Briefs

Pollard's Release Listing Changed Back To November 2015 From Life

10/08/2014

The U.S. Bureau of Prisons reverted to a 2015 release date in its listing for Jonathan Pollard from life.

UJA-Fed Launching Unity Fund In Israel

10/01/2014

UJA-Federation of New York is launching a $500,000 fund to support unity programming in Israel in memory of the three Israeli teens murdered this summer in the West Bank.

Cease-fire Talks Begin In Cairo Despite Palestinian Balk

09/24/2014

Indirect cease-fire negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians resumed in Cairo despite Palestinian threats to suspend them over Israel’s killing of two Palestinians accused in the murder of three Israeli teens.

Republican Senators Question Kerry On Iran Concessions

09/24/2014

Republican senators queried Secretary of State John Kerry on what concessions the Obama administration was willing to make with Iran at nuclear talks in New York.

Israeli Airstrike Downs Syrian Warplane

09/23/2014

Jerusalem — The Israeli Air Force shot down a Syrian warplane that crossed into Israeli airspace.

Israeli Teens’ Suspected Abductors Killed In Firefight With IDF

09/23/2014

Jerusalem — The two Palestinian men suspected of kidnapping and killing three Israeli teens were killed in a firefight with Israeli troops during an operation to apprehend them.

Sandy Koufax, Redux: Nats Owners Swear Off Yom Kippur Playoffs

09/22/2014
Staff Writer

It’s a Sandy Koufax moment, at the ownership level.

New Amy Winehouse Statue Keeps The Faith

The singer-songwriter's signature bouffant hairdo and a star of David adorn the life-sized work.

09/16/2014
Editorial Intern

No typical yiddishe maydl during her life, Amy Winehouse has been immortalized as a Jew.

The commemorative statue wears a star of David necklace. Getty Images

U.S. Sues Dunkin’ Donuts For Rescinding Sabbath Observer’s Job Offer

09/16/2014
Staff Writer

Dunkin’ Donuts, a national franchise that numbers more than two dozen kosher locations among its 10,000 sites, faces federal charges for refusing to hire a prospective employee whose religion forbids him from working in the Sabbath.

Dunkin' Donuts sued for rescinding sabbath observer's job offer. Getty Images

Paris Moishe House To Open Amid Uptick In Anti-Semitic Attacks In France

09/15/2014

Paris will see the opening of its first Moishe House amid a soaring number of anti-Semitic attacks in France.

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