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US immigration to Israel holds up in 2020 despite pandemic, and interest is surging

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  Sponsored By Larry Luxner TEL AVIV — Emma Caplan, 23, was seven months into her job teaching English at an elementary school in Rishon Lezion in...

Bernie Sanders had his most viral week ever

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By Gabe Friedman Bernie Sanders was everywhere on James Corden’s late-night show set on Thursday. Life-sized cardboard cutouts of the Jewish senator in his now famous...

All the Jews Joe Biden has tapped for top roles in his administration

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President Joe Biden filled the months before Inauguration Day lining up a slate of Cabinet secretaries, assistants and advisors, many of them Jewish. Biden’s choices...

Jon Ossoff: Everything you need to know about the (likely-to-be) newest Jewish Democratic senator

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By Philissa Cramer Jon Ossoff, a Jewish 33-year-old former executive of a documentary film company, has likely done what seemed nearly impossible just a few...

Sarah Bloom Raskin is on Biden’s treasury secretary short list

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By Gabe Friedman President-elect Joe Biden has made his pick for treasury secretary — but he won’t announce it until close to Thanksgiving next week. That...

How did Jewish Americans vote?

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By Ron Kampeas and Gabe Friedman It’s a Jewish ritual: Every four years after a presidential election, the question arises about how American Jews voted. “Check...
Joe Biden and Donald Trump

Washington-area Jews waiting out too-close-to-call presidential election

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As people waited out the results of Tuesday's election, Hannah Recht, of Washington could say, "I told you so." She knew it was going...
President Donald Trump, left, and Democratic challenger Joe Biden

American Jews grapple with profound political shifts

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PITTSBURGH — American Jews woke up on Wednesday to a presidential election that is extending their anxiety and to electoral maps that show a...
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Biden campaign releases merch for Jews

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  If you've wanted to be the proud owner of a Joe Biden for President yarmulke, now you can. In Hebrew. On Aug. 14, the Biden...

Jewish Republicans come to praise Trump, but also how to sell him to other...

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When Jewish Republicans met online this weekend to talk about the best way to defeat Joe Biden, the conversation kept sliding back to a...