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  • The Mets-Dodgers series is so Jewish, congressmen are betting bagels on it

    October 7, 2015 | 10:58 am

    Baseball doesn’t get much more Jewish than this year’s MLB National League Division Series, which starts Friday between the New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Both teams feature notable Jews: Joc Pederson in the outfield for the Dodgers and Joe Wilpon in the owner’s box...

  • 3 top Jewish Democrats in House oppose Iran nuclear deal

    August 5, 2015 | 11:29 am

    Three top Jewish Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives came out in opposition to the Iran nuclear deal.

    Reps. Nita Lowey and Steve Israel, both of New York, and Ted Deutch of Florida announced their opposition on Tuesday afternoon. Lowey is the senior Democrat on the...

  • Daily Kickoff: Spotlight on Sen. Cardin | Abramovich buys in Tel Aviv | Ghermezian’s Dream Approved

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    April 15, 2015 | 6:29 am

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    TOP TALKER: "After Last-Minute Changes, Iran Bill Sweeps Key Vote With White House Support" by Jessica Schulberg: "After several months of wrangling between the White House and Senate...
  • Retract Zionism slur, U.S. lawmakers urge Turkey’s Erdogan

    March 13, 2013 | 10:34 am

    Eighty-nine members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter calling on Turkey's prime minister to retract his comments blasting Zionism.

    The lawmakers, representing both houses of Congress and both political parties, sent the one-page letter to Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday to express...

  • Three Dems ask GAO to look into Palestinian fund

    May 8, 2012 | 12:57 pm

    Three Dems ask GAO to look into Palestinian fund

    May 8, 2012

    WASHINGTON (JTA)—Three Democratic lawmakers are asking the General Accountability Office to investigate the scope of U.S. funding for the Palestine Investment Fund.

    Similar to a letter drafted last November, Reps. Ted...

  • Steve Israel named Democratic Congressional campaign chair

    November 22, 2010 | 11:09 am

    Nancy Pelosi named Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) to run the next congressional elections for Democrats.

    Rep. Pelosi (D-Calif.), the outgoing U.S. House of Representatives speaker, was elected minority leader last week after Democrats lost as many as 60 seats and the House in midterm...