Will we still head into a fiscal crisis? Plunge into war with Iran? Dive into contentious confirmation battles? One thing’s for certain: There will be plenty of action in Washington that the Jewish community will be watching closely this year.
Despite some past criticism of settlement building, Sen. John Kerry's close relationship with Israel's prime minister and connection to his Jewish roots almost guarantee support from Jews in his nomination to become the next secretary of state.
More than half of the U.S. Senate has signed a letter urging President Barack Obama to re-emphasize his “readiness to take military action against Iran if it continues its efforts to acquire a nuclear weapon.”