Tag archive for ‘Washington’
Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Netanyahu Implored Berlusconi to Help Patch Ties With Washington

  Classified documents released by WikiLeaks reveal the National Security Agency (NSA) spied on leaders from German Chancellor Angela Merkel to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, as well as the party-loving More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

D.C. Bible Museum to Borrow Ancient Artifacts From Israel

  Museum of the Bible has inked a major new long-term alliance with the Israel Antiquities Authority to display a selection from the two million ancient artifacts in Israel’s National Treasures in a dedicated More...

Niva Goldberg On Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Ina Ginsburg’s Iconic Art Collection Going to Auction at Christies

At least seven of Warhol’s works were displayed throughout Ina Ginsburg’s Washington home, a veritable museum of the artist’s finest inspirations. But it is not just the art that took one’s breath More...

News Brief On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Netanyahu to U.S. Jews: Don’t Let Deal Supporters Quash Real Iran Debate Prime Minister Addressed Jewish Community in Live Webcast on the Contentious Accord.

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took to the Web on Tuesday to call on American Jews to publicly oppose the nuclear deal with Iran signed in Vienna last month. In his address,  More...

News Brief On Monday, August 3rd, 2015

This 390-Year-Old Bonsai Tree Survived an Atomic Bomb, and No One Knew Until 2001

  Moses Weisberg was walking his bicycle through the National Arboretum in Northeast Washington when he stopped at a mushroom-shaped tree. The first thing he noticed was the thickness of the trunk, estimated More...

Ilan Shavit On Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Jon Stewart on His Secret Meeting With President Obama: ‘I Hang Out, Eat Nachos’

“The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart on Tuesday appeared on Larry Wilmore’s “The Nightly Show, ” and said he went to Washington to “hang out, eat nachos, ” with President More...

New York Post On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Chuck Schumer Is Facing the Toughest Decision of His Career

  WASHINGTON — It’s all hanging on Sen. Charles Schumer. With the White House pulling out all the stops to prevent Congress from blocking the nuclear deal with Iran, New York’s senior senator holds More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Video: Iran Linked to Deaths of 500 U.S. Troops in Iraq, Afghanistan

  At least 500 U.S. military deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan were directly linked to Iran and its support for anti-American militants — a newly disclosed statistic that offers grim context for the Obama administration’s More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Susan Rice: We Want to Deepen Our Cooperation With Israel

  Susan Rice, President Barack Obama’s National Security Adviser, told the Reuters news agency on Wednesday that Washington is interested in deepening its security cooperation with Israel following More...

Jewlicious On Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Seattle Girl Scouts: A Mitzvah Tastier Than a Cookie Pays Off

– – (This story originally appeared in Jewlicous.com. Reposted with permission.) Earlier this year, a donor offered $100, 000 to the Girl Scouts of Western Washington (aka Seattle-Tacoma). This single More...

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