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Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid speaks during a faction meeting in the Knesset, June 21, 2021. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

Israeli foreign minister promises to renew ties with Democrats

Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid said on Monday that he intends to reinvigorate Israel’s relationship with the Democratic Party, describing it as one of his central objectives, according to advocacy group Democratic Majority for...
Townhouses in New York City's Upper West Side. Credit: Tupungato/Shutterstock.

Aide for New York city council candidate says Upper West Side ‘too Jewish and...

The campaign manager for a Democratic New York City Council candidate said last week that Manhattan’s Upper West Side is too white and Jewish, the New York Post reported. Quinn Mootz, who is Jewish, serves as campaign...
Randi Weingarten in 2014. Source: Screenshot.

A union leader mixes toxic race theory with anti-Semitism to justify closed schools

If there is any profession other than medical personnel that would ordinarily be thought of as “essential workers,” it would have to be teachers. Other than those who work to save lives, it’s hard...
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The isolated American Jews

Without knowing the results of the U.S. presidential elections, certain conclusions can already be drawn safely. For instance, we can say with certainty that between 70 and 80 percent of American Jews voted for...
Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.). Source: Richard Neal via Facebook.

Neal holds on in Democratic primary against anti-Israel challenger

In a win for the pro-Israel community, incumbent Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) won against progressive challenger Alex Morse in the Democratic primary on Tuesday in Massachusetts’s 1st Congressional District. Neal, chairman of the U.S. House Ways and...
Massachusetts Democratic primary candidate Jesse Mermell (left). Source: Jesse Mermell via Facebook.

Questions stir over BDS, certain Democratic primary candidates in Massachusetts

Ahead of the Sept. 1 Democratic primary for the Massachusetts 4th District, questions are growing over one candidate’s past stances regarding the BDS movement. Progressive Jesse Mermell, a former Brookline select board member, who has...
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) addresses the 2017 AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C. Source: Screenshot.

What does Kamala Harris’s nomination for vice president mean for Israel?

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s selection of Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as his Democratic running mate has reinvigorated an abnormally quiet presidential campaign that has been overshadowed by the fallout from the global...
Massachusetts Democratic Party candidate Jake Auchincloss with his family. Credit: Jake Auchincloss campaign.

Boston-born Jake Auchincloss seeks House seat vacated by Joe Kennedy

The race to fill the seat vacated by Rep. Joe Kennedy, who is running for U.S. Senate, has produced one of the most competitive primaries in Massachusetts. The election, which will be held on Sept....
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Calif. Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announced on Aug. 11, 2020, that he picked Harris as his running mate. Credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr.

Harris as Biden’s VP pick prompts immediate replies from Jewish, Israel-related groups

Jewish and Israel-related groups expressed mixed reactions to the presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, picking Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as his running mate. Organizations from the Democratic Majority for Israel...
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) with attendees at the 2019 National Forum on Wages and Working People hosted by the Center for the American Progress Action Fund and the SEIU at the Enclave in Las Vegas. Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden announced on Aug. 11, 2020, that he picked Harris as his running mate. Credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr.

Biden picks Kamala Harris as Democratic running mate

The presumptive Democratic 2020 nominee, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, announced on Tuesday that he has picked Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as his running mate. The decision comes a week before the Democratic National Convention, which...