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AIPAC Policy Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, March 6, 2018. (Michael Brochstein/Getty)

Rep. Omar: ‘AIPAC buys politicians’

WASHINGTON — US Rep. Ilhan Omar started a firestorm by saying on Twitter that AIPAC pays lawmakers to support Israel. Both Democrats and Republicans have offered sharp...

Cameron Kasky at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during a county wide school walk on Feb. 21, 2018. (Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty)

Parkland one year later

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Five weeks after she hid on the floor of the auditorium at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as a mass shooter terrorized the campus, Casey...

Dr Conrad Giles with the Let Freedom Ring Humanitarian Award

World ORT honored with MLK award

ORT received the Let Freedom Ring Humanitarian Award from the Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund in Detroit, Mich., on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day....

Rabbi Yehiel Kalish and Dafna Michaelson Jenet pictured in the Colorado State Capitol in 2017.

Siblings lay down the law

NEW YORK — Colorado Rep. Dafna Michaelson Jenet and newly appointed Illinois legislator Rabbi Yehiel Kalish are the first Jewish siblings to serve concurrently in...

Sharon Nazarian

ADL senior VP, Iran native, reflects on anti-Semitism today

The bad news first: Anti-Semitism throughout much of the world is not only alive and well, but growing. Then a touch of good news: It’s probably not as bad as it...

Ilhan Omar (Lorie Shaull/Flickr)

Pro-BDS lawmaker Omar on foreign relations committee

WASHINGTON — Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Democrat from Minnesota, was named last week to the House Foreign Affairs Committee, a significant “get” for a first-term lawmaker....

John Hagee

Crossing lines: Christian Zionists meet Jewish liberals

WASHINGTON — Christians United for Israel is no stranger in this city: It has become a key player in recent years in Congress’ passing of pro-Israel legislation,...

Palestinian protesters at the Israel-Gaza border, Sept. 14, 2018. (Majdi Fathi/NurPhoto/Getty)

Killing of Palestinian: a war crime?

NEW YORK — The New York Times devoted much of its front page and three inside pages Sunday, Dec. 30, to a reconstruction of the circumstances surrounding the June...

Mark Zuckerberg (Justin Sullivan/Getty)

Is Facebook monitoring harmful content?

NEW YORK — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg insists that the massive social network is a force for good, but the company keeps getting called out for being slow or...

Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis (Leigh Vogel/WireImage)

Mattis resignation highlights foreign policy arguments

WASHINGTON — James Mattis is quitting as defense secretary and his extraordinary resignation letter has brought into the open an argument among conservatives on...