Meet Ruth Porat, Google’s New CFO


To the business press, the symbolism of Ruth Porat’s move from her position as chief financial officer of Morgan Stanley to her newly announced perch as Google’s CFO of the future couldn’t be more obvious — it represents a shift in power from Wall Street to Silicon Valley. And there’s no question that it’s a big deal when one of the most powerful women in finance decides that the grass — or at least the money — is greener on the other side of the country.

Nazi Refuge Discovered In Argentine Jungle, Archaeologist Says


Buenos Aires, Argentina — A team of archaeologists and researchers discovered what they believe was a refuge for Nazis in an Argentine forest near the border with Paraguay.

Anne Frank’s Cousin, Actor Buddy Elias, Dies At 89


Buddy Elias, a former president of the Anne Frank Fonds in Basel and a cousin of the teenage diarist from Amsterdam, has died.

American Jews Place Hopes In Herzog

Change of government could spur better ties with administration.

Staff Writer

Analysts said they believe American Jews would like to see a new Israeli government to help re-cement ties with the Obama administration.

Naming Of Quartet Envoy Signals EU’s Bid To Restart Peace Process


Italian negotiator Fernando Gentilini will be the envoy to the Middle East Quartet as the European Union eyes relaunching the peace process.

Tony Blair To Step Back As Mideast Quartet Envoy


Tony Blair is preparing to step back as envoy for the Middle East Quartet but wants to remain part of the peace process.

Rare Chofetz Chaim Footage

Glimpse the Musar master entering the first World Agudath Israel conference in 1923.


Israeli Role In Stuxnet Reportedly Stalling Leaks Inquiry


Washington — Israel’s role in the cyber-sabotage of Iran’s nuclear weapons development could hinder a leaks prosecution.

Danish Muslims Get OK To Form Peace Ring Around Copenhagen Synagogue


Danish Muslims can create a peace ring around a Copenhagen synagogue that came under a deadly attack, the city’s police said after originally refusing the request.

Police Arrest 4 With Ties To Paris Kosher Market Terrorist


French authorities arrested four people with connections to the Islamist who seized hostages and killed four people at a kosher supermarket in Paris in January.

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