The American-Israeli man accused of making hundreds of bomb threats to Jewish community centers in the United States is suspected of making another 100 hoax bomb threats in Israel from prison.
Bomb threats received by the Israel Police against schools in Tel Aviv and Kfar Saba on Sunday were traced to Michael Kadar, Israeli news channels reported. Kadar, 19, of Ashkelon, is being held in Nitzan Prison in Ramle pending his trial. His name is barred from publication in Israel.
RIO DE JANEIRO — The Brazilian soccer idol Ronaldinho has launched a soccer school in Israel aimed at both native-born and immigrant children and youths.
Ronaldinho, who spent last week in the Jewish state, announced Thursday the establishment of the Ronaldinho Soccer Academy for children aged 6 to 16. The goal is to combine the passion and fun of Brazilian soccer with a strong teaching methodology and friendship values.
The school will launch in the summer as a camp for some 100 youths before opening in September.
A stabbing in Manhattan that initially left a Jewish man from Brooklyn clinging to life does not appear to be a hate crime.
A 22-year-old FedEx worker stabbed Jack Gindi, 28, at least four times on Monday near the Empire State Building, leaving him in critical condition. He is currently listed in stable condition at Bellevue Hospital.
While Gindi, of Brooklyn, has been identified in several news reports as Orthodox, he did not look identifiably Jewish in photos taken of the attack.
Police first said that Gindi and his attacker, Tyquan Bailey, got into an argument that led to the…