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Eric Fingerhut, JTA
Eric Fingerhut, JTA

White House door open for OU?s Diament

WASHINGTON — As a strong backer of President Bush’s faith-based initiative, the Orthodox Union’s Nathan Diament was no stranger at the White House during the past...

Jewish hot spots for the inauguration

WASHINGTON — Revelers in Washington will have plenty of places to celebrate Barack Obama’s swearing-in, including an event organized by some leading Jewish...

Obama’?s choice of Warren is controversial

WASHINGTON — Unifying the country requires reaching out to those with whom you disagree. That’s what a couple of top Jewish leaders are saying about Barack Obama’s...

Fred Zeidman takes the politics out of the Holocaust Museum

WASHINGTON — As a close friend of George W. Bush and a top Republican Party fundraiser, Fred Zeidman knew that his appointment as chairman of the US Holocaust Memorial...

Will J Street money translate into influence?

WASHINGTON — Can fundraising success translate into Capitol Hill clout?? That’s the question facing J Street after the new liberal pro-Israel political action...

At the center of power: Eric Cantor

WASHINGTON — The only Jewish GOPer in the US House of Representatives is poised to become its second-highest ranking Republican. Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) is likely to...

UPDATED: Jewish vote: Obama 78%-22%

WASHINGTON – For some Jewish voters, the strangeness of Barack Obama was like a recurring dream: unsettling and then settling in, and then, suddenly, revelatory. Ari...

Fear of IRS spooks Jewish non-profits

WASHINGTON — As an organization with a nonprofit tax status, the Orthodox Union doesn’t endorse political candidates. So a number of people were surprised to see the...

‘Rabbis for Obama’

WASHINGTON — Saying it is their duty to fight for the truth and against lashon hara, more than 400 rabbis have joined to back Barack Obama’s presidential bid in...

Notes from Republican National Convention

MINNEAPOLIS — Like her husband, Hadassah Lieberman is backing John McCain for president. On Monday afternoon, she was the featured speaker at the Republican Jewish...