Shehbaz Sharif wins Pakistan’s top job for second time

Shehbaz Sharif, returning as Pakistan’s prime minister for a second time on Sunday when his brother declined a fourth term, has played a crucial role holding together a disparate coalition for 16 months after rival Imran Khan was ousted. Sharif, 72, won a parliamentary vote for premier, resuming the role he had held until […]

Trump wins Michigan, Missouri, Idaho Republican caucuses in show of force

Donald Trump easily won the Republican caucuses on Saturday in Michigan, where the party has been riven by infighting that some Republicans fear could hurt his campaign in the key battleground state as he gears up for the general election in November. The former US president also won the Missouri and Idaho Republican caucuses […]

Minnesota Vikings kicker wins game with ‘I stand with Israel’ boots

Minnesota Vikings kicker Greg Joseph brought his football team to a 3-0 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday night by kicking the winning field goal in the fourth quarter—and his cleats have become the subject of much online interest. Joseph, who is Jewish, had cleats in the blue and white colors of […]

Joe Biden wins over new fans after standing by Israel in war with Hamas

Joe Biden wins over new fans after standing by Israel in war with Hamas

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Fred Zeidman is a longtime Republican Jewish Committee leader who has been deeply critical of Joe Biden. He is backing Nikki Haley, the former ambassador to the United Nations, in her bid to unseat him. So it was uncharacteristic when he praised a speech Biden gave before flying to Israel this week. […]