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  • Rabbis for Obama? Of prophets, the Orthodox—and disingenuousness

    By Mark Paredes

    August 24, 2012 | 11:47 pm

    I was disappointed, but not surprised, to hear that hundreds of liberal rabbis nationwide have once again decided to publicly endorse Barack Obama for president. Over 613 “Rabbis for Obama” have signed up, twice the number of endorsers in 2008. Although I would love to see those...

  • Dear Senator Obama

    By Rob Eshman

    March 20, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Dear Senator Obama:

    Twelve-hundred Jews booed you last month.

    This happened at the "Live for Sderot" concert at the Wilshire Theatre on Feb 27. All three presidential candidates each appeared on screen to deliver a videotaped statement of support for the Israelis undergoing a brutal...

  • How will GOP fare with Jewish voters in ‘08?

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    With California's early primary bringing unusual recognition to the Golden State, the Republican candidates are heading out West. They met in debate at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley on May 3. Do these Republicans have a shot at winning Jewish voters over in 2008?

    Under Bush,...
  • Notes from the campaign trail: Israel and the Dems; Mitt Romney; GOP faves

    By James D. Besser

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Presidential campaigns keep getting longer and uglier, but the candidates, at least, are volunteers. Hapless voters are a kind of captive audience -- bombarded by attack ads and money, pummeled by the ever-shifting conventional wisdom and dizzily spun by candidates whose views change...