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  • Crazy Girl on a London Subway

    By Ilana Angel

    December 28, 2015 | 2:03 pm

    I was in England last week and it was amazing for a lot of reasons. I love being there. I feel happy, sleep better, breathe deeper, and pray from a place in my heart that is full of joy when I am in England. I feel connected to my beloved Dad when I am there, and it is as if he is...

  • Ex-Subway pitchman sentenced to 15-1/2 years on child sex charges

    November 19, 2015 | 10:49 am

    Former Subway sandwich chain pitchman Jared Fogle on Thursday was sentenced to 15-1/2 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to child pornography and sex charges. 

    Fogle, who became famous after losing weight on a diet that included sandwiches from the fast-food chain,...

  • FBI informant relieved Jared Fogle case resolved

    August 24, 2015 | 11:00 am

    One of the FBI informants who helped expose former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle’s alleged sex crimes said she is relieved the case has come to an end.

    Rochelle Herman-Walrond said in an interview with ABC that she worked with FBI investigators for four years, including secretly...

  • Former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle to plead guilty to child porn charges

    August 18, 2015 | 4:42 pm

    Jared Fogle, the former Subway spokesman, is expected to plead guilty to possession of child pornography charges, according to WXIN in Indianapolis.

    Sources say Fogle will accept a plea deal. The U.S. Attorney’s Office will hold a press conference on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the deal and charges against Fogle.

    Read more at KTLA.

  • ‘Subway Guy’ out as spokesman following raid reportedly linked to child porn probe

    July 8, 2015 | 11:58 am

    The Jewish spokesman for the Subway fast food chain is cooperating with investigators after a raid on his Indiana home, according to his attorney and the company.

    Jared Fogle, known as “The Subway Guy,” was not arrested or charged in the Tuesday night raid, though electronic...

  • Authorities search Indiana home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle

    July 7, 2015 | 1:23 pm

    Authorities searched the Indiana home of Subway sandwich chain pitchman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, about two months after the executive director of his foundation was arrested on federal child pornography charges.

    Fogle, well known from his appearances on Subway television...

  • Jewish groups join coalition against anti-Muslim subway ads in D.C.

    October 16, 2012 | 2:18 pm

    Some national Jewish organizations joined a coalition of religious groups calling on the Washington Metro system to donate profits from an anti-Islam ad to charity.

    “The placing of offensive, anti-Muslim ads in the D.C. Metro system is an important opportunity to affirm our...

  • Jewish, Christian groups in N.Y. subway ads urging tolerance

    October 8, 2012 | 9:53 am

    A Jewish group and a Christian group are hanging ads in the New York subway system urging tolerance.

    The ads being placed by Rabbis for Human Rights-North America and Sojourners, led by the Christian author and social justice advocate Jim Wallis, will go up on Monday and aim to...

  • ‘Savage’ jihad ad debuts in New York City subway

    September 24, 2012 | 3:34 pm

    An inflammatory ad equating Islamic jihad with savagery was posted Monday in 10 New York City subway stations, even as much of the Muslim world was still seething over a California-made movie ridiculing the Prophet Mohammad.

    The ad, sponsored by the pro-Israel American Freedom...

  • N.Y. transit authority weighs options on anti-Islam subway ad

    September 19, 2012 | 10:01 am

    New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority said it is considering its options after a U.S. District Court ordered the authority to run an advertisement that reads "Support Israel. Defeat Jihad."

    The MTA's quandary comes in the wake of recent protests in Arab countries and in...

  • Metro study backs Century City stop for Westside subway

    March 20, 2012 | 1:05 pm

    On Monday, L.A. Metro’s long-awaited Westside Subway Extension reached an important milestone with the release of the project’s final environmental impact statement and report. According to a recent article in The Source — “What Makes This Westside Subway Proposal Different...

  • A chosen rail line?

    October 26, 2011 | 7:27 pm

    In a city where nothing ever seems to come easy, the arrival this summer of Jerusalem’s long-delayed light-rail Red Line was seen by some as nothing short of a miracle. At many points over the past 10-plus years of construction, it looked as though the Messiah would pass through...

  • Report from Beijing: Security, it’s not just for airports anymore

    By Alison Klayman

    August 13, 2008 | 1:35 am

    BEIJING (JTA)—Security checks no longer just for airports in Beijing

    Olympic security is no easy task. It’s not just about the sports venues — attention must be paid to the entire city’s infrastructure, hot spots and transportation systems.

    One of the transitions that I think...

  • Subway takes a ride through kashrut

    By Jay Firestone

    October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    We all remember the first time Subway went Jewish -- his name was Jared Fogle. Through a program of turkey club sandwiches for lunch and veggie subs for dinner as well as exercise, this overweight Jew's story helped Subway's sales skyrocket.

    Well, it seems that the ubiquitous...