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Ron Kampeas, JTA

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...

Jewish voter push

WASHINGTON — Partisan Jewish organizations are doing what they do every cycle: focusing on getting the vote out, especially in swing states where the margin between...

Jewish advocates pay attention to Supreme Court’s current docket

WASHINGTON — The uncertainty surrounding the makeup of the Supreme Court led to a quieter-than-normal kickoff for the court’s 2021 decision-making season. But even...

A rundown of the top Jewish political donors this election cycle

WASHINGTON — George Soros may draw some of the most vociferous criticism, but he’s hardly the biggest political donor in this cash-heavy election cycle — Democrat...

Signed, sealed and delivered

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5781 SECTION A PAGE 9 WASHINGTON — Benjamin Netanyahu has complained for years about Arab leaders telling their people one thing in Arabic and...

At DNC, Dems attack Trump

WASHINGTON — Democrats launched their virtual convention with appeals for a fractured party to come together and oust Donald Trump from the presidency, making a case...