the buckeye seatMatt Dolan’s second shot at the SenateRepublican U.S. Senate candidate Matt Dolan addresses his supporters after his loss to J.D. Vance during an election night watch party at the Tavern of Independence on May 3, 2022, in Independence, Ohio. Dolan, who jumped into the race months after his opponents had declared their candidacies, ultimately finished third in the Republican primary. “Then the day after I left Israel, there was a terrorist attack [near] the Western Wall,” he told JI. But Dolan also described some disagreements over foreign policy with members of his own party, including [Sen.
Used somewhat differently on the extreme left, used somewhat different on the extreme right, but the stereotype is the same,” she said. Some people sometimes say it’s 1938, and I think that’s kind of a ridiculous or extreme comparison,” she continued. “But is it really antisemitism? “Now maybe [a person] will learn from that the dangers of antisemitism, but I’m not sure it’s the great inoculator that we think it is,” she said. “I think our challenge is to not wait until it’s a genocide to try to stop a genocide.3 months ago Jewish Insider
“On the one hand, the village is connected to the rest of the world through its own expatriates. Indeed, the folks of Red Village are as likely to carry an American passport as they are a Russian or Israeli one. Most polls predict a historically low turnout among Arab voters, even though the outgoing coalition government included an Arab party, a first in Israel’s history. You’re always going to be asked about being a woman in music, being a woman in comedy. You’re like, ‘Yes, I can actually play, because I’m a musician.’ To your point, it’s so tired.3 months ago Jewish Insider
About 70 percent of Israelis agree on 70 percent of the issues. We all agree that we need better trains and roads, better education, more security and a lower cost of living. So my government focused on getting the 70 percent done, as opposed to endlessly wrangling over the issues we didn’t agree on. “Any female performers, but especially non-Jewish ones, would be scrutinized for how they navigate the tricky role of the Jewish mother. Mr. Spielberg said he sensed a soul in Ms. Williams who, while not a carbon copy of his mother, connected him to many of his childhood memories.2 months ago Jewish Insider
In today’s Daily Kickoff, we interview Hady Amr, the State Department’s special representative for Palestinian affairs, and talk to New York City councilmembers who recently returned from a trip to Israel. Also in today’s Daily Kickoff: Yael Lempert, Amos Hochsteinand Sander Gerber. Rep. Byron Donalds (R-FL), who voted for McCarthy on the first two ballots, flipped in the third round of voting. Santos’ only comment to reporters was that he would vote for McCarthy, which he did on all three ballots. Among those renominated were embattled India ambassador nominee Eric Garcetti, Saudi Arabia ambassador nominee Michael Ratney, Kuwait ambassador nominee Karen Sasahara, counterterrorism coordinator nominee Elizabeth Richard, and UAE ambassador nominee Martina Anna Tkadlec Strong.27 days ago Jewish Insider
‘The Squad is a damaged brand among the members of Congress. ‘What makes the Squad controversial is not their beliefs — it’s their style, declaring war with their colleagues and leadership. And of course you could imagine duking that out in a general election. You see races in the general election where you have a constructive candidate running against a constructive candidate; you see cases where it’s nonconstructive against nonconstructive, and everything in between. “In interviews with The Washington Post, 11 former G4 staffers described their experiences at the network leading up to its recent closure.3 months ago Jewish Insider
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — With the message that Israeli technology can provide solutions to tackling the climate crisis in the Middle East and beyond, Israeli President Isaac Herzog inaugurated the Jewish state’s first-ever pavilion at the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP27, in the Egyptian resort town on Monday. Showcasing Israeli technology that deals with the fields of water scarcity, renewable energy, agricultural and desertification solutions, alternative proteins and more, a delegation of more than 700 people – from seven different Israeli government ministries, a dozen commercial companies and startups, as well as a variety of experts in the field of climate change – worked together to create the pavilion. It is the first time in 40 years that Israel has such a presence at an international event in Egypt. The MOU furthers a 2021 landmark declaration between the countries to build renewable electricity and water desalination options. Herzog also met with the newly inaugurated U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, as well the leaders of Chad, Finland, Belgium, Norway and the Czech Republic.2 months ago Jewish Insider
The inn’s owner, Liesl Geisler-Scharfetter, later wrote about the refugees who sought rest on her lawns and in her laundry room. This election exposed two opposing visions of a Jewish state. For the ultra-Orthodox and the ultra-nationalists, Israel is the state of Judaism – Orthodox Judaism. For classical Zionism, though, Israel was intended to be the state of the Jewish people, without imposing a uniform notion of ‘authentic’ Jewish identity. The state of the Jewish people, on the other hand, accepts the Jews as they are.” [TOI]25 days ago Jewish Insider