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  • Rep. Berman in line to chair House foreign affairs panel

    By Tom Tugend

    January 10, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Rep. Howard L. Berman recalls that when he first ran for Congress in 1982, "one major reason was to strengthen our relationship with Israel and oppose the threat of radical Islam."

    Now the veteran legislator will be in an even stronger position to pursue his agenda as the likely...

  • Edwards Garners Jewish Praise

    By Matthew E. Berger

    July 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    U.S. Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.) doesn't need to represent a state with a lot of Jews to understand the needs of the Jewish community, supporters say.

    "In a lot of ways, John Edwards transcends North Carolina," said Lonnie Kaplan, a former president of the American Israel Public...

  • State Races Get Hot

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    February 24, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    As I made the rounds of endless cocktail parties and debates two weeks before March 7 primary day, I could see that the Jewish community has little reason to cheer term limits, just as it will not likely salute restrictions on campaign contributions, if that should ever come to pass....
  • A Gift in the Hand is Worth…

    By Eric Silver

    January 6, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Shimon Peres, the most experienced Israeli politician still in the harness, was not on Ehud Barak's 25-man team negotiating peace with Syria in West Virginia this week. But the 76-year-old economic cooperation minister may have moved within striking distance of the last public...
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