Jewish Journal

  • President Obama needs to revisit Israel

    By Danny Danon, JTA

    November 8, 2009 | 10:26 pm

    In the year since President Obama visited Jerusalem as Candidate Obama, much has changed.

    Running for president, he of course leveraged his presence here...

  • Netanyahu heads to U.S., under threat of Palestinian statehood declaration


    November 7, 2009 | 11:34 pm

    Concerns are growing in Israel’s government over the possibility of a unilateral Palestinian declaration of independence within the 1967 borders, a move which could potentially be recognized by the United Nations Security Council.

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently asked the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to veto any such proposal, after reports reached Jerusalem of support for such a declaration from major European Union countries, and apparently also certain U.S. officials.

    Read the full story at HAARETZ.com.

  • U.S. sees Abbas in continuing role


    November 6, 2009 | 1:33 pm

    The Obama administration expects to keep working with Mahmoud Abbas despite his planned resignation as Palestinian Authority president.

    “We respect Mr....

  • U.S. ambassador skips Goldstone debate, send her deputy


    November 5, 2009 | 8:22 pm

    The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations did not attend a General Assembly discussion of the Goldstone report.

    Susan Rice sent her deputy, Alejandro...

  • RJC touts gubernatorial wins

    By Eric Fingerhut , JTA

    November 4, 2009 | 7:06 pm

    Jewish Republicans are hailing Tuesday’s results in the New Jersey and Virginia governors’ elections.

    “This off-year election was an indication of the...

  • Obama half-brother has Jewish roots


    November 4, 2009 | 6:52 pm

    President Obama’s half-brother has a Jewish mother.

    Mark Ndesandjo is the product of Barack Obama Sr.‘s marriage to his third wife, Ruth Nidesand, a...

  • House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to condemn Goldstone report


    November 3, 2009 | 7:45 pm

    The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to condemn the Goldstone report.

    The vote Tuesday urging the Obama administration to keep the...

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