Washington Bureau Chief, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Ron Kampeas is JTA's Washington bureau chief.
m.forward.com — When It Comes to Peace, Benjamin Netanyahu Torn Between Head and Heart As Bibi Wavers, John Kerry Peace Push Hangs in Balance By J.J.
famousdc.com — Last Thursday Nick Muzin proved that coalition directors are indeed lifesavers. From coordinating offices to performing Heimlich maneuvers, there's nothing these guys can't do. Thursday night at the Capitol Hill Club, Representative Ted Poe had a scary choking incident and was thankfully aided by a doctor-turned-GOP-aide, Nick Muzin, who may have saved his life.
gawker.com — On a scale of 1 to Taylor Chapman, this gentleman barking at Wendy's employees through the drive-thru window because they accidentally put cheese on his hamburger is a solid Scott Biumi.
jta.org — What does Elena Kagan know about trucking? Probably a lot more now that she wrote last week's unanimous Supreme Court opinion upholding the American Trucking Association's rejection of a Port of Los Angeles requirement that they affix placards to trucks with numbers should the trucks appear to be violating the port's environmental standards.
io9.com — If you place 32 metronomes on a static object and set them rocking out of phase with one another, they will remain that way indefinitely. Place them on a moveable surface, however, and something very interesting (and very mesmerizing) happens. The metronomes in this video fall into the latter camp.
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