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  • Hard evidence: Jewish House = Democratic House

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 2, 2013 | 6:50 am

    Nate Silver's long post on the dwindling number of competitive House districts and the growing partisanship among House ranks is a worthy piece in and of itself. But in this small and petty Rosner world of Jewish interest, we've paid special attention to one graph – the share of...

  • Billionaire Mashkevich quits Euro-Asian Jewish Congress presidency

    June 27, 2011 | 11:44 am

    Israeli-Kazakh billionaire Alexander Mashkevich has resigned as president of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, a spokesman confirmed to JTA.

    Mashkevich, whose fortune is tied to his stock in the Eurasian Natural Resources Corp., stepped down because of “the need to focus on his...

  • Canadian Jewish Congress seeks charges against Muslim website

    April 14, 2011 | 11:10 am

    A Jewish group is seeking hate crimes charges against a Toronto-based Muslim website that featured a video address by former U.S. Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke.

    Duke’s video was scrubbed April 13 from Casmo.ca, the site for the Canadian Shia Muslim Organization, but the Canadian...

  • Kantor calls on E.U. to fight anti-Semitism

    January 26, 2011 | 10:06 am

    With anti-Semitism on the rise more than six decades after the liberation of Auschwitz, Europe should be fighting harder against hate, Moshe Kantor said.

    Kantor, president of the European Jewish Congress, who spoke Tuesday in Brussels at a Holocaust remembrance ceremony hosted by...