Ron Kampeas, Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Ron Kampeas

Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Washington, DC, United States

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Recent:
  • Jewish Telegraphic Agency
  • The Times of Israel
  • Haaretz.com
Past:
  • The Jewish Daily Forward

Recent articles by Ron:

'We must speak to the Zionist lobby': Mahmoud Abbas urges Palestinian Americans to engage with AIPAC

The call is significant at a time that some on the left and among pro-Palestinian groups have called for disengagement with the pro-Israel lobby. → Read More

White House summit tackles extremism with security, hugs and Christian forgiveness

Some Jewish participants jarred by emphasis on forgiving hate crime perpetrators at confab just before Days of Awe, whose major theme is personal and communal accountability → Read More

Progressive congressman beats moderate to head US House Middle East subcommittee

Rhode Island Rep. David Cicilline says he will address 'humanitarian crises, human rights abuses, and political upheaval' in the region → Read More

Qatari UN envoy deletes Twitter account after antisemitic, homophobic tweets exposed

Move follows Hend Al-Muftah's failed bid to become chair of human rights forum after watchdog revealed history of hateful social media posts → Read More

Orthodox Jewish groups join evangelical Christian mailman’s US Supreme Court case

Orthodox Union-7th Day Adventist brief argues that minority faiths not marking Sabbath on Sunday are likelier to face discrimination since that's the preferred day to accommodate → Read More

Orthodox Jewish groups are joining an evangelical Christian mailman's Supreme Court case

An evangelical Christian mailman wants Sundays off. An array of Orthodox groups say he has a case. → Read More

Qatari delegate to UN in Geneva deletes Twitter account after watchdog exposes antisemitic, homophobic tweets

Hend Al-Muftah bills herself as an expert on human rights. → Read More

Israel kills 4, wounds at least 44 in military raid in Jenin, prompting Fatah call for 'day of rage'

Fatah, the ruling party in the Palestinian Authority, called for a "day of rage" in the wake of the raid. → Read More

Interparliamentary panel members fume at big tech over handling of antisemitism

US lawmaker says social media companies stonewalling will lead to Congressional action; Canadian MP unable to elicit commitment that firms will label antisemitism as hate speech → Read More

Rashida Tlaib says progressives can't be pro-Israel, drawing fire from own party

Democratic Congress members and Anti-Defamation league censure Michigan lawmaker for saying 'you cannot claim to hold progressive values yet back Israel’s apartheid' → Read More

Yair Lapid tells US Jewish leaders he loves them, drawing a contrast with Netanyahu

Lapid sought to draw distinctions between himself and Benjamin Netanyahu, whom he is hoping to prevent from returning to office.. → Read More

In first, White House to host Rosh Hashanah reception

Previous celebrations were held at Naval Observatory, the vice presidential residence in DC → Read More

Man beats elderly woman to death in what Israeli authorities are saying is a terrorist attack

The woman was found dead on the street but with her property intact, indicating it was not a robbery. → Read More

Biden to host first-ever White House Rosh Hashanah party

As vice president, Joe Biden hosted Rosh Hashanah and Sukkot receptions at the Naval Observatory, the official vice presidential residence. → Read More

Critics compare salutes at Trump, Mastriano rallies to Nazi 'Sieg Heil'

Crowds at events for former president, Republican candidate in Pennsylvania raise their right hands in unison in possible reference to QAnon conspiracy movement → Read More

Turkey’s Erdogan tells US Jewish leaders he plans to visit Israel

Turkish president meets with community representatives in New York ahead of UNGA, calls antisemitism a 'crime against humanity,' as ties warm between Jerusalem and Ankara → Read More

Erdogan tells Jewish leaders he plans to visit Israel

The Turkish president's meeting one the sidelines of the U.N.'s General Assembly is the clearest sign so far that he is intent on resetting a long-troubled relationship. → Read More

In Vermont, Becca Balint’s Congress run is inspired by her Holocaust survivor father

'I grew up with the knowledge that people can be led astray when they’re scared,' says the 'Jew-ish' candidate who is backed by Sen. Bernie Sanders → Read More

Student magazine editor at Australian university fired for writing ‘death to Israel’

University of Adelaide's student union dismisses Habibah Jaghoori for using language 'that can be clearly construed to support actions that could threaten the welfare of students' → Read More

'Camp Auschwitz' Jan. 6 rioter was wearing SS shirt underneath, prosecutors say at sentencing

Robert Keith packer's sister asked the court not to "judge a book by its cover." The judge said the cover mattered. → Read More