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February 3, 2015 11:41am
For many Jewish professionals, engaging with American Muslim groups requires carefully screening potential interlocutors.
January 27, 2015 4:01pm
Even stalwart Washington allies quietly said that the Israeli prime minister would have done better to consult with them before accepting an invitation to address Congress.
January 22, 2015 12:47pm
The court’s move to open a preliminary examination into the ‘situation in Palestine’ is a step below a full criminal investigation and is unlikely to trigger immediate American sanctions.
January 21, 2015 5:11pm
John Boehner suggests his invitation to Bibi to speak was between him and Bibi. Others — including the White House, the State Department, Nancy Pelosi and Abe Foxman — beg to differ.
January 21, 2015 12:38pm
On Iran sanctions, Robert Menendez goes there — all the way to Tehran, where he says the Obama administration is getting its talking points.
January 20, 2015 8:10pm
The “pope’s rabbi” has a message for their motherland: Move ahead with the AMIA investigation in the wake of the suspicious death of its prosecutor.
January 13, 2015 12:17pm
There needs to be closer communication between religious communities and law enforcement — and across borders, experts say.
January 7, 2015 10:30pm
Rabbi Jonah Pesner succeeds longtime Religious Action Center chief Rabbi David Saperstein at a time when the Republicans control Congress and his group’s social justice agenda aligns largely with Democratic priorities.
January 6, 2015 4:25pm
Revelations that the new majority whip spoke in 2002 to a group affiliated with white nationalists revives an age-old Washington debate: How important are past false steps in evaluating a party today?
January 2, 2015 3:47pm
A childhood ‘Shabbos goy’ for his Jewish neighbors in Queens, the three-term New York governor rose to become a vanguard of American liberalism in the 1980s.