Haredi camp counselor killed in car accident

Rabbi Reuven Chaim Beiler, father of ten who served as counselor in US haredi camp, killed in road accident.

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‘Unite the Right’ rally approved in D.C. despite last year’s deadly turn

The National Parks Service approved, though not yet given a permit, for a far-right rally near the White House in ...
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A Florida mayor’s battle against BDS

Bal Harbour mayor explains the legislation that allows police to identify anti-Israel crimes as anti-Semitic.

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Watch: Jewish wedding in Dnipropetrovsk

Wedding of Yehiel Piekarsky with daughter of Rabbi Moshe Weber, director of 'Kollel Torah,' takes place at Ukraine 'Menorah' Jewish ...
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Order to 50 soldiers: Shave by Sunday

'Beard exemption' for 50 religious soldiers denied, after having been issued without problems for past year-and-a-half. 'What changed?'

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Iranian women at World Cup stadium to watch men’s football

Hundreds of Iranian women watched their first men's football match in a stadium last night ...
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Student murder stokes fears of Egypt’s Islamists

Egyptian boys hold posters of Ahmed Hussein Eid who was fatally stabbed by three bearded men during his funeral procession in the city of Suez, Egypt, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. The murder of a university student by suspected militants as his girlfriend looked on is fueling fears in Egypt that vigilante groups seeking to enforce a strict interpretation of Islamís teachings may be feeling confident with an Islamist president in office to take over the streets. (AP Photo)Three bearded men approached a university student and his girlfriend during a romantic rendezvous in a park and ordered them to separate because they weren't married, according to security officials. An argument broke out, ending with one of the men fatally stabbing the student.


Iraqis face long future of fear as attacks mount

Abdul Hadi al-Obeidi, 65, a Sunni Muslim and is married to a Shiite woman who manages a grocery store in the Karrada Neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, poses for a portrait Wednesday, July 4, 2012. "Every time I leave my house, I don't know what will happen to me. I can only leave it in God's hands," he said. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)Whenever he leaves his home, Mohammed Jabar, a Sunni Muslim, carries his cellphone so his family can find out quickly whether he is safe if a deadly bomb attack hits. Shukria Mahmud, another Sunni, rarely ventures from her house because of the rash of violence that is gripping Iraq.


Palestinians ready to exhume Arafat body for tests

FILE - In this May 31, 2002 file photo photo Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat pauses during the weekly Muslim Friday prayers in his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Yasser Arafat's body may be exhumed to allow for more testing of the causes of his death, the Palestinian president said Wednesday, July 4, 2012, after a Swiss lab said it found elevated levels of a radioactive isotope in belongings the Palestinian leader is said to have used in his final days. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)Yasser Arafat's body may be exhumed to allow for more testing of the causes of his death, the Palestinian president said Wednesday, after a Swiss lab said it found elevated levels of a radioactive isotope in belongings the Palestinian leader is said to have used in his final days.