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HEADS UP: Here’s your complete preview of this week’s big economic events

HEADS UP: Here’s your complete preview of this week’s big economic events

  The US economy added a healthy 215,000 jobs in July, which helped bring the unemployment rate down to a new cycle low of 5.26%.… Read More ›

Los Algodones, Mexico – Facing Rising Dental Costs, Seniors Head To Mexico

Los Algodones, Mexico – Facing Rising Dental Costs, Seniors Head To Mexico

  Los Algodones, Mexico – Mark Bolzern traveled 3,700 miles to go to the dentist. The 56-year-old Anchorage, Alaska, native left home this spring, made… Read More ›

Rome – Vatican Calls On A-G To Indict Extremist Jewish Leader Following Endorsement Of Burning Churches

Rome – Vatican Calls On A-G To Indict Extremist Jewish Leader Following Endorsement Of Burning Churches

  Rome – The Vatican called on the Attorney-General on Sunday to indict Lehava head Benzi Gopstein on suspicion of incitement to violence and terrorism.… Read More ›

Missouri – Pig’s Head Used In Ferguson Anniversary Protest

Missouri – Pig’s Head Used In Ferguson Anniversary Protest

Missouri – Ferguson protesters are using a roasted pig’s head during a demonstration marking the eve of the one-year anniversary of Michael Brown’s shooting death.… Read More ›

Israel detains alleged extremists following arson attack

Israel detains alleged extremists following arson attack

  Jerusalem – Israeli police took alleged “extreme right-wing activists” into custody overnight, a spokeswoman said Sunday. “Following recent events in the Judea and Samaria district,… Read More ›

Bear might be put down after hiker killed

Bear might be put down after hiker killed

  A preliminary investigation into a hiker’s death in Yellowstone National Park suggests the man was attacked by a grizzly bear. While the exact cause… Read More ›

Donald Trump: No apology on ‘blood’ remark amid GOP backlash

Donald Trump: No apology on ‘blood’ remark amid GOP backlash

Presidential candidate Donald Trump defended himself Sunday from the fierce backlash he’s received for criticizing Fox News debate moderator Megyn Kelly, insisting he said nothing… Read More ›

Second Jewish adviser off Trump team

Second Jewish adviser off Trump team

Roger Stone quits over number of controversies rocking billionaire Republican’s bid for White House   The Donald Trump presidential campaign and Jewish adviser Roger Stone… Read More ›

Givat Ze’ev synagogue evacuated ahead of planned demolition

Givat Ze’ev synagogue evacuated ahead of planned demolition

Shul in settlement outside Jerusalem allegedly built on Palestinian land; High Court to hold final hearing next week   Worshipers at a synagogue in the… Read More ›

Off the path: Ex-Hasid memoirs shine a spotlight on Faigy Mayer’s world

Off the path: Ex-Hasid memoirs shine a spotlight on Faigy Mayer’s world

New literature provides compassionate, compelling way to start making sense of the tragedy beyond the headlines   In recent years, a spate of memoirs have… Read More ›

Historic Torah scroll returning to Western Wall

Historic Torah scroll returning to Western Wall

Scroll carried by Chief IDF Rabbi Shlomo Goren after Jerusalem holy site’s liberation, which became one of Six-Day War’s symbols, will arrive back at same… Read More ›

Palestinian shot, killed in West Bank after stabbing Israeli civilian

Palestinian shot, killed in West Bank after stabbing Israeli civilian

One 26-year-old civilian lightly to moderately wounded by a least one Palestinian attacker; IDF troops begin searching for additonal suspects. A Palestinian was shot and… Read More ›

UN: Infant mortality in Gaza up for first time in 55 years

UN: Infant mortality in Gaza up for first time in 55 years

After decades of significant decreases in death rates of babies, 22.4 of 1,000 live births died before age of one in 2013. The infant mortality… Read More ›

Palestinian Authority seeks to strengthen ties with Iran

Palestinian Authority seeks to strengthen ties with Iran

PA official meets with Zarif, delivers letter from Abbas to Rouhani.   The Palestinian Authority is looking forward to developing its relations and strengthening mutual… Read More ›

Likud’s Kara calls for broader ties with Jordan, other moderate Arab states

Likud’s Kara calls for broader ties with Jordan, other moderate Arab states

The acting minister of the Regional Cooperation Ministry, said that he is pushing to create an additional border crossing with the Hashemite Kingdom.   Israel… Read More ›

In North and South, IDF’s ‘Pere’ platform can hurl Tamuz missiles at targets 30 km away

In North and South, IDF’s ‘Pere’ platform can hurl Tamuz missiles at targets 30 km away

According to a senior officer from the Artillery Corps, during last summer’s Gaza war, the Pere fired 433 missiles at Hamas and Islamic Jihad targets… Read More ›

Palestinians call for revenge as second Duma victim dies

Palestinians call for revenge as second Duma victim dies

We will ‘not countenance terrorism of any kind,’ says Netanyahu   The Palestinian Authority pledged to pursue Israel diplomatically and Hamas called for a violent… Read More ›

Nuke deal a ‘dangerous’ shift in US nonproliferation efforts, senator warns

Nuke deal a ‘dangerous’ shift in US nonproliferation efforts, senator warns

Robert Menendez says Obama sending message that Washington is okay with some nuclear activity, possibly sparking regional arms race   WASHINGTON — The Iran deal… Read More ›

Surveillance video shows what happened before police killed an unarmed college student at a Texas car dealership

Surveillance video shows what happened before police killed an unarmed college student at a Texas car dealership

  ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Police have asked the FBI to participate in the investigation into the death of a Texas college football player who… Read More ›

Warren Buffett has his eyes on a mega-supplier of nuts and bolts

Warren Buffett has his eyes on a mega-supplier of nuts and bolts

  Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is nearing an agreement to buy Precision Castparts, in what could be the company’s largest purchase ever, according to a… Read More ›