Ron Kampeas


Republican 'Bibi Surprise' Speaking Invitation Blasted as Political Stunt by ADL

By Ron Kampeas

Republican 'Bibi Surprise' Speaking Invitation Blasted as Political Stunt by ADL
The invitation from Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio,) the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress appears to have been very personal, indeed – virtually no one outside the Boehner-Netanayhu circle had any idea it was coming until just before the announcement.Read More


'Pope's Rabbi' Wants New Argentina Terror Probe

By Ron Kampeas

Rabbi Abraham Skorka chats with Pope Francis during their visit to Holy Land last year. /Getty Images Read More


Reform Action Center's Jonah Pesner Faces Tough Task in Polarized Capital

By Ron Kampeas

Reform Action Center's Jonah Pesner Faces Tough Task in Polarized Capital
The Religious Action Center has not had an easy time of it in an increasingly polarized Washington. But Rabbi Jonah Pesner, the center’s incoming leader, may have an even tougher row to hoe.Read More


Will 'White Supremacist' Speech Hurt GOP With Jews?

By Ron Kampeas

Will 'White Supremacist' Speech Hurt GOP With Jews?
A recent revelation that a top Republican addressed a white supremacist group is reviving an age-old Washington debate: How important are false steps from the past in evaluating a party today?Read More


How Mario Cuomo Won Over Both Orthodox and Secular Jews

By Ron Kampeas

How Mario Cuomo Won Over Both Orthodox and Secular Jews
Mario Cuomo managed to appeal to both Orthodox and secular Jews. He was a natural liberal but learned as a teenage ‘shabbos goy’ about the vulnerability of being observant.Read More



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