Life Sentences For U.S.-Born Orthodox Jewish Radical

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 April 2013 10:58 Written by AP Tuesday, 09 April 2013 10:51

Jack Teitel, a 39-year-old settler, is seen at the Jerusalem's district court on April 09, 2013. Teitel, a Jewish-American extremist admitted killing two Arabs a decade ago and more recent attacks on Israeli leftists.and also suspected of carrying out a series of high-profile hate crimes against Arabs, peace activists and a breakaway Jewish sect. Photo by Flash90

Jerusalem - An Israeli court delivered two consecutive life sentences to a U.S.-born Jewish extremist for the murder of two Palestinians and the attempted murder of others.

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Obama Touched Down In Israel Begins First Visit As President

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2013 07:21 Written by AP Wednesday, 20 March 2013 07:07

US President Barack Obama (2nd L), Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2nd R) and President Shimon Peres (L) during the welcoming ceremony at Ben Gurion airport, Tel Aviv, Israel, 20 March 2013. EPA/OLIWER WEIKEN

Tel Aviv - President Barack Obama plunged into the turbulent Middle East Wednesday, assuring Israel of the U.S. commitment to its security while cautioning that the region’s “winds of change bring both promise and peril.”

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Contentious L.I. Debate Rages On Whether To Turn Vacant School Into Medical Offices

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2013 09:11 Written by CBS/NY Wednesday, 20 March 2013 09:00

LAWRENCE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A fierce debate is being waged in Long Island’s Five Towns. That debate centers on whether to turn a closed elementary school into outpatient medical offices that could reap millions of dollars for the cash-strapped community.

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Bayit Yehudi Minister Ariel To Obama: Please Free Pollard

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2013 07:43 Written by JPost Wednesday, 20 March 2013 07:30

 

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Tel Aviv - Housing and Construction Minister Uri Ariel asked US President Barack Obama to free Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard as he shook the visiting US president’s hand upon his arrival at Ben-Gurion Airport on Wednesday.

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Pre-K Provider Stole Millions, State Audit Says

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2013 08:02 Written by David M. Halbfinger / NY Times Wednesday, 20 March 2013 07:49

One of New York City’s largest providers of special education services to preschoolers with disabilities illegally diverted millions in taxpayer financing to a girls’ religious school, summer camps and a kosher supermarket owned by the group’s officers and board members, state auditors said on Monday.

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The Maccabeats - Les Misérables - Passover

Written by MaccabeatsVideos Wednesday, 20 March 2013 08:09

 

Statue Of Liberty To Reopen By Independence Day

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2013 08:24 Written by AP Wednesday, 20 March 2013 08:16

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New York - The Statue of Liberty, closed since Superstorm Sandy damaged the island where it stands, will reopen to the public by Independence Day, officials said Tuesday.

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U.S. IRS Boots Israeli Bank Clients From Amnesty

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 March 2013 20:00 Written by Reuters Friday, 08 March 2013 15:42

An ultra orthodox Jewish man cashes out money from an ATM machine in the ultra orthodox neighborhood of Meah Shearim. January 14, 2013. Photo by Nati Shohat/Flash90.

Washington - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has revoked access to an amnesty program for some U.S. taxpayers with accounts at Israeli banks who were already taking part in it, said three lawyers representing the customers on Thursday.

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Helfgot/Perlman Concert at Barclays Center 2/28/2013

Last Updated on Friday, 08 March 2013 17:15 Written by Monique Altheim Friday, 08 March 2013 17:00

 

Second Swarm Of Locusts Is Heading Towards Negev

Last Updated on Friday, 08 March 2013 15:42 Written by JPost Friday, 08 March 2013 15:27

An Israeli motor cyclist passes through locusts as they swarm near the Egyptian border at the Negev Desert area of Nitzana, 06 March 2013. EPA/JIM HOLLANDER

Negev, Israel - A second swarm of locusts was headed towards the southern Israel Negev area from Egypt on Friday, Army Radio reported.

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Obama: No 'Grand Peace Plan' During Israel Trip

Last Updated on Friday, 08 March 2013 15:26 Written by AP Friday, 08 March 2013 15:07

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Washington - President Barack Obama is playing down expectations for a Mideast peace breakthrough during his upcoming trip to Israel, telling American Jewish leaders that he won’t be carrying a “grand peace plan” when he arrives in the region later this month.

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Coward in hit-run horror surrenders in Pa. after Brooklyn tragedy kills Orthodox family

Written by JAMIE SCHRAM/NY Post Thursday, 07 March 2013 10:35

The cowardly driver who fled a high-speed crash that killed a young Brooklyn family finally surrendered to authorities in Pennsylvania last night, ending a four-day manhunt.

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Musical Tribute Released in Memory of Levi Yitzchak Wolowik

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 December 2012 09:12 Written by TFTI Wednesday, 05 December 2012 08:53

Almost four years since the tragic passing of nine year old Levi Yitzchak Wolowik, son of the Chabad shluchim to the Five Towns, his parents, Rabbi Zalman and Chanie Wolowik of Woodmere, are marking what would be their son's Bar Mitzvah with a special siyum in his memory.

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