Since being imprisoned in Cuba six years ago, Alan Gross says his life has been “surreal.”
(JTA) - Though it’s been more than a year since Rabbi Barry Freundel was hauled away in handcuffs for installing secret cameras at his synagogue’s mikvah, his crime still casts a shadow over his longtime Orthodox congregation, Kesher Israel.
The Museum of the Bible, set to open in Washington, D.C., in 2017, will house a large collection from the Israel Antiquities Authority.
A historic Washington D.C. synagogue building will be lifted up whole from its foundation and moved — not once but twice. How will this engineering feat, made necessary by a highway and urban renewal project, transform the museum that Adas Israel houses?
Once called a ‘lobbyist’s nightmare,’ Henry Waxman has retired from Congress and become … a lobbyist. Anthony Weiss points out all the absurdities.
A District of Columbia judge on Thursday granted a new trial to the man convicted of killing federal intern Chandra Levy in 2001, a case that contributed to a politician’s downfall.
In his first visit to a synagogue, Barack Obama sought to explain, not retract, his criticism of Israeli policies. He seemed to pass the test with flying colors.
Japan’s prime minister at a visit to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington honored the Japanese envoy who helped thousands of Jews escape the Holocaust.
A huge donation is about to transform the only Jewish day school in the nation’s capital.
A suburban Washington teenager reportedly has confessed to police that he vandalized a local synagogue.