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In historical first, Trump impeached for second time

The U.S. House of Representatives impeached U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday for the second time in his term, with Jewish lawmakers voting along party lines. The final tally was 232 votes in favor and...
Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO and national director of the Anti-Defamation League. Credit: ADL.

Will impeachment and censorship defend Jews against anti-Semitism?

With the U.S. House of Representatives poised to pass new articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the debate about the proper response to his role in last week’s disgraceful and bloody Capitol riot...

After The US Presidential Acquittal: Vox Populi, Public Mass and America’s Future

“Who is to decide which is the grimmer sight: withered hearts, or empty skulls?” -Honoré de Balzac Virtually all US politicians, irrespective of party, are fond of  celebrating “The American People.” As the ultimate fallback script...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, on Jan. 23, 2020. Photo by Matty Stern/U.S. Embassy Jerusalem.

As Trump gets set to roll out his Mideast peace plan, Israelis debate timing...

In an unprecedented political move, both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main political challenger Benny Gantz are traveling to Washington to meet separately with U.S. President Donald Trump just prior to the...
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Delaware Republican Party leader fired for blaming Jews for Trump’s impeachment

A Republican Party leader in Delaware was ousted on Monday for blaming Jews for being behind the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump. Nelly Jordan was fired by two votes as Sussex County Republican Party vice chairwoman...
A billboard with pictures of U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Sept. 4, 2019. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Enough with the Trump and Netanyahu analogies

In the coming weeks, a U.S. Senate trial of President Donald Trump on impeachment charges is looming. In Israel this week, the Knesset will debate whether or not to grant immunity to Prime Minister...
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Republican Party leader in Delaware blames Jews for Trump’s impeachment

A Republican Party leader in Delaware blamed Jews for being behind the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump. “What amazes me the most in these theatrical Congress hearings, is to see how many Jews ‘In...
Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.), chair of the House Judiciary Committee. Source: Screenshot.

The real implications of impeachment for American Jews

Whether you support or oppose the effort to impeach and remove President Donald Trump from office, there’s little doubt that this historic battle is now dominating the American political landscape in a way so...
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Religious issues surface in impeachment debate

Two stunning moments. The process of impeachment is inherently volatile, and in the past week it grew worse than imaginable: Religion was injected twice in a five-day period. The roles of Catholicism and Judaism were...
U.S. President Donald Trump with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Ben-Gurion International Airport on May 23, 2017. Credit: Kobi Gideon/GPO.

Are Netanyahu’s indictments the same as the push to impeach Trump?

After years of rumors, leaks, a bitter politicized debate and endless delays, Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit finally announced that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was to be indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and...