Can pair of vets unseat U.S. reps?

Dan Helmer and Aaron Scheinberg were among the handful of Jewish cadets to graduate from West Point in 2003. They went on to serve in the early years of America’s wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now they live just 75 miles apart — Helmer in Fairfax County and Scheinberg in Hedgesville, W. Va., population 320…. Read More

Jewish Democrats aim to solidify base

A group of Jewish Democrats, organizing to support party candidates for public office and planning to launch in October, made an early debut in the wake of President Donald Trump’s handling of the deadly white nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 12. “To the horror of many of us, then candidate Trump pandered to… Read More

Jewish pols to Gillespie: ‘Condemn Trump’

Five Jewish Democratic state legislators from Virginia are calling on Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie to reprimand President Donald Trump for his reaction to the Unite the Right protests in Charlottesville this month that killed three and injured more than 19. The letter, dated Aug. 29, was signed by state Sens. Dick Saslaw and Adam… Read More

Pro-BDS group protests boycott bill near Delaney’s office

Shouting “John Delaney, you will see, Palestine will be free,” 15 demonstrators gathered on a roundabout at the intersection of Washingtonian and Rio Boulevards in Gaithersburg on July 26 to protest a bill in Congress that would prevent American companies from supporting international boycotts of Israel. The protesters were from a group of organizations that… Read More