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  • Shmuley Boteach invites congressional foe to Shabbat dinner

    June 13, 2012 | 10:49 am

    Rabbi Shumley Boteach invited his opponent in a New Jersey congressional race to Shabbat dinner.

    Boteach, the Republican candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in northern New Jersey’s 9th District, made an open invitation to Rep. Bill Pascrell, a Democrat, asking the...

  • Rep. Barney Frank, author of Wall Street reform, to retire

    November 28, 2011 | 12:09 pm

    U.S. Representative Barney Frank, a Democrat who helped to craft the landmark overhaul of financial regulations that bears his name, will not seek re-election in 2012, his office said on Monday.

    Frank, 71, one of the most outspoken liberals in Congress, will hold a 1 p.m. EST news...

  • Congress passes funding until March

    December 22, 2010 | 10:49 am

    Congress passed a procedural resolution that sustains government funding until March.

    The “continuing resolution” passed Tuesday includes the $2.75 billion in annual defense assistance for Israel. It passed 79-16 in the Senate and 193-165 in the U.S. House of Representatives.

    It...

  • House approves funding bill including Iron Dome missile system

    December 9, 2010 | 10:45 am

    The U.S. House of Representatives included missile defense assistance for Israel in a massive funding bill.

    Included in the $1.1 trillion bill passed Wednesday was $205 million for Iron Dome, a new Israeli short-range missile defense system aimed at containing rocket attacks from...

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  • House of Representatives mourns fire losses

    December 8, 2010 | 10:51 am

    The U.S. House of Representatives mourned the loss of life in Israel’s worst-ever forest fire and pledged to support assistance.

    The nonbinding resolution passed unanimously Tuesday “mourns the loss of life and extends condolences to the families affected by the fire in northern...

  • Fight the Minotaur in the Tax Labyrinth

    By John Chiang

    December 1, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    This past September, the Bureau of Jewish Education of Greater Los Angeles, the Zimmer Children's Museum and representatives of more than 70 other organizations attended a seminar for nonprofits that I conducted at The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.

    Like many taxpayers,...

  • Remember the Roots of the JCCs

    By Steve Sass

    April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Talk about irony.

    With the theme "JCCs as Community Builders," representatives from Jewish community centers from throughout the continent will gather at the Century Plaza for four days beginning April 21 for the Jewish Community Centers (JCC) of North America's 2002 Biennial...