The newly passed New York State budget includes $15 million for STEM instruction in nonpublic schools.
Sixty-four members of Congress from both parties wrote a letter asking for the cuts to be reversed, citing rising anti-Semitism around the world.
As Jews, if we are to abide by the teachings of our sacred texts, we must prevent the poor and vulnerable among us from falling.
As Trump befriends Muslim leaders whose repressive regimes stoke extremism, he cuts domestic programs combatting said extremism.
Opponents of the NEA like George Will seem to think that art is just something to be bought and sold, a profoundly dismal worldview contested by the necessary uselessness of art itself.
George Will writes that the public should not fund art. The Torah begs to differ.
Chuck Schumer said he was willing to shut down the government as a Senate battle looms over the federal budget.
WASHINGTON – Citing the importance to Israel of a robust U.S. posture abroad, Jewish groups decried drastic proposed cuts in foreign assistance funding in President Donald Trump’s budget despite assurances that aid to Israel would be unaffected. Israel’s guaranteed $3.1 billion defense assistance next year is a “cutout” and not subject to proposed drastic…
— President Donald Trump is reportedly considering cutting a number of special envoy positions, including one dedicated to fighting anti-Semitism, as part of a forthcoming budget proposal. Trump will propose increasing defense spending by $54 billion, and make cuts to federal agencies to accommodate the 10 percent defense increase in the new budget plan, Bloomberg…
Gripped by financial crisis, the Palestinian government said on Tuesday it was putting an emergency budget in place for 2015 due to the absence of pledged international aid and Israel withholding its tax revenues.