Jews Question 2020 Candidate Gabbard’s Ties to Syria

BY MARCY OSTER (JTA) — Democrat Tulsi Gabbard announced on Friday that she would run for president in 2020, entering what is expected to be a crowded field of liberal contenders. "I have...

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By Larry Gordon We have met with many of the candidates and now the day of decision is just about here. One thing is clear: the philosophical divide in our...

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By Ameer Benno The Democratic Party has lurched hard to the left, thanks to the new base they have created for themselves. Democratic politicians now have a delicate balancing act...

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  By Phil Goldfeder Thank you for all the kind words and overwhelming emails following my article last week. Your encouragement and support are appreciated! The Far Rockaway Jewish Political Action...

Jewish Leaders Still See Strong Support for Israel

Despite the election of certain pro-BDS candidates, such as New York’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar and Michigan’s Rashida Tlaib, the heads of committees significant for furthering policy related...

How ‘Brazil’s Trump’ Is Winning Over Jewish Voters

IO DE JANEIRO (JTA) – Gabriela Pszczol Krebs is not alone in her mixed feelings about Brazil’s presidential election runoff, pitting the far-right populist Jair Bolsonaro against the leftist Workers’ Party...

Letters to the Editor: Questions for FRJPAC

Dear Distinguished FRJPAC Chairmen and Committee, I saw in this week's Jewish newspapers your endorsements for the upcoming elections. I was concerned that five out of the six candidates you...

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BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — The race for the Democratic presidential nomination is starting to look like a CNN panel — more people fit than you think possible. Up next is...

Novak: Here’s What to Watch for in the Lead Up to 2020

As much as I love analyzing and writing about politics, count me among those millions of Americans who are none too pleased about the fact that the 2020 presidential...

Top 10 House Races of Concern to Jewish Voters

As the race for control of Congress heads down the home stretch, many experts and pundits are predicting an end to the seven-year Republican majority in the House of...
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