U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida sponsored a bill that would give Holocaust survivors preference in obtaining aging services.Read More
Jonathan Pollard is recovering after successful surgery.Jonathan Pollard is recovering after successful surgery.Read More
The Detroit Jewish community is launching a nationwide campaign to raise money to bring 25 young Jews to live in the city.Read More
A coalition of rabbis joined workers and labor activists in a rally against unfair labor practices at a 93-year-old kosher food distributor in New York.Read More
The Anti-Defamation League praised a federal court decision banning sectarian prayers at a county commission’s meetings in North Carolina.Read More
Israeli President Shimon Peres said President Barack Obama is a friend of Israel, as he accepted the credentials of the new U.S. ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro.Read More
Convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was taken Monday to the hospital for an urgent operation, suggesting a further deterioration in his health.
Pollard has been suffering lately from many medical complications in his gallbladder and kidneys. He was supposed to undergo surgery last week, but it was postponed due to a visit by Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren.Read More
The Knesset passed a controversial housing bill on Wednesday, despite the objections of housing protest leaders.
The bill, which will slash red tape for construction by setting up national committees to approve new housing projects, was passed by a vote of 57 to 47. Netanyahu has strongly promoted the bill as the solution to the housing crisis.Read More
A Washington state appellate court ruled against an animal protection group’s bid to strike down as unconstitutional a law protecting religious slaughter.Read More
Muslim and Jewish Americans share common values on key questions, according to a Gallup poll.Read More