Leading religious-Zionist figure Rabbi Moshe Levinger – one of the founders of the Gush Emunim settlement movement and founder of the modern-day Jewish community in Hevron, passed away Saturday, aged 80.
The National Transportation Safety Board says it’s examining damage on the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia to see if it was hit by an object.
WASHINGTON — A once-prominent Orthodox rabbi who pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping scores of women in a changing room of a Jewish ritual bath was sentenced Friday to 6 1/2 years in prison.
Adass Israel teacher Malka Leifer was employed by the Adass congregation, not its school, its barrister said today, in closing arguments in a lawsuit before the Supreme Court of Victoria.
A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a “kid” who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.
The judge in the trial of Todros Grynhaus has told the jury only an unanimous verdict will be accepted.
BRONX, N.Y. – A Bronx public high school teacher was arrested Thursday after an alleged internet chat with an undercover officer posing as a 14-year-old girl.
WEST ROGERS PARK — After a series of attacks and anti-Semitic threats, Jewish families in West Rogers Park have lined up their own security force of off-duty Chicago police officers to patrol the neighborhood.
Miami, FL – A handful of Miami Beach police officers sent hundreds of racially offensive and pornographic emails and possibly jeopardized dozens of criminal cases in which they are witnesses, the department’s chief said Thursday.
The FBI has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in license-plate reader technology, but it halted a purchase order at least temporarily after lawyers raised privacy concerns about the surveillance three years ago, according to emails and other documents obtained by The Associated Press.