2020 United States elections

Rabbi Barry Kornblau, unlike what polls say is a majority of his fellow Orthodox Jews
Meet a New York Orthodox rabbi voting for Biden

Last week, the rabbi published an opinion article in the New Jersey Jewish Link titled “Why Orthodox Jews Must Vote for Joe Biden.”

By HANNAH DREYFUS/JTA
29/10/2020
Folksbiene's virtual production of "It Can't Happen Here" features scenes in Yiddish and five others
Yiddish theater company puts on play imagining authoritarian US

“It’s a call to action. We want people to participate in democracy."

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
29/10/2020
American, Israeli flags.
American-Israelis explain how they cast their votes in the US election

Four Trump supporters and four Biden supporters explain how they voted and what Israeli and American issues they voted on.

Why Jews should not support Trump

Here are some key reasons that Jews should support Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

By RICHARD H. SCHWARTZ
27/10/2020
President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Biden in their 2nd debate in Nashville
The blessings of America

Americans need a coherent, realistic vision, not rhetoric; they need to know where they want to go, and why – and who can get them there safely.

27/10/2020
A US military vehicle is pictured behind the Turkish border walls during a joint US-Turkey patrol
Arab survey: US can help solve Israel-Pal conflict, contain Iran

New poll on eve of US election shows Arab support for MidEast peace and US involvement but argues that previous US presidents have left the region worse off.

Leading Israeli Modern Orthodox rabbi condemns Trump

Rabbi Mosheh Lichtenstein, head of Yeshivat Har Etzion in the West Bank, questioned Trump’s mental and moral fitness.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
26/10/2020
'A vote for Trump is a vote for the Land of the Bible' - Dagan

“If you want to help the Jewish people to build our homeland, the Bible Land here in Judea and Samaria, you must vote for Donald Trump.”

Oren: US election results could trigger Hezbollah

Iran could use its Lebanese proxy to lash out, former Israeli ambassador to Washington tells The Media Line.

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
26/10/2020
The head of Sudan's Transitional Military Council, Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, talks
Sudan deal encourages other Arab states to follow suit - analysis

Both Israel and Sudan have much to gain from this diplomatic breakthrough.

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