Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) said he will not run again for the U.S. Senate. Lautenberg, 89, previously had said he would consider running again in 2014. On Thursday, he told various media that instead he would dedicate the final two years of his term to passing new gun controls and environmental protections, and to creating […]
Jewish organizational officials were among more than 40 nonprofit officials testifying in Congress in support of keeping the charitable tax deduction. Congressional officials are considering changes to the tax code to raise revenue and have targeted tax loopholes. Republicans have championed curtailing the charitable deduction; the Obama administration wants to lower the deduction from 35 […]
Life has many twists and turns. The roller-coaster ride is often bewildering. Are the trials we face just chance occurrences or are they engineered? Is our existence divinely inspired or a random throw of dice? What is our role and how is it to be handled?