February 21, 2013 11:22am
The first contributions to a new legal defense fund for Jews seen as being held wrongfully because of their Jewishness will go to help Alan Gross, who is imprisoned in Cuba.
February 11, 2013 3:05pm
Government and lay leaders at a three-day Washington conference discussed strategies for helping the Jewish community’s most vulnerable people.
February 11, 2013 2:24pm
Judith Brachman, a longtime member of the Jewish Federations of North America’s board, was appointed to a 15-member federal commission on long-term care.
February 6, 2013 9:24pm
Richard Herman, who died last November at the age of 100, left $28 million to the Greater Washington social service agency Family Matters.
January 30, 2013 3:37pm
Jewish organizations praised President Obama’s immigration reform proposals, as well as similar measures offered by a bipartisan group of U.S. senators.
January 28, 2013 2:33pm
A bipartisan congressional effort is aiming to keep the former head of the Lebanese Armed Revolutionary Brigade behind bars in France.
January 16, 2013 11:40am
Legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives calling for the creation of a special envoy in the U.S. State Department for religious minorities in the Middle East and South Central Asia.
January 16, 2013 11:33am
An interfaith alliance including Jewish religious and lay leaders is seeking a ban on assault weapons and high capacity ammunition magazines.
January 7, 2013 4:18pm
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords traveled to Newtown, Conn., to discuss gun control with local and state officials.
January 3, 2013 9:26pm
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution urging the European Union and its member states to designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization and impose sanctions on the group.