February 21, 2014 6:37am
The American Jewish World Service called on the Obama administration to pull ambassadors from Uganda and Nigeria because of what it says are escalating anti-gay and other repressive measures by those governments.
February 11, 2014 4:02pm
Kosher and halal meals going to food pantries must be tracked and labeled as such under a new federal law.
February 10, 2014 3:03pm
A bill that would make the desecration of cemeteries a violation of religious freedom was introduced in the House of Representatives.
February 10, 2014 2:45pm
Human rights activists eventually delivered a letter to the Ugandan embassy in Washington signed by more than 400 rabbis protesting that country’s anti-homosexuality policy.
February 7, 2014 6:15am
Jewish activists from 12 states and the District of Columbia lobbied Congress to liberalize rules for government assistance for the disabled.
February 4, 2014 4:58pm
A bill in which companies connected to the deportations of people to Nazi death camps must pay restitution before they can obtain a contract to work on a new rail line was introduced in the Maryland state Senate.
February 4, 2014 6:08am
The Dramatists Guild of America is supporting the staging of a controversial Israeli play at a Washington theater partially funded by the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.
January 17, 2014 11:29am
The U.S. Senate’s Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on the plight of Holocaust survivors in the United States.
January 17, 2014 10:18am
Natan Sharansky joined the parents and spouses of political prisoners in asking the U.S. Congress to speak of their loved ones during meetings with foreign officials.
December 17, 2013 5:10pm
A call on political parties in Ukraine to refrain from anti-Semitism was part of a resolution proposed in the Senate expressing its support for Ukrainians seeking a closer alignment with the European Union.
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