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  • Questions for Obama’s California strategist, Mitchell Schwartz

    October 15, 2008 | 11:36 pm

    Mitchell Schwartz heads up Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign in California and also sits on the board of Temple Israel of Hollywood. He has worked on campaigns for Sen. Barbara Boxer, Gov. Gray Davis and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, as well as Bill Clinton's 1992...
  • Should we ‘roll the dice’ on untested Obama?

    October 15, 2008 | 9:55 pm

    The pretentiously messianic Sen. Barack Obama would be comical, except many people vote apparently not for president but for debate team captain. While partisans argue unconditionally for Obama or Sen. John McCain, both candidates are, as in any election, flawed. It is increasingly...
  • UN Security Council reaffirms Iran sanctions

    October 1, 2008 | 10:04 pm

    The U.N. Security Council reaffirmed existing sanctions against Iran but did not expand them.

    The resolution, adopted unanimously Saturday, called on "Iran to comply fully and without delay" with three earlier resolutions imposing sanctions until Iran cooperates fully with U.N....

  • Thirteen million Jews worldwide don’t sign ‘don’t bomb Iran’ petition

    By The Web Guy

    August 22, 2008 | 7:01 pm

    In what must be a contender for most understated headline and sub-head of all time, our friends at the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) offer this:

    Group of Jews oppose Iran attack

    More than 150 Jews around the world have signed a statement calling on Israel not to attack Iran’s...

  • Obama sounds both hawkish and dovish themes in Israel, Jordan

    July 23, 2008 | 4:49 pm

    SDEROT, Israel (JTA)—During his stops in Jordan and Israel, presidential contender Barack Obama stressed both his backing for tough Israeli security measures and his commitment to advancing the peace process.

    In meetings with several Israeli leaders Wednesday, Obama reaffirmed his...

  • Ticking clock

    By Steve Greenberg

    July 17, 2008 | 2:10 pm


  • Briefs: Ahmadinejad to attend U.N. summit, Obama to visit PA, Israel

    July 17, 2008 | 12:39 am

    Ahmadinejad to Attend U.N. Summit

    Mahmoud Ahmadinejad plans again to attend this year's summit at the United Nations in New York. The Iranian president told state television Monday he will fly to New York in September for the annual gathering of international leaders at the U.N....

  • Speaker Pelosi, Speaker Itzik talk tough on Iran at Hadassah conclave

    By Tom Tugend

    July 15, 2008 | 2:32 pm

    As the personification of women's empowerment, two of the most influential female politicians in the United States and Israel stood on the stage, greeted by the cheers of more than 1,800 delegates to the 94th national Hadassah convention.

    Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the House of...

  • Israel-Iran war talk blamed for oil price frenzy

    By Ron Kampeas

    July 7, 2008 | 5:40 pm

    WASHINGTON (JTA)—Even if the tough talk between Israel and Iran never comes to blows, it’s already hitting consumers where it hurts—at the gas pump.

    Experts say that talk of an Israeli strike on Iran is a key part of what’s unsettling already volatile oil markets.

    “It’s clearly...

  • AP VIDEO: Ahmadinejad—Israel will disappear from map

    June 4, 2008 | 2:15 am

    On Monday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad repeated his call for the destruction of Israel.

    He first made the comments in 2005, fueling international outrage. Taking aim once again at Israel and the United States—-Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad repeated inflammatory...

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