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Jill Abramson, the executive editor of The New York Times and first woman to lead the paper, was named the fifth most powerful woman in the world by Forbes magazine.
Abramson was ahead of first lady Michelle Obama, who was ranked seventh, and below philanthropist Melinda Gates and...
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An annual dinner several years ago at the Blue Gargoyle, a nonprofit organization at which Rabbi Capers C. Funnye Jr. was executive director. U.S. Senator Richard (Dick) Durbin, fourth from right, was the guest speaker, and State Senator Barack Obama, far left, was a guest. Photo...
September 17, 2008 | 1:45 pm
“Here’s something about Barack Obama you probably didn’t know,” the American leader in turning copy quickly reported yesterday. “He’s related to a rabbi.”
OK, aside from the lameness of that lede, which just as easily could have concluded “he hates french fries,” the fact that...
September 3, 2008 | 9:20 pm
I think at this point we can agree that Barack Obama’s outreach to Jewish voters has digressed into the absurd. Michelle Obama is now claiming relation to one of the most prominent black rabbis in the United States.
What’s that? Oh, the Obama campaign actually had no comment about this revelation from The Forward. Odd. I would imagine this would help shore up some support. Well, it’s an interesting story anyway.