Janet Yellen Nominated To Lead Federal Reserve Bank, White House Says

    President Barack Obama will nominate Federal Reserve Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen to be the next head of the U.S. central bank on Wednesday, a White House official said on Tuesday.

    Jewish Community Foundation-Managed Endowments On the Rise

    Jewish community foundation-managed endowments increased 7.6 percent in 2012 over the previous year, a new survey found.

    Conservative Leaders Say They're Ready For Change As Biennial Conference Looms

    When the main synagogue organization of Conservative Jewry gathers this weekend in Baltimore to celebrate its centennial, there will be a lot to talk about.

    Jewish Republicans Sharply Divided Over the Government Shutdown

    The first lawmaker to speak at a closed-door Capitol Hill confab convened by the Republican Jewish Coalition’s women’s affiliate was, naturally enough, a woman. So was the second. Against the background of the current federal budget battle, that’s about all that united Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.)

    Ukrainian Authorities Investigating Anti-Semitic Attack by Two Policemen

    Investigators in Lviv are looking into claims that two policemen assaulted and urinated on a Jewish man as part of an anti-Semitic attack, Ukrainian media reported.