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…

Politico: Poll: Republican barely leading in Pennsylvania special election

Republican Rick Saccone holds a slim lead over Democrat Conor Lamb in the special election for a Western Pennsylvania congressional seat, according to a Monmouth University poll released Thursday. Saccone leads Lamb, 49 percent to 46 percent, the poll shows — only a marginal edge for Republicans in a district that supported President Donald Trump…

JTA: State Department official: US and Israel are best friends forever

A State Department official just compared the U.S.-Israel alliance to her relationship with a BFF from junior high. Really. But first, a little background. Rex Tillerson, the secretary of state, is on a Middle East tour this week. His stops include Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait and Egypt. One of his main topics is Israeli-Palestinian peace.…