June 4, 2002 9:00am
New FBI guidelines that give the agency greater leeway in monitoring Americans’ everyday lives have Jewish groups debating how far personal freedoms can be pushed in the war on terrorism.
June 3, 2002 9:00am
President Bush wanted Congress to lift the 1974 Jackson-Vanik Amendment in time for his recent summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but trade issues have delayed the plan to permanently repeal the restrictions.
May 27, 2002 9:00am
The U.S. House of Representatives has included $200 million for Israel’s counterterrorism effort in its emergency spending bill.
May 21, 2002 9:00am
A charitable choice lawsuit is paving the way for future legal challenges, even before a decision has been handed down. The case, American Jewish Congress and Texas Civil Rights Project vs. Bost, is the first involving a constitutional challenge to a char
May 15, 2002 9:00am
Perhaps the power of faith can finally move the hate crimes bill through the legislative process. Jewish, Christian, Muslim and other religious leaders were hoping they could do just that as they joined together Wednesday to press the U.S. Congress to tak
May 14, 2002 9:00am
Could this be the year of the Jewish governor? A surprising number of Jewish candidates are seeking governorships across the country, making plays for an office that has eluded a significant Jewish political presence.
May 14, 2002 9:00am
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling barring prayer at public school graduations has been on the books for 10 years, but the issue remains a source of controversy. Just this week, the AJCongress found out they had successfully argued in U.S. District Court that an
May 7, 2002 9:00am
"Bone-chilling" and "hair-raising" usually are terms reserved for horror movies, not research reports. But those words are being used to describe a new report on Muslim anti-Semitism published by the American Jewish Committee.
March 26, 2002 10:00am
In yet another case where American organizations are questioning safety in Israel, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum has canceled a trip for staff members to attend a survivors´ conference in Israel next month.
March 4, 2002 10:00am
A change in leadership at the Claims Conference is unlikely to change the way Holocaust restitution funds are used and distributed.
- Israel Police arrest 22 haredi Orthodox men accused of sex crimes
- Millions of Israeli children said at risk of stunted development, possibly from desalinated water
- ‘Switched at Birth’ gets an interfaith marriage dilemma just right
- Ukrainian war hero and lawmaker slurs Jews
- IfNotNow protesters dance, chant outside AIPAC conference
- 3 times AIPAC speakers weren’t so bipartisan this year