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  • Shia LaBeouf arrested at New York performance of ‘Cabaret’

    June 27, 2014 | 9:02 am

    Actor Shia LaBeouf, who starred in the "Transformers" movies and the play "Nymphomaniac," was arrested inside New York's Studio 54 during a performance of "Cabaret," police said.

    The actor was charged with criminal conduct and disorderly conduct and taken into custody, NYPD...

  • Suspected Brussels Jewish museum shooter arrested in France

    June 2, 2014 | 9:26 am

    Police in Marseille arrested a man whom Belgian police suspect killed four people at the Jewish Museum of Belgium.

    The man, aged 29 and identified as Mehdi Nemmouche, was arrested at Marseille’s main train and bus station, Saint-Charles, on May 29 and is currently being held on...

  • Al-Qaeda cell arrested in plot to attack U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv

    January 22, 2014 | 12:44 pm

    An al-Qaeda cell suspected of planning several terror attacks in Israel, including on the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, was arrested.

    A gag order on the three arrests made several weeks ago by Israel’s Shin Bet security service was lifted Wednesday by the Jerusalem Magistrate Court.

    ...
  • Accused as sex-abuser, Mendel Tevel appears in L.A. court

    By Jared Sichel

    October 31, 2013 | 4:04 pm

    On Thursday afternoon, Oct. 31, Mendel Tevel appeared in a Los Angeles Superior Court for the first time since his arrest two days earlier by Beverly Hills police acting on a warrant issued by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office. Tevel, a rabbi and youth worker, is accused of...

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  • Israel convicts six Arab citizens in Jewish gunman’s killing

    July 29, 2013 | 10:54 am

    An Israeli court convicted six Arab citizens on Monday in connection with the mob killing in 2005 of a Jewish gunman after he went on a lethal shooting rampage on a bus in their town.

    While none of the men was found guilty of directly causing the death of Eden Nathan-Zaada, a...

  • “Curb” star Jeff Garlin spends two days in jail following parking lot confrontation

    By Ryan Torok

    June 18, 2013 | 10:35 am

    Actor Jeff Garlin ("Curb Your Enthusiasm") was released from a Van Nuys jail yesterday, at approximately 7:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) website.

    An incident that sounds like it’s straight out of “Curb,” Garlin--who has also appeared on...

  • Boston bomb suspect identified, no arrest

    April 17, 2013 | 10:58 am

    BREAKING NEWS — UPDATES HERE

    [UPDATE: 12 p.m.] “Contrary to widespread reporting, there have been no arrests made in connection with the Boston Marathon attack,” the FBI said in a statement.  “Over the past day and a half, there have been a number of press reports based on...

  • Women of the Wall Megillah reading undisturbed by Israeli police

    February 25, 2013 | 1:17 pm

    A women’s Megillah reading at the Western Wall took place on Shushan Purim without incident or arrests.

    Approximately 80 women turned out, some donning prayer shawls, others dressed as police and haredi Orthodox worshipers, on Monday morning in Jerusalem, the TImes of Israel...

  • Sarah Silverman’s niece can visit Western Wall on Purim despite ban

    February 20, 2013 | 10:07 am

    The niece of American comedian Sarah Silverman will be allowed to attend a women's Megillah reading at the Western Wall despite being banned from the site.

    Hallel Abramowitz Silverman, 17, was one of 10 female worshipers arrested for wearing prayer shawls during a women's rosh...

  • Anat Kamm wants compensation from Haaretz for revealing identity

    February 4, 2013 | 12:27 pm

    Anat Kamm, who was jailed for turning classified military documents over to a reporter, is seeking compensation from Haaretz for revealing her identity.

    Kamm, a former Israeli soldier, is asking the newspaper for more than $540,000, according to Haaretz.

    “Kamm views you and...

  • Man arrested in connection with Wilshire Boulevard Temple bomb threats

    December 20, 2012 | 9:57 am

    The man arrested in connection with fake bomb threats made against a Los Angeles synagogue was also charged with vandalizing it earlier this month.

    Several bomb threats against the Wilshire Boulevard Temple were called in to the Los Angeles Police Department Tuesday morning. One...

  • Anat Hoffman’s arrest at Western Wall galvanizing liberal Jewish groups

    October 22, 2012 | 9:18 am

    Last week’s episode was hardly the first time Israeli police stopped activist Anat Hoffman while she was leading a women’s prayer service at the Western Wall in violation of Israeli law.

    But this time, police actually arrested Hoffman -- a first, she says -- and the incident...

  • Toronto rabbi charged for alleged sexual assault after 40 years

    August 31, 2012 | 1:30 pm

    A 71-year-old rabbi in Toronto has been charged with indecent assault for allegedly sexually assaulting a student 40 years ago.

    Heshi Nussbaum appeared in court on Wednesday to face the charge, the Toronto Sun reported.

    Nussbaum allegedly sexually assaulted a 12-year-old boy at a “private religious school” that he taught at and during a summer camp between 1972 and 1975, according to Toronto Police.

    There also may be more victims, according to a statement issued by the Toronto Police on Friday.

  • Palestinian teens arrested for Jerusalem arson, shots fired inside Gaza Strip restaurant

    July 9, 2012 | 2:49 pm

    Two Palestinian teens were arrested for setting a fire near Jerusalem that destroyed 15 acres of forest.

    The teens were arrested Monday and reportedly admitting to intentionally setting the June 26 fire, as well as to setting other fires and being involved in rock-throwing...

  • Mumbai 2008 terror suspect arrested

    July 3, 2012 | 11:08 am

    Indian police have apprehended a man they believe to have guided the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.

    Syed Zabiuddin Ansari, who allegedly guided the terrorists move by move as they carried out the attacks, was discovered after he opened a Facebook account with his own name, according to...

  • Peter Madoff taken into custody by FBI

    June 29, 2012 | 12:24 pm

    Peter Madoff, the younger brother of jailed Ponzi scheme operator Bernard Madoff, has been taken into custody by the FBI.

    Peter Madoff, 66, surrendered himself Friday morning at his lawyer’s office in midtown Manhattan ahead of an expected guilty plea to criminal charges related...

  • Iran arrests alleged assassins of nuclear scientists

    June 14, 2012 | 2:16 pm

    Iranian security forces have arrested the alleged assassins of thee nuclear scientists, an official state news agency reported.

    The Iranian Intelligence Ministry announced the arrests in a statement Thursday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency, Iran’s official news...

  • Teacher arrested after Holocaust lesson goes awry

    May 1, 2012 | 11:02 am

    A South Carolina teacher was arrested on charges of assault and battery after trying to make a point during a lesson on the Holocaust.

    Patricia Mulholland, a veteran seventh-grade social studies teacher at Bluffton Middle School, is accused of dragging a student from his seat by his...

  • Tigers outfielder arrested after shouting anti-Semitic remarks

    April 27, 2012 | 1:46 pm

    Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young was arrested outside of a New York hotel for allegedly attacking a group of men and making anti-Semitic remarks.

    Young was arrested early Friday morning outside of the Hilton in Midtown Manhattan, where he was staying before a series with the...

  • Iran reports arrests of alleged spies for Israel

    April 18, 2012 | 9:46 am

    More than 15 Iranian and foreign nationals reportedly were arrested for carrying out alleged terrorist missions for Israel in Iran.

    IRNA, Iran’s official news agency, reported Tuesday that the group is accused of spying for Israel, the attempted assassination of an Iranian expert...

  • Iran says it has arrested ‘Zionist regime-backed terrorist team’

    April 10, 2012 | 10:23 am

    Iran said on Tuesday it had identified a “major terrorist group” it said was affiliated to its arch-foe Israel and had arrested some of its members, the official IRNA news agency reported, citing an Intelligence Ministry report.

    Tensions are running high between Iran and Israel,...

  • Palestinian Olympic team goalie arrested for terror attack

    April 2, 2012 | 10:28 am

    The goalie of the Palestinian Olympic soccer team and Palestinian Red Crescent employees were among 13 West Bank residents arrested for an attack on Israeli soldiers.

    The arrests in the Jan. 20 shooting attack against Israeli troops were announced Monday by the Israel Defense...

  • Strauss-Kahn held in French prositution probe

    February 21, 2012 | 1:17 pm

    Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was questioned by police on Tuesday over his dealings with an alleged prostitution ring that was run from the northern French city of Lille and organised sex parties in Paris, Brussels and Washington.

    Strauss-Kahn, a former finance minister...

  • Deputy who arrested Gibson settles with department

    February 15, 2012 | 10:30 am

    The sheriff’s deputy who arrested actor Mel Gibson and was the subject of his anti-Semitic rant is settling a religious discrimination case against his department.

    James Mee, who is Jewish, says he was subject to religions discrimination and a hostile work environment after...

  • Arrests made in New Delhi, Bangkok

    February 15, 2012 | 10:18 am

    Thai investigators believe they have found a link between this week’s bomb blasts in Bangkok and New Delhi, a senior security official said Wednesday, two of three attacks Israel has blamed on Iran.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, accusing Iran of targeting diplomats,...

  • Turkey’s jails filling up with journalists

    February 1, 2012 | 12:42 pm

    Aziz Tekin, a correspondent for the Kurdish-language newspaper Azadiya Welat, had the misfortune of becoming a news item himself over the weekend when he became the 105th journalist in Turkey to be put behind bars.

    That places Turkey – a country usually hailed as an exemplar of...

  • Palestinians suspected of planning attacks arrested in Beersheba

    January 4, 2012 | 5:13 pm

    Two Palestinians suspected of planning to carry out attacks on Israeli civilians in Beersheba were arrested.

    The suspected terrorists, from Jenin and Gaza, were arrested in two different locations Wednesday morning, according to reports.

    One suspect was arrested in an apartment in Beersheba in coordination with police, border police and the Shin Bet security service. Weapons were found in the apartment.

    The second suspect was arrested at a security checkpoint near Beersheba.

  • Egypt arrests man in connection with gas line attacks

    December 27, 2011 | 3:48 pm

    An Egyptian man, 20, has been arrested in connection with several attacks on a pipeline in the Sinai that carries gas to Israel.

    The Egyptian state news agency MENA made the announcement Tuesday. The suspect is reported to be a resident of Arish, near the site of several of the...

  • Israelis arrested, fined for working illegally in Canada

    December 26, 2011 | 11:22 am

    Eleven Israeli citizens were arrested in Canada for allegedly working illegally there.

    Their alleged ringleader, Iftash Jacob, was among 10 Israelis who were arrested Dec. 21 in a raid on a home in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and on kiosks at three shopping malls in the region. Canada...

  • Adam Lambert says ‘lesson learned’ after arrest

    December 22, 2011 | 4:47 pm

    Former “American Idol” finalist Adam Lambert brushed off his arrest in Finland on Thursday, blaming his bad behavior on travel, booze and “irrational confusion” and adding “lesson learned” on Twitter.

    “Jetlag+Vodka=blackout. Usblackout=irrational confusion. jail+guilt+press=lesson...

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