Law enforcement took note that the members of a drug ring in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn were keeping unusual hours. What drew attention was not when the pushers were doing business, but rather when they weren’t.
White House chief of staff Jack Lew is Orthodox and keeps Shabbat. Luckily, he has the most powerful man in the world around to keep track of time on Friday afternoons.
Should Israel’s two-day weekend include Friday or Sunday? The question goes to the heart of whether the country is part of the Middle East or the West, Yossi Alpher writes.