WJW: Reject Trump’s folly and his anti-immigrant Sophie’s choice

Barbara Goldberg Goldman, the vice chair of the Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA), released the following op-ed in the Washington Jewish Week:   In less than two months, the retelling of the Passover story will remind us that 3,200 years ago the Jewish people made their way out of Egypt — a land in…

Ron Klein: No more division, deflection or excuses — we must confront gun violence

In 1994, as a member of the Florida legislature, I filed a bill that would have banned AR-15s and other military-style weapons from purchase in the state of Florida. The bill passed one committee with great debate and interest until the National Rifle Association attacked it with the same political intimidation and flawed mythical arguments…

Ron Klein: Democrats remain in the pro-Israel camp, despite Pew poll

Israel has a steadfast friend in the Democratic Party, even as the Jewish state faces foes on the extremes of the political spectrum. Last week’s Pew poll on differences in partisan attitudes toward Israel set off some conversation and speculation in the pro-Israel community. While the survey claimed support for Israel among Democrats was decreasing,…