Ron Kampeas, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Ron Kampeas

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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Recent articles by Ron:

The Jewish combat veteran and husband of a rabbi trying to win a Senate seat in Tennessee

James Mackler, a Jewish veteran who flew Black Hawk helicopters in combat in Iraq, wears his faith on his sleeve. → Read More

Kellyanne Conway unleashes Trumpers on Twitter integrity czar

Yoel Roth, whose team counters misinformation on the micro-blogging platform, has called the US president 'a racist tangerine' and a Nazi → Read More

Jewish Republicans ask: How do you solve a problem like Steve King?

Republican Jewish Coalition leading the charge to keep GOP Congressman Steve King in the dog house, after years of the legislator's flirtation with white nationalists → Read More

Inside 3 New York-area congressional races where newcomers want to replace Jewish veterans

With the rise of the Democratic "resistance," does a pro-Israel record hurt or help Democrats like Eliot Engel and Jerry Nadler? → Read More

Jewish Republicans tackle a thorny question: What to do about Republicans like Steve King?

Some key elements from the Republican Jewish Coalition playbook on calling a partisan a pariah. → Read More

Wasserman Schultz calls for removal of Nazi tombstones in US military cemeteries

Leading Jewish Congresswoman urges US Veterans Affairs to replace German WWII prisoners' gravestones which bear swastikas and tributes to Hitler → Read More

George Washington University stands by appointment of interim dean who backs BDS

Campus group, GW for Israel, launches petition calling for school to reconsider Ilana Feldman, who supports Israel boycott, as head of Elliott School of International Affairs → Read More

Congressional letters urge Pompeo to protect Israel from ICC

Documents signed by members of both parties say prosecutor's acceptance of Palestinian claims to territories is ' political judgment that biases any investigation or trial' → Read More

AIPAC: Don’t let annexation weaken ‘vital’ US-Israel relationship

Pro-Israel lobbying group, which favors a two-state solution, calls Jewish state 'pillar of America’s regional security framework,' says 'reducing' ties not in American interest → Read More

Swastikas found on two tombstones of German POWs at US military cemetery

Jewish activist calls for removal of monuments, which state men died 'for Führer,' discovered adjacent to graves of US servicemen who died in the line of duty → Read More

US top court’s hypothetical question: Can US require groups to recognize Israel?

In live-streamed case about NGOs, HIV funds and prostitution, Justice Brett Kavanaugh unexpectedly brings up Washington's support for the Jewish state → Read More

Fauci tells Orthodox Jews to phase in communal prayer as virus restrictions ease

Top immunologist on White House task force tells Orthodox Union to take small steps toward reopening in-person services, warns risk likely to continue into High Holidays in fall → Read More

Missouri rabbis call mail-in voting religious imperative after governor bars it

After Gov. Mike Parson says the issue is a partisan one, Jewish leaders across the spectrum of observance say that voting in person during a pandemic violates Torah law → Read More

A quick history of Joe Biden’s Middle East policy

Told through moments and relationships with three key figures: Golda Meir, Menachem Begin and Barack Obama. → Read More

As Israel considers annexation, Biden calls to keep the two-state solution alive

Democratic US presidential candidate vows to resume assistance to Palestinians, reopen East Jerusalem consulate and PLO mission in Washington → Read More

US will push countries to love their Jews more, anti-Semitism monitor says

Elan Carr says Washington will work with allies on 'developing and driving Philo-Semitic narratives for their country' → Read More

Donors, proclamations, policymakers, family: Trump’s Jewish reelection campaign

US president looks to highlight his Israel and Middle East policy, opposition to anti-Semitism in his run to return to office, and has the backing of prominent US Jews → Read More

Trump's Jewish campaign

A deep dive into Trump's Jewish friends, donors, policymakers -- and family members. → Read More

As Biden sex assault claim builds, some Jewish women reconsider their support

Revelations pose a serious challenge to Jewish feminists who are desperate to oust Trump in November but also don't want to be dismissive of the accusations → Read More

Presidents Conference chairwoman compromise reveals tensions in a time of Trump

Appointment of Dianne Lob delayed until April 2021, officially due to coronavirus, but mostly because of objections from a right-wing group over her past as head of refugee agency → Read More