December 6, 2013 10:42am
The American Jewish World Service is backing the International Violence Against Women Act, a bill initiated by two Jewish lawmakers.
December 3, 2013 4:11pm
Two groups — one Jewish and one Muslim — are calling on their supporters to fast in support of undocumented immigrants in the United States.
December 3, 2013 10:25am
A red T-shirt reading “Happy Holidays is What Liberals Say” is no longer being offered at the National Republican Congressional Committee’s store.
November 27, 2013 10:31am
Albert Chernin, executive vice chairman emeritus of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs who helped lead the Soviet Jewry movement, has died.
November 26, 2013 12:26pm
The 2012 edition of the FBI’s national Hate Crime Statistics Act report is flawed due to underreporting and a lack of participation, the Anti-Defamation League said.
November 20, 2013 6:19am
Washington-area Jews demonstrated outside the Federal Trade Commission against a proposed merger between the two largest U.S. funeral homes.
November 18, 2013 11:58am
Following reports that the Israeli consulate in Philadelphia may shut down, Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) appealed to the Israeli government to keep it open.
November 14, 2013 6:46am
The street in front of the Bulgarian Embassy was renamed for Dimitar Peshev, who is credited with halting the deportation of some 50,000 Jews.
November 8, 2013 6:56am
Michael Stein, a co-founder of the influential Washington Institute for Near East Policy, has died.
October 30, 2013 11:06am
The Shalom Center joined 21 activist organizations in a lawsuit against the National Security Agency concerning the government’s collection of telephone records.