Ron Kampeas


U.S. and Israel Laugh Off Disputes at Jewish Events — But Deep Divisions Remain

By Ron Kampeas

U.S. and Israel Laugh Off Disputes at Jewish Events — But Deep Divisions Remain
The governments of President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were back on joshing terms this week, but the deep differences that led to recent name-calling exchanges still percolated.Read More


Israelis Are Just Like Other Jews — Only Different

By Ron Kampeas

Israelis Are Just Like Other Jews — Only Different
There were bagel breakfasts, a Friday night kiddush in English and Hebrew, and plenty of talk about how to keep the grandkids Jewish.Read More


Europe Jews Come to U.S. To Learn Security Best Practices

By Ron Kampeas

Attempts to ramp up security at synagogues, day schools, museums and community centers from Paris to Copenhagen have been stymied both by a lingering distrust of the police among some communities and by law enforcement’s reluctance to single out any ethnic minority for special treatment .Read More


Lee Zeldin Wins To Become Sole GOP Jew in Congress

By Ron Kampeas

Lee Zeldin Wins To Become Sole GOP Jew in Congress
New York State Senator Lee Zeldin defeated Democratic incumbent Tim Bishop to become the sole Republican member of Congress.Read More


Jerusalem Passport Case Is Clash Between Congress and White House Powers

By Ron Kampeas

Jerusalem Passport Case Is Clash Between Congress and White House Powers
A lawyer for a boy born in Jerusalem whose parents want Israel listed as the birthplace on his U.S. passport tried mightily this week to make a Supreme Court hearing mainly about their wish, but the justices kept upping the ante.Read More



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