Ron DeSantis

Florida's DeSantis: West Bank is 'disputed,' not occupied by Israel

The West Bank "is not occupied territory, it is disputed territory," DeSantis told the RJC. "I don't care what the State Department says."

In Florida, 2 Tampa area Jewish Democrats lose in House races once deemed close

DeSantis, credited for keeping Florida open through much of the coronavirus pandemic, flipped portions of South Florida red for the first time in decades.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
09/11/2022

DeSantis wins re-election in Florida governor's race

DeSantis, who won office by less than half a percentage point four years ago, easily defeated Democratic challenger Charlie Crist.

By REUTERS
09/11/2022

Florida federations preparing to send aid to communities hit by 'Ian'

The Jewish Federations of North America chair, Julie Platt, told The Jerusalem Post, "It’s clear that many communities in Ian’s path will have significant needs"

DeSantis ban on ‘woke’ investments could hurt state pension fund - experts

After banning CRT in the classroom and board room, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has a new target in his culture war against “wokeness” with another acronym most folks have never heard of — ESG.

By JEFFREY SCHWEERS/ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS , SKYLER SWISHER/ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS
02/09/2022

Democrat Nikki Fried loses bid to take on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

Nikki Fried, whose campaign emphasized her Jewish upbringing and her involvement in the Jewish community, lost to former Florida governor Charlie Crist.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
25/08/2022

Florida’s Jews are front-and-center in the abortion fight

Florida’s Jews have been uniquely positioned as leaders in the state fight for abortion protections.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
05/08/2022

Political intolerance at a New York Holocaust museum - opinion

Tikvah reports that they were told by MJH to either disinvite Ron DeSantis or else find some other venue to have their conference.

By TODD L. PITTINSKY
09/05/2022
General view of a farewell event at Disney World on the final night before closure due to coronaviru

Nazi flags flown at Disney World entrance - watch

People took to social media to express their outrage and criticism towards Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for not issuing any condemnation of the incident.

08/05/2022

Did a New York Holocaust museum ban Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis?

“Out of the blue, we were told by the museum staff that Mr. DeSantis didn’t ‘align with the museum’s values and its message of inclusivity,’” the op-ed said.

By JACOB HENRY/JTA
07/05/2022
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