June 8, 2012 4:29pm
Close to 9,000 American Jews have so far signed a petition calling on the Presbyterian Church to reject proposals that would divest from three companies doing business with Israel.
June 8, 2012 3:45pm
The U.S. House of Representatives voted down a Democratic procedural motion to the energy appropriations bill that would have provided additional funds for U.S.-Israel energy cooperation programs.
June 8, 2012 11:40am
A bipartisan duo from Florida urged Congress to act on legislation that would allow Holocaust survivors to pursue civil action against insurance companies.
June 7, 2012 6:40pm
A retired FBI official told a House subcommittee that the imprisonment of a New York Chasidic Jew in Bolivia is “state-sponsored kidnapping.”
June 7, 2012 6:34pm
The House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed a resolution urging the International Olympic Committee to honor the Munich 11 with a moment of silence at the 2012 London Olympics.
June 7, 2012 5:49pm
Three Jewish Congress members introduced legislation that seeks to curb international violence against women.
June 7, 2012 1:26pm
A Jewish British couple was asked to consider dressing up as Holocaust victims to commemorate World War II during the annual Wartime Weekend event.
June 7, 2012 12:21pm
The Washington Nationals chose Max Ungar of the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Maryland in the 36th round of the Major League Baseball draft.
June 5, 2012 2:48pm
Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz responded to former Israeli security officials who are publicly criticizing a potential air strike on Iran.
June 5, 2012 1:59pm
Israel has begun inspecting emails of some Arab visitors and expelling those visitors who are deemed a threat to the country.