Shelley Berkley

Pro-Israel hawk Shelley Berkley throws hat in Senate ring

One of the most hawkish pro-Israel voices in the U.S. House has announced that she thinks it's time for a promotion.

Rep. Shelley Berkley – who is Jewish - announced today that she will see the Democratic nomination to run for the seat being vacated by Sen. John Ensign, a Republican, who is retiring.

Giffords Known for Her Openness and Judaism

01/09/2011
JTA

WASHINGTON (JTA) -- The event was typical Gabrielle Giffords: no barriers, all comers -- Democrats, Republicans and independents welcome to talk about what was on their minds and in their hearts.

While she was deep in a conversation with an older couple about health care -- the issue for which she was willing to risk her career -- a gunman strode up to the Arizona congresswoman and shot her point blank in the head.

How Larry met Shelley: A Congressional Romance

01/03/2011
Special to the Jewish Week

Larry Lehrner trumps Maureen Dowd.

Maureen Dowd, New York Times columnist, Pulitzer Prize winner, and author of the best-seller, Are Men Necessary?, claims that men are put off by women in power. In fact, she suggests that the more successful the woman, the less likely it is she will find a husband.

Larry Lehrner married his Congresswoman, Shelley Berkley.

Larry Lehrne and Shelley Berkley
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