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Markets » Mon Oct. 20

U.S. Stocks Quietly Move Higher

The U.S. stock market moved quietly higher Monday as investors decided to step back into a market that was rattled by white-knuckle turbulence last week. It was a rare move…

Markets » Mon Oct. 6

U.S. Stocks Edge Lower

Some encouraging corporate news failed to give the broader stock market a boost on Monday, and stocks edged lower as investors waited for news on the outlook for the Federal…

Business » Mon Oct. 20

AbbVie Officially Terminates Shire Deal

North Chicago, Illinois-based AbbVie has officially killed its planned $55 billion takeover of Dublin-based rival Shire following changes to U.S. tax rules. The company had recommended its shareholders vote “no”…

Israel » Mon Oct. 20

More Jews Move Into Shiloach

Nine Jewish families made headlines after moving into the predominantly Arab neighborhood of Shiloach (Silwan) on Sunday night. Taking note of local Arab anger and the threat of violence against…

Israel » Mon Oct. 20

Lapid-Bennett Quid Pro Quo Revealed

Finance Minister Yair Lapid bought the support of Naftali Bennett’s Jewish Home Party for his 2015 budget with hundreds of millions of shekels in government funding, according to an exclusive…

Israel » Mon Oct. 20

Kahlon on Comeback Trail

The rumors about Likud star Moshe Kahlon’s political comeback began almost the moment he announced his decision to leave politics before the last election in January 2013. On Monday, Kahlon…

Editorial » Mon Oct. 20

Democracy at 30,000 Feet

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s decision to conduct an audit of airline loyalty programs marks the first serious official investigation of alleged unfairness and deception in the not-so-friendly skies of…

Editorial » Sun Oct. 19

A Flight Ban To Prevent Ebola

The news that two health-care workers who were caring for Ebola patient Thomas Duncan have contracted the disease should give the president and Congress reason to seriously consider imposing restrictions…

Editorial » Tue Oct. 7

Gathering Us All In

Among the guests who were invited to eat in the sukkah of the Berditchever Rav, zy”a, were ignorant, coarse individuals. The Rebbe once explained that he had a special reason…