Report: McMaster Says Hezbollah Not A Terror Group

A new bombshell report alleges that a meeting between high-level Israeli officials and their American counterparts last month deteriorated when National Security Adviser H.R McMaster brushed off Israel’s concerns about Hezbollah, at one point backing up an aide who denied that Hezbollah is a terror organization. Read more

Dominican Woman Testifies Menendez Helped Her With Visa

NEWARK, N.J. — The alleged former Dominican girlfriend of a wealthy donor on trial for bribery with U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez testified Tuesday that her visa application was initially denied and then approved expeditiously after the donor told her he would “fix it” by reaching out to “the senator.” Read more

Jona Rechnitz To Take Stand Against Norman Seabrook

A big-time donor to Mayor de Blasio, expected to testify in an upcoming public corruption trial, is more deeply involved in criminal activity than the government lets on, new court papers claim. Read more

Ohio Cop Pleads Guilty To Using Sex Toy on Two Women During Illegal Traffic Stop

A suburban Cleveland police officer accused of using a sex toy on two women during an illegal traffic stop has pleaded guilty to charges including gross sexual imposition. Read more

Israeli General Yair Golan, Former IDF Deputy Chief, Says PKK Not A Terror Organization

Former IDF deputy chief Maj. Gen. Yair Golan expressed support for Kurdish independence at a conference in Washington last week, saying that the Kurdish PKK fighting Turkey is not a terrorist organization. Read more

Jerusalem – High Court Strikes Blow To Chief Rabbinate’s Kashrut-licensing Monopoly

Jerusalem – The High Court of Justice struck a significant blow to the Chief Rabbinate’s monopoly on kashrut licensing Tuesday, ruling that restaurants and other food businesses can describe the kashrut standards they maintain as long as they make clear that they do not have a kashrut license. Read more

Rabbinical Conference Raises Awareness of Suicide

In an effort to raise awareness of suicide in Israeli society and help towards prevention, more than 100 rabbis were given professional instruction at a conference of the Barkai association of communal rabbis on Tuesday. Read more

Man Pleads Guilty To International Money Laundering In Manhattan Federal Court

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim announced Monday a man who led an international money laundering business pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court. Read more