There’s a new Jewish Caucus in US Congress – its mission’s still unclear

More than a dozen Jewish members of Congress gathered on Friday for the first meeting of the US House of Representatives Jewish Caucus. But following the meeting, held in the offices of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, an influential Jewish Democrat from Florida, it remains unclear what the caucus will stand for as the chamber’s […]

Lois Frankel, Jewish Florida Democrat, quits progressive caucus

Florida Rep. Lois Frankel, a Jewish Democrat, quit the party’s progressive caucus, one of the largest in Congress, as the Israel-Hamas war has brought to the surface long-simmering differences over Israel among progressives. Frankel’s departure was first reported Monday by The Intercept, and later confirmed with her office by Axios. Both publications cited anonymous […]