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  • Election results in Israel: The triumph of fear over vision in the Jewish State

    March 23, 2015 | 3:27 pm

    On election day, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted on Facebook that "Arab voters are coming out in droves to the polls. Left-wing organizations are busing them out." With this fear-mongering, he succeeded in bringing out the far-right votes to secure his victory. ...

  • Election Results: One Jew out, one Jew in (UPDATE)

    By  Tom Tugend

    May 20, 2009 | 5:48 pm

    The score for the local Jewish candidates in Tuesday’s election was one loss and one apparent win.

    The apparent winner in the 5th council district for city councilman is veteran politician Paul Koretz, who held a 551-vote over David “Ty” Vahedi as of the latest count released...

  • And the Shul Goes Wild!

    By Tom Tugend

    December 11, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Six Jewish sportsmen from the United States, Britain and Canada have been elected to the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

    Baltimore Orioles pitcher Steve Stone, tennis champion Harold Solomon, Olympic track and field coach Mel Rosen and Hank Kaplan, boxing historian and...

  • Riordan’s Primary

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    March 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    Say what you will about Richard Riordan's abortive primary strategy, and the way he naively stepped into Gov. Gray Davis' trap, but Riordan certainly understood one of his key customers: the Jewish electorate. Too bad we'll never see the Davis/Riordan face-off that would have told us...