Television journalist Geraldo Rivera said he is taking his Judaism more seriously because “the Jews need me right now.” In an interview with The Washington Post, the Fox News Channel reporter discussed his upcoming marriage to Erica Levy in a Reform Jewish ceremony, and said that he had a Bar Mitzvah and was confirmed when he was young.
An escaped chimpanzee attacked at least three residents of an Arab town in northern Israel. The wayward chimp headed into the West Bank as Israeli police summoned a veterinarian to help recapture the animal.
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