Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
Even as critics intensify their efforts to depict him as unfit to protect the U.S.-Israel relationship, Chuck Hagel has convinced several of the most prominent Jewish Democratic lawmakers to endorse his nomination to lead the Pentagon.
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By:
Ron Kampeas | JTA
Jacob Lew, President Barack Obama’s chief of staff who is now his nominee for secretary of the Treasury, has helped Orthodox observance reach the highest pre­cincts of governance.
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By:
JTA
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky) called for a reduction of foreign assistance during a visit to Israel.
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By:
Chavie Lieber | JTA
While the gun-rights lobby has made clear that it opposes any measures to further limit the availability of deadly weapons, some Jewish gun owners say they would be open to new firearms regulations.
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By:
Ron Kampeas | JTA
Jewish opponents appear to be toning down the criticism that greeted the news last month that Chuck Hagel, a Republican who served as a U.S. senator from Nebraska from 1997 to 2009, likely would be Obama’s defense choice.
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