U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) represents parts of Broward and Miami-Dade counties in Florida, and chairs the House Appropriations’ Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Subcommittee.
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Ashkenazi Jewish women like me have a higher risk of breast cancer. I didn’t know this until my own diagnosis
Breast cancer can strike any woman at any time, yet few young women are fully aware of the potential deadly threat they face. For Ashkenazi Jews like myself, this disease looms as an even larger threat compared to most women. A mutation in the BRCA gene is the most common cause of hereditary breast cancer….
Have We Forgotten ‘Never Forget’?
This past weekend, my twins were accepted to their top choice for college. Like all the Jewish mothers before me, I kvelled with pride. We celebrated the good news all weekend, yet slowly but surely my naches soon turned to tsoris. My worry wasn’t about making sure they eat well-balanced meals in the college cafeteria,…
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This weekend, a collection of GOP presidential candidates will arrive in Las Vegas for a meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition. Don’t allow yourself to be fooled into thinking that these candidates are making a real attempt to appeal to American Jewish voters. Their presence is all about winning over a single Jewish donor: Sheldon…
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Wed., Mar. 6, 2024 • 2 P.M. ET
Geoffrey Levin, a professor of Jewish studies at Emory University, joins Forward reporter Arno Rosenfeld in conversation about his new book, "Our Palestine Question: Israel and American Jewish Dissent, 1948-1978."
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