Today in History, June 30: 1902: Herzl began a journey to London seeking support for his plans for a Jewish homeland.

Headlines

Aerospace Pioneer Simon Ramo Dies at 103

Ramo was a key player in the development of America’s military technology over the past 50 years and in the creation of Southern California’s aerospace industry.

UPDATE: Terrorist Stabs Two People, Killing 13-Year-Old Girl

Officials reported that the terrorist stabbed the 13-year old girl, then attacked a member of the local security squad who responded to the attack. The girl sadly succumbed to her wounds.

9 Israelis Rescued After Being Attacked in Ramallah

A group of nine Israelis who entered Ramallah were attacked with firebombs and rocks, but managed to escape without injury.

CIA Director Warns of Istanbul-Type Attack in the U.S.

"I’d be surprised if Daesh is not trying to carry out that kind of attack in the United States."

Finance

CIA Weapons Intended for Syrian Rebels Stolen and Sold to Arms Dealers

Reports say Jordanian intelligence officials stole weapons intended for Syrian rebels, then sold them on the black market.  

Ben-Gurion University Receives Unprecedented $400 Million Gift from Holocaust Refugees

Howard and Lottie Marcus fled Nazi germany in the 1930s, and wanted to contribute to the university's water research, which they believed could help advance peace in the Middle East.

WATCH: Israel Gets its First F-35 Stealth Fighter

With stealth abilities and the most advanced avionic systems, will Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II fighter jet be Israel's plane of the future?

Three High-Ranking NYPD Officers and Jewish Businessman Arrested in Corruption Investigation

Brooklyn businessman Jeremy Reichberg is accused of bribing police officers, while the officers allegedly accepted bribes to expedite gun licenses for a Jewish safety patrol.

World

French Police Probing New Charlie Hebdo Threats

French police are probing new threats against satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the target of a jihadist attack in January 2015 that left 12 dead.

Benghazi Report Revealed: Surprise Allies, Security Snafus

The Select Committee on Benghazi released a shocking report that details the bumbled efforts to save the American diplomatic team while politicians worked to protect their own backyards.

Donald Trump's Response to the Istanbul Airport Attack

"We must do everything possible to keep this horrible terrorism outside the United States.” 

British Jewish Groups Condemn Hate Crimes in Wake of Brexit Vote

Anti-Semitic harassment and abuse has surged since the UK voted to leave the EU, and British Jews are alarmed.

Offbeat

Pennsylvania Man Admits He Lied About Being an Auschwitz Survivor

Hirt has spent years speaking publicly about his false Holocaust experience, claiming he was kidnapped by the Nazis, personally saw Dr. Josef Mengele, and managed to escape Auschwitz.

IDF Officials Don't Know Who Told Soldiers to Spell 'Google' With Their Bodies

A video of soldiers at an Israeli air base lining up to spell 'Google' in honor of Eric Schmidt's visit drew anger from parents, who saw it as inappropriate.

'Hillary Clinton Threw a Bible at a Secret Service Agent'

A former agent claims Hillary Clinton had regular violent outbursts, and used the Secret Service to cover up her husband's many affairs.

Soul Food, June 30

"You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get." - Michael Phelps