Jewish Journal

Henry Waxman to retire from Congress after 40 years

By Jonah Lowenfeld

January 30, 2014 | 8:36 am

Rep. Henry Waxman, first elected in 1974, announced on Jan. 30 that he would not seek reelection and instead would retire at the end of the year.

Rep. Henry Waxman (D – Beverly Hills), who was first elected to Congress in 1974, announced on Thursday morning that he would not seek reelection this fall and would retire from Congress... read on

  • Calif. legislators form Jewish caucus

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    January 24, 2014 | 11:32 am

    Jewish lawmakers from the California Assembly and State Senate have created a formal caucus to focus on Israel-related legislation and other matters of interest to Jewish Californians.

    California State Senator Marty Block (D – San Diego) is chair of the new caucus, which includes... read on

  • OK-Kosher wins right to “dot-kosher” domain over competitors’ objection

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    January 23, 2014 | 9:01 pm

    Last week, the world got one step closer to the day when web sites can end not just with .com, .net, or .org -- but with the suffix “.kosher” as well.

    After a fierce and expensive dispute that pitted one major kosher certification company against five of its biggest rivals, the... read on