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As Peres Visits White House, Members of Congress on Both Sides of the Aisle Seek Freedom for Pollard

In an unprecedented display of bi-partisanship, a “Dear Colleague” letter is being circulated in the U.S. House of Representatives in support of clemency for...

Hikind Outraged Over Towns’ Endorsement of Barron

‘Ed Towns has gone mad and will destroy his legacy. I hope it’s just a bad dream.’State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) released a statement...

Senate, White House Differ On Bill That May Reduce Recognized Palestinian Refugees

The Obama administration is opposing a Senate amendment that would require the State Department to report how many Palestinian refugees are receiving aid money...

J Street Promotes Anti-Israel Politicians, Targets Opposing Points of View

The “pro-Israel, pro-peace” advocacy group J Street is reportedly soliciting money for congressional candidates who are known for anti-Israel views. According to the Washington...

Obama vs. Romney: The Jewish Debate

On May 5, President Barack Obama kicked off his re-election campaign in front of a crowd of 14,000 people at Ohio State University. Obama...

Poll Shows a Replay of 1980 – American Jewish Electorate Divided on Presidential Election

As the general election has just kicked off, with the economy getting the main focus and attention, and President Barrack Obama taking some hits...

Soros, Liberal Donors to Give $100 Million to Democrat Orgs

A The New York Times report indicated Tuesday that Democratic groups will likely use cash infusions from left-leaning donors—which are expected to total around...

Kruger Sentenced to Seven Years in Corruption Case

Former New York State Senator Carl Kruger was sentenced on Thursday to seven years in prison for his significant role in an influence peddling...

Obama Focuses on Foreign Policy, Counterterrorism, in 2012 Campaign

Following his effective clinching of the GOP nomination after winning five primaries last Tuesday, Mitt Romney has now turned his attention from internal GOP...

As New York Establishes New ‘Super Jewish’ District, Community Leaders Rally Behind Felder Candidacy

Former NYC Councilman Simcha Felder was the first to announce a bid for the state Senate seat created as a result of the latest...

Kruger, Weiner Back in Spotlight

Former Democratic Brooklyn State Senator Carl Kruger has asked the court for mercy as he faces the possibility of getting sentenced to eleven years...

Survey Says: Mitt Romney in Good Position for Jewish Votes

Jewish advocates for U.S. President Barack Obama are trumpeting the results of a new survey of Jewish voter preferences and issue identification. The poll,...

House Democrats Sign J-Street Letter Aimed at Dictating Israeli Gov’t Policy

Supporters Include Seven Jewish Members of CongressSeven Jewish Democrat members of Congress joined fellow Democrats to sign a letter to the White House to...

Clinton Unfreezes Palestinian Aid Despite Congressional Objection

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton overruled a hold by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) on Palestinian aid, allowing $147 million U.S....

Jewish Liaison to Wasserman-Schultz Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Facebook Comments

Danielle Gilbert, the recently appointed Jewish liaison to Democratic National Committee chair Representative Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-Fla.), has apologized for posting anti-Semitic comments on her...

Peres Accedes to Petition Urging Pollard Intervention

Responding positively to an online petition that was signed by more than 15,000 people, Israeli President Shimon Peres has stated that he will do...

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