The wife of the dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect is assisting authorities and in absolute shock that her husband and brother-in-law were accused of the deadly blasts, her lawyer said on Tuesday.
Forging a coalition is, without a doubt, the most difficult part of the election process in Israel.
A Cuban Foreign Ministry official rejected claims by the wife of Alan Gross that the jailed American contractor was in ill health and said Cuba was willing to negotiate his release with U.S. officials.
The wife American contractor Alan Gross called for increased pressure on Congress and President Obama to get her husband released from a Cuban jail.
The wife of convicted spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard said her husband may not survive another year in prison.
Sonia Peres, the wife of Israeli President Shimon Peres for 66 years, has died. She died Wednesday in her Tel Aviv apartment at the age of 87. Sonia Peres was a private person and rarely was seen at political events frequented by her husband. In 2007, when Shimon Peres moved into the President's Residence, Sonia Peres chose to remain in the family home in Tel Aviv.
Israeli police arrested a foreign worker accused of being employed illegally by Defense Minister Ehud Barak's wife.
Her smile and soft voice are immediately appealing. Offered some coffee and cake, Larissa Trimbobler-Amir accepts with a gentle gratefulness. She has come to talk about her marriage to Yigal Amir, who is serving a life sentence for the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1995.
Cecile Abers , died Nov. 26 at 90. She is survived by her husband, Emanuel; daughter, Laurie; one grandchild; and sister, Beverly Sloane. Malinow and Silverman
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This week's Torah portion begins with an issue that is a recurrent one for our foremothers -- difficulty conceiving. As Sarah before her and Rachel after her, Rebecca has trouble getting pregnant. After her husband Isaac pleads with God, she does conceive. But the pregnancy is a painful one -- so much so that Rebecca cries out with words to the effect of, "Would that I did not exist!" Out of this depth of despair she approaches God.
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Four years ago, my wife told me not to build a sukkah. She had a good reason. In early September of 2001, Marsha was diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer -- a tumor in each breast.
"The Song of Hannah" as imagined by Etzioni-Halevy, tells the story of two women -- Hannah and Peninah, Elkanah's other wife -- and its chapters alternate between their two voices.
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Bernard M. Shapiro who founded the El Caballero Country Club in Tarzana in 1957, died Aug. 26. He was 89.
After playing golf at the Bel-Air Country Club in 1954, Shapiro wanted to join, but a friend told him he would not be welcome because he was Jewish, Shapiro told the Los Angeles Times in 1998.
With the help of a few friends, including supermarket owner Eugene Gelson, Shapiro built a member-owned country club that anyone was welcome to join.
Ellen Bartel died July 10 at 89. She is survived by her husband, Nathan; and sons Marvin (Maria) and Alan (Lisa). Malinow and Silverman.
MORRIS APPLEMAN died July 8 at 98.
Michael Angel died June 12 at 87.
Constantin Andronescu died April 26 at 61.
Jews, like others caught up in the debate, have a range of beliefs, and their understanding of how to apply halacha varies accordingly.
The political firestorm over the case obscures the Schiavo's family deeply personal dilemma.
These two cases vividly illustrate the current problems of the modern day agunah (a woman chained to an unwanted marriage), because halacha (Jewish law) gives the husband the sole, unfettered power of divorce. While under Ashkenazic tradition a woman can withhold her "consent" to such a divorce, the remedies available to the victim of a recalcitrant husband or wife differ substantially.
James Albeck died July 9, at the age of 72.
While Louise Steinman was growing up Reform in Culver City, her father seemed unknowable. A taciturn, workaholic pharmacist, he never spoke of his combat experiences in the Pacific. But Asian food was banned from the house and his four children weren't allowed to cry in front of him. "Reminds him of the war," his wife said.
An Irish multimillionaire pining for a London teacher offered her husband $1 million to divorce her in a real-life "Indecent Proposal" that has scandalized London's Orthodox Jewish community, according to a May 4 report in London's Sunday Times.
Peter Grant, veteran Los Angeles reporter, editor, public relations executive and Jewish community activist who was the first journalist to enter Japan after its surrender in 1945, died June 4 in San Diego at age 86.
A friend of mine and I were sitting at Canter's having lunch when we were discussing my dating life -- or lack of it. Since he knows what a cool guy I am, he suggested that there was just one tactic to take -- to make up an ex-wife and a divorce so that I could avoid the stigma of having never been married. He went a step better -- he went for the widower concept, which I liked, and embellished with the death of my wife in a tragic car wreck. But here's the problem: It's not so much that I'm against lying on principle, it has its place. It's just that I suck at it.