Bernie Sanders: ‘It’s Not Antisemitic to Criticize Israel’

JNS.org – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, said that “it is not antisemitic to criticize the policies of the Israeli government.” In...

Moshe Lion to be next mayor of Jerusalem

By Uzi Baruch (Arutz Sheva) - Moshe Lion is the next mayor of Jerusalem, after winning 51.5 percent of the votes in Tuesday’s runoff. His rival Ofer Berkovitch has so far won...

Group Behind AOC Victory Working to Unseat Eliot Engel

(JTA) — The progressive group that helped get New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez elected is supporting a political newcomer against veteran Jewish congressman Eliot Engel. Justice Democrats announced that it...

Netanyahu, Gantz Sign Unity Government Agreement

By The Jerusalem Post After three elections and 17 months of election campaigns and coalition negotiations, Likud and Blue and White announced Monday evening that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and...

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...

Engel Relies on Mail-In Ballots to Stay in Congress

Democrats in New York's 16th District are waking up to the likelihood that the representative they have had for more than 30 years will serve them no more. Rep. Eliot...

From the Editor: Election Endorsements

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...

With Control of House, Democrats Will Seek to Rein in Trump

Donald Trump faced greater restraints on his presidency after Democrats won control of the U.S. House of Representatives and pledged to hold the Republican accountable after a tumultuous two years in...

5 Jewish Things to Know About Beto O’Rourke

(JTA) — Add Beto O’Rourke to the already crowded field of Democratic candidates hoping to unseat President Donald Trump. The El Paso native and former congressman hopes to build...

Netanyahu Presents New Unity Government to Parliament

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented his new unity government to parliament on Sunday, ending more than a year of political deadlock but still facing a trial starting in...
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By RABBI URI PILICHOWSKI MITZPE YERICHO, West Bank (JTA) — It’s been surreal watching from Israel as Americans discuss my future. I’ve gotten used to presidents...

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If you don’t like wearing a mask or you are uncomfortable wearing one, that’s just too bad. What if you don’t like stopping at...

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An Oklahoma man with a penchant for flying swastika flags and wearing Nazi uniforms remained in police custody on Wednesday, following an incident last...

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