The “peace talks” would explode if the Knesset were to virtually eliminate the chance of dividing Jerusalem. Count on Netanya and Livni to force a Knesset panel to change a decision that could blow up the talks.
A lawyer from Lyon in eastern France has been disbarred for filing a motion to disqualify a Jewish judge because of his origins. The French Bar Association disbarred Alexis Dubruel on Wednesday for citing Judge Albert Levy in a 2012 motion to disqualify him from presiding over a custody case in which one of the […]
Representatives of the Jewish community of Gdansk, Poland, said the torching of a mosque had “frightening connotations” of the Nazi-inspired Kristallnacht pogroms against Jews. The association was inescapable, three of the city’s Jewish leaders wrote in a statement Thursday. “On the eve of the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, during which synagogues were burned in the […]
Lauren’s Law, named for a young girl desperate for a heart transplant whose plight four years ago dramatized the shortage of available organs, is designed to increase that availability. The law went into effect on October 3. A new line on driver’s license applications asks applicants whether they want to be added to New York State’s organ donation registry. Applicants can choose to check either a “No” box or a “Skip this Question” box.
With the federal government quickly nearing a default, a House Republican leadership effort to end the shutdown and permit the Treasury to start borrowing again to keep up with government debt collapsed Tuesday night, the NY Times reported. Senator John McCain, (R. AZ) wailed Tuesday: “Republicans have to understand we have lost this battle, as […]