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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Ron Kampeas, JTA

Lt. Col. Vindman came to the US as a Soviet refugee

WASHINGTON — Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the National Security Council staffer who testified that President Donald Trump sought dirt from Ukraine on a political...

Democrats diverge on Middle East, but all criticize Syria pullout

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — The fourth Democratic presidential debate revealed fissures among the candidates on whether to keep US troops in the Middle East. The 12 hopefuls...

How Pittsburgh changed shul security

WASHINGTON — Here’s the sad paradox of the shooting nearly one year ago at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue: The killing of 11 worshippers, the worst attack on...

Volodymyr Zelensky waves to supporters at his campaign headquarters in Kiev, Ukraine, April 21, 2019. (Xinhua/Sergey/Getty)

The phone call that ignited action

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5780 SECTION A PAGE 11 WASHINGTON — A week ago, impeachment was not the flavor of the season. The interest in Robert Mueller’s special counsel...

The other Democrat from Michigan

LANSING — Tom Dalton could be the poster boy for Elissa Slotkin’s path to a second term and, she would argue, to Democrats keeping the US House of Representatives....

Jefferson Kraft

Meet the budding journalist covering the debates

DETROIT — For any reporter, careening in a year from reviewing restaurants to covering the presidential debates would be a pretty fast rise. But then again, Jefferson...

US House: No to BDS

WASHINGTON — The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly condemned the movement to boycott, divest and sanction Israel. The House vote Tuesday, July 23, on the...

Trump Squad

When it comes to Trump’s tweets, Jews say ‘leave us out of it’

WASHINGTON — Over and over since his July 15 tweet saying that that the Democratic congresswomen should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested...

Brian Hook Iran

Trump’s Iran policy questioned; explained

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says he is “very prepared” for Iran. “We’re looking at Iran,” he said June 18 when a reporter asked him what he had...

Jared Kushner Middle East Peace Summit Warsaw

Economic portion of Trump peace plan unveiled

WASHINGTON — Days ahead of a workshop where Jared Kushner will seek tens of billions of dollars for his Middle East peace plan, the White House unveiled an outline of...