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  • When Bill and Hillary Clinton turn to Judaism…

    By Danielle Berrin

    October 13, 2014 | 6:26 pm

    What do you do when you are president of the most powerful nation on earth and you get caught red-handed having an affair? 

    You turn to the Talmud, of course.

    At least that's what former President Bill Clinton did, according to recently released documents from the Clinton...

  • ‘Ready for Hillary’ launches Jewish outreach

    June 6, 2014 | 1:24 pm

    A political action committee preparing the ground for a Hillary Rodham Clinton run for the presidency launched a Jewish outreach.

    Jewish Americans Ready for Hillary launched on Tuesday afternoon, just before the Shavuot holiday.

    It is attached to Ready for Hillary, a so-called...

  • Hillary’s choice: Clinton seeks to differentiate herself from Obama on Mideast

    May 20, 2014 | 4:01 pm

    A month before her foreign policy autobiography, “Hard Choices,” hits the bookstores, Hillary Rodham Clinton made an easy choice: She pitched her diplomatic credentials to a friendly Jewish audience.

    Clinton’s speech to the American Jewish Committee on May 14 was meant to send a...

  • Hillary Clinton in AJC address embraces Obama Middle East policies

    May 15, 2014 | 11:56 am

    Hillary Rodham Clinton embraced the Obama administration’s second-term Middle East policies in an address to the American Jewish Committee.

    Clinton, in a major foreign policy address Wednesday coming as she nears a decision on whether to seek the presidency in 2016, outlined her...

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  • Hillary Clinton opposes new Iran sanctions

    February 3, 2014 | 6:09 pm

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said she was opposed to new Iran sanctions and urged Congress to give negotiations space to succeed.

    “As President Obama has said, we must give diplomacy a chance to succeed, while keeping all options on the table,” Clinton said in...

  • U.S. falters on Auschwitz funds

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    January 3, 2014 | 3:23 pm

    Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Nazi death camp where 1.1 million Jews and other victims were murdered, was not built to last forever. But that’s exactly what the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation is charged with making happen, and the foundation is hoping to collect some $160 million from a...

  • Jewish support for U.S. Iran strike drops, AJC survey shows

    October 28, 2013 | 10:11 am

    The annual American Jewish Committee poll of American Jews shows a decrease in support for a U.S. strike on Iran should diplomacy not end its suspected nuclear weapons program.

    According to the 2013 poll released Monday, 52 percent of American Jews favor such a strike — 24...

  • Obama to nominate Kerry for sec. of state

    December 21, 2012 | 9:45 am

    President Obama is set to nominate Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) as secretary of state.

    A White House official said Obama would make the announcement Friday afternoon.

    Kerry, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, chairs the Senate Foreign Relations committee and would likely be...

  • Rice pulls name from State Dept. bid

    December 13, 2012 | 4:39 pm

    Susan Rice, the front-runner to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton as U.S. secretary of state, dropped her bid for the post.

    Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was caught up in a controversy over her explanation of the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi,...

  • Susan Rice wins Jewish plaudits

    December 5, 2012 | 4:51 pm

    The very quality that helped get Susan Rice in hot water with some in Washington is what pro-Israel groups have come to appreciate — she is a vigorous and reliable defender of the Obama administration’s foreign policies.

    Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations who is...

  • With cease-fire talks proceeding, Israel reportedly holding off on ground invasion

    November 20, 2012 | 9:12 am

    Israel reportedly has held off on a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip in order to give cease-fire talks a chance to work.

    News reports on Tuesday cited an unnamed Israeli official as saying that the ground invasion was delayed as Egypt attempts to negotiate a cease-fire between...

  • Clinton urges world cut economic ties with Syria

    August 12, 2011 | 1:29 pm

    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Friday that Syria would be better off without Assad, and called on nations that buy oil or sell arms to Syria to cut those ties.

    “We urge those countries still buying Syrian oil or gas, those countries still sending Assad weapons,...

  • Clinton: U.S. not ready to intervene in Syria

    March 28, 2011 | 8:47 am

    The United States is not ready to send troops to Syria, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said.

    “Certainly we deplore the violence in Syria,” Clinton said during an interview on the “Face the Nation” program on CBS Television that aired Sunday. “We call—as we have on...

  • Clinton: Palestinian Relief Aimed at Statehood

    March 2, 2009 | 7:18 pm

    The United States will use Palestinian emergency relief as a platform toward a two-state solution, Hillary Rodham Clinton said.

    The U.S. secretary of state formally announced the U.S. contribution of $900 million at an international donors’ conference Monday in the Egyptian...

  • Clinton wins N.Y. Jews, faces fight in California, nationally

    By Ben Harris

    February 7, 2008 | 7:00 pm


    JewishJournal.com VideoJew Jay Firestone covers the election from a local perspective
    Hillary Rodham Clinton scored a major victory with Jewish Democrats in New York and New Jersey in Super Tuesday voting, Barack Obama won a majority of Jewish support in Connecticut and...
  • Hollywood conflicted on candidates as California primary date nears

    By Tom Tugend

    January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Steven Spielberg, arguably Hollywood's most influential citizen, co-hosted a fund-raiser early last year that netted $2.1 million for Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign.

    A few weeks later, Spielberg joined DreamWorks partners Jeffrey Katzenberg and David Geffen in...
  • Candidate profile: Hillary Clinton

    By Ron Kampeas

    January 31, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Seven years of hard work cultivating the Jewish leadership in New York and nationally paid off for U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.)

    Now she's hoping to capitalize on that support as she engages in a tough battle for the Democratic nomination.

    In an American Jewish...
  • Briefs: Clinton backs Israel attack on Syria, Abbas to Hamas: Never Again

    October 4, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Clinton Backs Israel Attack on Syria

    U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) backed what she said was an Israeli attack on a Syrian nuclear target. "What we think we know is that with North Korean help, financial and technical and material, the Syrians apparently were putting...

  • Briefs: Carter condemns, Ban meets, students protest

    April 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm


    Carter: Israel backers demand 'subservience'

    Mideast peace is possible only with forceful U.S. engagement, former President Jimmy Carter said as he received the Ridenhour Courage Prize for speaking out on controversial topics. Carter -- whose recent book, "Palestine: Peace Not...
  • Sen. Clinton Talks Forgiveness in L.A.

    By David Finnigan

    October 20, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton spoke about forgiveness at Yom Kippur services in Beverly Hills, closing out what became a safe and reflective High Holidays for the Southern California Jewish community.

    "Forgiveness has little or nothing to do with fairness," Clinton said in a...

  • Touching Her Bases

    By James D

    July 29, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton touched all the Jewish and pro-Israel bases and avoided treacherous curve balls during a Tuesday appearance before more than 2,100 delegates at Hadassah's 85th national convention in Washington.

    In a speech laced with nods to the Jewish community's...

  • Hillary’s New York State of Mind

    June 10, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Jacob Goldstein is one of those scrappy Brooklyn politicos whom reporters love to call for a good wisecrack. A top political operative in the Lubavitch Chassidic community, he was recently named chief chaplain of the New York National Guard in recognition of service to the...
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