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Biden’s Jewish wunderkind

By Dan Pine, j. The Jewish News of Northern California SAN FRANCISCO — Aaron Keyak started out in Democratic Party politics as a kid, stuffing envelopes for campaigns...

Joe Biden’s history on Israel

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden’s website now includes “Joe Biden’s Agenda for the Jewish Community.” On Iran, Biden told the Council on Foreign Relations a year ago,...

Reaction to charges against Biden

WASHINGTON — Monday, April 27, was supposed to have been a good news day for Joe Biden: The venerable New York congresswoman Nita Lowey convened hundreds of women on...

Klobuchar’s position on Jews, Israel

NEW YORK — Amy Klobuchar likes to say that she can get things done in Congress. Her appeal as a moderate who can muster support in the middle of the country has fueled...

Bloomberg’s pluses and minuses

WASHINGTON — After a season of maybes, the media magnate and former New York mayor who got the phrase thrice-elected into his bio is entering the presidential race...

Sen. Bennet discusses Israel at J Street

WASHINGTON — Since announcing his presidential run in May, Michael Bennet has been polling between zero and 1%. He didn’t qualify for the latest Democratic debate...

Democrats diverge on Middle East, but all criticize Syria pullout

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — The fourth Democratic presidential debate revealed fissures among the candidates on whether to keep US troops in the Middle East. The 12 hopefuls...

Repeated attacks on Brooklyn Jews

NEW YORK — As he talks about the recent string of attacks on Jews in Brooklyn, Yosef Rapaport points to a small scar above his right eye. It’s the remnant of an...

President Donald J. Trump delivers his inaugural address, Jan. 20, 2017. (Getty)

President Trump: Lot of action, lot of controversy

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump promised to put “America first” in his inaugural address, pledging to prevent other countries from taking advantage of the US...

Simon Wiesenthal Center Dean and Founder Rabbi Marvin Hier. (Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty)

Hier: Shocked, but proud at invite

By Gabrielle Birkner LOS ANGELES — Rabbi Marvin Hier has known Charles and Seryl Kushner — Jared Kushner’s parents and Donald Trump’s in-laws — for decades....