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Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump

Rumors swirl about Ivanka Trump weighing US Senate run

Her Instagram feed has recently featured stories touting President Trump’s achievements, illustrated by pictures and text detailing her own role in the White House.

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

US Jews on edge from warnings of neo-Nazi violence ahead of inauguration

An FBI memo warned of armed protests at all 50 state capitol buildings starting this weekend to protest Biden becoming president.

By BEN SALES/JTA
16/01/2021

Pelosi calls to prosecute any Congress members who aided siege on Capitol

"If in fact it is found that members of Congress were accomplices to this insurrection, if they aided and abetted the crimes, there may have to be actions taken beyond the Congress, in terms of prose

By REUTERS
16/01/2021
Democratic US Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock look on as they appear together

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are a heroic new Black-Jewish duo

In a Twitter thread, Ossoff described his trajectory from a teenage intern for John Lewis, the Georgia congressman and civil rights hero who died last year, to US senator.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
12/01/2021

Religious makeup of Congress static, not representative of general public

Jewish members make up a larger share of Congress than they do of the general public, with 6% of Congress being Jewish and only 2% of the general public being Jewish.

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
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