US politics

Democratic super PAC mailers show Jewish candidate clutching dollar bills

David Richter, a Jewish Republican House candidate, said that the ads were antisemitic and called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to apologize.

By BEN SALES/JTA
17/09/2020
What do the Abraham Accords mean for Trump politically?

Even with normalization success, economy still top priority for US voters

Rob Lowe (left), Allison Janney and Martin Sheen in ‘The West Wing.’
‘The West Wing’ cast to reunite for special

The special is expected to be released before the November US presidential elections.

Top potential Biden VP pick Karen Bass praised Scientology in 2010

Scientology has long been considered by many to be a highly controversial new religious movement.

US national security advisor Susan Rice
As Biden VP pick nears, Susan Rice slams Trump in TV interview

Rice, 55, has never run for public office and if tapped by Biden, would be an untested presence on the campaign trail.

By REUTERS
29/07/2020
Explaining the futility of pre-election polls

It is known that when standing in the booth, many people revert to their traditional view, which is different from their more recent intention.

Democratic candidate Mondaire Jones says he’ll be a friend to Israel

Jones spoke in the interview about how he built his relationships with the Jewish communities in his district and how he hopes to repair and strengthen the Black-Jewish relationship.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
02/07/2020
US Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY) speaks during a pro-Israel rally
The fallout from Eliot Engel’s likely defeat and a look at other primaries

"Engel's defeat is a blow to the historically bipartisan support for Israel in the US Congress."

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
26/06/2020
How the George Floyd protests have echoed through the Jewish community

This week’s big story, of course, is the sweeping national protests against police brutality and racism

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
05/06/2020
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