web analytics
August 1, 2015 / 16 Av, 5775
At a Glance
Sections
Sponsored Post


Jewish Leaders Briefed By Sen. Risch

(L-R) L.A. County Commissioner Howard Winkler, Sen. James Risch, OU President Martin Nachimson, and Dr. Morry Waksberg.

(L-R) L.A. County Commissioner Howard Winkler, Sen. James Risch, OU President Martin Nachimson, and Dr. Morry Waksberg.

A select group of Jewish leaders from various segments of the Jewish community recently gathered in Los Angeles to hear from visiting U.S. Sen. James E. Risch (R-ID).

Risch, a staunch and vocal supporter of the U.S.-Israel strategic relationship, has been named the “Senate’s most conservative member” by the National Journal and is known by his colleagues for his pragmatic decision-making abilities. His peers refer to him as a no-nonsense, get-the-job-done leader.

The Republican lawmaker briefed the politically bipartisan leaders on issues relating to the overall U.S. economy; the national debt; energy independence; the situations in Iran, Syria, Egypt and Israel (along with the rest of the Middle East); and other important subjects of interest to the Jewish community.

Risch, a former Idaho governor, is a freshman legislator and serves on five Senate committees: Energy and Natural Resources; Foreign Relations; Intelligence; Ethics; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship, where he is the ranking member.

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

No Responses to “Jewish Leaders Briefed By Sen. Risch”

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Rocket that hit a field in the Eshkol region on July 3, 2015
Gaza Launches Rocket Attack, Israelis Not Warned
Latest Sections Stories

We studied his seforim together, we listened to famous cantorial masters and we spoke of his illustrious yichus, his pedigree, dating back to the famous commentator, Rashi.

Singer-Saul-Jay-logo-NEW

Jews who were considered, but not ultimately selected, include Woody Allen, Saul Bellow, David Ben-Gurion, Marc Chagall, Anne Frank, and Barbra Streisand.

Personally I wish that I had a mother like my wife.

What’s the difference between the first and second ten-year-old?

What makes this diary so historically significant is that it is not just the private memoir of Dr. Seidman. Rather, it is a reflection of the suffering of Klal Yisrael at that time.

Rabbi Lau is a world class speaker. When he relates stories, even concentration camp stories, the audience is mesmerized. As we would soon discover, he is in the movie as well.

Each essay, some adapted from lectures Furst prepared for live audiences, begins with several basic questions around a key topic.

For the last several years, four Jewish schools in the Baltimore Jewish community have been expelling students who have not received their vaccinations.

“We can’t wait for session II to begin” said camp director Mrs. Judy Neufeld.

More Articles from Jeanne Litvin

Her passion for helping those less fortunate made her perfect for the position.

We couldn’t help noticing that the first transaction that took place when he came into the store included a customer buying The Jewish Press.

Tal Dimenstein has been selected to present her ELI Talk about Appreciation during this year’s conference in Chicago.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/community/west-coast-happenings/jewish-leaders-briefed-by-sen-risch/2013/08/08/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: