Richmond, VA – Suspected Gunman, State Trooper Dead In Virginia Shooting

Richmond, VA – A Virginia state trooper and a suspected gunman died in a shooting at a Richmond bus station on Thursday, local media reported, citing police sources. Read more

FBI: Rabbi Under Federal Investigation Over LES Synagogue Sale

A Queens rabbi who is being sued by the congregants of a Lower East Side synagogue for trying to sell their $13 million building out from under them and allegedly make off with the profits, is now under investigation by federal as well as state officials. Read more

Jerusalem – High Court: Private Conversions Recognized For Citizenship

In what is yet another strike against the religious establishment in Israel, the High Court of Justice ruled on Thursday afternoon that private Orthodox conversions conducted in Israel should be recognized by the state for eligibility for the Right of Return. Read more

Cypriot Ex-wife Says Egyptian Hijacker ‘Abusive, Dangerous’, Bragged Of Killing Israeli Soldiers

Cyprus – The Cypriot ex-wife of an Egyptian man who authorities say hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and threatened to blow it up with a fake suicide belt said her former husband is an “extremely dangerous man” who used drugs, terrorized his family and beat her and their children. Read more

Belgian Crisis Center Tells Jewish Victims Israel Doesn’t Exist

The Brussels terror attacks which killed 35 people earlier this month also injured hundreds more – among them many foreign citizens, including several Israelis. Read more

Analysis: Behind Nasrallah’s Recent Threats To Israel

Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah recently made two media appearances in close proximity. The first, a recorded speech aired on February 16, 2016 in memory of the organization’s soldiers killed in combat, included his threat that Hezbollah was capable of targeting the ammonia tanks in Haifa Bay. Read more

FBI Agrees To Unlock IPhone, iPod In Arkansas Homicide Case

Little Rock, AR – The FBI agreed Wednesday to help an Arkansas prosecutor unlock an iPhone and iPod belonging to two teenagers accused of killing a couple, just days after the federal agency announced it had gained access to an iPhone linked to the gunman in a mass shooting in California. Read more

Lufthansa Airlines Ordered To Pay Jewish Passenger After Failing To Provide Kosher Food Aboard Flight

Brazil – The São Paulo Court of Justice has awarded $1,400 to Isaac Kopfler, a Brazilian Jew traveling aboard Lufthansa Airlines from Zurich to São Paolo, after the German airline failed to provide kosher food for their passenger despite his request for it at the time he purchased his ticket. The incident occurred on March 21, 2012. Read more

How A Nazi SS Commando Became A Mossad Assassin

Help can come from the unlikeliest of places, particularly when spies and assassinations are involved. Read more

Jamar Clark Shooting: Minneapolis Officers Won’t Be Charged

MINNEAPOLIS – At a news conference Wednesday morning, Hennepin County attorney Mike Freeman announced Minneapolis Police Officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze won’t be charged in the shooting death of 24-year-old Jamar Clark. Read more