A former Brooklyn district attorney bureau chief now vying to become the borough’s next top prosecutor claimed Wednesday he had “mounting evidence of corruption” within the current DA’s administration.
The four rabbis from various Israeli cities whom police arrested today, Wednesday, on suspicions of fraudulently obtaining police “fitness certificates,” that testify to a criminal-free past and would enable them to qualify for the post of “City Rabbi,” have been sent to house arrest with limiting conditions.
Deputy Education Minister Meir Porush (United Torah Judaism) arrived in court earlier this week to request that an ultra-Orthodox teacher accused of physically abusing and sexually assaulting his students be allowed to attend a wedding.
MAHWAH – For the third time in recent months, a ritualistic Jewish boundary known as a eruv on a town utility pole has been damaged, according to a report.
Investigators who grilled the Israeli-born tycoon Arnon Milchan in London last week on suspicion he bribed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, apparently told him “you bribed Netanyahu in exchange for the assistance he gave you on Channel 10 interests,” according to police officials.
The government of Azerbaijan responded angrily to revelations that it ran a secret $2.9 billion fund which was used to pay prominent Europeans, run lobbying operations, and launder money via a group of opaque British companies.
Hillary Clinton recalled aide Huma Abedin “bursting into tears” after learning Clinton’s emails were again under FBI scrutiny because of Anthony Weiner’s sexting scandal, according to a leaked excerpt from Clinton’s forthcoming book.
A Brooklyn-based real estate company owned by members of the ultra-Orthodox anti-Zionist Satmar community completed its first bond placement on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange on Monday.
A formerly Hasidic mom lost custody of her kids after coming out as gay and was barred from even telling her youngest children about her sexuality, according to a first-of-its-kind Brooklyn court ruling.
Jerusalem’s chief rabbi on Tuesday lashed out at Reform Jews, saying they were worse than Holocaust deniers for defying Orthodox Jewish law on gender separation and insisting on the right to mixed-gender prayer at the Western Wall in the city.