December 6, 2012 4:17pm
More than 275 rabbis signed on to a letter to Congress urging the lawmakers to end tax cuts for those earning more than $250,000 a year.
December 4, 2012 5:57pm
Two U.S. senators are calling on Cuba to immediately and unconditionally release Jewish-American contractor Alan Gross from a military hospital there.
December 3, 2012 3:02pm
Jewish-American contractor Alan Gross asked the U.S. government to sign a non-belligerency pact with Cuba in an effort to obtain his release from a military hospital there.
November 29, 2012 3:12pm
Charitable contributions supporting social safety are “more important today than ever,” the Jewish Federations of North America said in a statement opposing any reduction in tax deductibility for the gifts.
November 27, 2012 6:00pm
Americans for Peace Now called on President Obama to support the Palestinians’ bid to upgrade their status in the United Nations to non-member observer state.
November 27, 2012 4:47pm
Two dozen American citizens living in Israel filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government over its funding to the Palestinian Authority and other groups operating in the West Bank and Gaza.
November 26, 2012 7:37pm
The Jewish Council for Public Affairs is calling on Congress to think about “the most vulnerable among us” as it works on creating a budget and avoiding the fiscal cliff.
November 19, 2012 5:36pm
Foreign Policy magazine has asked a federal court to throw out a libel suit filed by the son of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
November 19, 2012 4:45pm
Two New York lawmakers introduced legislation to ensure that kosher food pantries receive enough food as part of the federal Emergency Food Assistance Program.
November 18, 2012 9:53pm
Coalition building and classes are among the ways to make Judaism more inclusive to the disabled, speakers said at The Jewish Federations of North America’s General Assembly.