Bernie Sanders Suspends His Presidential Campaign

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator who became the first Jewish front-runner in a major party nomination race for president, is suspending his campaign. In a message...

Rift Develops in Israeli Coalition Government Talks

JERUSALEM POST -- A day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz completed an agreement on a new government but Netanyahu backtracked, no coalition talks took place...

Cuomo Postpones NY Primary Election

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday he was postponing the state’s April 28 presidential primary to June 23 as its number of coronavirus cases climbed to 52,318...

Knesset Speaker Quits, Refuses to Hold Vote for Successor

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein rejected the High Court of Justice's demand that he hold a vote for his successor on Wednesday and instead resigned and closed the Knesset until Monday. In one...

Sanders Wins Democrats Abroad Primary

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) won the Democrats Abroad primary, winning nearly 37 percent of vote of Americans living in Israel, announced Democrats Abroad on Monday. In Israel, out of 638 votes,...

Biden Beats Sanders in Florida By Wide Margin

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Joe Biden was projected to win by a large margin the Democratic presidential primary in Florida, a state where Jewish turnout can make the difference...

Joe Biden’s Super Tuesday Sweep Changes Jewish 2020 Campaign

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bernie Sanders was the bogeyman at the AIPAC conference earlier this week for skipping the event, which he called a platform for bigotry. Multiple speakers called...

Democratic Primary: Biden Surges; Bloomberg Bombs

BY RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — Joe Biden beat expectations on Super Tuesday, the biggest primary day in the Democratic presidential stakes, slowing the surge of Bernie Sanders and becoming the...

Survey: 65% of US Jews Would Vote for Any Democrat Over Trump

BY LAURA E. ADKINS (JTA) — No matter who is running on the Democratic presidential ticket in 2020, he or she is likely to get the Jewish vote by a wide...

Goldstein Challenges Edelman for Mayor of Lawrence

By Arye Nisonson For many years, it has been an unwritten rule in Lawrence that those who serve on the village board of trustees run for office unopposed. Just as the...
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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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