to be the first human sent into orbit by Iran’s fledgling space programme, Iranian media reported.Read More


Fitting Epitaph? Ed Koch Movie Opens as Ex-Mayor's Death Steals Spotlight

By Reuters

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch once joked that days on which his name did not appear in the newspaper were days without news.Read More


Israeli Supermodel Bar Refaeli's Ad Is Too Sexy for the Super Bowl

By Haaretz

Is Bar Refaeli too hot for the Super Bowl? The sexy Israeli supermodel had to tone down her smooch in an ad for the big game — but we’ve got the original!Read More


John Kerry Urges Netanyahu and Abbas To Work for Peace

By Reuters

Secretary of State John Kerry stressed his commitment to promoting Israeli-Palestinian peace on Sunday in telephone calls to the leaders of both sides, the State Department said.Read More


Paper Apologizes for Bloody Bibi Cartoon

By JTA

The Sunday Times of London apologized for publishing an editorial cartoon depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu building a wall on the bodies of Palestinians and using their blood as cement.Read More


Bizarre New Arab Conspiracy Theory Ties Muslim Brotherhood to Jews

A conspiracy theory circulating in the Arab world holds that the Muslim Brotherhood is secretly allied with the Jews, the Anti-Defamation League said.Read More


Ehud Barak Says Syria Strike Shows Israel Is Serious

Defence Minister Ehud Barak said on Sunday an attack on a Syrian arms complex showed Israel was serious about preventing the flow of heavy weapons into Lebanon, appearing to acknowledge for the first time that Israel carried out the strike.Read More


Hungary Jews Flee to Austria Amid Upsurge of Anti-Semitism

By JTA

Anti-Semitism in Hungary is causing an influx of Jewish immigrants to Austria, the head of Vienna’s Jewish community reportedly said.Read More


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