Ron Kampeas


Rabbi Barry Freundel, Accused in Mikveh Peeping, Seemed 'Aloof' to Washington Synagogue

By Ron Kampeas

Rabbi Barry Freundel, Accused in Mikveh Peeping, Seemed 'Aloof' to Washington Synagogue
Rabbi Barry Freundel was known to the Washington Jewish community as a champion of moral rectitude. But on Tuesday, the spiritual leader of Kesher Israel congregation for the past 25 years, was charged with the most intimate of transgressions: voyeurism.Read More


What Would Republican Senate Mean for Jewish Agenda?

By Ron Kampeas

What Would Republican Senate Mean for Jewish Agenda?
Should Republicans win the Senate and maintain control of the House of Representatives on Nov. 4 the political gridlock that has characterized much of President Obama’s term is poised to intensify.Read More


Blaming the Messenger on E. Jerusalem Settlements

By Ron Kampeas

Blaming the Messenger on E. Jerusalem Settlements
(JTA) — That Jerusalem building approval blow-up between the Netanyahu and Obama governments? Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and pro-Israel media watchdogs like Honest Reporting are pressing the storyline that Peace Now is at fault. Which is kind of like blaming routers for the bad news you posted on the Internet.Read More


New Israel Fund Sharpens Elbows for Fight With Right

By Ron Kampeas

New Israel Fund Sharpens Elbows for Fight With Right
In a strategic shift, the New Israel Fund is arming itself with a set of sharp political tools and picking a fight.Read More


Mediator Martin Indyk Describes Collapse of Peace Talks

By Ron Kampeas

Mediator Martin Indyk Describes Collapse of Peace Talks
What was supposed to have revived the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks – allowing negotiations to develop organically – instead helped kill them, Martin Indyk, until recently the top U.S. peace broker, told JTA in a candid and wide-ranging interview.Read More



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