Rabbi who escaped Texas synagogue attack is from Michigan
The rabbi who escaped an attack on a Texas synagogue last weekend grew up in Michigan, ClickOnDetroit reported. Charlie Cytron-Walker was a Lansing native, graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and worked at Focus: Hope in Detroit, the report said.mlive.com
WorldView: U.S. arrests suspect in Haitian president assassination
The U.S. has arrested one of the main suspects in the killing of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and charged him with conspiracy to commit murder or kidnapping outside the United States. China has placed a second city into total lockdown after just three asymptomatic COVID-19 cases were discovered there. CBS News foreign correspondent Ian Lee joins CBSN AM from London with those stories and other international news.news.yahoo.com
"Warmest human spirit": UK's former chief rabbi Sacks dies
FILE - In this March 2, 2016, file photo, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks speaks at a press conference announcing his winning of the 2016 Templeton Prize, in London. Sacks, the former chief rabbi in the U.K. who reached beyond the Jewish community with his regular broadcasts on radio, has died at 72. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)LONDON – Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi in the U.K. who reached beyond the Jewish community with his regular broadcasts on radio, has died at 72. Sacks served as the chief rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, the figurehead of British Jews, for 22 years, stepping down in 2013. He was succeeded by the current chief rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, who said the world had lost an “intellectual giant who had a transformative global impact."
Rabbi accused of putting camera in ritual showers
Rabbi accused of putting camera in ritual showers Dr. Barry Freundel, a prominent Georgetown rabbi, has been accused by several women of planting cameras in the synagogue's ritual shower. A judge ordered the rabbi to stay away from his synagogue and the alleged victims. He is due in court again on November 12, 2014. WUSA reports.cbsnews.com