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Presidential Elections

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....

Clockwise, from upper left: Boris Epshteyn, Michael Glassner, Ivanka Trump, Stephen Miller

Trump’s Jewish advisers

NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump’s cadre of advisers is not short on Jews. While the real estate magnate and former reality TV star may not officially appoint...

Jason Dov Greenblatt

Trump advisers release detailed Israel plan

WASHINGTON — Less than a week before the presidential election, Donald Trump’s two top Israel advisers released a detailed plan that pledges assistance to Israel...

An interactive map by the American Jewish Population Project breaks down the Jewish population by state.

Jewish vote crucial in key states

BOSTON — A new study, touted as the first-ever state-by-state, county-by-county Jewish population estimate, shows how the Jewish vote could play a crucial role in key...

Hillary Clinton speaking at AIPAC's 2016 Policy Conference in Washington, DC. (Saul Loeb/ AFP/Getty)

Clinton and the Jews — threefold relationship

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton is a chameleon, her critics say, ready to adopt the colors of her environment: dove, hawk, social conservative, social justice warrior,...