U.S. Passes Bill Imposing Stricter Iran Sanctions

Days before Hassan Rouhani is sworn in as Iran’s president

Daybreak: House Deal on Fiscal Crisis Passes

Plus Ellis Island still remains closed after Hurricane Sandy

Congressional Jew-Count Plummeting

Jews in the House are leaving in droves

The Gentleman From Virginia: The Rise and Fall of Eric Cantor

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the highest-ranking Jewish elected official in U.S. history, hails not from the urban melting pot but from a Southern, explicitly Christian America

Standing Tall

The tragic Gabrielle Giffords shooting only underscores the need for Jewish public officials to confront anti-Semitism, argues a former White House official

Targeted

The gunman arrested in connection with the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the deaths of at least five others was clearly delusional, but was he influenced by the toxic rhetoric coursing through the country today?

It Happened Last Night

GOP gains empower Cantor, not Schumer

Today on Tablet

Political science, smokin’ and prayin’, and more

Full House

If the midterm elections give the GOP more power in Washington, that could actually help Obama’s Mideast peace plans

Senate Approves Iran Sanctions

But the U.S. may not really want them

U.S. House Condemns Goldstone Report

And now the U.N. General Assembly will debate it

J Street in the Middle?

Americans for Peace Now to the left of it, AIPAC to the right, on U.S. House Goldstone resolution

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