Far-Right Parties Join Alliance in Bid to Enter Israeli Government

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A far-right party that follows the tenets of the banned extremist Kach and its late leader Meir Kahane will form an alliance with another small right-wing party to...

Bloomberg Enters 2020 Presidential Race

(JTA) — Michael Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor and billionaire media mogul, officially entered the 2020 presidential race. Bloomberg’s first campaign video, released Sunday, refers to the candidate as...

From the Editor: In This Corner — Bloomberg Versus Trump

By Larry Gordon Now it’s getting interesting. It is still unclear whether former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is going to enter the fray and vie for the Democratic...

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...

Soros: Elizabeth Warren Is Candidate ‘Most Qualified to Be President’

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — George Soros, a Jewish Hungarian-American billionaire and major donor to the Democratic Party, said in an interview that Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is “the most qualified...

Soros Doubles Down on Election Spending for 2020

(JTA) — George Soros has donated $5.1 million to a new super PAC ahead of the 2020 presidential election — over twice as much as he had spent at...

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...

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...

Bernie Sanders Launches 2020 Presidential Run

(JTA) — Bernie Sanders officially launched his second campaign for president. The 2020 campaign launched on Tuesday morning with an email to supporters and a tweet which included a nearly 2-minute...

5 Jewish Things About Amy Klobuchar

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...
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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...

Oklahoma Man Arrested After Shooting Woman Over Swastika Flag

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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