WASHINGTON (JTA) — At least 14 Jewish Democrats are among the sponsors of a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would force President Donald Trump to remove Stephen Bannon from the National Security Council. Rep. Nita Lowey, D-N.Y., the ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee and one of the co-sponsors, on Monday…
The U.S. National Security Agency’s foreign eavesdropping included phone conversations between top Israeli officials and U.S. lawmakers and American-Jewish groups, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing current and former U.S. officials.
The White House named Robert Malley, a U.S. negotiator at the 2000 Camp David talks, to lead the Middle East desk at the National Security Council.
The office of an Israeli prime minister was targeted by British and U.S. spies along with a senior European Union official and German government buildings, according to the latest leaked documents from Edward Snowden published on Friday.
Alan Gross’s family used to lay the blame for his imprisonment in Cuba on the island’s government — they are now looking to the Obama administration for answers.
A final deal with Iran could include a capacity for uranium enrichment, the White House said.
Glenn Greenwald, who has made headlines around the world with his reporting on U.S. electronic surveillance programs, is leaving the Guardian newspaper to join a new media venture funded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, according to people familiar with the matter.
Some 90 percent of the $10 million in funding announced by the Department of Homeland Security to help nonprofit organizations protect themselves from terrorism went to Jewish institutions.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden told a German magazine that Israel and the United States created the Stuxnet computer virus that destroyed nuclear centrifuges in Iran.
The National Security Agency has been engaged in massive surveillance of electronic communications in the fight against terrorism. Can this be justified under Jewish law and tradition?