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Politics

  • DC Report: Is McConnell a roadblock to democracy?

    By jwadmin on July 17, 2019
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield In the first Democratic presidential debate, NBC’s Chuck Todd asked the 10 candidates to name the biggest “geopolitical threat to the United States.” Only Washington Gov. Jay Inslee got it right. “The biggest threat is Donald Trump.  No question about it,” he said. Todd should have asked them to identify the greatest threat to American democracy. […]
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  • P.A. is looking to mend relations with U.S.

    By jwadmin on July 11, 2019
    By DANIEL SIRYOTI (Israel Hayom via JNS)  – A senior official in Ramallah revealed to Israeli daily Israel Hayom on Monday,July 8, that the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) and Washington have been exchanging messages in an effort to smooth things over and end the P.A. boycott against the U.S. administration. According to the official, a senior delegation led by the head […]
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  • Virginia GOP legislature candidate takes down ‘concentration camp’ joke

    By jwadmin on July 5, 2019
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – A Republican running for the Virginia state legislature removed from his Facebook campaign page a meme that mocked comparisons of migrant camps to concentration camps. Paul Milde, running to be a delegate in Virginia’s 28th district, encompassing the town of Fredericksburg about halfway between Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Va, on Saturday, June 29, posted […]
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  • DC Report: If its all about the voters, the president needs to say: ‘You’re fired!’

    By jwadmin on July 3, 2019
    DC Report By Douglas Bloomfield If Donald Trump is being truthful when he says he doesn’t want war with Iran, and I for one believe him, he needs to fire his chief warmongers, John Bolton and Mike Pompeo, before they push the launch buttons. While he’s at it, he should consider sending calls from his pals Benjamin Netanyahu and Muhammad […]
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  • AIPAC and J Street support bipartisan effort to restore funds for Israeli-Palestinian peace dialogue

    By jwadmin on June 28, 2019
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – An array of pro-Israel groups are backing a bipartisan bill that would seed investment in the Palestinian areas and restore funding to peace dialogue programming that the Trump administration removed as a punitive measure against the Palestinians. A Rebuke? The bill reads in part as a rebuke to the administration for ending funding for […]
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  • How Jews have reacted Ocasio-Cortez’s concentration camp comments

    By jwadmin on June 26, 2019
    NEW YORK CITY (JTA)  – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been getting plenty of criticism since referring to migrant detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border as “concentration camps.” “The U.S. is running concentration camps on our southern border, and that is exactly what they are,” the freshman New York Democrat said June 17 in an Instagram Live video. “If that doesn’t bother you […]
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  • Sign unveiled for Trump Heights community in the Golan Heights

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2019
    By MARCY OSTER JERUSALEM (JTA) — A new Jewish community in the Golan Heights to honor Donald Trump will be called Ramat Trump, translated as Trump Heights. A sign was unveiled during the recent weekly Cabinet meeting held in the Golan Heights at the site of the new community. The sign says Ramat Trump in Hebrew and Trump Heights in […]
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  • Eric Fingerhut served in Congress. He says leading Hillel was a harder job.

    By jwadmin on June 21, 2019
    By BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – Eric Fingerhut believes in the “big tent.” But is the tent collapsing? For six tumultuous years, he has served as the president of Hillel International, the umbrella group for more than 500 Jewish centers on college campuses across the country. He is leaving that position on July 1 to become the president […]
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  • Amb. Friedman’s remarks “annexation” stir the pot! What happens next?

    By jwadmin on June 20, 2019
    By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) – David Friedman, the US ambassador to Israel, said Israel “has the right to retain” some of the West Bank. Palestinians fumed, Jewish settlers rejoiced, and the punditocracy predicted gloom and doom. What was it exactly that Friedman said in a New York Times interview. And what happens next? War, war crimes trial, one state, […]
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  • He’s on our side!

    By jwadmin on June 20, 2019
    By GABE FRIEDMAN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – David Draiman, the Jewish singer of the chart-topping hard rock band Disturbed, called Roger Waters “ridiculous” for promoting a cultural boycott of Israel. Disturbed, which has sold millions of albums, is set to play in Israel for the first time on July 2. “Boycotting an entire society, an entire people, based on […]
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