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.
December 28, 2012 12:30pm
Three U.S. Jewish groups welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s initiative to review restrictions on women’s prayer at the Western Wall.
December 21, 2012 12:39pm
Jewish clergy joined an interfaith group that lobbied Congress to protect low-income Americans in “fiscal cliff” negotiations.
December 20, 2012 12:03pm
Two families who were in Turkey seeking the remains of Noah’s Ark when they were taken hostage for 21 days were awarded $338 million in their lawsuit against Syria.