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Jared Kushner, l, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post /Getty; Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty)

Saudi-Kushner tie

WASHINGTON — In March, Saudi Arabia was on the brink of a new age of modernity. At the epicenter of the transformation were Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Jared...

A collage of Jewish candidates running for US Senate. (Lior Zaltzman/Getty Images)

Meet the Jewish Senate candidates

WASHINGTON — There are 56 candidates for Congress who identify as Jewish. Among them are 41 Democrats: five are running for the Senate — three incumbents and two...

L-r: Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Prof. Christine Blasey Ford (Win McNamee/Getty)

A Jewish take on the Kavanaugh hearings

NEW YORK — As Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, he had to answer questions about sexual misconduct...

Michigan Stadium

58 group object to University of Michigan boycott

ANN ARBOR — Fifty-eight organizations called on the University of Michigan to sanction professors who boycott Israel — such as by refusing to write a letter of...

Amb. Husam Zomlot (Wikimedia)

Trump shuts PLO out of Washington

WASHINGTON — The Trump Administration ordered the close of the PLO office in Washington DC this week. “We have permitted the PLO office to conduct operations that...

Ayanna Pressley (Twitter)

In Boston, Pressley will press Israel on Palestinians

BOSTON — Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley scored a major upset on Sept. 4 over 10-term incumbent congressman Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary. Pressley...

US curtails UNRWA funding

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION A PAGE 10 JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the US announcement that it would halt all funding to the UN...

Jared Kushner speaks at the official opening ceremony of the US embassy in Jerusalem, May 14. Yonatan Sindel/Flash90

Trump: ‘Israel will pay high price’ for embassy

JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump said Israel will have to pay a “high price” in peace negotiations with the Palestinians over the move of the US Embassy to...

Sen. John McCain, right, with Sen. Joseph Lieberman in Munich in 2014. (Jörg Koch/Getty)

John McCain made Israel central to his foreign policy

WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain made human rights and Israel centerpieces of his advocacy for a robust US influence across the planet. The Arizona Republican died Aug....

Rashida Tlaib (YouTube Screenshot)

Israel criticism growing among Dems?

WASHINGTON — Rashida Tlaib, the Democratic nominee in a surefire congressional district comprising parts of Detroit, believes in a one-state solution to the...