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Qatar, UAE and the Jewish PR Men Stuck in the Middle

An obscure lawsuit came to an end this week, with a California district court dismissing a case accusing Nick Muzin, a Jewish lobbyist working on behalf of the Qatari government, of involvement in the computer hacking of Elliott Broidy, a Jewish billionaire with deep business ties in the United Arab Emirates.

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How Will Pro-Israel Evangelicals Shape U.S. Policy?

In Trump-era Washington, pro-Israel and Jewish conferences can be divided into roughly three categories: those on the left who gather to lament, centrist groups that do their best to avoid any mention of the president, and groups on the conservative end of the spectrum for which the Trump presidency is nothing short of a dream come true.

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What Role Do Jewish Democrats Have in the Coming Election?

This should have been a no-brainer. Jews and Democrats are almost synonymous terms in American politics. With 7 in 10 Jews voting for a Democratic presidential candidate and with Jewish Americans responsible for more than half of Democratic political funding, the idea of a Jewish Democratic organization should have been obvious. But as the now defunct National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC) has learned the hard way, what is obvious for some could seem superfluous to others. After all, why join a Jewish Democratic organization, when the entire Democratic Party already is, for all intents and purposes, a home for Jewish voters? NJDC began its slow process of fading out of the Jewish organizational world in 2014 after nearly 25 years of activity. Mounting debts led to outsourcing most of its functions and donors were hard to find...

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