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List of Jews in the 113th Congress

Find here a list of Jews who will be serving in the next Congress. The next Congress will have 10 Jews in the Senate and...
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Jewish Wins, Losses in Congress

In a generally rough night for Republicans, the party's top Jewish congressional prospects all went down to defeat.   NEW YORK — Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.)...

Donate to Sandy Relief

  There are many organizations collecting funds and supplies for Sandy storm relief. Here are just a few: 

UJA-Federation of New York Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund
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Sandy Stories: Destruction, Recovery, Kindness

A week after “Superstorm” Sandy swept into the New York area with fierce winds, driving rain and a high tide for the history books,...
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Dissecting the Jewish Vote

According to national exit polls, President Barack Obama won 69 to 70 percent of the Jewish vote — an overwhelming majority commensurate with projections,...
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Casey Re-Elected to Senate

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, a socially conservative Democrat who sits on the Foreign Relations Committee, held onto his seat Tuesday despite a high-dollar campaign from...
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Obama’s second term: More of the same, at least until Iran flares

The day after the election looks a lot like the day before for President Obama, particularly in areas that have attracted the attention of...
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Tonight’s Congressional Races to Watch

Along with the presidential race, we’re paying attention to congressional contests of Jewish interest and with Jewish candidates. Below are some of the races...
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Deluged Day School, Ruined Torahs and Devastated Communities Left in Sandy’s Wake

  When Rabbi Avremel Okonov arrived Tuesday morning at the school he co-founded 10 years ago in the Brighton Beach section of Brooklyn, the water...
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On The Issues: Where The Candidates Stand

JTA provided this comparison of the candidates’ positions on some key issues of concern to Jewish voters.    ABORTION Obama:  President Barack Obama says he is “committed...