June 14, 2012 7:02pm
In a petition sponsored by seven national Jewish organizations, 18,000 individuals urged the U.S. House of Representatives and the Obama administration to focus on food justice in the upcoming Farm Bill.
June 14, 2012 1:17pm
Max Ungar, the Maryland day school catcher drafted by the Washington Nationals, will forego the pros to play at Denison University in Ohio.
June 14, 2012 1:10pm
U.S. Rep. Christopher Smith, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs human rights subcommittee, visited with a jailed American Chasidic man in Bolivia.
June 13, 2012 2:33pm
U.S. Sens. Joseph Lieberman and Mark Kirk have written a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressing their disappointment with Israel’s exclusion from the inaugural meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum.
June 13, 2012 2:25pm
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach invited his opponent in a New Jersey congressional race to Shabbat dinner.
June 12, 2012 4:07pm
An Israeli scientist was awarded the prestigious World Food Prize, becoming the first Israeli to receive the award.
June 11, 2012 8:57pm
Several current and former New York Jewish elected officials gathered to denounce the congressional candidacy of Charles Barron for his anti-Israel views.
June 11, 2012 6:47pm
Jeffrey Feltman, the former assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs, was appointed the political chief of the United Nations.
June 11, 2012 4:48pm
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano met with leaders of the Jewish Federations of North America to discuss partnering with faith-based communities during security threats.
June 11, 2012 4:45pm
President Obama signed legislation that adds Israel to the list of countries eligible for non-immigrant investor visas in the United States.