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Chuck Schumer has been one of the staunchest Democratic critics of the emerging nuclear deal with Iran. So Jewish activists were surprised when he softened his tone.


Israel's Druze Call for Rescue of Embattled Syrian Brethren

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Is Bernie Sanders a Lefty on Everything Except for Israel?

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How Orthodox Are Blocking East Ramapo School Reform Measure

A controversial bill to appoint a monitor for an Orthodox-dominated upstate New York school board has drawn intense backlash. Has an unusual coalition succeeded in killing the measure?


Marc Schneier Lashes Out at Rabbinic Group for 'Betraying' Him

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