Last Sunday I was honored to attend the annual Iftar at Finchley Reform Synagogue, one of a number where I have been welcomed in my first Ramadan as mayor of London.
The Waldorf-Astoria will reportedly be closed for up to three years while up to three-quarters of its rooms are converted to luxury condos.
It sounds like the premise of a romantic comedy: A Jewish dad eager to see his middle-aged son settle down takes out a full-page newspaper ad on his behalf titled “Looking For A Wife.”
Brooklyn – Police are investigating an assault on a woman in Brooklyn.
Lawyers working with Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency whistleblower who received sanctuary in Russia after fleeing the US, have vowed to step up pressure on Barack Obama’s administration for a presidential pardon.
Two cops treated to mile-high sex on a free chartered plane ride as part of an alleged NYPD bribery racket should be fired, the hooker at the center of the scandal said.
A formerly ultra-Orthodox woman who was found dead in her car on Sunday after apparently taking her own life days earlier, had written a short autobiography describing the rigors of living within the Gur Hasidic sect and the pain she felt when her daughters cut ties with her over her choice to give up religion.
When top Hezbollah terrorist Mustafa Badreddine was killed in an explosion in Damascus on May 10, Hezbollah initially blamed Israel, then pointed the finger at Sunni militias. However, Iran now believes that the US was behind the assassination, according to The Daily Beast.
New York – Weapons shipped into Jordan for Syrian rebels by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia were stolen by Jordanian intelligence operatives and sold to arms merchants on the black market, the New York Times reported, citing American and Jordanian officials.
ROME – Italy’s second most sought-after fugitive, a convicted ‘ndrangheta crime syndicate boss feared as a “merciless killer,” was captured Sunday as he slept in his bed in a hideout in the rugged Calabrian mountains, police and prosecutors said.