Meet the national security expert who is leading the charge to keep Jews voting Democratic

Halie Soifer says her transition from national security expert to political operative started with a crisis of violence: the deadly neo-Nazi march last summer in Charlottesville, Virginia. Soifer says the march, which culminated in a car-ramming attack on counterprotesters that killed one and injured at least 20, spurred the establishment of the organization she now leads…

With Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, J Street PAC new endorses more than half of incumbent Dems

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The political action committee affiliated with J Street added Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts to its list of endorsed senators, with the result that over half of the Senate’s Democratic caucus now has the endorsement of the liberal Jewish Middle East policy group. In its decade of existence,…

Jewish Insider: JDCA hosted their first ‘Fly In’ board meeting in Washington, D.C.

The Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA) hosted their first ‘Fly In’ board meeting in Washington, D.C. where members of the board met with members of Congress on a wide range of issues concerning Jewish Democrats from gun safety and immigration to Israel and Iran. Over the past two days, the board — chaired by former…

Statement by Jewish Democrats on the recent developments in Israel

Tuesday, the Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA) released the following statement on the recent developments in Israel: “We recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and support moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem at the right time. Yesterday, however, was not such a time because of the Trump administration’s failure to acknowledge broader U.S. strategic objectives…