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CA Dems Party Arab American Caucus Chair Accuses Schumer of Allegiance to ‘Fascist Israel Lobby’

Iyad Afalqa, the chairman of the Arab American Caucus of the California Democratic Party, accused Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) of having allegiance...

Former N.Y. Assemblyman Calls on Fellow Dems to Condemn Rep. Tlaib

Former New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind is calling on his fellow Democrats to condemn Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) for her anti-Semitism. In a Wednesday video...

Sanders, Feinstein Urge Opposition to Anti-BDS Bill

Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) urged Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) to not...

Pelosi, Schumer at IAC Stress Need for Bipartisan Israel Support

Speaker of the House-Elect Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) expressed the need for bipartisan support of Israel during the...

Schumer to Propose Resolution Renaming Senate Building After McCain

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) has announced that he will propose re-naming the Senate building after the recently deceased Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.). McCain...

Sen. Schumer: Don’t return trove of Jewish artifacts to Iraq

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer exhorted the State Department not to send back to Iraq a trove of artifacts that belonged to its now...

Schumer says US should back independent Kurdish state

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer has called on the Trump administration to recognize the Kurdish bid for independence — a position embraced among nations...

6 top Senate Dems rap Obama’s refusal to extend anti-BDS protections to settlements

Six top Democratic senators, including the party’s Senate leader and four Jewish lawmakers, urged the Obama administration to abide by new provisions that would protect Israeli West Bank settlements from boycotts.

Schumer hits Obama on anti-terror funding cuts

Sen. Charles Schumer broke with President Barack Obama for the second time in a year, criticizing the administration over proposed cuts to homeland security funding.

Al Franken backs Iran deal, 5th of 9 Jewish Senate Democrats to do so

Sen. Al Franken endorsed the Iran nuclear deal, becoming the fifth of nine Jewish senators to back the agreement.

Iran debate devolves with charges of ‘dual loyalty’ and ‘dog whistles’

The dredging up of the dual loyalty charge — that lawmakers who reject the Iran nuclear agreement and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, which is lobbying against it, are more closely aligned with Israel than the United States — illustrates just how tense the debate over the deal has become.

Analysis: Chuck Schumer now the most important man in the world

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who is one of two dozen Republicans racing for the White House, on Tuesday challenged Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), who will become the Senate Democratic leader in 2017, to turn his back on President Obama and help kill the Iran deal.

Jewish Democrats low key, grateful at second inauguration

The inaugural poem included a “shalom,” and three rabbis and a cantor attended the traditional next-day inaugural blessing. But the message that Jewish Democrats were most eager to convey during President Obama’s second inauguration on Jan. 21 was that the long romance between the community and the party was nowhere near over.

Obama in second inaugural speaks of a united America, U.S. involvement abroad

President Obama in his second inaugural address spoke of U.S. involvement throughout the world and Americans working together at home.

As the Hagel battle intensifies, Pentagon nominee gets key support from Jewish Dems

Even as critics intensify their efforts to depict him as unfit to protect the U.S.-Israel relationship, Chuck Hagel has convinced several of the most prominent Jewish Democratic lawmakers to endorse his nomination to lead the Pentagon.

Senate amendment penalizing Palestinians for U.N. status does not pass

A U.S. Senate amendment that would have penalized Palestinians for seeking non-member state status at the United Nations was not attached to its intended law.

Vast Senate majority urges sanction of Iran’s central bank

Nearly the entire U.S. Senate has signed on to a letter urging the Obama administration to implement sanctions targeting Iran\'s central bank.

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Nazis Who Killed Children Ran German Children’s Homes After the War, Report Finds

The report states that torture, abuse and malnourishment were commonplace at these homes.

Nick Cannon, ADL Call for Unity Between Black and Jewish Communities in Joint Op-Ed

"When Blacks and Jews fight one another, racists rejoice and bigots celebrate, even as the silent majority among our people mourn."

Israel’s Hadassah Hospital ‘a Partner’ in Development of Russian Coronavirus Vaccine, Director Says

"They’re doing fine work, they work differently to us and we adapt our methods to them.”

Nazi Party Applications Reportedly Distributed in Indiana Park

Anti-Semitic pamphlets were also reportedly handed out.
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