This historic body, founded by Theodor Herzl in 1897, is the oldest representative Jewish institution and the only one in which all Jewish diaspora is represented and democratically elected. The elections will go on for almost two months, and in October 2020, the new Congress will convene in Jerusalem.
The title of “biggest threat” to American Jews is hard to define or measure. And more importantly, it’s political. Most liberals would agree that anti-Semitism has reached new records under Trump and that the president’s response to the phenomenon has been less than adequate.
Five things to know this week from the nation’s capital. Sign up here to get DC Dispatch delivered to your inbox every Monday. 1. White Supremacy Rears Its Head. Again A tragic Saturday morning at an El Paso Walmart reminded many in the Jewish community