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Eric Fingerhut, JTA
Eric Fingerhut, JTA

ADL vs. political conservatives

WASHINGTON — Some conservatives are accusing the Anti-Defamation League of launching a partisan attack following its report asserting that a “current of...

Palin defends settlements

WASHINGTON — As Sarah Palin embarked on a tour for her just published book Going Rogue, she became the latest prospective Republican presidential candidate to criticize...

Jewish military man speaks up for Muslims

WASHINGTON — Mikey Weinstein is probably best known for defending Jews from alleged bigotry and harassment in the US military. In the past few days, however, he’s been...

Jews converge on NYC for protest

WASHINGTON — As they prepare to protest the appearance of Iran’s president at the UN General Assembly, Jewish groups are working to decipher the impact of the Obama...

Kennedy and the Jews

WASHINGTON — US Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.), who died Aug. 25, is being remembered in the Jewish community for his huge impact on domestic issues such as education...

Healthcare debate unhealthy for Jews?

NEW YORK — When US Rep. Travis Childers announced several months ago that he was headed to Israel, the trip was billed as an opportunity to boost economic development....

Nazi analogies pepper political talk

WASHINGTON — Rush Limbaugh’s remarks comparing Democrats to Nazis drew swift condemnation from many corners of the Jewish community — and also sparked a fight between...

Obama honor raises hackles

WASHINGTON — The White House is facing mounting criticism over its decision to give a prestigious award to the former UN official who presided over the infamous 2001...

Jewish and evangelical leaders meet

WASHINGTON — They talked about Israel and about proselytizing — but perhaps the most important thing about the recent meeting between nearly 40 Jewish and evangelical...

Netanyahu speech popular in Jewish circles

WASHINGTON — In accepting the notion of a demilitarized Palestinian state, Benjamin Netanyahu in his speech Sunday adopted what is essentially the position of a large...