Today in History, May 3: 1942: Nazis require Dutch Jews to wear a Jewish star

Headlines

Trump Plans to Broker an Israeli-Palestinian Peace Deal

"I am going to try and make that deal just because – man, would that be a beauty – if you like deals. I like deals."

Former Israeli President Begs for Clemency Over Rape Conviction

70-year-old Moshe Katsav's mental health has severely deteriorated during his time in prison for rape, sexual assault, and harassment.

Israel’s Justice Minister Aims to Bring Civil Law to West Bank Jews, Keep Palestinians Under Military Rule

Legislation to put Jewish Israelis under Israeli civil law in the West Bank was first introduced in 2014. It is considered another movement of Israel toward annexing the West Bank.

Report: Assad Regime Cut Deals With ISIS

Leaked ISIS documents reveal the Syrian leader has cooperated with the brutal terror group for years.

Finance

Renewed Drilling Finds Oil Near Dead Sea

The Hatrurim license is estimated to hold seven million barrels of oil.

Sanders Campaign Lays Off Hundreds of Staffers

After a series of Clinton wins, it seems Bernie Sanders is refocusing all his resources on the California primary.

Billion Dollar Palestinian Authority Scam Revealed

This special report by Palestinian Media Watch reveals a major fraud by the Palestinian Authority, through which it is reaping more than a billion dollars in foreign aid yearly.

Huge Theft Suspected at Israel's Diamond Exchange

Diamond dealer Hanan Abramovich's suspected theft could bankrupt a dozen companies.

World

British Labour Party Secretly Suspends 50 Members Over Anti-Semitic Comments

While more than 50 Labour Party members have been suspended over the last several months, only 13 have been publicly named.

Iran's Military Chief Is Now In Charge of the Syrian-Israeli Border

The Iranian army’s chief of staff has taken charge of pro-Assad forces in Syria, including on the southern front facing Israel.

Ramallah Conference Calls for Egypt and Jordan to Invade Israel

Thousands attend radical Islamist conference calling for Arab armies to 'free Palestine.'

Kerry Arrives in Geneva as New Bombing Hits Aleppo

New and intense aerial bombing of Aleppo and surrounding areas was seemingly in-synch with the arrival to Geneva on Monday of US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Offbeat

Killer Beaver Takes Man Hostage in Latvia

The unusual ordeal of a local man bitten into submission by a hostile rodent, and rescue workers who thought he was totally pranking them.

Female Terrorists Wanted to Die to Reunite with 'Handsome Martyrs'

Apparently Muslim Paradise is a great place to meet eligible bachelors.

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Tycoons Arrested at Washington Rally

Ben and Jerry were protesting against corporate political spending at a rally that is part of the “Democracy Spring” demonstrations.

Bachelor Terrorist Attacked Jews to Get 72 Virgins in Paradise

The unmarried Arab tried to attack Israelis with an ax, reportedly in an attempt to be awarded the 72 young virgins promised to Muslim martyrs.

Soul Food, May 3

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”
- George Burns