Four top Jewish officials were named to a commission studying tax accountability for religious groups.
Several senior employees of the Canadian Jewish Congress have lost their jobs in a restructuring of Canada's Jewish organizations and advocacy agencies.
A rabbi and two Jewish officials were arrested in Chicago for their part in immigration reform protests.
David Szady, the senior FBI counterintelligence official currently heading the controversial investigation of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), is well-known to senior Jewish communal officials, who assert he has targeted Jews in the past.
Now, an investigation reveals that Szady was involved in a well-publicized case involving a Jewish former CIA staff attorney who sued the FBI, the CIA and its top officials for religious discrimination. Although not named in the suit, Szady headed the elite department that former CIA Director George Tenet admitted in 1999 was involved with "insensitive, unprofessional and highly inappropriate" language regarding the case of attorney Adam Ciralsky.