October 31, 2012 | 10:30 am
With the merger of Likud and Yisrael Beiteinu, the battle lines have been drawn for the upcoming Israeli elections.
October 30, 2012 | 10:44 am
Three important facts touching on the relationship between Israel and American Jews – the two communities that together comprise some four-fifths of the Jewish world – have recently become clear and are agreed upon by almost all researchers.
October 29, 2012 | 10:55 am
Obama has the edge on three important areas: Iran, Syria and the Arab Spring, while Romney convinced the panel he is better on three other topics: The Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Egypt, and relations with Israel.
October 28, 2012 | 12:27 pm
Of course we don’t all agree on the specifics of political agendas, but being part of a vibrant, shifting, chaotic 'vote' forces us into a group that is markedly Jewish and markedly American and markedly ethnic.
October 26, 2012 | 5:43 am
Yes, Netanyahu again surprised us all; the problem is, we don’t know yet what he and Lieberman are trying to achieve by uniting their parties.
October 25, 2012 | 10:06 am
Say what you want about Netanyahu the statesman, or Netanyahu the politician – Netanyahu the magician, the man who always has a surprise up his sleeve, has done it again.
October 24, 2012 | 11:07 am
Maybe studying the Jewish vote is really a very Jewish thing to do – much like studying the Talmud.
October 22, 2012 | 7:53 pm
The choice between Obama and Romney only matters if their policies are different, otherwise, it's no more than sport.
October 22, 2012 | 6:26 am
If either candidate for Florida's newly redrawn 22nd District is more Jewishly engaged, I cannot tell; it depends in many ways on one's definition of engagement.
October 21, 2012 | 10:29 am
The dramatic - if suspiciously well-timed - news of looming direct U.S.-Iran talks and the upcoming foreign policy debate give us ample reason to look at recent polls on policy toward Iran.
October 19, 2012 | 1:42 pm
The Obama team is reading the same polls we all do, and is reaching the same conclusion: The president cannot win this on the economy.
October 19, 2012 | 9:43 am
Romney-Ryan ticket doesn’t seem to believe polls showing that women are most interested in abortion as the issue of this election, and aren't just saying it as a knee-jerk response.
October 18, 2012 | 9:12 am
At the Republican Jewish Coalition HQ in Boca Raton, under a banner reading 'Obama... Oy Vey!!', one volunteer says his job is 'to influence Jewish people to think.'
October 17, 2012 | 3:13 am
While their words weren’t quite godly, the heat and combative manner at Obama and Romney's second debate can certainly be compared to the Beit Hillel–Beit Shammai battle of ideas.
October 16, 2012 | 7:55 am
One thing can’t be denied: Netanyahu is probably the foreign leader mentioned more in this election season than any other.
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