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New York, NY – Man Gets 14 Years Prison For Gun Threat In Hurricane Sandy Gas Line

New York, NY – Man Gets 14 Years Prison For Gun Threat In Hurricane Sandy Gas Line

  New York, NY – A man convicted of threatening a motorist with a handgun while cutting in line at a gas station during the… Read More ›

Wimbledon 2015: Imagine having Rafa Nadal in your bed

Wimbledon 2015: Imagine having Rafa Nadal in your bed

  Fancy having Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal in your bed? Or perhaps you’d prefer Serena Williams or Maria Sharapova on your couch? Well, that… Read More ›

Female genital mutilation: Why Egyptian girls fear the summer

Female genital mutilation: Why Egyptian girls fear the summer

  Cairo, Egypt – Summer days: They’re what childhood memories are made of, glorious afternoons of unchecked freedom to frolic with friends in the sun, unshackled… Read More ›

French minister: It’s possible asylum will be offered to Snowden, Assange

French minister: It’s possible asylum will be offered to Snowden, Assange

French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira said Thursday she “wouldn’t be surprised” if France decided to offer asylum to Edward Snowden and Julian Assange. Assange, the… Read More ›

Putin calls Obama to discuss Ukraine, IS group

Putin calls Obama to discuss Ukraine, IS group

Discussion follows NATO promise to step up military presence in east Europe amid conflict in Ukraine   Russian President Vladimir Putin called his US counterpart… Read More ›

GOP almost set for ’16, with only 3 governors left to get in

GOP almost set for ’16, with only 3 governors left to get in

Chris Christie, Scott Walker and John Kasich are set to join in race with 13 other high-profile Republican candidates   DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) —… Read More ›

New HBO doc takes candid look at writer-AIDS activist Larry Kramer

New HBO doc takes candid look at writer-AIDS activist Larry Kramer

On the forefront of the AIDS epidemic, the outspoken Jewish author and playwright became a provocateur who rallied a nation JTA — It wasn’t so… Read More ›

Benzi Sau named as new police commissioner

Benzi Sau named as new police commissioner

Yohanan Danino set to be replaced on July 1 after Attorney General approves appointment of current Tel Aviv district commander. Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino will… Read More ›

Kerry: Iran must come clean on nuclear past

Kerry: Iran must come clean on nuclear past

US Secratary of State calls Iranian counterpart, says nuclear deal depends on honesty regarding Ayatollah’s history of nuclear weaponization. US Secretary of State John Kerry… Read More ›

PA presents claims of Israeli crimes to ICC

PA presents claims of Israeli crimes to ICC

Documents presented to chief prosecutor meant to convince ICC to investigate claims; Foreign Ministry: ‘We hope attorney won’t fall for this trap.’ The Palestinian Authority… Read More ›

Jewish Agency seeks to streamline Ukraine efforts as immigrants deal with war traumas

Jewish Agency seeks to streamline Ukraine efforts as immigrants deal with war traumas

Immigrants escaping the fighting in Ukraine could require extended stays in absorption centers to deal with the issues brought about by surviving war.   The… Read More ›

Israel supporters to rally in Geneva against UNHRC Gaza report

Israel supporters to rally in Geneva against UNHRC Gaza report

Opponents of the report, including the State of Israel, are upset that it appears to equate the IDF with the Hamas terrorist group.   Pro-Israel… Read More ›

Analysis: PA war crimes charges aren’t really about Gaza

Analysis: PA war crimes charges aren’t really about Gaza

The report pushes forward on the issue of whether settlements are war crimes.   Where does the Palestinian Authority’s Thursday submission of a report on… Read More ›

Exclusive Interview with Asaf Goren the “Hebrew Breaker”

Exclusive Interview with Asaf Goren the “Hebrew Breaker”

We recently sat down with Asaf Goren the “Hebrew Breaker”. Asaf auditioned for “So you think you can Dance” and his video on YouTube has… Read More ›

Swimmer Marc Hinawi brings Israel eighth medal at European Games

Swimmer Marc Hinawi brings Israel eighth medal at European Games

“I’m really happy, but I believe I can swim faster,” Hinawi says after event.   Israel’s medal haul at the European Games is up to… Read More ›

Saunas and art therapy: Rehab for convicted Saudi extremists

Saunas and art therapy: Rehab for convicted Saudi extremists

Desert kingdom is revving up its jihadist rehabilitation program with religious education and counseling   RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — For most of his 20s,… Read More ›

A Georgetown law professor just perfectly captured the absurdity of Confederate pride

A Georgetown law professor just perfectly captured the absurdity of Confederate pride

  It’s been 150 years since the Civil War officially ended, but take a trip to certain regions in the south and you might get… Read More ›

Bill Gates: The real revolution will be self-driving cars, and Uber could get there first

Bill Gates: The real revolution will be self-driving cars, and Uber could get there first

  At a Financial Times event Wednesday evening, the paper’s editor interviewed Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. The two reportedly talked extensively about the economy, robots,… Read More ›

Tesla’s Gigafactory could change everything in Reno, Nevada

Tesla’s Gigafactory could change everything in Reno, Nevada

  Construction of Tesla’s $5 billion Gigafactory is in full swing. Although the massive battery factory is not even close to opening its doors, the… Read More ›

Obama just got a legacy-defining victory in the Senate

Obama just got a legacy-defining victory in the Senate

The Senate has handed President Barack Obama a major victory by approving “fast track” authority to negotiate trade agreements in Asia and elsewhere. The 60-to-38… Read More ›