For this week’s summer Beach Reads segment, WCBS 880′s Pat Farnack spoke with novelist and former CNN journalist Kitty Pilgrim.
President Barack Obama called Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s president-elect, to congratulate him on winning the historic democratic election.
On Long Island, being poor doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on celebrating the Jewish exodus from slavery in Egypt this Passover.
At sundown Friday, Jews across the Tri-State Area will sit down and celebrate the holiday of Passover. The holiday celebrates the Jewish people’s exodus from slavery in Egypt.
Jewish people eat matzo, and no leavened bread, during Passover because the their ancestors didn’t have time to allow the bread to rise as they were in their exodus from Egypt.
In an event 8-years in the making the Met opened it’s newly renovated Islamic Art Galleries, fifteen in all.
A Queens man held in prison in Egypt for almost five months is back on U.S. soil.
Grapel, a 27-year-old law student accused of spying in Egypt, had a dramatic reunion with his family in Israel after another prisoner swap.
A law student from Queens being held as a spy in Egypt will soon be released as part of another deal involving Israel to swap prisoners. After four months of worry, Daniel Grapel’s wish is finally coming true.
On the heels of Gilad Shalit returning home after spending five years in a Hamas prison, a second Israeli prisoner swap was being negotiated on Tuesday, one that hits real close to home.
The family of Ilan Grapel was able to speak with the 27-year-old man on Sunday and said he told them he was being treated well. Meanwhile, the State Department indicated that its ability in the case was limited.
Logan said she feared she would die a “torturous death” during a sexual assault and beating she suffered at the hands of a violent mob in Egypt’s Tahrir Square
New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan calls this year’s confluence of Passover and Holy Week providential, saying it creates “a magnificent atmosphere.”
Add to the four questions a fifth. Is grain-like and gluten-free quinoa Kosher for Passover?
The current average price for regular gasoline in the Tri-State Area is about $3.27. The unrest in Libya could drive that even higher.
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