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Shmuley Boteach Loses to Pascrell in New Jersey

By JTA

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach has lost his bid for a congressional seat from New Jersey.Read More


Democrats Hold Senate, GOP Takes House

By Reuters

Democrats retained control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday night, taking over hotly contested Republican seats in Massachusetts and Indiana while holding on to most of the states they already had, including Wisconsin and Virginia, according to projections.Read More


President Barack Obama Wins Second Term

By Reuters

President Barack Obama won re-election over Republican Mitt Romney after sweeping but narrow victories in swing states across the nation.Read More


Josh Mandel Loses Ohio Senate Bid

By Josh Nathan-Kazis

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, a Republican Jew, lost his Senate bid tonight to Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown, NBC is reporting.Read More


South Florida Jews Go to Polls at Last

By JTA

The bulk of Florida’s more than 600,000 Jews are expected to support Barack Obama. But Republicans have shelled out millions to peel off some of that support.Read More


Serena Williams Hangs Out in Israel

By JTA

American tennis champion Serena Williams is visiting Israel for a few days.Read More


Israel Weighs Punishment for Statehood Bid

By Reuters

Senior members of Israel’s cabinet on Tuesday weighed punitive steps that could be taken against the Palestinians if they pursue a campaign to upgrade their status to “observer state” at the United Nations this month.Read More


East Jerusalem Hospitals Face Cash Crisis

By Reuters

Six hospitals in East Jerusalem face a financial crisis because the aid-dependent Palestinian Authority has been unable to meet payments for their services, jeopardizing the healthcare of thousands of West Bank patients.Read More


Israel OK's Immigration of Tribe From India

By JTA

Israel’s government approved the immigration of the Bnei Menashe, an Indian tribe that claims Jewish ancestry.Read More


Finally! Voters Go to Polls as Election Day Dawns

By Reuters

Americans started to vote in a presidential election on Tuesday with polls showing President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney neck-and-neck in a race that will be decided in a handful of states.Read More


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