• Yair Tawil was adopted under a law passed in the 1920s to counteract an old legend that a seventh son born after six boys with no girls in between becomes a werewolf whose bite can turn others into a werewolf.

  • Frank-Walter Steinmeier made an unscheduled visit to the coastal enclave a day after meeting with Israeli and Palestinian leaders in Israel and the West Bank.

  • The Jewish caricaturist Georges Wolinski, 81, was among those killed in the Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo by two masked gunmen who reportedly cried out “Allah is the greatest” in Arabic.

  • The quake, which measured a 4.4 magnitude, also was felt in areas of Jordan.

  • The monument, unveiled last September, commemorates the Jews of Rajgrod, who were liquidated in 1942.

  • Mauricio Macri has ordered government agencies to declassify every file related to the AMIA special prosecutor's still unresolved death.

  • Palestinians are alleged to have carried out four stabbing attacks in less than 24 hours; two were killed by civilians and one was shot dead by Israeli troops.

  • During Yishai Schlissel's 48-hour stay in the psychiatric ward, doctors will observe him and determine his fitness to stand trial.