United States political news and analysis with a focus on the connection between American policy and the Jewish people and the State of Israel.
There is no denying the Trump team has done more than any previous administration to bolster Israel and its future.
During the Second Intifada in 2002, Dodin stated that "suicide bombers were the last resort of a desperate people."
Nominated Secretary of State Anthony Blinken recounted his late stepfather's experience as a Holocaust survivor.
It was his role in the 1991 Crown Heights riot that would most define his mayoralty.
The poll reveals the degree by which Trump continues to maintain political influence in the Republican Party.
Health professionals within the administration have advised against large indoor gatherings.
Antony Blinken, John Kerry and Jake Sullivan are among the appointees.
“I think he's worth investing time in and I think he can be a very positive influence.”
Conversion therapy aims to change people's sexual orientations or gender identities.
Trump is setting what one official called “fires”: plunging the United States into controversies that it will be hard for Biden to exit.
Despite progressive conventional wisdom that as America became more diverse the Democratic Party coalition would grow, Trump’s share of ethnic and racial minority votes increased.
Biden has been open about his Catholic faith, and regularly attends church services.
"This decision would be yet another achievement by your administration that would support Israel and would push back against antisemitism and the BDS movement.”
Murphy is relying on precedent, her office said, citing the five weeks delay in the 2000 election before Republican George W. Bush was declared the winner.
This may be the most problematic firing Trump has carried out in his entire presidency.
Krebs headed up the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
A loss in the case would likely doom Trump's already-remote prospects of altering the election's outcome.
Ex-DIA chief warns of new spying, tech challenge
A comprehensive list of the names you need to know who are possible candidates for the Biden Administration
Infectious disease experts say the US federal government should be doing much more right now.
In addition to White House officials, eight staffers at the Republican National Committee, such as Chief of Staff Richard Walters, have contracted the virus.
Biden's team is pressing ahead with a transition despite President Donald Trump's refusal to concede.
Concerns were raised that Emanuel doesn't value saving those over the age of 75, with some equating his views to eugenics.
Mayorkas' ties with Israel extend beyond his family. In 2016, he spearheaded a deal to automate the sharing of cyber-data between Israel and the US.
He made headlines in 2017 for leaking intelligence that bolstered President Trump's claims that Obama had him wiretapped.
Three parents of children who attend the school said the withdrawal came after parents raised concerns that Kushner and Trump were seen at events not complying with coronavirus protocols
Roberts and Kavanaugh appeared to agree that the mandate to buy insurance can be severed from the rest of the law.
Netanyahu’s close personal relationship with the US president, who is anathema to liberal Jewish America, has created real divisions between the two sides.
Trump publicly split with Esper in recent months over a range of issues.
Biden and other Democrats have criticized Republican efforts to strike down the law in the midst of a deadly coronavirus pandemic.
In a 2018 interview with the Post, Flournoy slammed Trump for abandoning Syria to Bashar Assad’s regime and Iran.
Trump has always been well-known for his reputation as a businessman, and has not been shy about having made a fortune outside the political stage.
The ordnance sale was first reported by CNN.
The action drew criticism from Senator James Inhofe, Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee who praised Gordon-Hagerty and harshly criticized Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette.
One hundred years ago this week, a new US president came in who would change history.
The race pitted two Jews at different poles of the sociopolitical culture wars against each other.
The new flag will replace the flag the state had flown for 126 years
Oregon also legalized the use of magic mushrooms for therapeutic use.
Chabad Rabbis and prominent comedians have joined forces to plea for a pardon for Jewish comedian Ari Teman.
"All over the world... in Israel... We see intolerant authoritarian political leaders attacking the very foundations of democratic societies," said Sanders.
“President Donald Trump made a wise choice in nominating her, and we are pleased that the Senate moved swiftly to confirm her to the Court,” Senator Norm Coleman said.
The plot of the Borat sequel revolves around his attempts to marry off his 15 year-old daughter to Vice President Mike Pence or, failing that, Giuliani.
Schiff is the Jewish Democratic congressman from California who led the House’s impeachment inquiry of Trump last year.
Facebook said in August that Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg was interviewed at an FTC investigative hearing as part of the government's antitrust probe into the company.
Multiple members of Pena Nieto's cabinet and party have been implicated in high-level corruption cases, sometimes involving allegations of links to organized crime.
Keltner, 49, died from a single gunshot wound, authorities said. Keltner's son told the Denver Post his father was not affiliated with any group, but was at the rally to support police.
Higgins is the eighth man charged by Michigan authorities in the case, all of them described by prosecutors as members or associates of an anti-government militia group called the Wolverine Watchmen.
McMaster, key to Trump administration’s first year, paints gloomy future picture
Barrett also declined to say whether she would consider stepping aside from an upcoming Obamacare case, as Democrats have requested.
The participation of Ellison has added significance because Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez withdrew her commitment last week to attend the event.
The bill “would require the President to consult with the Israeli government to ensure [qualitative military edge] concerns are settled.”
he filing argues that the executive order violates constitutional rights, including freedom of speech.
Kane later quoted a source as saying that that the invitation to Ocasio-Cortez was not framed as a memorial, but as a review of the Oslo peace process.
If confirmed, Barrett will replace the late Justice Ginsburg.
Jewish progressives have criticized Amy Coney Barrett over her stance on abortion and healthcare, among other issues.
Trump wants Barrett seated before the Nov. 3 election.
Taylor, 26, a Black emergency medical technician and aspiring nurse, was struck by six bullets.
Since the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, I’ve been thinking about this question a lot.
"Roe v. Wade is on the line in a way it never has been before," said Julie Rikelman, a lawyer with the Center for Reproductive Rights, which regularly challenges abortion restrictions.
“Groups like the Boogaloos, Rise Above Movement and White Nationalist militias across the country are organizing. And so must we.”
All three are men, making them unlikely to be Trump’s choice when the president unveils his pick, which he said would happen by Saturday.
The plan to have Ginsburg lie in state means that the Jewish period of mourning, called shiva, could be cut short.
New research shows the fear that the vaccine approval process is being fast-tracked is causing Americans to worry the vaccine won't be safe, and as a result, they are less likely to get vaccinated.
“I am a judge, born, raised and proud of being a Jew. The demand for justice, for peace and for enlightenment runs through the entirety of Jewish history and Jewish tradition."
Graham asked that Americans “use my words against me” adding they “can say Lindsey Graham said” that the president in his last year should not make the nomination.
Trump named Amy Coney Barrett of the Chicago-based 7th Circuit and Barbara Lagoa of the Atlanta-based 11th Circuit as possible nominees for a lifetime appointment to the highest US court.
For liberals who considered Ginsburg a heroine, the grief they have expressed over her death was tinged with fear over what happens next.
Even before Ginsburg's death, Trump had made public a list of potential nominees.
Several hundred people clutching candles, flowers and signs quietly gathered on the steps of the US Supreme Court.
Trump said the commission would "encourage our educators to teach our children about the miracle of American history."
David Richter, a Jewish Republican House candidate, said that the ads were antisemitic and called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to apologize.
Kerry said in 2016 that “there will be no advanced and separate peace with the Arab world without the Palestinian process and Palestinian peace. Everybody needs to understand that."
Prospects for passing the legislation were not clear because President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans hold a majority of seats in the Senate and control which legislation is considered there.
Redfield, head of the federal government's disease control agency, made his comments in testimony before a US Senate panel.
"Let me be clear: I trust vaccines, I trust scientists, but I don’t trust Donald Trump," Biden said. "At this moment, the American people can’t either."
Trump abruptly fired Steve Linick from the State watchdog position oas he probed the administration's decision to approve billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia.
“Ambassador Bolton emphatically rejects any claim that he acted improperly, let alone criminally, in connection with the publication of his book,” Bolton’s lawyer Charles J. Cooper said.
"A lot of them said that they didn't understand what was being done to them. Nobody explained it to them," Wooten, a former nurse at the facility told Reuters.
Frankel says Loomer’s rhetoric not only is offensive on its face, it’s a potent fundraiser.
The bill adds to pressure on Trump, who is already under fire for what critics say is a pattern of disrespect for the military after a media report that he denigrated fallen soldiers in France.
The Democrat Party widened a two point lead in 2016 to a nine point lead in 2018 by picking up voters from a range of demographics, Pew Research has found.
Christian Tybring-Gjedde, who nominated US President Donald Trump, told Fox News that he is nevertheless "not a big Trump supporter."
Wasserman Schultz, a past chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, wrote that the sale of the jets to the UAE would erode Israel’s qualitative military edge.
He links to a full position paper on Israel and other Jewish issues on his website; in it he notes that he experienced antisemitism in the military.
The university made the announcement in a statement Friday, a day after Krug confessed her decades-long deception in a Medium post.
In 2017, the rapper announced that he identifies as Hebrew Israelite after studying biblical texts while serving a three-month jail sentence in Florida.
At least 6.2 million people have been infected in the US coronavirus outbreak, which has taken 187,833 lives.
SMIC said in a statement on Saturday it was "in complete shock" over the news but was open to communication with U.S. government agencies in hopes of resolving any misunderstandings.
“If DeJoy thinks he can just throw a bed sheet over what’s going on behind these doors, he is sadly mistaken. It looked like the post master had something to hide.”
AMERICAN AFFAIRS: The Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) and the Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA) are already in election mode and are focused mostly on Jewish voters in swing states.
A Pew Research Center poll has found a sharp increase in pessimism among Democrat supporters in particular.
As Joe Biden prepared to meet Thursday with the family of Jacob Blake, right-wing websites alit with scrutiny of social media posts by Blake’s father.
Voting more than once in an election is illegal and in some states, including North Carolina, it is a felony not only to vote more than once but also to induce another to do so.
This new book is neatly and thoughtfully divided into 17 chapters, modestly and judiciously embellished with previous spoken words by Obama and others.
In the state’s 8th Congressional District, Robbie Goldstein, a 36-year-old progressive political newcomer, lost to incumbent Rep. Steven Lynch, one of the House’s more conservative Democrats.