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Virginia’s Jewish legislators emphasize protecting freedoms

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By Dina Weinstein Richmond, Va. — As the General Assembly body gaveled in last week, Jewish organizations and legislators in Virginia announced their priorities during...

Anne Frank, Christian?

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By Andrew Lapin The Republican nominee for Congress in Texas’ 7th district is a self-proclaimed history buff, but his take on Anne Frank is not...

MoCo political forum crowd picks its candidate

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The crowd at a political forum on Sunday between the candidates running for Montgomery County executive was decidedly on the side of Reardon Sullivan,...

Elrich, Blair, Riemer condemn Roe reversal

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The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, ending the constitutional right to an abortion, has been condemned by the three Democratic front...

The Perils of Eileen

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  When Eileen Filler-Corn was elected speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates two years ago, she received donations from Democrats and Republicans. That is...

Where do Chuck Schumer and Madison Cawthorn both quote Torah?

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It was a day of dancing, libations, congressmen over 70 and controversial House Rep. Madison Cawthorn — who got so excited he called Jews...

Advocacy groups push aid for disadvantaged during Md. General Assembly session

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Maryland lawmakers have headed back to the statehouse for the 2022 session and local advocacy groups are right behind them, making sure their voices...

Jewish Republicans hold webinar on race relations

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At a webinar hosted by the Maryland Jewish Republican Council, Nicole Bennett, the chairman of the Maryland Black Republican Council and first vice-chairman of...

Democrats are trying to make antisemitism a key issue in the Virginia governor’s race...

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McLEAN — On a crisp fall night in this leafy Washington suburb, Doug Emhoff, the second gentleman, and Eileen Filler-Corn, the speaker of the...

When a colleague compared a mental health bill to the Holocaust, Shane Pendergrass interrupted...

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It only took 54 seconds for Shane Pendergrass to stand up and call out another member in the Maryland General Assembly for diminishing the...