August 27, 2013 4:10pm
California enacted a measure making it illegal for state-chartered financial institutions to be used, directly or indirectly, to funnel money to terrorist groups or the government of Iran.
August 7, 2013 2:40pm
Human Rights First asked President Obama to raise the issues of hate crimes and anti-Semitism with the prime minister of Greece when the two leaders meet.
August 6, 2013 4:58pm
A letter signed by 49 members of Congress thanked the European Union for designating Hezbollah’s military wing as a terrorist organization but strongly urged the EU to do the same for all of Hezbollah.
August 4, 2013 6:20am
A bipartisan slate of House members asked Qatar’s ambassador to the United States to explain his country’s ties to Hamas.
June 26, 2013 8:13am
Penny Pritzker, the billionaire real estate developer and major giver to the Jewish Federation of Chicago, was confirmed as U.S. secretary of commerce.
June 6, 2013 4:45pm
A bipartisan group of U.S. congressmen urged Secretary of State John Kerry to act against Argentina if it goes through with a joint investigation with Iran of the 1994 AMIA Jewish center attack in Buenos Aires.
June 6, 2013 4:41am
President Obama extended for six months a waiver on a 1990s law that would move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
May 26, 2013 6:40am
Nearly 500 rabbis urged President Obama to name a new special envoy to Sudan, saying the work there is not yet complete.
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.
May 21, 2013 1:24pm
Actor Sean Penn urged a congressional hearing to pressure Bolivia to release a haredi Orthodox father of five under house arrest in the country.