May 22, 2013 4:57pm
Jacob Ostreicher, a haredi Orthodox father of five who has been under house arrest for nearly two years in Bolivia, does not believe he will ever be free and is despondent, his wife says.
April 25, 2013 5:57pm
Jack Kay, a longtime contributor to numerous Jewish causes in the United States and in Israel, has died.
April 17, 2013 7:21pm
Top Israeli biofuel researchers are in the United States for a weeklong dialogue with scientists and government officials.
April 12, 2013 11:13am
President Obama named Eric Schwartz, a dean at the University of Minnesota, to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom.
April 11, 2013 2:40pm
Twenty-three national Jewish organizations signed on to a letter to the U.S. Senate urging members to pass gun control legislation.
April 11, 2013 2:32pm
Carrying signs reading “Don’t Deport My Bubbe” and “What Would Moses Do?,” demonstrators representing several Jewish organizations participated in the Rally for Citizenship in Washington.
April 10, 2013 10:38am
Rabbi Samuel Gordon and Maureen Schulman were appointed to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council.
April 9, 2013 2:48pm
Alexander Levitzki of Hebrew University was named the recipient of the 2013 Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Chemical Research.
April 8, 2013 2:57pm
The National Council of Jewish Women called on the Jewish state to create a system of civil marriage and divorce in what was seen as a landmark move.
April 4, 2013 2:13pm
Sheldon Adelson, a major benefactor of Jewish and Israeli causes, will face courtroom cameras in an upcoming trial despite safety concerns based on his views on Israel.