— President Donald Trump is reportedly considering cutting a number of special envoy positions, including one dedicated to fighting anti-Semitism, as part of a forthcoming budget proposal. Trump will propose increasing defense spending by $54 billion, and make cuts to federal agencies to accommodate the 10 percent defense increase in the new budget plan, Bloomberg…
Jews really get it in a visceral way, what it’s like to be an immigrant. Most of them are just a generation or two removed. I hear members of my congregation saying, if there’s a Muslim registry, we want to be on it.
Tapper made fun of Spicer, after the press secretary got into a tizzy about The Times mixing up his birthplace.
President Donald Trump is concerned about vandalism at Jewish cemeteries and condemns anti-Semitic and other hateful acts, the White House said on Monday.
Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who is a key White House advisor to the new president, will not entirely divest from his family’s vast real estate empire.
Netanyahu publicly proclaims to support a more right-wing agenda while privately working to moderate both actions and expectations.
WASHINGTON — J Street, the liberal Middle East policy group, and the Jewish Council for Public Affairs launched annual conferences in Washington that each focused on challenges to Jewish activism during the Trump administration. J Street’s adversarial relationship to the new administration was explicit in its programming, while the JCPA, the public policy umbrella…
Ben-Ami, who founded the J Street eight years ago and serves as its president, expressed a willingness to work on common goals with members and offices of the new administration.
— The Trump administration is considering pulling out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, in part over its targeting of Israel, Politico reported. The withdrawal is not expected in time for the council’s new session, which starts on Monday, Politico reported Saturday, citing two unnamed sources in regular contact with former and current U.S….
Over a thousand supporters of J Street gathered on Saturday night in Washington, D.C. for the left-wing Jewish group’s annual conference.