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Ethiopian Jews Headed for Israel

By JTA

A charter flight of some 240 Ethiopian Jews is launching the final stages of the aliyah from Ethiopia.Read More


Bibi Calls Yitzhak Rabin Murder 'Worst Crime'

By JTA

The murder of Yitzhak Rabin was “one of the worst crimes of the new age,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.Read More


Rockets From Gaza Hit Beersheba

By JTA

Two long-range Grad rockets struck Beersheba and two Kassam rockets landed in an open area in southern Israel, threatening a three-day truce.Read More


Swiss Use Alpine Bunkers for Priceless Art Storage

By Reuters

A metal door set into a mountain in Switzerland offers a way out for fine art investors forced to pay over the odds to insure their collections.Read More


Suspected Nazi Sues Australia for Deport Try

By JTA

Alleged Nazi war criminal Karoly “Charles” Zentai has paved the way for a damages suit against the Australian government for wrongful imprisonment during its unsuccessful extradition case against him.Read More


Holocaust Memorial Defaced on Greek Island

By JTA

A Holocaust memorial in Rhodes was defaced by unknown vandals.Read More


20,000 Gather To Remember Yitzhak Rabin

By JTA

About 20,000 people gathered in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square to pay tribute to the memory of slain Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.Read More


Al Qaeda Boss Lauds Warren Weinstein Kidnap

By Reuters

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has called on Muslims to kidnap Westerners, join Syria’s rebellion and to ensure Egypt implements sharia, SITE Monitoring reported on Saturday, citing a two-part film posted on Islamist websites.Read More


FDA Approves Israeli Leukemia Drug

By Reuters

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday said it has approved a new leukemia treatment from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd to be sold under the brand name Synribo.Read More


Jewish Historian Awarded Legion of Honor

By JTA

Eleonora Bergman, a Polish Jewish historian and former director of the Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw, was awarded the French Legion of Honor.Read More


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