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Bibi: 'Tragedy' of Self-Immolation

By JTA

A social justice protester who set himself on fire at a Tel Aviv demonstration is the victim of “a great and personal tragedy,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, while ordering the relevant ministries to look into the case.Read More


Shlomo Bentin, Israel Prize Winner, Dies in Crash

By Haaretz

Professor Shlomo Bentin, a world expert in cognitive neuropsychology was killed on Friday in Berkley, California, after he was hit by a truck while cycling. He was 65 years of age when he died.Read More


Most-Wanted Nazi Killer Found in Hungary

By Haaretz

The world’s most wanted Nazi war criminal, László Csatary, charged with involvement in the murders of over 15,000 Jews, was located, alive and well in Hungary, following a 15 year search.Read More


Moshe Silman, Man Who Set Self on Fire

By Haaretz

The desperation that led Haifa resident Moshe Silman to set himself on fire on Saturday night in Tel Aviv, exactly one year after the first tents were erected on Rothschild Boulevard, is a tragic example of the depth of the gaping chasm between the people and the government, a break in the making for years, and has been on full display since last July.Read More


Australian Faces Trial on Child Sex Abuse Charge

By JTA

A man accused of sexual abuse against children at an Orthodox Jewish school in Melbourne will stand trial next July.Read More


Bibi Laments Self-Immolation 'Tragedy'

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded on Sunday to the self-immolation of Israeli social protester Moshe Silman on Saturday, saying that it was “a great and personal tragedy.”Read More


Thousands Take to Streets in New Protests

By Haaretz

Thousands of Israelis have gathered in several cities throughout the country on Saturday to mark one year since the start of the social protestsRead More


Israeli Man Sets Self on Fire During Protest

By Haaretz

An Israeli man set himself on fire Saturday during a Tel Aviv demonstration marking the anniversary of last summer’s social protests.Read More


Maine Governor Apologizes for IRS 'Gestapo' Remark

By JTA

Maine’s governor issued an apology for comments he made last weekend in his radio address in which he compared the Internal Revenue Service to the Gestapo.Read More


Two American Tourists Kidnapped in Sinai

By JTA

Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide were kidnapped Friday in the Sinai Desert, according to Egyptian military and police officials.Read More





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