famous jewish politicians

Claudia Sheinbaum, the first Jew as well as woman to be elected as mayor of Mexico City.
Mexico City's Jewish mayor prefers to stick to policy, not religion

On the infrequent occasions that Sheinbaum shines the spotlight on herself, she mostly emphasizes that she’s a scientist or a woman.

By ALAN GRABINSKY
10/12/2018
Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan discovers Jewish ancestry

Andy Samberg, Sarah Silverman and Sheryl Sandberg are also slated to appear in the new season of PBS show 'Finding Your Roots.'

01/08/2018
Eric Greitens
Embroiled Jewish Missouri governor resigns amid scandal

Greitens, a former Navy SEAL, was Missouri's first Jewish governor.

By JTA
30/05/2018
 President Reuven Rivlin at a Mimouna celebration in Ashkelon, April 2018
Grapevine: Mayoral mimouna

On the last day of Passover, President Reuven Rivlin and Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, Rabbi Emeritus of Kehilath Jeshurun of New York were both at Hazvi Yisrael Synagogue in Talbiyeh.

Eric Greitens
Jewish Missouri Gov. admits to extramarital affair, denies blackmail

The governor admitted to the affair, which happened in March 2015, late Wednesday night

By JTA
11/01/2018
Jon Ossoff and supporters
Ossoff harnesses the power of Jewish mom-daughter team ups in Georgia race

Democratic candidate for House seat Jon Ossoff wants to paint his district blue following Trump's win in November.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
20/06/2017
Stephen Bannon
14 Jewish Democrats co-sponsor bill to oust Bannon from Security Council

As of Monday, the congressional bill tracking website showed 113 co-sponsors, all of them Democrats, and 13 Jewish members out of the 20 Jewish Democrats in the House.

By JTA
14/02/2017
Haim Bibas
Politics: Education is the key to success, says Haim Bibas

Federation of Local Authorities in Israel chairman and Modi’in-Maccabim-Re’ut mayor talks to the "Post" about the challenges he faces, and does not rule out running for national office.

22/10/2016
Rencontre avec le président Moubarak en 2005
Retour sur le parcours politique de Binyamin Ben-Eliezer

Une carrière brillante, une chute douloureuse. Hommage à une grande figure de la politique israélienne

Australia's Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia Josh Frydenberg participates in a
Record number of Jewish lawmakers sworn in to Australian Parliament

The three new Australian parliamentarians join three fellow Jewish incumbents, as the number of MPs who wear kippas in parliament will now number two.

By ARIEL WHITMAN
30/08/2016
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