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Israel Agrees To Transfer Tax Cash to Palestinians

Israel said on Saturday it would transfer $470 million of withheld tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority following talks between a senior Israeli military officer and Palestinian officials.

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Alfred Taubman, Mall Mogul and Philanthropist, Dies at 91

Billionaire mall developer and prominent philanthropist A. Alfred Taubman, who launched the mall business Taubman Centers Inc in 1950, died on Friday of a heart attack, his son said. He was 91.

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Norman Braman, the Money Man Behind Marco Rubio's Campaign

Less than a week after announcing his 2016 campaign for president, Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida doesn’t need to worry about money.

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President Obama Agrees To Sign 'Reasonable' Compromise With Congress on Iran

President Barack Obama said on Friday he does not see proposed legislation in Congress derailing negotiations with Iran on its nuclear program, calling the bill allowing Congress to review any deal a “reasonable compromise” that he planned to sign.

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France Pledges $107M to Anti-Semitism Fight

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls pledged to finance a $107 million plan to fight racism and anti-Semitism.

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Israel Mocks Europe Labels for Settlement Products as 'Yellow Star'

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman suggested stamping settlement goods with yellow stars to condemn demands for special labeling in Europe.

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Dieudonne Banned From Performing in Morocco

The French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala, who has faced repeated charges of incitement of hatred toward Jews, was banned from performing in Morocco.

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Tropical Storm Rips Into Jewish Cemetery in Brazil

A tropical storm in eastern Brazil devastated the Jewish cemetery of the State of Bahia.

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FBI Chief James Comey Says Holocaust Key Lesson for Agents

FBI director James Comey called the Holocaust the most significant event in history and said that’s why a U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum program on its lessons is mandatory for new agents.

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Thousands Join March of Living at Auschwitz

Thousands of young people from at least 45 countries participated in the March of the Living in Poland at the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex of concentration camps.

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Argentina To GIve $170K to AMIA Terror Victims

Argentina’s Senate unanimously approved a bill that offers one-time compensation to the families of the 85 people killed in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center.

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Blacksmith Rebuilds Infamous Dachau 'Arbeit Macht Frei' Gate

A German blacksmith who painstakingly rebuilt an iron gate at the Dachau concentration camp bearing the notorious “Arbeit macht frei” (work sets you free) slogan said on Thursday he hoped no one would notice his work was a replica.

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President Obama Condemns Anti-Semitism on Holocaust Remembrance Day

President Barack Obama condemned anti-Semitism in a Holocaust Remembrance Day message.

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Republicans Likely To Back Israel — Even If Interests Clash

Republicans are far more likely than Democrats to support Israel when U.S. and Israeli interests diverge.

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Did Palestinian Driver Kill Israeli in New 'Car Intifada' Attack?

Police are investigating whether an incident in which a Palestinian man from eastern Jerusalem drove his car into two Israelis waiting at a bus stop – killing one – was a terror attack.

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Czech Couple Named 'Righteous' After Death

A Czech couple has been posthumously awarded the title Righteous Among the Nations for saving a Jewish girl in Ukraine during the Holocaust.

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Samantha Power Won't Promise To Back Israel at United Nations

The United States would continue to “work closely” with Israel at the United Nations but would not count out advancing resolutions targeting Israel, Samantha Power said.

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'Free Range' Parents Sue Maryland Police for Seizing Children

The Maryland parents who are being investigated for allowing their two children to play in a park unsupervised are suing the state’s child protective services and Montgomery County police.

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Congress Makes Iran Deal Tougher — Not Impossible

A compromise allowing the U.S. Congress to vote on a nuclear deal with Tehran may prompt Iranian negotiators to drive a harder bargain, but does not drastically weaken President Barack Obama’s ability to deliver on a final agreement.

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Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day With Sirens and Tears

Survivors of the Holocaust “have guided the entire nation,” Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said during Israel’s national Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony.

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