Jewish Journal

Mel Levine

  • Obama’s record on Israel repudiates critics

    March 20, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    In all my years in politics, I have not seen a candidate as gifted and transformative as Sen. Barack Obama. At a time when our country is divided and dispirited, one only needs to see the multigenerational, multiethnic and highly enthusiastic crowds at his rallies to sense that he...
  • Why Jews support Obama

    January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    You wouldn't know it from the flood of hysterical emails we have all seen, or from a fair amount of the commentary, but there is a groundswell of Jewish American support for Senator Barack Obama's presidential campaign. That should hardly be surprising, for it is a reflection of the...
  • Is America Ready for a Jewish President?

    June 19, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Is America ready for a Jewish president?

    According to a Gallup Poll released this month, as well as other polling data, the answer is a resounding yes.

    Despite this polling data, some Jews are fearful that "America is not ready" for a Jewish president. Or in a variation on that...