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Suspected Cop Killer Eric Frein Captured After 48 Days ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/30/14 | Comments (0)

Suspected cop killer Eric Frein has been captured by Pennsylvania State Police after a 48-day manhunt, law enforcement sources with direct knowledge of the ar...

   
 

Jewish Polio Vaccine Inventor Jonas Salk Gets Google Do...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/30/14 | Comments (0)

The late Jewish American researcher Jonas Salk, who discovered the polio vaccine, was honored Oct. 28 with a "Google Doodle" for what would have been his 100t...

   
 

Dow, Nasdaq Within Striking Distance of Record Highs

Article by AP | Published 10/30/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks edged higher Thursday as Visa, MasterCard and other big companies turned in stronger quarterly results. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed...

   
 

Ya'alon Said To Cancel Aircraft Purchase From US ...

Article by Mitch Ginsburg | Published 10/30/14 | Comments (0)

The deal, announced in April 2013, was to include six V-22 transport planes; the reversal comes amid reported strain in ties Defense Minister Moshe Ya’a...

   
 

Plane Crashes At Mid-Continent Airport In Wichita

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/30/14 | Comments (0)

WICHITA, Kan. — Several emergency response crews have responded to a plane crash at the Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan.KAKE-TV reports the plane cr...

   
 

Jeb Bush Swipes At Hillary Clinton In Colorado

Article by AP | Published 10/30/14 | Comments (0)

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. - Jeb Bush is taking a jab at Hillary Clinton in a possible preview of the 2016 presidential race. Bush was in Colorado on Wednesday campaig...

   
 

Gov. Christie To Heckler: 'Sit Down And Shut Up�...

Article by AP | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

Belmar, NJ - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has told a heckler critical of his handling of Superstorm Sandy recovery to “Sit down and shut up” on ...

   
 

White House Attempts To Distance Itself From 'Chic...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

The White House today attempted to distance itself from comments by an anonymous senior U.S. official who called Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu a &ldq...

   
 

Chai4ever Brings Incredible Joy And Happiness To Patien...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

Over 500 children in the US and Israel participated in exciting and memorable Sukkos activities - despite the illness of their parents - thanks to Chai4ever. ...

   
 

Fed Announces End to Stimulus

Article by Binyamin Applebaum | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON — An upbeat Federal Reserve said on Wednesday that the economic recovery was chugging along and that it would end its latest-bond buying campa...

   
 

Wall Street Falls as Investors Digest FOMC Decision

Article by Reuters | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, adding to their earlier declines after the Federal Reserve ended its monthly bond purchase program, as had been expected. The ...

   
 

Fox News to Reveal Identity of Navy SEAL Who Killed Osa...

Article by Madeleine Morgenstern | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

Fox News will air an exclusive interview with the Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden in a two-night special next month, the network announced Wednesday. ...

   
 

Obama, Not Bibi, Created U.S.-Israel Crisis

Article by Jonathan S. Tobin | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

Since Barack Obama became president, The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg has been a reliable indicator of administration opinion about foreign-policy issues...

   
 

Hackers Breach Some White House Computers

Article by Ellen Nakashima | Published 10/29/14 | Comments (0)

Hackers thought to be working for the Russian government breached the unclassified White House computer networks in recent weeks, sources said, resulting in t...

   
 

Unmanned NASA Rocket Antares Explodes On Launch

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/28/14 | Comments (0)

An unmanned NASA rocket exploded during launch from Wallops Island, Va., late Tuesday afternoon. The Antares rocket was scheduled to take supplies to the Int...

   
 

U.S. Beefs Up Security At Federal Buildings

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/28/14 | Comments (0)

Washington  -- Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is ordering more security for more than 9,500 federal government buildings and their...

   
 

Wall Street Rejuvenated by Better-than-Expected Earning...

Article by Alexandra Scaggs | Published 10/28/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks extended gains in afternoon trading Tuesday, with riskier corners of the market leading benchmarks higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained ...

   
 

UN Security Council to Meet over Israeli Building in Je...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 10/28/14 | Comments (0)

UNSC to hold 'emergency meeting' in response to Jordanian request after Israel announces new Jewish homes in Jerusalem. The UN Security Council will ...

   
 

Joe Biden to Address US Jewish Federations

Article by JTA | Published 10/28/14 | Comments (0)

Vice president headlines list of dignitaries slated to attend Jewish umbrella group’s annual General Assembly  Vice President Joe Biden will address...

   
 

2 Shot Outside NC Courthouse

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/28/14 | Comments (0)

Two men were shot outside a North Carolina courthouse Tuesday, according to the county's sheriff. The incident was reported at the Nash County Courthouse ...

   
 

Despite Tensions With US, Israel To Purchase 25 More F-...

Article by Reuters | Published 10/28/14 | Comments (0)

Jerusalem - Israel plans to buy a second batch of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 stealth fighter jets, bringing the total number it has on order to about 44, Is...

   
 

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect's Friend Convicted...

Article by AP | Published 10/28/14 | Comments (0)

Boston — A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted of lying during the investigation into the 2013 attack. Robel...

   
 

No Runners From Ebola-stricken Nations In Marathon

Article by AP | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK - New York City Marathon organizers say they had no runners signed up for Sunday's race from the three West African countries stricken by Ebola....

   
 

Former GOP Leader Bob Dole: I Want Romney to Run Again

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

Mitt Romney, the candidate that has previously lost two presidential elections, in 2008 to his primary opponent John McCain, and in 2012 to incumbent Preside...

   
 

BDE: Mrs. Miriam Slater, z'l

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

With great sadness, pain and shock we inform you of the untimely passing of Mrs. Miriam Slater OBM, a long time resident of Crown Heights and baalas chesed. S...

   
 

5-Year-Old Boy Tests Negative for Ebola at Bellevue

Article by AP | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

New York -  Health officials say a 5-year-old New York City boy who recently traveled to West Africa and had a fever does not have Ebola. The boy returne...

   
 

Wi-Fi Hotspot Named For Terror Group Delays Flight

Article by AP | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

LOS ANGELES - A passenger aboard a plane at Los Angeles International Airport picked up a Wi-Fi hotspot named after a terrorist group, but authorities who h...

   
 

Obama Admin: Palestinians Who Throw Molotov Cocktails a...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

The Obama administration insisted Monday that a Palestinian who was killed by the IDF while attempting to throw a Molotov cocktail at Israeli civilians i...

   
 

Dramatic Rise In Campus Anti-Israel Activity This Fall,...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

Anti-Israel activity has risen dramatically so far this year on U.S. college campuses, a new report from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) says.  Accordi...

   
 

New York's Met Museum Honors Qatari Royal at Priva...

Article by Ben Cohen | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

As accusations continue to mount over Qatar’s alleged involvement in the financing of terrorist groups including Hamas and Islamic State (IS,) The Algem...

   
 

Wall Street Drifts After Last Week's Big Gain

Article by AP | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks are ending mixed as the price of oil slips and more disappointing news on the global economy emerges. Investment bank Goldman Sachs lowered its for...

   
 

CVS and Rite Aid Block Apple Pay From Their Stores

Article by Rishika Sadam | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

Drug retailers CVS Health (CVS) and Rite Aid (RAD) have disabled Apple's (AAPL) new electronic payments service Apple Pay from their stores over the weeken...

   
 

Quarantined NJ Nurse To Be Released

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

The New Jersey Department of Health will release Quarantined Nurse Kaci Hickox, who has consistently tested negative for Ebola. Hickox has announced that she...

   
 

Jeb Bush's Son: Dad Will "More Than Likely&qu...

Article by Jake Miller | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

Jeb Bush's son said it's "more than likely" his dad will run for president in 2016 in an interview that aired Sunday. George P. Bush, Jeb Bush'...

   
 

Chocolate Can Reverse Age-Related Memory Loss

Article by Frederick Kunkle | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

In case anyone needed another reason to love chocolate, a new study suggests that a natural compound found in cocoa, tea and some vegetables can reverse age-r...

   
 

NYPD Shoots, Kills Man Who Attacked Him With Box-Cutter

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

FLUSHING, Queens — A man was shot and killed by a police officer Sunday morning after he lunged at the officer with a box cutter. Police were called to N...

   
 

Under Pressure, Cuomo Says Ebola Quarantines Can Be Spe...

Article by Staff Reporters | Published 10/27/14 | Comments (0)

Facing fierce resistance from the White House and medical experts to a strict new mandatory quarantine policy, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Sunday night that me...

   
 

NY, New Jersey, Illinois Issue Quarantine For Travelers...

Article by AP | Published 10/25/14 | Comments (0)

NEW YORK — New Jersey, New York and Illinois have issued a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in Wes...

   
 

Hatchet Assault On New York Police Comes During Fears O...

Article by Ben Brumfield | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

A hatchet attack on New York City police officers and two back-to-back attacks on uniformed officers in Canada have raised questions about whether the inciden...

   
 

At Least 3 Officers Shot In Sacramento

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

SACRAMENTO  – Sacramento County Sheriff’s says that a deputy has been shot by a suspect in the Arden area Friday morning. The scene is ne...

   
 

Stocks on Pace for Best Week of the Year

Article by Reuters | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks were on pace to close out their best week in nearly two years on Friday, helped by earnings from Microsoft (MSFT) and Procter & Gamble (PG) and ...

   
 

Man Topples Ten Commandments At Oklahoma Capitol

Article by Jon Herskovitz | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

A man was taken into custody on Friday on suspicion of knocking over a Ten Commandments monument with a car on the grounds of the Oklahoma statehouse and t...

   
 

3 Confirmed Dead, 6 Wounded In Shooting At Washington S...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

DEVELOPING: At least one person was dead and at least six injured Friday morning in a school shooting north of Seattle, authorities said. Police responded at a...

   
 

US Officials: Israel Defense Chief Denied Meetings

Article by Mathew Lee, AP | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. officials say the Obama administration this week refused requests from Israel's defense minister to meet top national security aides, aiming to show...

   
 

MO Police Stock Up On Riot Gear Ahead Of Grand Jury Dec...

Article by David A. Lieb, Jim Salter | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

FERGUSON, Mo. — Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision ...

   
 

Shiur Begins its 30th Year in Agudath Israel Headquarte...

Article by Shimmy Blum | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

It's a happy milestone at Agudath Israel of America's lower Manhattan headquarters, as Parshas Noach 5775 marks the beginning of the 30th year of the ...

   
 

Misaskim Concludes the Month of Tishrei with Tefilah an...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/24/14 | Comments (0)

The month of Tishrei is one of the most intense months in Misaskim’s year-round operations. With the memories of the many difficulties and struggles of Kl...

   
 

Microsoft Co-Founder Allen Commits $100 Million To Ebol...

Article by Reuters | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen said on Thursday he would increase his total donations to organizations tackling Ebola to more than $100 million, making ...

   
 

Doctors Without Borders Physician Tested For Ebola In N...

Article by Ray Sanchez and Shimon Prokupe... | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned from West Africa is at a New York hospital for isolation and testing for the Ebola virus, authoritie...

   
 

Man Attacks New York Police Officers With A Hatchet

Article by Shimon Procupez | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

A man charged at four New York police officers Thursday afternoon, metal hatchet in hand, hitting one officer in the right arm and another in the head, the ci...

   
 

A Single New Address for all Business Brokerage, Ventur...

Article by Shimmy Blum | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

The Business Brokerage and Investments Center (BBI), a division of Parnassah Network, is on a roll, earning its place as the global Orthodox community’s a...

   
 

Pawnshops, eBay, and Halacha

Article by Rabbi Yair Hoffman | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

There is a law in New York City that all pawnshops have to keep a log of all used items that they have purchased, along with a copy of the identification of t...

   
 

Sears To Close Stores, Lay Off About 5,500 Employees

Article by Sruthi Ramakrishnan | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

Struggling retailer Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD.O) will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close over 100 stores, many before Christmas, according to a See...

   
 

Anti-Israel Bias in One Headline (or Three)

Article by Jonah Goldberg | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

So earlier today the Associated Press ran a story with the headline “Israeli police shoot man in east Jerusalem.” Then they changed it to &ldq...

   
 

Weekly Innovation: An Umbrella For The Modern Age

Article by Samantha Raphelson | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

Everyone hates the sheer agony of an umbrella flipping inside out in a windy rainstorm. Even with the best umbrellas, this happens all too often.Justin Nagelber...

   
 

State Department Condemns Jerusalem Attack, Calls for C...

Article by Ben Ariel | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki urges all sides to "avoid escalating tensions" in the wake of Jerusalem terror attack. The United States on Wednesday co...

   
 

Man Arrested After Jumping White House Fence, Causing L...

Article by Jeff Mason | Published 10/23/14 | Comments (0)

A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said. "D...

   
 

BofA to Refund Apple Pay Customers Charged Twice

Article by AP | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

Bank of America apologized Wednesday for a double-billing glitch that affected some customers who made purchases with Apple Pay, the new mobile payments servi...

   
 

Wall Street Erases Gains After Shooting at Canadian Par...

Article by Yasmeen Abutaleb | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks were lower in afternoon trading on Wednesday, with major indexes erasing earlier gains as a shooting at the Canadian parliament unnerved investors...

   
 

Ban Ki-Moon: 'I Look Forward to a Thorough Investi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

During the monthly briefing of the United Nations Security Council, the secretary general spoke of Operation Protective Edge. In his speech during the meeti...

   
 

Report: Autopsy Reveals Michael Brown Did Not Have Hand...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOX) – A report by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch this morning shows the official autopsy supports Ferguson officer Darren Wilson’s cl...

   
 

Government Investigation Finds Secret Service Use In Em...

Article by AP | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON –  A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White Hou...

   
 

Physician: U.S. Is 'Playing Infectious Disease Rou...

Article by Barbara Hollingsworth | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

American public health officials are playing “infectious disease roulette” by not imposing a complete travel ban on African countries in the throe...

   
 

Obama's "Repeated Requests" Lead to Nort...

Article by Tony Munroe | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed the release of one of three Americans held in North Korea and said Washington is willing to resume talks with ...

   
 

Rush Limbaugh Is America's Least-Trusted News Sour...

Article by Christopher Ingraham | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

Thirty-nine percent of Americans say they don't trust Rush Limbaugh when it comes to news about government and politics, giving the radio personality&nbs...

   
 

Social Security Benefits Will Increase By 1.7% In 2015

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

Social Security checks will rise by 1.7% -- which translates into $22 more each month for the average retired worker. In 2015, the average worker will receive ...

   
 

Saudi Arabia Sentences 13 Over Plot To Attack U.S. Sold...

Article by Noah Browning | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

A Saudi court has sentenced 13 suspected members of an al Qaeda cell - 11 Saudis, a Qatari and an Afghan citizen - to up to 30 years in prison for plottin...

   
 

Poll: Most Expect GOP Victory In November

Article by Jennifer Agiesta, Emily Swanso... | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON — Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation's likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, ...

   
 

NYC Flight Delayed After Charedi Passengers Refuse To S...

Article by Mitch Stern | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

New York – Charedim caused over a one hour delay on a Delta flight Monday night at JFK airport when they de-boarded the plane rather than sit next to me...

   
 

Kerry Says Status Quo Between Israel, Palestinians ...

Article by Noah Barkin | Published 10/22/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday that current relations between Israel and Palestine were "unsustainable" and that the United States wa...

   
 

Jewish Activist And Abuse Victim Remembered After Accid...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

Brooklyn, NY - The death of an outspoken advocate against sexual abuse, who was himself the victim of molestation as a child, has been classified as an accide...

   
 

Lawyer Seeks To Bar Terrorism Reference At Palestinian&...

Article by AP | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

Lawyers for a Palestinian activist from Chicago convicted for a fatal bombing in Israel urged a judge Tuesday to bar any reference to terrorism at her upcomi...

   
 

World Jewish Congress Calls For Stopping Social Securit...

Article by Richard Lardner | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

WASHINGTON — An influential Jewish advocacy group said Tuesday it no longer supports allowing suspected Nazi war criminals to receive Social Security ...

   
 

Three American Girls En Route to Syria Planned to Join ...

Article by Mike Levine, Pierre Thomas | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

The FBI tracked down three American teenage girls in Germany while they were en route to Syria to join militant groups, a law enforcement official told ABC News...

   
 

CVS Tacks Tobacco Payment to Prescription Network

Article by AP | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that sel...

   
 

US Airlines Raise Base Fares on Domestic Flights

Article by David Koenig, AP | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. airlines are raising base fares on many domestic flights even though they are getting a windfall from lower fuel prices. JetBlue Airways raised fares by $...

   
 

Wall Street Extends Rally, S&P Above Key Levels

Article by Yasmeen Abutaleb | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 on track for a fourth straight session of gains boosted by strong corporate results, including Apple'...

   
 

Orthodox Five Towns Resident Uses Social Media To Retur...

Article by Sandy Eller | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

New York - While it is often denounced as a colossal waste of time, once again it was Facebook to the rescue as a Cedarhurst resident turned to social media t...

   
 

Staples Says Probing Possible Payment Card Data Breach

Article by Jim Finkle | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

Staples Inc is investigating a possible breach of payment card data and has contacted law enforcement about the matter, making it the latest U.S. retailer...

   
 

UPS Increases Some Shipping Rates by 4.9 Percent

Article by AP | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

UPS says it is raising rates for a number of its shipping services by an average of 4.9 percent for 2015. The Atlanta-based company said Monday it is increasin...

   
 

White House Opposes Nazi Benefit Payments

Article by AP | Published 10/21/14 | Comments (0)

Former Nazis should not be getting the Social Security benefits they are receiving as they age overseas, the White House said Monday, responding to an Associa...

   
 

Record iPhone Sales Drive Apple's 3Q Beat

Article by Brandon Bailey, AP | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

The iPhone again proved to be the engine behind Apple's blockbuster financial performance, driving quarterly results well past expectations. Excitement f...

   
 

Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg - CNN Hero, and Mine (Video)

Article by Rabbi Yitzchak Adlerstein | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

In a large mosque in Detroit hangs a plaque honoring Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg. That will give you just an inkling of the Kiddush Hashem that Rabbi G (as he is...

   
 

Babies Born Today Receive Free Investment From Financia...

Article by Mitch Stern | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

New York – Voya Financial (VOYA), formerly ING U.S., is offering a free $500 mutual fund investment for each baby born today in the United States. The ...

   
 

Obama Casts His Vote Early In Chicago

Article by Josh Lederman, AP | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections. Obama voted Monday at a community center named after the late D...

   
 

Zionist Leader Kalman Sultanik Dies At 97

Article by Mitch Stern | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

New York –Well known Zionist leader Kalman Sultanik z’’l died in New York over the weekend. He was 97 years old. Sultanik served for decades ...

   
 

Wall Street Posts Modest Gains, Dow Overcomes IBM Sello...

Article by Matthew Rocco | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

Coming off another see-saw week, stocks posted modest gains Monday as the Dow overcame weak third-quarter results from IBM (IBM). Today’s Markets The Do...

   
 

North & South: Three Congregations, in US & Can...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

The Orthodox Union has announced that three congregations across the United States and Canada have been accepted as member synagogues and will immediately start...

   
 

Study Finds Miami Jewish Community Is Booming

Article by Uriel Heilman, JTA | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

With Israelis topping the list, Miami has a higher proportion of foreign-born Jewish adults than any other American Jewish community For the first time in fo...

   
 

Toyota Recalling 247,000 Vehicles In US Due To Risk Of ...

Article by Reuters | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

Toyota Motor recalled 247,000 cars, SUVs, and pickup trucks in the United States on Monday because they are equipped with potentially defective front passenge...

   
 

Amended Charges Have Suspected JCC Shooter Facing Possi...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

The alleged gunman in a shooting spree at two Jewish agencies in Kansas City is facing a potential death sentence after prosecutors amended charges against hi...

   
 

Assault On Jewish Leader In Brooklyn Not A Hate Crime, ...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

The man suspected of assaulting the head of a Brooklyn Jewish Y will not be charged with a hate crime. Shawn Schraeder, 25, of the Queens borough of New York C...

   
 

Dozens Of Expelled Nazis Reportedly Paid Millions In So...

Article by AP | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream. His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrived. By the late 1980s, he had...

   
 

U.S. Denies It Prevented FBI From Aiding Search For Isr...

Article by Staff Reporter | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

A U.S. official denied a report published by Israel Hayom that the U.S. prevented the FBI from aiding Israel in the search for IDF soldier Oron Shaul, who was ...

   
 

The Issue is Kerry's Incompetence, Not Israeli Man...

Article by Jonathan S. Tobin | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

On Friday, the U.S. State Department rejected criticisms from Israeli Economic Minister Naftali Bennett that Secretary of State John Kerry had sought to blame ...

   
 

Complete Transcript: Rabbi Avi Weiss 'Stepping Bac...

Article by BJLife Newsroom | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

To my beloved congregants, I penned this open letter a few days before Shmini Atzeret. It represents the culmination of much thinking, reflection, and co...

   
 

Israel To Testify On Gaza Before UN In Geneva

Article by Tovah Lazaroff | Published 10/20/14 | Comments (0)

Human Rights Committee holding periodic review of Israel’s compliance with International Covenant on Civil, Political Rights. Israeli officials are expec...

   
 

Teenager Healing After Accident That Killed Mom Kol Nid...

Article by AP | Published 10/19/14 | Comments (0)

Jacksonville, FL - The first prayers over, Rabbi Yaakov Fisch smiled, bowed his head and spoke with a soft voice. One year has passed, he reminded the Etz Chai...

   
 

Apple Shows Off New Gadgets, But Pay Is Bigger Bet

Article by Brandon Bailey, AP | Published 10/18/14 | Comments (0)

CUPERTINO, Calif.— Apple showed off thinner iPads and a new iMac with a high-resolution display on Thursday. Sleek and stunning, yes, but not likely to ...