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Democratic US Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock look on as they appear together

Hackers shut down synagogue website during MLK weekend sermon by Warnock

Hackers shut down an Atlanta synagogue’s live stream of Senator-Elect Raphael Warnock delivering a sermon to honor Martin Luther King, whose church he leads.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
18/01/2021

Russia’s growing role in south Caucasus leads to housing reconstruction

“Over 300 buildings have been reconstructed using construction materials provided by Russia as part of humanitarian work underway to reconstruct 450 buildings.”

Black-Jewish ties make the US better - opinion

The ramifications of the “against all odds” electoral victories for Warnock and Ossoff – who ran as a team, proudly touting their Black and Jewish identities – are profound.

US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) walks through the US Capitol in Washington, US, Decem

Chuck Schumer says Trump should be removed from office immediately

“What happened at the US Capitol yesterday was an insurrection against the United States, incited by the government. This president should not hold office one day longer,” Schumer wrote.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
08/01/2021

Raphael Warnock: 'Heschel and King ‘are smiling in this moment'

Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel made the news Wednesday morning when Raphael Warnock, the Democrat who won one of two Georgia Senate elections Tuesday, invoked the rabbi during an interview on CNN.

By SHIRA FEDER/JTA
07/01/2021
Jon Ossoff speaks in Stonecrest, Ga., Dec. 28, 2020. (Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

Everything you need to know about Jewish Democratic senator Jon Ossoff

Jon Ossoff, a Jewish 33-year-old former executive of a documentary film company, has done what seemed nearly impossible just a few years ago.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
07/01/2021

Democrat Warnock wins in Georgia; second runoff, Senate control undecided

Democrats must win both contests in Georgia to take control of the Senate.

By REUTERS
06/01/2021

Democrats take early leads in Georgia with Biden's agenda at stake

If Republicans hold onto the Senate, they would effectively wield veto power over Biden's political and judicial appointees.

By REUTERS
06/01/2021

Settler leader urges Georgian Christians vote Republican in Senate race

Dagan, along with others on the Israeli Right, have kept a close eye on the Senate race, particularly in light of US President-elect Joe Biden's known opposition to West Bank settlements.

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