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‘Poverty rate in Israel high relative to developed countries’

‘Poverty rate in Israel high relative to developed countries’

  The “depth of proverty” in Israel has worsened, with the average income of poor families in 2010 at 31 percent below the poverty line.… Read More ›

Arson suspected in fire at church on Sea of Galilee

Arson suspected in fire at church on Sea of Galilee

No damage inflicted to Church of the Multiplication, two people suffer smoke inhalation; fire crews investigating incident   A fire broke out at the Church… Read More ›

Container shippers are in serious trouble

Container shippers are in serious trouble

This is what two unnamed container shipping executives, one from an Asian carrier, the other from a European carrier, told the Wall Street Journal about… Read More ›

Brian Williams is staying at NBC, but Lester Holt will be the permanent ‘Nightly News’ anchor

Brian Williams is staying at NBC, but Lester Holt will be the permanent ‘Nightly News’ anchor

  Newsman Brian Williams has reportedly reached an agreement with NBC to remain at the network, but not at the “Nightly News” desk. CNN reports… Read More ›

The US is reportedly changing the face of the $10 bill

The US is reportedly changing the face of the $10 bill

Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew announced on Wednesday that the Bureau of Engraving and Printing will replace the current portrait of Alexander Hamilton from… Read More ›

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Muslims Worldwide To Mark The Start Of Ramadan

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Muslims Worldwide To Mark The Start Of Ramadan

  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Muslims around the world will mark the start of Ramadan on Thursday, a month of intense prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and… Read More ›

New York – Escape Highlights Relationships Between Inmates, Prison Employees

New York – Escape Highlights Relationships Between Inmates, Prison Employees

  New York – Reports that a sexual relationship had developed between two escaped New York inmates and a prison employee who has been charged… Read More ›

New York – NY Auto Dealers To Pay $14 Million For Selling Illegal Services

New York – NY Auto Dealers To Pay $14 Million For Selling Illegal Services

  New York – Three New York auto dealers have agreed to pay nearly $14 million to customers who were unlawfully sold credit repair, identity… Read More ›

The king with 100 wives

The king with 100 wives

  Abumbi II, the 11th fon, or king, of Bafut, Cameroon, has close to 100 wives. They weren’t all his to start. According to local… Read More ›

To Catch The Jew – Tuvia Tenebom – Interview

To Catch The Jew – Tuvia Tenebom – Interview

Read the exclsuive JewishNews.com interview with Tuvia Tenebom at http://jewishnews.com/2015/06/17/book-review-to-catch-a-jew-interview-with-author-tuvia-tenebom/

Carter, Dempsey paint bleak picture of Iraq situation

Carter, Dempsey paint bleak picture of Iraq situation

Washington – America’s two top defense officials presented a dismal outlook on the situation in Iraq Wednesday during testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, even… Read More ›

U.S.-Russia military tit for tat raises fears of greater conflict

U.S.-Russia military tit for tat raises fears of greater conflict

Washington – The war of words between America and Russia is escalating. So, too, is the movement of implements of war — from U.S. fighter jets… Read More ›

Hungary to build border barrier as EU migrant crisis rages

Hungary to build border barrier as EU migrant crisis rages

Budapest says it has commenced 13-foot-high wall along Serbian frontier to keep illegal immigrants out   BUDAPEST (AFP) — Hungary said Wednesday it was building… Read More ›

In Israel, Michael Douglas set to receive ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’

In Israel, Michael Douglas set to receive ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’

Actor, who only recently embraced father’s heritage, says he’ll use money to bring together different streams of Judaism When actor Michael Douglas learned that he… Read More ›

As it turns 15, Birthright Israel takes a closer look at Tel Aviv

As it turns 15, Birthright Israel takes a closer look at Tel Aviv

Program providing young Jews with free trips finally focuses on the White City’s start-up scene and hip vibe Last week, a group of 50 Taglit-Birthright… Read More ›

Kahlon: Oren’s comments on Obama are his personal views

Kahlon: Oren’s comments on Obama are his personal views

Finance Minister in letter to US ambassador Shapiro distances himself from Kulanu party member Oren’s comments on Obama; Kahlon says Obama stands by Israel and… Read More ›

Jordan arrests Palestinian suspect in 1982 attack on Paris Jews

Jordan arrests Palestinian suspect in 1982 attack on Paris Jews

Mahamed Souhair al-Abassi is suspected of organizing decades-old attack on French restaurant that killed six people and wounded 22. Jordanian authorities have arrested a suspected… Read More ›

Inside the Islamic State: A Nation of Terror

Inside the Islamic State: A Nation of Terror

Locals recently liberated from Islamic State rule describe a reality of fear, death, and tight control under the chaotic rule of Islamic extremism. When the… Read More ›

Analysis: Israel is not facing a Druze refugee crisis, but it is ready for one

Analysis: Israel is not facing a Druze refugee crisis, but it is ready for one

Reports of Druze civilians being killed are baseless, and have led to unrest among members of the Druse communities on the Golan Heights, whose relatives… Read More ›

AIPAC calls Kerry’s Iran remarks ‘disturbing’

AIPAC calls Kerry’s Iran remarks ‘disturbing’

“We’re not fixated on Iran specifically accounting for what they did at one point in time or another,” Secretary of State said on Tuesday.  … Read More ›