FBI said to arrest man plotting to bomb Florida synagogue

The FBI arrested a man allegedly planning on attacking a Miami-area synagogue with an explosive device, a south Florida news station reported late Sunday. The man, who was not named in the report but is expected to appear in federal … Continued

Senate approves measure that funds energy efficiency for non-profits

The Senate overwhelmingly approved an energy bill that includes a provision that creates grants for non-profits to become energy efficient. The Energy Policy Modernization Act passed 85-12 on Wednesday. It includes language that started out as the Nonprofit Energy Efficient … Continued
Read More Posted at May 2, 2016 at 10:39 am

Community Advocates Welcome New Regulations for Faith-Based Organizations

The Obama administration has released guidelines for federal funding to religious organizations; these guidelines were seven years in the making. Advocates for the Orthodox community welcomed the regulations, saying that they reaffirm the government’s commitment to its faith-based funding initiative. … Continued
Read More Posted at April 13, 2016 at 7:19 am

Guidelines on funding faith groups applied 6 years after proposal

Six years after a White House religious advisory panel grappled with how the government should fund faith groups, its recommendations are being implemented. The Orthodox Union on March 31 praised the Obama administration for issuing regulations based on recommendations made in 2010 … Continued
Read More Posted at April 13, 2016 at 6:56 am

Ted Cruz makes matzah in New York campaign stop

A head of the presidential primaries in New York, Ted Cruz helped Jewish children make matzah in Brooklyn. At the Chabad-run Model Matzah Bakery in Brighton Beach Thursday evening, the Texas senator and Republican presidential hopeful led some 15 children … Continued
Read More Posted at April 13, 2016 at 6:54 am
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