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2016 Presidential Elections

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,...

US Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks during the 2016 AIPAC conference. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty)

Republicans overseas seek support among Americans in Israel

JERUSALEM — On behalf of Donald Trump, Republicans last week launched a get-out-the-vote campaign geared to Americans living in Israel. The initiative, which began...

Hillary Clinton and US Sen. Tim Kaine at a rally in Northern Virginia. (Alex Wong/Getty)

At convention, Democrats seek unity, but cracks show on Israel

PHILADELPHIA — The Democratic Party spent the first couple days of its convention projecting unity on issues from fighting racism to fair trade. But fissures were...

Judy Jackman is an alternate delegate from Texas and a member of Christians United for Israel.

Trump: from anti to pro

CLEVELAND — On the day Donald Trump wrapped up the Republican primaries, Marc Zell was ready to resign his position as vice president of Republicans Overseas, the...

The tweet from Trump's campaign that was accused of being anti-Semitic.

Trump says he wouldn’t have removed tweet

NEW YORK — Donald Trump kept alive a controversy over a campaign tweet featuring imagery  seen by some as anti-Semitic by saying his staff “shouldn’t have taken...