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Flight From JFK Makes Emergency Landing With Cracked Wi...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK  -- A cracked windshield is blamed for forcing a United Airlines flight from JFK to make an emergency landing Saturday. United Flight 766, a Boe...

   
 

Keystone Review Delay Draws Angry Reaction From Backers...

Article by Jim Snyder and Susan Decker | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

The Obama administration’s announcement yesterday that it was delaying a ruling on the Keystone XL oil pipeline drew an angry reaction from supporters o...

   
 

50 Years On, Remembering The Rally That Launched The So...

Article by Rafael Medoff | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

“We didn’t know you couldn’t organize a mass rally in four days, and sometimes if you don’t know, then you just plunge ahead—and...

   
 

NY E-ZPass Toll Violators Could Face Vehicle Registrati...

Article by AP | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Motorists who repeatedly speed through New York state toll booths without paying would see their vehicle registrations suspended under legis...

   
 

Hate Crime Charge in NY Attack on Sikh Professor

Article by AP | Published 04/20/14 | Comments (0)

A man accused of pulling the beard of a Sikh professor before a group of young men who had called the professor "Osama" and a "terrorist" attacked him, has be...

   
 

Topeka Students, Parents Don't Want Michelle Obama...

Article by John Mariani | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

The honor of having first lady Michelle Obama speak at high school commencement has turned to dismay over potential disruptions in Topeka, Kan., and some pare...

   
 

Iran Denounces US Ruling To Sell Property

Article by AP | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

TEHRAN, Iran   — Iran has condemned a ruling issued by a U.S. federal judge approving plans to sell a 36-story Manhattan office building and other ...

   
 

Video: Jewish U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal Nearly Ta...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

A train passing through a station in Milford, Conn. nearly took out U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal Friday. ghjghj...

   
 

Student Fought Bureaucrats for Holocaust Justice

Article by Toby Sterling, AP | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking...

   
 

Documents Detail Another Delayed GM Recall

Article by Tom Krisher, AP | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer complaints and more than 30...

   
 

Governor: Closing Boston Amid Bomber Hunt 'Tough&#...

Article by Bob Salsberg | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

Several days after the Boston Marathon bombing, Gov. Deval Patrick received a call in the pre-dawn hours from a top aide telling him that police officers outs...

   
 

Health Care Site Flagged in Heartbleed Review

Article by Julie Pace, AP | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords follow...

   
 

Boston Jews Ready For First Post-Attack Marathon

Article by Matt Lebovic | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

From ‘Israel Runs with Boston’ T-shirts to MADA volunteers, the Jewish community puts on its Beantown pride BOSTON — One year after terroris...

   
 

U.N. Peace Envoy Criticizes Israeli Hioliday Security I...

Article by Allyn Fisher-Ilan | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

Israeli police refused to let the U.N.'s peace envoy to the Middle East, other diplomats and a crowd of Palestinians pass through a barricade to atten...

   
 

Crafts Store Michaels Confirms Payment Card Data Breach

Article by Reuters | Published 04/19/14 | Comments (0)

Michaels Stores Inc, the biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer, on Thursday confirmed that there was a breach of certain systems that process payment cards at...

   
 

Volvo Just Revolutionized The Car Seat In A Way That Pa...

Article by Alex Davies | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

Heavy and bulky, today's car seats are a pain to carry around outside the car. Now parents can thank Volvo for making a seat that's safe, light, and e...

   
 

Kansas City Shooting Suspect Called Local Rabbi In Days...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

New York - The Department of Justice is investigating a phone conversation between a New Jersey rabbi and the former Ku Klux Klan member who killed three people...

   
 

Hillary Clinton Praises Undocumented Teen

Article by Tal Kopan | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton came out strongly for the immigration reform legislation passed by the Senate last year after being asked about her ...

   
 

Mount Everest Avalanche Kills 12 Guides; 4 Still Missin...

Article by Natalie DiBlasio | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

An avalanche has left 12 dead and four missing in the worst-ever recorded disaster on Mount Everest. With peak season just days away on the deadly mountain, S...

   
 

MRI Scan Breakthrough May Lead To Weight Loss 'Hol...

Article by Nicole Kwan | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

For the first time, researchers have identified brown fat in a living human – a find that could lead to development of future weight loss treatments. U...

   
 

Ex-KKK Shooter Posted 12,000 Messages on Racist Online ...

Article by Reuters | Published 04/18/14 | Comments (0)

ORLANDO, Florida  - A white supremacist charged with killing three people near two Jewish community facilities in suburban Kansas City this week posted m...

   
 

New CEO Of Manischewitz Assures Customers Company In &q...

Article by Glen Silver | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Newark, NJ - Following the sale last week of the 126 year-old kosher food giant Manischewitz to Bain Capital subsidiary Sankaty Advisors, new CEO Mark Weinstein...

   
 

Obama: 8 Million Signed Up For Health Care

Article by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Josh ... | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON — Eight million people have signed up for health care through new insurance exchanges and the proportion of younger applicants has increased,...

   
 

Kerry Condemns Call For Jews To Register In Ukrainian C...

Article by Reuters, JTA | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Separatists in Donetsk deny involvement in circulation of documents calling for Jews 16 and up to register at occupied government building. John Kerry Phot...

   
 

BDE: Refael Elisha Cohen, Subject of White House Petiti...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Houston, TX - Just eight days after asking her Facebook friends to daven for a kriyas yam suf style miracle for her gravely ill son, the Houston mother whose Wh...

   
 

Holder: Hearts Broken After Jewish Community Shootings

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

OVERLAND PARK, KS - Hundreds are attending a memorial service for the victims of the Jewish community shootings. U.S. Attorney Eric Holder was the keynote spea...

   
 

Fired Yahoo Exec Gets $58M for 15 Months of Work

Article by AP | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million even though he last...

   
 

Wireless Companies Agree to Add 'Kill Switches...

Article by AP | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

A trade group for wireless providers said Tuesday that the nation’s biggest mobile device manufacturers and carriers will soon put anti-theft tools on t...

   
 

7-Year-Old Girl Sends Passover Macaroons to Jewish Sold...

Article by Shiryn Ghermazian | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

A second-grader from Pennsylvania sent 160 cans of macaroons to Jewish soldiers stationed away from home for Passover in places such as Iraq and Afghanis...

   
 

Fox News Poll: Many Voters Say Obama Lies Most of the T...

Article by Dana Blanton | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

About six in ten American voters think Barack Obama lies to the country on important matters some or most of the time, according to a Fox News poll released W...

   
 

Obama Praises Joe Biden, But Doesn't Endorse For 2...

Article by AP | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON  — President Barack Obama is keeping to himself his favorite to succeed him in the White House. But Obama does say that Joe Biden "will ...

   
 

Emails Show Justice Dept. Involved in IRS Tea Party Pro...

Article by Todd Beamon | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Embattled former IRS official Lois Lerner last year discussed working with the Justice Department to prosecute nonprofit organizations that she felt had "lied...

   
 

Alleged Jewish Community Center Killer Was A Guest Lect...

Article by Eric Owens | Published 04/17/14 | Comments (0)

Frazier Glenn Miller, the 73-year-old former Ku Klux Klan leader accused of gunning down three people at a Jewish Community Center and a Jewish retirement commu...

   
 

Marionville Mayor: I Agree With Frazier Miller's B...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/16/14 | Comments (0)

MARIONVILLE, Mo. - Kansas prosecutors filed state murder charges against the white supremacist accused in a shooting spree that left three people dead at two ...

   
 

AG Eric Holder to Deliver Remarks at Kansas City Jewish...

Article by Jennie Olson | Published 04/16/14 | Comments (0)

The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims of the shootings at two...

   
 

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Pings Go Silent; Search G...

Article by Holly Yan and Catherine E. Sho... | Published 04/14/14 | Comments (0)

UPDATE: April 14, 2014 - 1:00 PM - A U.S. official with firsthand knowledge of the investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 told CNN...

   
 

NYC's Orthodox Jewish Community Kicking In Million...

Article by Glen Silver | Published 04/14/14 | Comments (0)

New York, NY - Sources within New York’s Orthodox Jewish community say an effort is underway to raise over $3M to put towards restitution so that the form...

   
 

Kansas Shooting Suspect Tells Reporter In 2006 Intervie...

Article by Glen Silver | Published 04/14/14 | Comments (0)

Overland Park, KS - The 73 year-old suspect, who stands accused of shooting and killing a Jewish grandfather and his teenage grandson on Sunday, has a long and ...

   
 

ADL Advises Jewish Institutions to Increase Security in...

Article by Sharon Churcher | Published 04/14/14 | Comments (0)

A leading group that fights anti-Semitism sent out a security alert last week to Jewish community organizations across the country warning that there was "inc...

   
 

Obama: Kansas Shootings 'Horrific'

Article by Kyle Balluck | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

President Obama late Sunday offered condolences to families who lost loved ones in shootings in suburban Kansas City. Three people died at a Jewish community c...

   
 

Intelligent 'Wrapping Paper' Heals Broken Bon...

Article by David Miller | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

The time it takes to heal a broken bone may soon be cut in half thanks to an intelligent "wrapping paper" from Israeli company Regenecure. The "wrapping pape...

   
 

UPDATED Apr. 13 - 9:16 PM - Three Dead, Including Grand...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

UPDATED Apr. 13 - 9:16 PM - -Three people died Sunday when a gunman opened fire outside the Jewish Community Center and a senior living facility in Johnson C...

   
 

Videos: Israelis Return Home to Chevron After 5 Years

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/13/14 | Comments (0)

Three Jewish families returned on Sunday to their home, a disputed building in Hevron from which they had been evicted more than five years ago. Defense Mini...

   
 

Woman Who Threw Shoe At Hillary Clinton Released From J...

Article by Alex Dobuzinskis | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

A woman who threw a shoe at Hillary Clinton as the former U.S. secretary of state was delivering a speech in Las Vegas has been released from jail, and faces ...

   
 

Once-Soaring Tech Stocks Sink in Sobering Comedown

Article by Michael Liedtke, Barbara Ortu... | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

The stock market's laws of gravity are ravaging its highest fliers. Just look at the list of technology trailblazers whose values have plummeted from rec...

   
 

GM's Barra Got Email In 2011 About Steering Proble...

Article by Paul A. Eisenstein | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

The Congressional committee investigating the long-delayed the recall of millions of vehicles equipped with a faulty ignition switch, released a flurry of int...

   
 

Feds Retreat From Nevada Ranch Standoff

Article by Drew Zahn | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

Federal officials have backed away from a growing confrontation over land rights in Clark County, Nev., citing “serious concern” about the safety of...

   
 

Sheldon Adelson Donates $16.4 Million To Israeli Lunar ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

Jewish philanthropist Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam have donated $16.4 million to SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit seeking to land the first Israeli spacec...

   
 

FBI Conducting A Probe Into Herbalife

Article by Emily Flitter and Svea Herbst-... | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK/BOSTON  - The FBI is probing Herbalife Ltd, the nutrition and weight loss company that hedge fund manager William Ackman has called a pyramid sc...

   
 

Sources: NSA Exploited Heartbleed Bug for Years, Exposi...

Article by BJLife BJLife | Published 04/12/14 | Comments (0)

The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed...

   
 

Jewish American Jailed in Cuba Ends Hunger Strike

Article by Elad Benari | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. contractor Alan Gross ended an eight-day hunger strike Friday to press for his release from prison in Cuba, AFP reported. Gross moved to end his protest a...

   
 

Man Who Dumped Bags Full Of Shaimos Illegally In Rockla...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Haverstraw, NY - One day after the discovery of dozens of black trash bags filled with shaimos at a Haverstraw commercial site near the Hudson River, police hav...

   
 

US Stocks Decline; Nasdaq On Track For Third Straight W...

Article by Kate Gibson | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks declined sharply for a second session Friday, with the Nasdaq Composite sliding below 4,000 for the first time in two months, after JPMorgan Ch...

   
 

Five Towns Jewish Man Counting On Dashcam To Prove Righ...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Lawrence, NY - A Lawrence resident who was involved in a vehicular accident several days ago is the latest area resident to be grateful to have a dashcam in his...

   
 

Obama Names Burwell As U.S. Health Secretary To Fix Oba...

Article by Roberta Rampton and Steve Holl... | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

President Barack Obama said on Friday he will promote budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell to be his next health secretary, who will preside over the next...

   
 

Oregon - Judge: Flashing Headlights To Warn About Speed...

Article by AP | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Hauling a truckload of logs to a Southern Oregon mill last fall, Chris Hill noticed a sheriff's deputy behind him and flashed his lights to warn a UPS dr...

   
 

House Votes to Deny Visa to Iranian Envoy Linked to �...

Article by Rick Gladstone | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

The House on Thursday unanimously passed legislation approved by the Senate aimed at denying a visa to Iran’s choice for United Nations ambassador. The vo...

   
 

Illegal Shaimos Dump Discovered Upstate

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Just days after warnings of potential fraudulent collections of shaimos and burial operations in NY, garbage bags filled with seforim were found illegally dumpe...

   
 

Agudath Israel Commends Cuomo Administration for Stance...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

In a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Agudath Israel of America executive vice president Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel lauded the Cuomo Administration'...

   
 

Mayor's Reversal of NYC Policy on Religious Use of...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

Overturning a policy of the New York City Department of Education that has been the subject of many years of litigation, Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided ...

   
 

10 Killed As Bus, Truck Carrying Students Collide

Article by Fenit Nirappil ad Channing Jos... | Published 04/11/14 | Comments (0)

ORLAND, Calif. — The long bus ride north from Los Angeles for a group of high school students who planned to visit Humboldt State University had been fu...

   
 

Missing Woman Found in Brooklyn

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

New York - Just hours after appealing to the public for to help them locate a missing woman, the NYPD has announced that 22 year old Borough Park resident has...

   
 

Search for Missing Frum Woman from Brooklyn

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

The public is being asked to assist in the search for Reizel Berkowitz, a 22-year-old resident of Brooklyn, who has been missing since yesterday morning. Sh...

   
 

New App to Lend a Big Hand to Passover Preparations

Article by Menachem Posner | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Preparing for Passover is a family affair, and can be daunting for one and all, no matter how experienced. Whether shopping or schlepping, learning or burning,...

   
 

Sebelius Out!

Article by Michael D. Shear | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Health Secretary Resigns After Woes of HealthCare.gov WASHINGTON — Kathleen Sebelius, the health and human services secretary, is resigning, ending a s...

   
 

U.S. Threatens Russia with Sanctions Over Oil Deal with...

Article by Elad Benari | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

The United States is threatening Russia with more sanctions, not only over the situation in Ukraine but also over a possible oil deal between Moscow and Tehran...

   
 

Well-Known Orthodox Jewish Activist Jacob Birnbaum Dies...

Article by Mitch Stern | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

New York - Jacob Birnbaum, a well-known Soviet Jewry activist, passed away yesterday at the age of 87.   ...

   
 

Nasdaq Dives in Worst Swoon Since '12

Article by Adam Samson | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

After a one-day rally, Wall Street resumed its selloff as traders dumped biotechnology and technology stocks in favor of safer names. Safe havens like gold an...

   
 

US Denies Deal Finalized For Pollard's Release

Article by Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

A US official denied on Thursday a report citing another senior American official, who said that a deal freeing Jonathan Pollard in exchange for Isr...

   
 

Jobless Claims At Seven-year Low, Signal Firming Econom...

Article by Lucia Mutikani | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits tumbled last week to the lowest level in nearly seven years, strengthening views ...

   
 

J&R to Shutter NYC Electronics Store

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

The iconic New York City electronics superstore J&R is closing. In a statement on the store's website, the founders said, "On April 10th, J&R ...

   
 

State Dept. Urges Israel To Keep Kerry's 'Dis...

Article by Herb Keinon, Michael Wilner | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Kerry, Liberman meet in Washington, both reaffirm commitment to peace talks despite recent setbacks. The US State Department on Wednesday attempted to clarify ...

   
 

Obama Blasts 'Least Productive Congress In Modern ...

Article by Steve Holland | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

President Barack Obama sharply criticized what he called the least productive U.S. Congress in modern history on Wednesday in a fund-raising speech that he ...

   
 

Adelson Confidant: Christie Has No Understanding Of Isr...

Article by Todd Beamon | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

A confidant of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has said that he cannot support New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in 2016 because he used the term "occupied territ...

   
 

Russia Withheld Crucial Details Of Boston Bombing Suspe...

Article by Eric M. Johnson, Reuters | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

Russia declined several FBI requests for more information on Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev two years before the deadly 2013 attack, the Ne...

   
 

House Panel to Hold Contempt Vote on IRS Official

Article by Stephen Ohlemacher, AP | Published 04/10/14 | Comments (0)

A House committee is voting on whether to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at a pair o...

   
 

House Republicans Won't Rule Out Arresting Lois Le...

Article by Joel Gehrke | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

House Ways and Means Committee Republicans aren't ruling out the use of the chamber's "inherent contempt" authority if Attorney General Eric Holder...

   
 

Ex-Christie Aides Can Withhold Documents From Lawmakers...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

A New Jersey judge has ruled that two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration do not have to turn over ...

   
 

Assemblyman Dov Hikind Allegedly Blocked From Posting D...

Article by Mitch Stern | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

New York - Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) says he has been blocked from posting a bus shelter ad urging for the deportation of a Queens man who is suspec...

   
 

BREAKING: Emails Show Lois Lerner Fed True the Vote Tax...

Article by Kate Pavlich | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

New IRS emails released by the House Oversight Committee show staff working for Democratic Ranking Member Elijah Cummings communicated with the IRS multiple ...

   
 

At Least 11 Children Hurt In Hit-and-run Crash At Dayca...

Article by Jeff Weiner | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Dodge Durango crashed into car, forcing it into KinderCare on Goldenrod Road Rescue officials say 15 people, including at least 11 children, were injured when...

   
 

Toyota To Recall Nearly 6.5 Million Vehicles For Steeri...

Article by Chang-Ran Kim | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Toyota Motor Corp, in its second-largest recall announcement, said on Wednesday that it would call back 6.39 million vehicles globally after uncovering fiv...

   
 

Ocean Conty, NJ - Man In Custody After Targeting Orthod...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Ocean County, NJ - An eighteen year old Lakewood man was arrested and charged with several counts of bias crimes and alarming conduct after attempting to touch ...

   
 

American Airlines Tweaks Frequent Flier Program

Article by Gregory Karp | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

American Airlines on Tuesday announced changed policies and a revamped program for redeeming frequent-flier miles, a mixed bag of good and bad news that af...

   
 

Video: TA Memories from 1960; Purim vs Pesach

Article by BaltimoreJewishLife.com/Eli W.... | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (5)

Reposted by popular demand... Baltimore, MD - Feb. 26 - Back in the early 60's, Yeshivas Chofetz Chaim/Talmudical Academy (TA) had a 100 voice boys' ...

   
 

Passwords Vulnerable After Security Flaw Found

Article by Michael Liedtke, AP | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK — Passwords, credit cards and other sensitive data are at risk after security researchers discovered a problem with an encryption technology used...

   
 

NYPD Housing Officer Dies from Fire Set by Bored Teen

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK – One of the officers who was critically hurt in a Coney Island fire has died, police said. NYPD Housing Officer Dennis Guerra, a 38-year-o...

   
 

Mars To Buy Most Of P&G's Pet Food Business Fo...

Article by Reuters | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Confectionary company Mars said it will buy Procter & Gamble's pet food brands Iams, Eukanuba and Natura for $2.9 billion in major markets to beef up i...

   
 

Why Did Kerry Lie About Israeli Blame?

Article by Jonathan Tobin | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Today in testimony before the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, Secretary of State John Kerry performed a post-mortem on the recent collapse of the Middle Eas...

   
 

Suspect In Custody After Reports Of Multiple Stabbings ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

DEVELOPING: MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — Up to six people were stabbed at a high school near Pittsburgh and one person is in custody early Wednesday, emergency of...

   
 

Medicare Database Reveals Top-Paid Doctors

Article by AP | Published 04/09/14 | Comments (0)

Medicare paid a tiny group of doctors $3 million or more apiece in 2012. One got nearly $21 million. Those are among the findings of an Associated Press analy...

   
 

Carter Backs PA's UN Move

Article by Elad Benari | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Monday expressed support for the Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) move to seek membership in internationa...

   
 

Jewish U.S. Contractor Jailed In Cuba Goes On Hunger St...

Article by Daniel Trotta, Reuters | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

HAVANA   - The U.S. contractor sentenced to a 15-year prison term in Cuba for attempting to establish an illegal Internet service has gone on a hunger st...

   
 

Man In Plot To Fly Bomb-Laden Drones Into Buildings Arr...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Moroccan national was detained without bail in Connecticut after FBI agents discovered his plot to fly bombs on drone-like devices ...

   
 

TSA Preparing for Pesach at Nation's Airports

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

Along with thousands of Jewish households, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is getting ready for Pesach. In preparation for the holiday, th...

   
 

Israeli FM: Palestinian Prisoner Release Is Off

Article by AP | Published 04/08/14 | Comments (0)

JERUSALEM — Israel's foreign minister on Tuesday warned the Palestinians that a planned prisoner release will not happen as long as they pursue ...

   
 

House Committee: Possible Crimes by IRS Official

Article by Stephen Ohlemacher, AP | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee says investigators have uncovered evidence that a former Internal Revenue Service official may have committ...

   
 

State Department Official and Chief Rabbi of Ukraine Up...

Article by Shimmy Blum | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

With the Russia-Ukraine crisis atop the minds of world leaders and citizens, Agudath Israel of America hosted a conference call focusing on the plight of t...

   
 

Nasdaq Sinks 1% as Cyclicals Suffer

Article by Adam Samson | Published 04/07/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks skidded on Monday as traders ditched cyclical stocks and scooped up defensive plays in the utilities and consumer staples sectors.  Today�...