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  • ‘Worst fears, best hopes’ for a Trump presidency

    November 18, 2016 | 10:38 am

    The upset victory by Donald Trump in the 2016 elections stunned a Jewish activist and leadership class that is at times as divided as the electorate at large. JTA asked some of those leaders to describe their concerns and expectations in a series of brief essays, “Worst fears, best...

  • New GOP platform language removes two-state solution

    By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

    July 11, 2016 | 1:02 pm

    The Republican Party platform will likely reject the idea of a two-state solution, a pillar of U.S. policy under both previous Democratic and Republican administrations, according to a platform draft pending the approval of the Republican Party’s Platform Committee.

    “We reject...

  • Republicans Kvell Over Orthodox Lobbyist

    By Ben Smith

    April 7, 2005 | 8:00 pm


    In a rapid, confidential near-whisper, Jeff Ballabon was offering his counterintuitive take on former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft.

    "If you go to his house today, he has a mezuzah on the door," Ballabon said. And when they went to a Baltimore Orioles baseball game together,...