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  • Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein wants to end military aid to Israel

    By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

    August 9, 2016 | 12:13 pm

    Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein suggested she would end all military aid to Israel if elected president in the fall.

    In an interview with Newsweek published Friday, Stein said that while as an American Jew she has a relationship with Israel, her working...

  • Jill Stein officially nominated Green Party candidate for US president

    August 8, 2016 | 9:52 am

    Dr. Jill Stein, a Boston-area Jewish internist, was officially nominated as the Green Party’s candidate for president.

    Stein was nominated Saturday at the party’s three-day convention in Houston. African-American human rights activist Ajamu Baraka was nominated as her running...

  • 6 things to know about Jill Stein, the last Jewish presidential candidate standing

    July 18, 2016 | 11:07 am

    Voters who have their hearts set on supporting a left-wing secular Jew running an insurgent campaign still have a candidate.

    Jill Stein, the 2012 Green Party candidate, is making another run. And this year, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both earning historically low...

  • Canadian political leader is ‘torn’ over resolution endorsing BDS

    July 13, 2016 | 9:20 am

    The leader of Canada’s Green Party is “torn” over two Israel-related resolutions to be debated at the party’s convention next month.

    One resolution to be reviewed by party members meeting in Ottawa in August would endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against...

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  • Green Party presidential candidate announces support for BDS

    By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

    June 6, 2016 | 11:37 am

    Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein on Monday released a statement in support of the BDS movement against Israel. 

    “The United States has encouraged the worst tendencies of the Israeli government as it pursues policies of occupation, apartheid, assassination,...

  • Liberal Green Party wins Austrian Presidency as Nationalist Freedom Party loses in a nail-biter

    May 24, 2016 | 3:48 pm

    Alexander Van der Bellen, a 72-year-old economics professor and the former head of Austria’s Green Party, won a cliffhanger presidential election on Monday, narrowly defeating his far-right rival by the slimmest of margins – 50.3 percent of the vote to the ultranationalist Norbert...

  • Canada’s Green Party president quits after defending Israel

    August 8, 2014 | 10:34 am

    The president of Canada’s Green Party resigned his post a week after expressing pro-Israel views.
     
    Paul Estrin stirred controversy last week when he posted a blog entry defending Israel on the party’s website. On Tuesday night, Estrin announced his resignation after the party...
  • Roseanne for president.  Really.

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 4, 2012 | 11:41 am

    Here’s the latest entry from Roseanne Barr’s blog on “RoseanneWorld.com:”  “I am pleased to inform you that Roseanne Barr is officially recognized by the Green Party of the United States, Presidential Campaign Support Committee, as a Green Party Presidential Candidate—Tom...

  • Move over, Donald: Rosanne Barr officially files presidential bid

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    February 3, 2012 | 3:35 pm

    Unlike Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, who is coyly flirting with a run for a Congressional seat in New Jersey, Jewish comedienne Roseanne Barr appears to be “quite serious” in her quest to be the Green Party’s nominee for President of the United States.

    Barr filed the necessary...

  • Make Yom Kippur national holiday, French presidential candidate says

    January 12, 2012 | 10:42 am

    The Green Party candidate for the French presidency has called for national holidays on Yom Kippur and the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.

    Green Party leader Eva Joly said in a speech Wednesday that she wanted, “Jews and Muslims to be able to celebrate Yom Kippur and Eid al-Adha...

  • Letters

    June 1, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    John Fishel

    Quite frankly, in my opinion, John Fishel is responsible for the "JCC crisis" ("Views Differ on Role in Centers Crisis," May 26). But he is not alone in this case. All those who were then involved in establishing policy and direction for The Jewish Federation should be...

  • Seeing Red Over Green’s Israel Policy

    By Robert David Jaffee

    May 18, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Local leaders of the Green Party are working to overturn an anti-Israel resolution that has become official party policy. Resolution 190, which passed in November, calls for a boycott of and divestment from Israel until "the full individual and collective rights of the Palestinian...

  • The 6 O’Clock Solution

    By Charlotte Hildebrand

    September 7, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Ralph Fertig, a retired judge and current community activist and novelist, has what a lot of progressive Californians are looking for: a solution to voting on Nov. 7.

    Fertig, a lifelong Democrat until four months ago, registered with the Green Party recently as a statement against the...

  • The 6 O’Clock Solution

    By Charlotte Hildebrand

    September 7, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Ralph Fertig, a retired judge and current community activist and novelist, has what a lot of progressive Californians are looking for: a solution to voting on Nov. 7.

    Fertig, a lifelong Democrat until four months ago, registered with the Green Party recently as a statement against the...

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