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  • Schiff ponders the lure of the senate seat

    By Bill Boyarsky

    March 25, 2015 | 11:28 am

    Rep. Adam Schiff is facing hard choices these days. As an influential Jewish congressman, he must decide what to do about Iran, Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. At the same time, he is making a career-wrenching decision on running for the U.S. Senate in 2016.


  • Step up for civil rights treaty for people with disabilities

    June 25, 2012 | 1:14 pm

    Several important Jewish organizations are standing behind a critical international treaty to support civil rights, dignity and hope for people with disabilities. However, grass-roots help is urgently needed to get it approved by the U.S. Senate before the political season overtakes...

  • Orthodox Union members lunch with U.S. senators

    June 16, 2011 | 10:12 am

    Members of the Orthodox Union met with a dozen senators on Capitol Hill during the OU’s annual leadership mission to Washington.

    Among the lawmakers the nearly 100 participants heard from at a Capitol Hill luncheon Wednesday were Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Orrin Hatch...

  • Senate approves chaplains monument

    May 27, 2011 | 12:24 pm

    The U.S. Senate unanimously voted to authorize the construction of a memorial in Arlington National Cemetery for fallen Jewish chaplains.

    The bill approved Thursday night had already been approved by the House of Representatives.

    Dozens of national and locally based Jewish and...

  • Florida’s Hasner declares U.S. Senate run

    April 27, 2011 | 10:43 am

    Adam Hasner, a Jewish Republican from Florida who identifies with the Tea Party, announced his intention to run for the U.S. Senate.

    “The reality is Washington is taking us in the wrong direction and both parties have been at fault,” Hasner, who was majority leader in the Florida...