US politics

How Jews have reacted to AOC’s concentration camp comments

The Congresswoman has been getting plenty of criticism since referring to migrant detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border as “concentration camps."

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
26/06/2019
DEMONSTRATORS Abortion
Missouri's only abortion clinic to stay open after preliminary injunction

Women's healthcare and abortion provider Planned Parenthood sued Missouri two weeks ago after state health officials refused to renew the license of a clinic in St. Louis.

By REUTERS
11/06/2019
Ilhan Omar: Ignorance is pervasive in many parts of country

The Representative accused Republicans of "misinformation" and " reorganizing facts to sort of paint a picture that really eventually is not rooted in facts".

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan arrive for a joint news
Turkey sees improvement in F-35 talks with U.S. but prepares for sanctions

Turkey and the United States are at odds over Ankara's decision to buy Russian S-400 defense systems which cannot be integrated into NATO systems.

By REUTERS
22/05/2019
Rashida Tlaib
Sorry, Rashida Tlaib: Israel was not a consolation prize

Recent assertions made by the Congresswoman regarding the Holocaust and the establishment of the State of Israel have no foundation in the historical record.

By ROBERT ROZETT / JTA
15/05/2019
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) shares a fist bump with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI)
What did Rashida Tlaib really say about the Holocaust?

It’s not just Republicans who appeared to distort Tlaib’s now notorious remarks. It was the ostensibly nonpartisan Jewish commentariat and media as well.

By ANDREW SILOW-CARROLL / JTA
15/05/2019
A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him
Jewish Americans likely to be targeted ahead of U.S. elections- Report

Jewish Americans are likely to be the primary targets of disinformation and computational propaganda campaigns leading up to the 2020 United States presidential election.

U.S. President Donald Trump participates in a meeting with cabinet members
White House reviews military plans against Iran

According to the New York Times, the plan envisions sending up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East should Iran attack American forces or accelerate work on nuclear weapons.

By REUTERS
14/05/2019
Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney of U.S. President Donald Trump, testifies
Michael Cohen reports to America’s ‘Jewiest’ prison

Former attorney and fixer for Donald Trump will serve his time at FCI Otisville

By SAM SOKOL/JTA
07/05/2019
Bergson’s race against the Shoah in America

Two Holocaust scholars, in a book based largely on interviews, give voice to Peter Bergson, a key Holocaust rescue activist in America

By RAYMOND S. SOLOMON
03/05/2019
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