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  • November 25, 2019

    Enter Michael Bloomberg . . . and his draw for Jewish Votes

    Jewish News Syndicate--JNS

    With Michael Bloomberg’s announcement that he will be running for president as a Democrat, the former New York mayor may have given American Jews a reason not to decamp for the GOP en masse.

    Yes, I realize that the Democratic Party has been home to American Jews since the New Deal. So cozy has this domestic arrangement been that nearly 80 percent self-identify as Democrats. Even pro-Israel Republican presidents—the current incumbent, especially—have been exasperated by this staunch party solidarity.

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  • November 20, 2019

    An End to the Ambiguity

    Jewish News Syndicate--JNS

    The official position of the U.S. State Department regarding the legal status of Israeli settlements in the West Bank is, as of this week, that they are no longer “inconsistent with international law.”

    Well, that’s a relief. Glad that’s finally resolved.

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