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Scott Stringer, Jewish candidate for NYC mayor, denies abuse allegations

Denying sexual assault allegations against him, Scott Stringer says he will not be dropping out of the NYC mayoral race.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
30/04/2021

Biden pick for key appeals court gets a Jewish group’s endorsement

The National Council of Jewish Women is endorsing two of President Joe Biden’s nominees to appeals courts.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
28/04/2021

Gun control bill named after Jewish Parkland Victim reintroduced

A gun control bill named after a Jewish Parkland shooting victim is reintroduced after a spate of mass shootings across the US.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
22/04/2021

Proposed limit on US aid to Israel tests the pro-Israel diaspora - opinion

The pro-Israel diaspora have every reason to be concerned as the US House of Representatives debate placing limits on the financial aid they provide to Israel.

By YEHUDA KURTZER/JTA
22/04/2021
Armenian Genocide

Biden expected to recognize massacre of Armenians as genocide - WSJ

US President Biden is expected to formally recognize the genocide of the 1.5 million Armenian men, women, and children who lost their lives under the Ottoman Empire.

By REUTERS
22/04/2021

Being 'America First' is un-American - opinion

Trump didn’t introduce racism to the GOP; he just made it comfortable to bring it out in the open. And he didn’t create the America First movement, despite his incessant boasting.

Senate Democrats seek oversight of F-35 sales

US senators Dianne Feinstein and Bob Menendez introduced a bill requiring the president to certify that F-35 sales to other countries will not "undermine Israel’s qualitative military edge"

Bipartisan senators introduce bill to expand Abraham Accords

It calls for an assessment of the future staffing and resourcing required for expanding the agreements and potential roadblocks to future agreements.

Former Donald Trump staffers struggle to find work - opinion

Trump’s reputation for stirring up racial, ethnic and cultural animus rubs off on his alumni and makes them less attractive to potential employers with any social sensitivity.

Donald Trump to launch new social media platform, senior adviser says

Trump is projected to draw "tens of millions of people" to this new platform, which is set to launch in around 2-3 months.

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