House Spending Bill Includes Full $3.1 Billion For Israel

01/15/2014 - 19:00

WASHINGTON  — Funding to Israel was restored to its pre-sequester levels in the spending bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives.

Kosher Soup Kitchen Serves Up Voter Registration Forms

Thousands of needy clients urged to meet Friday's deadline.
08/14/2013 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

Hundreds of needy New Yorkers who will visit three kosher soup kitchens today will get something more than a hot chicken meal. So will hundreds more who receive family food packages.

They'll get a chance to have a voice.

A side order of democracy: Masbia wants needy clients to be heard. Adam Dickter

Jobs: For Adults With Disabilities, A Neverending Sequester

Here in Washington, we are anxiously experiencing the start of the sequestration of the Federal budget and the significant impact it is likely to have on employment for hundreds of thousands of federal employees, contractors and businesses which depend upon a healthy local economy to remain solvent. Sadly, for adults with disabilities this prospect of reduced employment opportunities is what they experience daily.

Deborah Fisher

Sequester Cuts To Israel Seen At 5 Percent

03/05/2013 - 19:00

The sequester is expected to cost Israel $155 million in defense assistance.

The sequester will affect funding that supports Israel's anti-missile Iron Dome system. Getty Images

3.5 @ The NN: Google, Insurance And The Sequester

In response to a campaign by autism activists, Google has modified its search engine to stop it from automatically making violent suggestions when a user types in something like “Autistic people should …” according to an article in the Newark Star-Ledger.

Google made recent changes that affect people with autism, as well as those who are deaf and blind. Getty Images
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