Our Israel Factor panel hasn't really changed its tune in recent months. It still believes Hillary Clinton is the best 2016 Presidential candidate as far as Israel is concerned. It still sees Andrew Cuomo as the number two Democratic candidate: Cuomo did just a little better than...
Will Bill Clinton’s grandchildren be Jewish?
Israeli mosque entrance torched in suspected price tag attack
Gap in peace talks wide, Palestinian official says
‘X-Men’ director Bryan Singer hit by sex abuse lawsuit weeks before premiere
DNC chair: Perception of division on Israel within Democratic Party is totally untrue
Ukraine’s anti-Semitism: Real and not new
Rouhani: Iran seeks dialogue, not war
Moving and Shaking: Downtown Seder, JQ Int’l gala, Max Spivak named VP, Dr. Ludmila Bess honored
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Headline: Hagel: Israel heading toward ‘apartheid’
To Read: Stephen G. Brooks, G. John Ikenberry, and William C. Wohlforth offer a defense of global US military engagement and criticize the proponents of retrenchment-
They are wrong. In making their case, advocates...
August 12, 2012 | 10:57 am
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Ashley Biden, the daughter of Vice President Joe Biden married a Jewish doctor.
Ashley Biden, 31, and Dr. Howard Krein were married Saturday in Wilmington, Del. in an interfaith Jewish-Catholic ceremony at the Biden family’s church. Biden and Krein reportedly dated for a year before...
May 8, 2012 | 12:51 pm
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Tony Blinken, Vice President Joe Biden’s national security adviser, will address this year’s J Street conference.
Blinken will address a session on the U.S. role in resolving the Arab-Israel conflict and join a panel afterward discussing his remarks.
Obama administration officials...
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Ron Klain, Vice President Joe Biden’s chief of staff, is resigning.
“As my chief of staff in the White House, Ron has done an exceptional job of building my team, implementing my direction on top priorities, and providing invaluable counsel,” Biden said in a statement Tuesday. “He...
November 15, 2010 | 4:56 pm
Vice President Joe Biden, Jerry Seinfeld and Bette Midler headlined a festive opening weekend for the new National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia.
The gala events marked the culmination of a decade-long, $150 million effort to move from a small space adjoining a...
June 17, 2010 | 2:16 pm
Chabad emissaries convening in Washington met with Vice President Joe Biden.
Biden met the emissaries, who came from around the world and the United States, during their meetings Thursday with administration officials.
The U.S. leader reviewed Chabad teachings he had acquired over...
November 24, 2008 | 7:49 pm
November 13, 2008 | 12:19 amPoll Shows Barkat Winning Jerusalem Mayoralty
Secular businessman Nir Barkat appeared to be the new mayor of Jerusalem, according to exit polls.
Channel 1 TV showed Barkat with 50 percent of the vote Tuesday to 42 percent for Rabbi Meir Porush, an ultra-Orthodox Knesset member. The...
November 6, 2008 | 6:08 pmFor some Jewish voters, the strangeness of Barack Obama was like a recurring dream: unsettling and then settling in, and then, suddenly, revelatory.
Ari Wallach described breaking through to elderly Jews in Florida who had resisted voting for the son of the man from Kenya, the tall...
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October 1, 2008 | 11:36 pmOnline Dating Addict
"True Confessions of an Online Dating Addict" -- "Cathy" it's not (Sept. 26). It's brilliant, and one of the smartest singles columns I've read. I love reading each week's adventure. Klein's journey is familiar, and I'm sure I'm not the only one who thinks so....
September 30, 2008 | 3:39 pm
Comedy (?) from The Daily Show. Post-debate analysis reveals John McCain is going to die soon, and Michelle Obama has a big butt. Are these Florida swing voters hilariously out of touch, or simply telling it like it is? Wyatt Cenac reports.
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McCain and Obama, Biden and Palin reach out and apologize (in the Rosh Hashanah tradition), blow a shofar, interrupt, yell, smile and joke—just like your family on Rosh Hashanah.
It’s a joke video, see!
The YouTube text says:
The presidential candidates for 2008 atone for their sins for the New Year. Happy Rosh Hashanah from Taglit-Birthright Israel! Cartoon by http://jewishrobot.com
September 17, 2008 | 11:31 pmThe Rabbi's Spouse
In her recent story, Danielle Berrin contemplates the role of the clergy's spouse ("Who You Calling Rebbetzin?" Sept. 12).
It seems that one of the downsides is being misunderstood.
I repeatedly emphasized to Danielle that my voluntary role in our...
September 17, 2008 | 11:13 pmMaybe it was because I had just helped my daughter move into her freshman dorm room and I was envious of the deliciously named courses she was thinking of taking. Or maybe it was because I've always been a sucker for pitches like "Conversational Hebrew in One Day!" Or maybe it was...
September 16, 2008 | 6:47 pm
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