An official for the city of Vienna says the Austrian capital has handed over nearly 6,000 valuable objects looted by the Nazis to their rightful owners or their heirs since it started taking inventory of them 14 years ago.
Andreas Mailath-Pokorny said 5,880 art works, books and other objects have been returned since 1999. Mailath-Pokorny says more than 70,000 items in Viennese museums ...
President Barack Obama on Thursday defended America's controversial drone attacks as legal, effective and a necessary linchpin in an evolving U.S. counterterrorism policy. But he acknowledged the targeted strikes are no "cure-all" and ... Full Story »
The father of a Chechen immigrant killed during questioning over his links with one of the Boston Marathon bombings suspects said on Thursday he plans to travel to the United States where he thinks his son was tortured and killed.
Ibragim ... Full Story »
Lois Lerner, the Internal Revenue Service official who this week asserted her right not to answer questions about the controversy over extra scrutiny for conservative groups, took administrative leave on Thursday, a congressional ... Full Story »
For New York City mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner, the road to City Hall leads through Pittsburgh.
Weiner, the candidate who infamously resigned from the U.S. Congress two years ago in a scandal, unveiled a video announcing ... Full Story »
Showing its gratitude for the immediate and ongoing support and assistance offered by Jewish groups and individuals from around the country, the Oklahoma House of Representatives gave a standing ovation Thursday to Rabbi Ovadia ... Full Story »
The official PA daily reported on a visit by the PA Minister of Health, Hani Abdeen, to Israel's Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. The daily noted that 30% of the child patients in Hadassah are Palestinians and that the Israeli hospital is ... Full Story »
The Rockland County Department of Health has identified a case of measles in Rockland County.
During the Health Department’s investigation, it was discovered that the individual with measles was at the Hatzlacha Grocery Store, located ... Full Story »
New York State officials auditing the town of Ramapo, New York, which is now the subject of a federal investigation, had contact with federal law enforcement during a state audit in 2011, according to a state official with knowledge of the ... Full Story »
More than 25 years after the pajama-clad body of a 15-year-old Yeshiva student was found in his dorm room at Mesivta of Long Beach, Nassau County police said they are reopening the long-cold case - even raising the Crime Stoppers ... Full Story »
Two Muslim hardliners say the man seen wielding a bloody butcher's knife after the killing of a British soldier is a Muslim convert who took part in demonstrations with the banned radical group al-Muhajiroun.
The identification came ... Full Story »
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says it would be a “shame” if Anthony Weiner was elected mayor of New York City.
Speaking to editors at the Syracuse Post-Standard newspaper Thursday, the governor, who also leads the state ... Full Story »
It’s been said that all it takes to bring together a Satmar Chassid and a YU graduate is a flat tire on a Friday afternoon.
It has been proven that all it takes to bring a diverse community, like ours, together are acts of ... Full Story »
A frum IDF soldier in a unique move filed a police complaint alleging incitement against the HaPeles newspaper, affiliated with the Yerushalmi faction of Degel.
According to the report, the complaint was filed with police in ... Full Story »
High-tech businesses from other states and abroad that move onto or next to college campuses in New York would operate free of all business, property and personal income taxes for 10 years under a proposal by Gov. Andrew ... Full Story »
MK (The Movement) Elazar Stern is pushing a bill that failed to make it to the plenum for a vote in the 18th Knesset. The bill addresses recalcitrant husbands and the need to assist agunos, seeking to empower a Chief Rabbinate Beis Din ... Full Story »
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Following are the remarks made to the media by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday, 14 Sivan 5773.
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in ... Full Story »