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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


Maine Governor Calls IRS 'Gestapo'

By Reuters

Maine’s Republican governor ignited a fresh firestorm on Thursday when, for the second time in a week, he compared the Internal Revenue Service to the Gestapo, Nazi Germany’s murderous secret police.Read More


Condoleezza Rice Plays Down Veep Hopes

By Haaretz

The political establishment in the United States has been abuzz over a recent report which appeared on the Drudge Report which claimed that former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who served under George W. Bush, is one of the leading candidates being considered by Mitt Romney for the Republican vice presidential slot.Read More


Journalist Dies on Air After Defending Assad

By Blair Thornburgh

An Egyptian journalist reportedly died in the midst of a live television broadcast on Iraqi Al-Hadath private channel Wednesday night while discussing the crisis in Syria.Read More


Meir Soloveichik on British Chief Rabbi Short List

By JTA

Three U.S. rabbis are among those being considered to become Britain’s chief rabbi.Read More


Jack Abramoff Lands Talk Radio Gig

By JTA

Jack Abramoff, the lobbyist who served a jail term for defrauding Native American tribes, is now a radio talk-show host.Read More


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