From Synagogue President to Member of Congress

Thursday, March 16, 2017

WASHINGTON – As President of the Reform Synagogue Ner Tamid, Representative Jacky Rosen (D-NV) was largely unknown outside of the Jewish community in Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District. However,…

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NORPAC Passes On AIPAC Conference This Year

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

NORPAC, which calls itself the nation’s largest pro-Israel political action committee, is hosting a fundraiser for Senator Bob Menendez the same time as AIPAC’s annual Washington Policy Conference…

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Bill Clinton Talks Rabin, Peace Process

Friday, March 10, 2017

WASHINGTON – Former President Bill Clinton spoke to a packed audience at Brookings Institute on Thursday and called for an end to ongoing tensions between Israelis and Palestinians….

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Senate Committee Advances Friedman Nomination

Thursday, March 9, 2017

WASHINGTON – The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted on Thursday to support David Friedman’s nomination for US Ambassador to Israel. The vote was mostly along party lines as…

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Capitol Hill Staffers Find Common Jewish Bond

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

WASHINGTON – With Capitol Hill deeply divided, one outlet remains for those in the Jewish community interested in transcending the partisan tensions. Founded about 20 years ago, the…

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Corker, Cardin Wary About Taylor Force Act

Thursday, March 2, 2017

WASHINGTON – Top Republican and Democratic Senators on the Foreign Relations Committee expressed reservations regarding the Taylor Force Act that was introduced this week to cut off all…

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Cuomo Announces Economic, Solidarity Trip to Israel

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

NEW YORK – Amid a rash of anti-Semitic attacks, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday he will carry a “message of solidarity” with the Jewish community during an…

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J Street’s Goal: Isolate Ambassador Friedman

Monday, February 27, 2017

Opponents of the Trump administration’s choice for U.S. Ambassador to Israel conceded on Monday that the campaign against David Friedman will not lead to their desired outcome, given…

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At J Street, a Debate Over David Friedman’s Role

Sunday, February 26, 2017

WASHINGTON – At J Street’s annual conference on Sunday, panelists differed on David Friedman’s role as President Donald Trump’s nominee for US Ambassador to Israel. Alon Pinkas, former…

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Republican Jews, Jewish Republicans Differ on DNC Race

Friday, February 24, 2017

The race for the new DNC (Democratic National Committee) Chair is highlighting a split among Jews who support the Republican Party. In many instances, the differences stem from…

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