Juliet Eilperin

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The president told the congregation at a Washington synagogue that he has “high expectations” for Israelis.

  • May 22, 2015

President Obama makes a rare visit to a U.S. synagogue on Friday.

  • May 22, 2015

His visit is intended to mark Jewish American Heritage Month and connect with the community.

  • May 21, 2015

The president is a little obsessed with the insects, in part because they are so crucial to the food supply.

  • May 19, 2015

“Six years in, they’re finally giving me my own account,” he tweeted.

  • May 18, 2015

President Obama shifted his focus Friday from impoverished communities in crisis to the men and women who police them.

  • May 15, 2015

President Obama and Persian Gulf leaders promised to “counter Iran’s destabilizing activities in the region.”

  • May 14, 2015

The meeting is aimed at strengthening security ties during a time of increasing political and sectarian strife in the Mideast.

  • May 14, 2015

The president cited his own story and urged faith groups to bring the issue to the fore in a panel discussion.

  • May 12, 2015

Obama said the racial segregation that once marked American society has been replaced by “class segregation.”

  • May 12, 2015
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Juliet Eilperin is The Washington Post’s White House bureau chief, covering domestic and foreign policy as well as the culture of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. She is the author of two books—one on sharks, and another on Congress, not to be confused with each other—and has worked for the Post since 1998. She previously served as the Post’s House of Representatives correspondent and national environmental reporter.
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