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  • Rabbis for Romney

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    October 24, 2012 | 12:23 pm

    Many political organizers talk about themselves as reluctant activists, but when Rabbi Bernhard Rosenberg said it wasn’t his intention, initially, to establish the group Rabbis for Romney, it’s hard not to believe him.

    “I don’t hate Obama, and I don’t glorify Romney,” said...

  • A president of values and vision

    October 11, 2012 | 9:30 am

    Jewish voters know the scene well. Politicians show up at our synagogues, community events and Jewish homes for the aging—all talking up “Jewish values,” all trying to speak the language of the Jewish community.

    This election season, we are seeing more of the same. Yet the trick...

  • 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...

  • RJC, ECI demand removal of ‘radical’ rabbi from Obama list

    August 24, 2012 | 10:22 am

    Two conservative groups called on the Obama campaign to sever ties with a “radical” on its newly-released list of more than 600 rabbis who support the president’s reelection.

    The campaign rejected the demand.

    The Republican Jewish Coalition on Thursday “expressed profound...

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  • Obama campaign launches rabbis list

    August 21, 2012 | 2:52 pm

    More than 600 rabbis joined a campaign initiative called Rabbis for Obama.

    Obama for America announced Tuesday that Rabbis for Obama is designed to “engage and mobilize grassroots supporters.”

    The rabbis represent themselves and not individual synagogues or organizations, according...

  • Shame on Rabbis for Obama, hooray for Amy Klein, thanks for Marty Kaplan

    October 1, 2008 | 11:36 pm

    Online Dating Addict

    "True Confessions of an Online Dating Addict" -- "Cathy" it's not (Sept. 26). It's brilliant, and one of the smartest singles columns I've read. I love reading each week's adventure. Klein's journey is familiar, and I'm sure I'm not the only one who thinks so....
  • Obama conference call with rabbis covers education, the meaning of the shofar, support for Israel

    September 18, 2008 | 12:56 am

    Barack Obama told a conference call of rabbis this morning that he supports government funding for after-school and mentoring programs in faith-based schools.

    Speaking to 900 rabbis on a pre-Rosh Hashanah call, Obama said he opposes "vouchers" for private schools, but would continue...
  • Chicago rabbis organize nationwide Rabbis for Obama group, 300 sign on [VIDEO]

    September 10, 2008 | 1:58 am

    Rabbi Sam Gordon spoke out against anti-Obama smears last January



    More than 300 rabbis from across the country and across the denominations are publicly backing Barack Obama for president.

    According to a press release, Rabbis for Obama is a “grassroots effort” founded by two...