By Halie Soifer

Vice President Kamala Harris recently spoke to a political science class at George Mason University about democracy and voting rights. When a young woman questioned the use of taxpayer money to support Israel, the Vice President told the student that her “voice, perspective, experience, truth should not…


By Steve Sheffey

Republicans in Congress have a choice — Do they stand with the bipartisan support for Israel, or do they stand with Republican’s abused congressional procedures to misrepresent strong Democratic support for Israel.

Pro-Israel Republicans have a choice: Do they stand with the bipartisan support for Israel that they claim to support, or do they stand with Republican members of Congress who abused congressional procedures last week to misrepresent strong Democratic support for Israel. Too many chose the second option…


By Halie Soifer, CEO of the Jewish Democratic Council of America

The Senate impeachment trial ended on Saturday largely as predicted — 10 votes shy of conviction, with the vast majority of Republicans refusing to hold Donald Trump accountable. It was a betrayal of the American people who deserve better…


By Halie Soifer, JDCA CEO

Sadly, the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump ended as we predicted — he was acquitted by a vote of 57–43 — with only seven Republicans voting with all 50 Democrats to convict, because Republicans lack the political courage to do what’s right. …


By Michael Rosenzweig

The horrific and deeply disturbing violence at the Capitol last week obscured a profoundly important moment — the election of Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock to the United States Senate from the State of Georgia. …


By Halie Soifer, CEO of the Jewish Democratic Council of America

On the eve of the November election, I wrote that history would be watching American voters and judging those who abandoned our values by voting for Donald Trump. As I characterized it, Americans faced a binary question — “will…


The following letter, which was circulated by the Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA), asks Rabbis, Cantors, and other Jewish faith leaders to reject attempts to divide the Black and Jewish communities, and to divide the Jewish community, by spreading falsehoods about candidate for U.S. Senate, Rev. Raphael Warnock.

This…


By Rep. Ron Klein, JDCA Board Chair

Joe Biden has the competence, integrity, and demeanor to lead us out of the self-inflicted crisis that Donald Trump has created in America. Thanks to Donald Trump’s denial of science and inability to lead, more than 230,000 Americans have died from coronavirus, and…


By Israel "Izzy" Klein, Founding JDCA Board Member and Political Committee Chairman and former senior staffer to Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Ed Markey (D-MA)

Donald Trump and his Republican supporters wish that the Democrats had nominated Sen. Bernie Sanders. They thought that running against a self-proclaimed socialist would lead…


If You’re Voting on the Economy, Vote for Joe Biden

By Michael Tarnoff

Two fundamental maxims of politics apply in nearly every presidential campaign: “it’s the economy stupid” and “change vs. more of the same.” The 2020 presidential campaign is unique in many respects, but if anything, these maxims are…

Jewish Democratic Council of America

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