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Ron Kampeas, JTA

    Walter Mondale: The liberal for Israel

    MINNEAPOLIS — Walter Mondale, the former vice president who represented a time in American history when being pro-Israel and progressive were often synonymous, has...

    Jews begin to protest China’s policy

    WASHINGTON — When Rayhan Asat attended a Passover seder last month, its contours seemed familiar and different at once — especially the tradition of leaving a seat...

    Aliyah magic

    PASSOVER EDITION 5781 SECTION A PAGE 16 JERUSALEM — To immigrate to Israel from Ethiopia, Pnina Tamano-Shata’s family had to trek on foot through the desert to Sudan...

    Montana: Rabbi elected to the legislature

    BOZEMAN — When Ed Stafman was designing the signs he hoped his supporters would plant on their lawns, he debated between two: “Elect Rabbi Ed” or “Elect Ed...

    US Ambassador to the UN was one of the major speakers at the 2017 AIPAC conference.

    Nikki Haley breaks with Trump

    WASHINGTON — Nikki Haley has broken with Donald Trump in a move that puts her at the front of the potential Republican presidential pack for moderate conservatives....

    Former Denverite tapped to lead Abraham Fund

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has chosen the first leader of a US investment fund aimed at advancing Israeli-Arab peace: Denver native Rabbi Aryeh Lightstone,...

    Biden era begins

    WASHINGTON — On Joe Biden’s first day as president, he plans to launch a task force to reunite children and parents separated at the country’s southern border....

    Saeb Erekat, Palestinian negotiator, dies

    JERUSALEM — Saeb Erekat, 65, the Palestinian peace negotiator died Nov. 10 at Hadassah hospital in Jerusalem, where he was in the care of Israeli physicians. He had...

    Biden and Israel, 2008-2016

    WASHINGTON — JTA spoke with half a dozen people who saw the Biden-Israel relationship up close during the years that Biden served under President Obama as vice...

    Bahrain commites to combatting anti-Semitism

    WASHINGTON — A Bahraini institute has signed an agreement with the US State Dept. to combat anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism and delegitimization of Israel. The memorandum...