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  • 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...