Jewish Journal

“Non -erman” #1: Vince Gilmore, Democrat

By Jonah Lowenfeld

March 27, 2012 | 12:28 pm

While most candidates want to get their faces out there, Vince Gilmore, a Democrat running for congress in the California's 30th district, has this picture on his website. Photo courtesy VinceGilmore2012.com

Thanks to a ballot measure approved by voters in 2010, this year will be the first regularly scheduled election cycle in California to include what some call a “jungle primary,” in which... read on

  • Berman Israeli Visa Bill Passes House, 371-0

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 21, 2012 | 12:12 am

    A bill sponsored by Rep. Howard Berman (D - Van Nuys) that would make it easier for some Israeli investors in U.S.-based businesses to move to the United States to oversee those businesses passed the House of Representatives on March 19 by a margin of 371-0.

    Berman’s bill will... read on

  • Rep. Adam Schiff endorses Berman over Sherman

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 15, 2012 | 1:04 pm

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D - Burbank) has endorsed Rep. Howard Berman (D - Van Nuys) for reelection in the 30th district.

    Berman, who is locked in an all-out battle with fellow Democratic incumbent Congressman Brad Sherman (Sherman Oaks), had already received the support of most of... read on

  • A very “-erman” weekend: little league openers, Shimon Peres’ closer

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 12, 2012 | 11:30 am

    It’s the first day of little league season; do you know where your local congressman is?

    If he’s running for reelection in California’s 30th district, he spent part of March 10 on the ball field. Howard Berman (D - Van Nuys) and Brad Sherman (D - Sherman Oaks) both made... read on




As a result of California’s 2011 redistricting, two Jewish Democratic incumbent congressmen, Howard Berman (D - Valley Village) and Brad Sherman (D - Sherman Oaks), have both...

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