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  • Congressional races to watch

    September 27, 2012 | 2:34 pm

    The following are descriptions of eight congressional races of particular Jewish interest, plus four others featuring potentially viable Jewish contenders.

    Top eight congressional races to watch:

    U.S. Senate:

    Hawaii — Mazie Hirono (D) vs. Linda Lingle (R)


    Linda Lingle,...

  • Congressional hearing tackles anti-Semitism in social media

    April 19, 2010 | 3:28 pm

    Social networking sites present a new and dangerous medium for spreading anti-Semitism, panelists told a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee.

    The April 14 hearing, titled “Combating Anti-Semitism: Protecting Human Rights,” looked at the proliferation of hate speech...

  • Briefs: Muslim Congressman joins anti-Semitism panel; Kol tov at Kol Tikvah; Married rabbi and canto

    August 23, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The only Muslim member of Congress has joined its anti-Semitism task force, founded earlier this summer by Rep. Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo), chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

    "I am honored to join the Congressional Anti-Semitism Task Force because it embodies the ideals...

  • Blocking Moderates

    By Jill Stewart

    November 18, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Political analysts agree on one thing: The Nov. 2, 2004, California congressional and state legislative elections were the most anti-demo-cratic and frightening results yet of the so-called "safe seats" scheme, in which the winners are known long before Election Day.

    Thanks to the...

  • Are Jews Becoming Republican?

    By Matthew E. Berger

    October 31, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    The debate over whether American Jews are turning to the Republican Party is not likely to be settled when the votes are counted on Nov. 5.

    With midterm congressional elections just days away, Republicans cite a variety of reasons why this year's polls may not show the political...

  • Commemorating the Holocaust

    May 4, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    The mud being slung in the San Fernando Valley's most closely watched congressional race has a distinctive blue-and-white tinge. Their positions on issues from abortion to Social Security having failed to ignite much interest, the candidates for the 24th District seat have instead...