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  • Sanders to appear with Clinton in New Hampshire, likely to endorse her

    July 11, 2016 | 10:31 am

    Bernie Sanders will appear at a rally with Hillary Clinton, and is widely expected to endorse her.

    “U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday will join Hillary Clinton for a campaign event at Portsmouth High School to discuss their commitment to building an America that is stronger...

  • Clinton camp targets Sanders on Israel record

    February 10, 2016 | 10:38 am

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is eager to slow down Bernie Sanders’ momentum after his stunning victory in the New Hampshire primary. Countering the headlines about Bernie making history as the first Jewish candidate to win a presidential primary, the Clinton campaign rushed to note...

  • Insurgents Trump and Sanders seek lift at New Hampshire primary

    February 9, 2016 | 11:31 am

    The insurgent candidates in the 2016 presidential race, billionaire Republican Donald Trump and democratic socialist Bernie Sanders, looked likely to get a lift on Tuesday at the New Hampshire primary elections by defeating mainstream rivals.

    In an election year when Americans...

  • Trump versus Jeb in New Hampshire on day before crucial primary

    February 8, 2016 | 1:39 pm

    White House hopefuls Donald Trump and Jeb Bush opened political hostilities on Monday as Republican and Democratic candidates stormed across New Hampshire in a final flurry of events before the state's crucial first-in-the-nation primary.

    The stage was set for the vote on...

  • Clinton, Sanders take new combative tone into first one-on-one debate

    February 4, 2016 | 5:56 pm

    Democratic presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders take an increasingly combative tone into their first one-on-one debate on Thursday, cranking up a fight over who is best suited to lead the party's liberal agenda on the economy and healthcare.

    Five days before...

  • How a New Hampshire rabbi opened Hillary Clinton’s heart – in his own words

    February 4, 2016 | 3:18 pm

    A long-dead Hasidic rabbi reached across the centuries and let Hillary Rodham Clinton speak candidly about belief and self-doubt.

    That, more or less, is the takeaway of the Conservative rabbi who elicited Clinton’s celebrated response at a town hall Wednesday in New Hampshire.

  • Sanders discusses faith, Clinton grapples with rabbi’s question on humility

    February 4, 2016 | 8:19 am

    At a New Hampshire town hall meeting, Bernie Sanders described himself as a man of faith and Hillary Rodham Clinton opened up to a rabbi about her insecurities.

    Wednesday’s town hall in Derry, broadcast live and moderated by CNN’s Anderson Cooper, came six days before the New...

  • New Hampshire Jews trust Bernie Sanders, but voting all over the map

    February 2, 2016 | 2:47 pm

    Michael Harris probably isn’t your typical New Hampshire Republican.

    A 71-year-old from Hollis and president of his synagogue in nearby Nashua, Harris isn’t sure who he would support if the general election came down to the two iconoclasts on either side, Donald Trump...

  • John Kasich: King for a day?

    February 1, 2016 | 1:58 pm

    John Kasich has New Hampshire all for himself on Monday, as his rivals in the Republican presidential primaries focused on getting out the vote in the Iowa caucuses.

    To that end, Kasich made it apparent to his supporters and the growing number of reporters covering his 88th...

  • Jewish Jeb Bush donors keep faith

    December 7, 2015 | 12:01 pm

    Jeb Bush’s early supporters and donors are mustering a lot of strength these days to maintain some hope and confidence that their struggling candidate will perform well enough in the Iowa caucuses and then win the New Hampshire primary.

    On Thursday, Jeb tried to reassure his...

  • Nazi sympathizer charged with hate crime after threatening Walmart employees

    September 16, 2014 | 10:21 am

    A New Hampshire man was properly charged with a hate crime for threatening two Walmart employees with anti-Semitic statements, the state’s Supreme Court ruled.

    On Friday, the New Hampshire Supreme Court upheld the conviction of Paul Costella on two counts of criminal threatening...

  • Schindler factory plans up for sale

    August 8, 2013 | 1:40 pm

    A New Hampshire company is auctioning off a set of documents related to Oskar Schindler.

    RR Auction company, which specializes in historic documents, has made the items available for bidding until Aug. 14. Prospective buyers can big on the documents on the company’s website.

  • Romney, Ryan and Florida Jews

    By Raphael Sonenshein

    August 15, 2012 | 1:13 pm

    In 1992, Paul Tsongas of Massachusetts mounted a strong campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. The pundits considered him a brainy guy who was willing to take on the sacred cows of Social Security and Medicare. Gov. Bill Clinton of Arkansas, by contrast, seemed like a...

  • N.H. lawmaker sorry for shouting ‘Sieg Heil’ in Legislature

    May 15, 2012 | 2:54 pm

    A New Hampshire lawmaker was permitted back in the state’s House chamber after apologizing three times for saluting and shouting “Sieg Heil.”

    The outburst by Rep. Steve Vaillancourt, a Manchester Republican who once lived in Berlin, Germany, came Tuesday after the House of...

  • Romney wins in New Hampshire; strong showings for Paul, Huntsman

    January 11, 2012 | 8:29 am

    Mitt Romney won New Hampshire’s primary race, with Ron Paul second and Jon Huntsman third.

    A number of news organizations were projecting a win for the former Massachusetts governor in the GOP presidential primary based on early returns Tuesday evening.

    With 18 percent of the vote...

  • Jewish Republicans watch nervously as favorites savage one another

    January 10, 2012 | 3:38 pm

    As the Republican primary fight moves from New Hampshire to South Carolina, Newt Gingrich is stepping up his attacks on Mitt Romney and some prominent Jewish Republicans—who have a rich, mutually admiring history with both men—are wondering what happens next.

    Gingrich and a...

  • 6 quick comments on the NH Republican debate

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 8, 2012 | 5:34 am


    Iran – 27 mentions. By far, more than any other country in the world. “You want to talk about the most pressing issue that we’re dealing with today? It’s Iran”, said Rick Santorum in the first of two New Hampshire weekend debates.


    One should not be overly impressed by...

  • Jews were targeted for being different, New Hampshire legislator says

    January 11, 2011 | 10:46 am

    A New Hampshire state legislator is under fire for suggesting that Jews were vulnerable during the Holocaust because they were different.

    Rep. Jordan Ulery, a Republican, introduced a law that would require any shop featuring signs in any language other than English to also include...

  • Life After New Hampshire

    By Matthew E. Berger

    January 29, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    Now that the race for the Democratic nomination for president is moving south and west, Jewish scrutiny of the candidates is likely to intensify.

    Sen. John Kerry (D.-Mass.), who won New Hampshire with a healthy margin, was propelled forward with his second win in two weeks. He has...

  • Joe’s Dark Days

    By James Besser

    January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    With the startling victory of Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) in the Iowa caucuses and the dismal third-place finish of former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, the Democratic presidential deck has been drastically reshuffled.

    And the joker could go to Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.), who opted out...