Pope Francis Visit Auschwitz

OSWIECIM, Poland – Hunched on a bench near the gate to the Auschwitz death camp site in Poland, Pope Francis prayed silently on Friday in tribute to 1.5 million people, most of them Jews, gassed there by Nazi occupiers during World War Two. Read more

San Diego Cop Killed, Another Wounded In Shooting

SAN DIEGO — One police officer has died and another remains in surgery after being shot in a San Diego neighborhood, authorities said early Friday. Read more

Rabbi Eliezer Berland Charged With Sexual Abuse of Women and Minors

Israeli prosecution charged Rabbi Eliezer Berland on Friday with indecent acts, indecent acts against a minor while abusing a position of trust and aggravated assault. Read more

Former Rabbi of Aleppo, Syria, Dies In New York At 93

“Chacham” Yom Tov Yedid, the oldest Rabbi in the Syrian Jewish community in the US, died on Wednesday night in New York. He was 93. Read more

Borough Park Bakery Owner Criticizes NYPD For Lame Response To Emergency Call

Brooklyn, NY – The owner of a Brooklyn bakery took the local police precinct to task after a 911 call to report a violent individual in his store received a belated telephone response. Read more

NYPD: Jewish Accounting Firm In Williamsburg Robbed At Gun Point

NEW YORK — Police late Thursday were searching for two suspects who violently robbed a business Y&I Accounting Firm in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Read more

Oded Guez Who Refuses To Grant Wife Divorce Arrested In Belgium

An Israeli man, who allegedly left the country with a false passport and is wanted by the police, was arrested in Antwerp on Thursday, the State Prosecutor’s Office said. Read more

Charges Dropped In Chandra Levy Murder

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington, DC on Thursday moved to dismiss the case and a retrial against Ingmar Guandique, the illegal immigrant previously convicted of murdering intern Chandra Levy in May 2001, citing “unforeseen developments.” Read more

FBI Says Horrific Hate Crime Against Jews Thwarted

A Connecticut man already in custody after large quantities of firearms and ammuniti on were seized from his home was indicted on charges he made online threats to kill or injure people, including Jews, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday. Read more

France – Bags Banned From Cannes Beaches Over Terror Attack Fears In Country

The mayor of Cannes announced Thursday that, due to the terror threat in France, bags have been banned from the city’s world-famous beaches. Read more