Stephen Bannon and Sebastian Gorka want us to know that they really like the Jews -- and they're asking some of their best friends who are Jewish to close the deal.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) apologized for referring to a onetime political rival as an “Orthodox Jew” in casting him as a threat to liberal interests. More ▸
By JTA Mailman
To the Editor: J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami attacks me in his Op-Ed titled "Making the case for ‘Yes.’ " I am proud to find myself among Alan Dershowitz, Elie Wiesel and Joe Lieberman on J Street’s “enemies list.” My opponent, U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.), is one of J Street’s biggest supporters in Congress…. More ▸
By Ron Kampeas
The congressional race in Illinois between incumbent U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, a Democrat, and Republican Joel Pollak has a potent mix of Jewish angles and fault lines, reflecting at least on paper several demographic trends. Most notable is the increasing willingness of Orthodox Jews and some pro-Israel Democrats to line up behind GOP candidates. More ▸