jewish influence in america

Rod Rosenstein
5 things to know about the man who helped get Comey fired

Rod Rosenstein rose to fame this week because of a strongly worded letter he wrote about the FBI Chief

By JTA
11/05/2017
Rutgers
Study: For US Jews, education dims faith

Research by the Pew institute found that Jews are the world’s most-educated religious group, with an average of more than 13 years of formal schooling.

By JTA
27/04/2017
Mike Pence
Jewish thought and the ‘Pence rule’

Opinions run the gamut on the US vice president’s marriage

04/04/2017
PREPARATIONS ARE FINALIZED on the West Front of the US Capitol, where Donald J. Trump will be sworn
Jewish groups mobilize for march on Washington

A march is also planned in Tel Aviv, with roughly 250 people registered.

Charleston in 1733
242 years ago, the first Jew to hold elected office in USA took his seat

Soon after, on August 1, 1776, Salvador added another “first” to his legacy — the first Jew to die fighting for American independence.

By BEN SALES/JTA
12/01/2017
David Friedman and Donald Trump
The perils of partisanship: J Street's uphill battle against David Friedman

J Street’s alignment with progressive Democrats likely dooms its fight against appointment of David Friedman as ambassador to Israel.

Haim Saban
Saban slams Ellison before high-profile forum

Haim Saban was one of the most generous benefactors of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

PROTESTERS DEMONSTRATE against the building of a pipeline on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in
Jews join Native Americans in pipeline protest

"We have an alliance going back to when we fled the inquisition in Spain," says shaman rabbi.

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