Ron Kampeas

Sheldon Adelson was unseen and unheard from at a Las Vegas Republican gathering. But that doesn't mean it wasn't the 'Sheldon primary.'

Who's Funding 5 Republican White House Candidates — and Where Do They Stand?

Election Day is 19 months away, but the campaign already has begun. Aside from Democrat Hillary Clinton, three Republican candidates with reasonable chances at the nomination have declared and several others are on the cusp.

Scotch, (Beef) Ribs and Guy Talk at the Man Seder

Imagine your man cave decked out for Passover. That’s the men’s seder movement in a nutshell, with scotch, (beef) ribs and plenty of guy talk.

Jewish Groups Seek To Paper Over Differences on Benjamin Netanyahu Reelection

(JTA) _ American Jewish groups moved to calm continuing tensions between Jerusalem and Washington in the wake of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s decisive reelection this week. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and the Anti-Defamation League all released statements Thursday welcoming Netanyahu’s affirmation of support for a two-state solution.

Sarah Palin Congratulates Bibi

Sarah Palin has not one but two posts on her Facebook page congratulating Benjamin Netanyahu on his reelection. Maybe two makes up for none from President Barack Obama.

Will Benjamin Netanyahu Reelection Further Damage Ties to U.S.?

The Obama administration’s first response to news that Benjamin Netanyahu had been reelected as prime minister of Israel appeared to be avoidance.

‘Bad Divorce’ Israeli negotiator Tzipi Livni and Palestinan Saeb Erekat discuss launch of doomed peace talks in 2013.

Mideast Peace Talks Were Like a Bad Divorce

Part of the reason Israeli-Palestinian peace talks failed last year is because the sides were so far apart in their fundamental visions of what two states would look like. Another reason is that the two sides could barely stand each other.

Together as One: John Lewis (D-Ga.) gives fist bump to John Conyers (D-Mi.) at the ceremonial swearing-in of members of the Congressional Black Caucus.

Black Lawmakers Fume Over Bibi Speech — But Vow Ongoing Alliance With Jews

It was not the first time John Lewis had invoked the Jewish-black alliance that fought for equality during the civil rights era. But it was the first time that the Georgia congressman, a civil rights hero, invoked it to explain why he was skipping a speech by an Israeli prime minister.

Bibi the 'Mansplainer'

Was Benjamin Netanyahu at his condescending worst during his speech? Some women heard a ‘mansplainer’ when he talked down to Americans — and put down other cultures.

Would Jeb Bush Policy on Israel Resemble Dad — or Brother?

As clearly as Jeb Bush has stated that he does not want his foreign policy chops assessed against that of his brother — or his father — his choice in advisers has only made things murkier.