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US President Joe Biden delivers remarks in the Statuary Hall of the US Capitol during a ceremony on the first anniversary of the January 6, 2021 attack on the US Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., US, January 6, 2022.

Biden criticized for weak defense of democracy by Human Rights Watch

Jewish Community Leader Susan Stern, Dr. Rabbi Aaron Glatt, US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and second gentleman Doug Emhoff light menorah candles during a celebration of Hanukkah at the White House in Washington, US, December 1, 2021.

Pro-Israel orgs appeal to US Senate to replenish Iron Dome

The US Capitol building, which contains the House of Representatives and the Senate.

US House, Senate launch bipartisan, bicameral Abraham Accords Caucus

 The US Capitol is seen through a steam exhaust on the first anniversary of the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, January 6, 2022.

Trump to ask judge throw out suits by lawmakers, police over US Capitol riot

By REUTERS
HEARING THE shofar is one of the core aspects of the Rosh Hashanah prayers

GOP's Doug Mastriano enters Pennsylvania governor with shofar blast

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
Holocaust expert and historian Deborah Lipstadt speaks at the New Antisemitism, Holocaust denial and rewriting history conference earlier this week

Deborah Lipstadt may apologize to US senator before confirmation as antisemitism envoy

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
An explosion caused by a police munition is seen while supporters of US President Donald Trump gather in front of the US Capitol Building in Washington, US, January 6, 2021

On This Day: One year since the Capitol Insurrection

A mob of supporters of then-US President Donald Trump climb through a window they broke as they storm the US Capitol Building in Washington, US, January 6, 2021.

Twitter creates monitoring team to prepare for Capitol riot anniversary

By REUTERS
US soldiers wearing protective masks are seen during a handover ceremony of Taji military base from US-led coalition troops to Iraqi security forces, in the base north of Baghdad, Iraq August 23, 2020

Thousands of US troops defy COVID-19 vaccine order

By MELISSA HERNANDEZ/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS
AN AFRICAN AMERICAN uses a ‘colored’ water fountain in Segregation-era American South.

Louisiana governor to pardon plaintiff in landmark racial segregation case

By REUTERS
 Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) speaks to reporters following a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, US, July 20, 2021.

Facebook suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for 24 hours

US REP. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) arrives to take her oath of office as a member of the House of Representatives, in Washington, DC, on January 3.

Marjorie Taylor Greene's Twitter account suspended permanently

 PRO-TRUMP PROTESTERS storm the Capitol in Washington, DC on January 6 during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 US presidential election results by Congress.

Jan. 6 panel urges US high court to deny Trump bid to shield records

By REUTERS
 FORMER US PRESIDENT Donald Trump during his first post-presidency campaign rally in Ohio, earlier this year.

Anti-vax community blasts Trump after pro-shot comments

By REUTERS
 Democratic candidate for New York City Mayor Eric Adams reacts as he speaks after being declared victor at his election night party in Brooklyn, New York, US November 2, 2021.

Eric Adams will be sworn in on Shabbat in Times Square after midnight on New Year’s

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
Arizona State Highway welcome sign

The founder of Jumpstart wants to be Arizona’s first Jewish governor

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
US REP. MARJORIE Taylor Greene addresses a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington in February.

GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene calls Kwanzaa 'fake religion'

 FORMER US PRESIDENT Donald Trump during his first post-presidency campaign rally in Ohio, earlier this year.

Trump asks Supreme Court to shield his White House files from congressional probe

By DAVID G. SAVAGE/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS
 Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) speaks to reporters following a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing at the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, US, July 20, 2021.

GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green owns stock in 3 COVID-19 vaccine makers

Former US President Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, US February 28, 2021.

Trump met with boos after revealing he got COVID-19 booster

Radio Talk Show host Alex Jones

Alex Jones of Infowars to invoke right not to testify to US Capitol riot panel

By REUTERS
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