Weinrot Acquitted In Tax Bribery & Money Laundering Charges

Prominent Israeli attorney Yaakov Weinrot was acquitted by the Tel Aviv District Court on Monday, 3 Cheshvan, on tax bribery and money laundering charges. Seated at his side was Shuki Vita, a former senior official in the Israel Tax Authority, who was also acquitted.
While Weinrot’s acquittal was absolute, Vita was found guilty of less serious […]

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State To Release Nachum Manbar

The prison parole board has agreed to the early release of Nachum Manbar, who has served 14.5 years of his 16-year sentence for selling information to Iran.
Manbar, who was sentenced in 1998, sold information on chemical weaponry and weapons to Iran. His release is accompanied by a number of restrictions, including a media ban. He […]

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New York, NY – Council: Ban Embarrassing Parking Violation Stickers

New York, NY — The City Council’s Transportation Committee will be holding a hearing tomorrow on a bill proposed last spring by Councilman David G. Greenfield (D-Brooklyn) that would change the way the city punishes drivers for alternate-side parking infractions.
The bill would prohibit the city from affixing punitive adhesive stickers to a car without either […]


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New York, NY – Councilman Ban Embarrassing Parking Violation Stickers

New York, NY — The City Council’s Transportation Committee will be holding a hearing tomorrow on a bill proposed last spring by Councilman David G. Greenfield (D-Brooklyn) that would change the way the city punishes drivers for alternate-side parking infractions.
The bill would prohibit the city from affixing punitive adhesive stickers to a car without either […]


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US freezes UNESCO funds for recognizing Palestine


Washington won’t make planned $60 million transfer for UN cultural agency, State Department says; 107 nations voted in favor, 14 against, and 52 abstained; FM: Israel should cut ties with PA.

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Obama ‘Fit For Duty’ & Tobacco Free According To Latest Physical

President Obama has officially put out the cigarettes.
The commander-in-chief passed his physical with flying colors and is “tobacco free”, according to a report released by the White House today.
“The president is in excellent health and ‘fit for duty’”, Dr. Jeffrey C. Kuhlman wrote. “All clinical data indicate he will remain so for the duration of […]

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Germany – How Parents Can Help A Stuttering Child

Germany — When 5-year-old Jasmin has a good day, she chatters away without faltering or having to try more than once to say certain words. On her bad days she struggles with a stutter. Then she says, “Mama, today’s a stupid day. My word doesn’t want to come out,” said Anja, Jasmin’s mother.
Anja, who […]


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Israel forcing Palestinians out of East Jerusalem – NGO

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel is forcing Palestinians out of East Jerusalem as part of a deliberate policy that might constitute a war crime, a prominent Israeli non-governmental organisation said on Monday, a charge rejected by Jerusalem’s mayor.

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Humanitarian Aid Continues To Gaza Despite Rocket Attacks

The following report was released by the IDF, covering the period October 21st to 27th, regarding Israel’s cooperation to permit the continued flow of food and supplies into Hamas-controlled Gaza.
“The Israeli Government together with the IDF coordinates the delivery of a variety of humanitarian aid and development assistance to the civilian population of the Gaza […]

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White House Cuts Funding For U.N. Agency After Palestinian Vote

The Obama administration cut off funding for the U.N. cultural agency on Monday, after its member countries defied an American warning and approved a Palestinian bid for full membership.
State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said the vote triggered a long-standing congressional restriction on funding to U.N. bodies that recognize Palestine as a state before an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal is reached. […]

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