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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


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

Chandra Levy's Mother Admits Doubts About Jewish Intern's Convicted 'Killer'

By Forward Staff

The mother of Chandra Levy, the Capitol Hill intern who was murdered in 2001 has admitted in a new interview that she has doubts about whether the man convicted in her daughter’s murder is actually the killer.Read More

Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands Corp Under Investigation for Corruption

By Reuters

Las Vegas Sands Corp said it “likely” violated the federal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which outlaws the bribery of foreign officials, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Friday.Read More

Netanyahu Gets 14 More Days To Form New Israeli Government

By Reuters

Israeli President Shimon Peres on Saturday gave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an additional 14 days to try to form a new government after he was unable to complete the task during an initial 28-day period.Read More

Report: Obama Will Cancel Israel Visit If No Coalition in Place

By Haaretz

President Barack Obama will cancel his planned visit to Israeli next month if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is unable to form a coalition by March 16, Israel’s Channel 10 reported on Thursday.Read More

Kerry Calls Turkish PM's Zionism Comments 'Objectionable'

By Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday criticised a comment by Turkey’s prime minister likening Zionism to crimes against humanity in a disagreement that cast a shadow over talks between the NATO allies.Read More

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