Washington Post: Five things to know about congressional candidate Joel Rubin

April 5, 2016

Former State Department official Joel Rubin is running for the Democratic Congressional nomination in Maryland’s 8th District. Here are a few little-known facts:

1) Far-flung roots: Rubin’s great-grandfather, who came to the United States in the 19th century from Romania immigrant, traveled to Israel after the Holocaust to search for his cousins. He found them and resettled there. A copy of a photo showing him and his daughter (Rubin’s grandmother) meeting with David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s first prime minister, is on Rubin’s computer at home.


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