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  • Jewish wishful thinking (and voting)

    September 11, 2012 | 7:26 am A. Commentary's Jonathan Tobin writes that President Obama "is losing up to a quarter of the Jewish votes he got in 2008".  The source for this nugget of news: a new TIPP poll. Alas,... read on
  • September 11, 2012

    September 11, 2012 | 1:53 am In-depth Jews Question Their Future in Germany The bitterness of the debate over circumcision and ongoing anti-Semitic attacks have made some in Germany's 100,000-strong Jewish... read on
  • An Israeli in praise of Obama

    September 10, 2012 | 6:28 am Rabbi Susan Silverman, a resident of Jerusalem and sister of American comedian Sarah Silverman, talks about her new initiative - a video showing Israeli support for President Barack... read on
  • September 10, 2012

    September 10, 2012 | 1:24 am In-depth The Priorities of the Jewish Voter When going to the polls in November, American Jews should consider the principle of pikuah nefesh (saving a life) above tikkun olam,... read on
  • September 9, 2012

    September 9, 2012 | 2:05 am In-depth Lessons for Israel from Captured Iraqi Nuclear Documents Documents revealing Saddam Hussein's true motives for acquiring nuclear weapons in the 1980s could be applicable... read on
  • Likud voters: Romney 77%, Obama 5%

    September 7, 2012 | 8:44 am I was on Israeli television yesterday with my friend and Panels Politics pollster Dr. Menachem Lazar, when he suddenly produced a new survey on what Israelis think about the American... read on
  • September 7, 2012

    September 7, 2012 | 3:13 am In-depth The 2008 Messiah Has Left the Building The Barack Obama who spoke on Thursday night is far from the man who addressed the Democratic convention n 2008, writes Jonathan... read on
  • Jewish Senate, Jewish House projections

    September 6, 2012 | 7:04 am Sorry all, the elections are  almost upon us, and our election coverage will become more ‎intense in the coming weeks. Today, what we have for you is an update on our Senate ‎Jewish... read on
  • Democratic National Convention holds contentious vote on Jerusalem

    September 6, 2012 | 1:58 am
  • If I remember thee Jerusalem. The Democrats just brought it back again

    September 6, 2012 | 1:14 am The good news: The Democrats reinstated Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in ‎their platform. This confirms my initial response to this whole affair: it was a ‎mistake. I don’t... read on
  • September 6, 2012

    September 6, 2012 | 12:47 am In-depth Sinai’s Second-String Security Egypt has long been remiss in asserting its sovereignty in the Sinai Peninsula, a tradition that will not help end the jihadist presence... read on
  • If I forget thee Jerusalem. Oops! The Democrats just did

    September 5, 2012 | 3:55 am Why the Democrats have decided to omit Jerusalem from their party platform is utterly beyond me. ‎There is nothing more predictable than the ensuing attacks from the right following... read on
  • September 5, 2012

    September 5, 2012 | 1:50 am In-depth ‎ Dems. Remove Pro-Israel Language from Party Platform The Weekly Standard's blog takes a look at the changes in language in the Democratic policy on Israel. In the... read on
  • Election roundup: Jewish souls, Jewish rabbis, Jewish vote, Jewish legislators

    September 4, 2012 | 11:13 am Talmudic souls You've got to love this Alan Solow quote:‎ Alan Solow, a longtime friend of the president from Chicago who recently served ‎as chair of the Conference of... read on
  • September 4, 2012

    September 4, 2012 | 3:16 am In-depth‎ ‎ Was Yasser Arafat Poisoned? Juliane von Mittelstaedt and Volkhard Windfuhr of Der Spiegel ask: If it is true that the Palestinian leader was poisoned, then who might... read on

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