Sunday, September 19, 2021 -
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Ron Kampeas, JTA

    Eclipsed by 9/11: Durban

    DURBAN, South Africa — Some of the Jewish organizational officials flying into the coastal city of Durban, South Africa, on the last week of August, 2001 were excited....

    ‘No legitimate opposition’ to Syed

    WASHINGTON — Sen. Ben Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, is one of Israel’s staunchest defenders in Congress — and he thinks Republican attacks on one of President Joe...

    A Middle East success story

    WASHINGTON — While most of the world is focused on the disaster in Afghanistan, the first anniversary of a positive Middle East development took place last week. The...

    Is foreign aid to Israel being conditioned?

    The annual bill that determines what funds the US will disburse overseas passed last week, and it has new language. Here’s a breakdown of the Israel-related content in...

    Pro-Israel candidate wins in Ohio race

    Shontel Brown, a Cuyahoga County councilwoman, came from behind in the polls to win a critical Democratic primary in a Cleveland area district with a substantial Jewish...

    Sen. Carl Levin dies

    Carl Levin, the Jewish Michigander who spent 36 years as a focused public servant and pro-Israel voice in the Senate, has died at 87. The Levin Center at Wayne State...

    Five states consider sanctions on Ben & Jerry’s

    WASHINGTON — Could Ben & Jerry’s decision to stop selling its ice cream in the West Bank trigger many or all of the laws that US states have passed in […]

    Ben & Jerry’s faces legal challenges

    WASHINGTON — Ben & Jerry’s decision this week to pull out of an agreement that allowed its Israeli franchisee to sell its product in what the company terms...

    More American Jews critical of Israel

    WASHINGTON — A survey of US Jewish voters taken after the Israel-Gaza conflict finds that a sizable minority believe some of the harshest criticisms of Israel,...

    Miami-Dade’s Jewish mayor is steady voice in haunting circumstances

    Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava speaks fluent English and what she calls passable Spanish, but some of her constituents use a Yiddish word to describe her.