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US Immigration Bill May Hurt Jewish Summer Camps

The proposed immigration bill now in the Senate has been altered to t remove requirements that would  affect Israeli and other foreigners wanting to...

Christie Declares Special August Primaries for Lautenberg’s Seat

New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday a special primary election will be held August 13, followed by general elections Oct. 16, to...

Frank Lautenberg, Senate’s Oldest Member, Dies at Age 89

Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey died Monday at the age 89. His life was a classic Jewish rag-to-riches story of a young man who worked his way to business and political success.

How to Use a Midterm Victory

There are good reasons for Republicans to be hopeful about the 2014 midterm election.

Jewish Groups Join Call for Ban on Religious Profiling

Two Jewish organizations have joined the Interfaith Alliance in calling on the U.S. Senate to include a ban on religious profiling in its immigration...

Biden Wants Rabbis, Pastors and Nuns to Back ‘Moral’ Gun Control

Vice President Joe Biden met with Jewish, Muslim Christians, Sikh and other religious leaders Monday to encourage them to back gun control as matter...

The Dreaded Drone

Unlike the militarization of civilian law enforcement, military drones are not a threat to Americans.

JStreet’s Hagel ‘Victory’ is on American Jewry

Congratulations, JStreet, you won before you even started! Perhaps you can save your breath, energy and George Soros' and god knows who else's money and go home.

Extra Thoughts: Hagelian Dialectic

Extra thoughts that could not make the main text of "When AIPAC Went AWOL."

The Dreaded Israel Lobby Strikes Again

It's not always clear what the Israel Lobby's accomplishments really consist of.

Betrayal: Republicans Who Voted for Hagel

Four Republican senators voted in favor of Hagel, including Rand Paul of Kentucky.

Hagel Nomination Defeat Is in Everyone’s Interest

A secretary of defense should not just be a “yes-man.” He should represent an independent point of view and also represent his department’s interests.

Open Letter to Sen. Charles Schumer on the Hagel Appointment

You expressed having had "genuine concerns" about Hagel prior to your White House meeting with him; now is the moment for you to follow the dictates of your conscience.

Smelling Chuck Hagel & Other Anti-Semites

My alarm bells went off when the President chose Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense.

The Opposition (or Lack thereof) to Hagel

Odd that CUFI is out there swinging and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee is silent.

Jew-Hatred in Egypt and Britain

Morsi, who all but expressly said Jews control the Western media, would find a comforting embrace in the anti-Semitism of some Westerners.

A Tale of Two Chucks

If Schumer buys Hagel's transformation so will a majority of senators.

President’s Nomination of Hagel May Encourage Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions

The burden is now on Senator Hagel to persuade the Senate, the American people, and the leaders of Iran that he is fully supportive of the President's commitment to stop Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

A Bad Pick for Secretary of Defense

I fear that if Israel ever faces existential danger such as that threatened by Iran, Hagel might just say that he is not the Defense Minster of Israel.

Jewifying the Opposition

The Obama administration has succeeded in making the issue of Hagel all about Israel and Jews.

Democrat Senator-Elect Simcha Felder Will Caucus with Republicans

His move leaves Senate Democrats with a 32-31 majority come January. Two races have not been decided yet, and the Democrats are leading in both.

Will Simcha Felder Save NY Republicans from Extinction?

New York’s Republican party has little to celebrate Thursday, seemingly close to losing control of the state Senate in addition to losing the state for the presidential election.

Simcha Felder Wins State Senate Seat

Former Councilman Simcha Felder is the new State Senator for the newly cobbled “super Jewish district,” having won 65 percent of the vote against...

Frum Democratic Candidate Promising to Turn Republican

Simcha Felder, Democratic challenger in the New York State Senate for the 17th Senate District (including parts of Borough Park, Flatbush, Midwood, Kensington and Sunset Park), says he will caucus with the Republicans and vote for Republican Dean Skelos as Senate majority leader.

Jewish Press Endorsements – November 6 General Elections

.In the congressional race in the 9th CD (Englewood, NJ) Rabbi Shmuley Boteach gets our support. Though he has gained notoriety as a celebrity rabbi, he possesses a formidable intellect and a deep grasp of a wide range of issues. There can be no doubt that when it will come to dealing with matters of concern to our community, he will be there for us.

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