Germany’s Jews had a strong ally in Angela Merkel, who confronted antisemitism head on throughout her 16 years leading the nation, and most recently during the May fighting between Israel and Hamas, when she condemned anti-Israel and antisemitic protests. This week’s federal elections have ushered in a new era for Germany. But it could take weeks or even months for a coalition government to form, and its leader is not yet assured. There are only a few likely scenarios though. What will each mean for Jewish life in Germany?
The results were at times surprising…
Andrew Yang said he would not take action to boost secular education in yeshivas if elected mayor of New York City, staking out a position likely to win him support in Brooklyn’s Orthodox communities.
“Senator, did you call Congressman Schumer at ‘putzhead’?”
Here’s a recap of the Jewish drama in both races, which are going down to the wire.
“Kelly Loeffler has repeatedly posed for photographs and been seen campaigning alongside radical white supremacists,” Ossoff said.
Dowling, a high school junior, led a voter registration drive at her school in Atlanta, and handed out more than 400 voter guides.
President Donald Trump told guests at a White House Hanukkah Party that he could stay in office “if certain people have wisdom and courage.”
As one user put it: “daddy got my vote.”
While it’s impossible to say how much of a difference the Jews for Unity PAC made, videos the PAC produced were seen over one million times.