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  • Rashid Khalidi and Judith Butler object to boycotting the boycotters

    March 7, 2014 | 9:33 am

    Judith Butler and Rashid Khalidi are circulating a letter objecting to retaliation against those who support boycotts of Israel.

    Both Butler and Khalidi recently had events canceled at Jewish institutions after critics raised objections to their views on Israel. Butler, a...

  • Jews looked past worries to embrace Obama

    By Ron Kampeas

    November 6, 2008 | 6:08 pm

    For some Jewish voters, the strangeness of Barack Obama was like a recurring dream: unsettling and then settling in, and then, suddenly, revelatory.

    Ari Wallach described breaking through to elderly Jews in Florida who had resisted voting for the son of the man from Kenya, the tall...

  • Let bygones (not) be bygones

    By Marty Kaplan

    November 5, 2008 | 2:02 pm

    That's it?

    Twelve-hundred-and-eight words, and we're supposed to forget the months of ugly that came before?

    Not so fast.

    "I urge all Americans who supported me to join me in not just congratulating him, but offering our next president our goodwill and earnest effort to find...
  • L.A. Times protest - I was there

    By Jay Firestone

    October 30, 2008 | 8:18 pm

    This morning I went to shoot a protest outside the Los Angeles Times in downtown L.A.  Enraged McCain supporters picketed the publication for withholding the release of a video tape showing Barack Obama at an event honoring harsh critic of Israel, Rashid Khalidi. 

    It wasn’t a...

  • Video from the L.A. Times Obama-Khalidi protest

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    October 30, 2008 | 7:02 pm

    As promised, VideoJew Jay Firestone brought footage back from the protest outside the Los Angeles Times. (Quick refresher: McCain and some supporters are accusing the newspaper of protecting Barack Obama by refusing to release a video of Obama at a 2003 farewell celebration for...

  • Protesters storm LA Times, demand Obama-Khalidi tape

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    October 30, 2008 | 2:58 pm

    We’re now on Day 3 of Obama-Khalidi video watch at The God Blog.

    Tuesday McCain joined the conservative bloggers and pundits demanding the Los Angeles Times release a video of Barack Obama at a 2003 farewell dinner for scholar Rashid Khalidi, an outspoken critic of Israel. Yesterday...

  • McCain campaign to L.A. Times: Release Obama-Khalidi tape [VIDEO]

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    October 30, 2008 | 12:11 am

    John McCain and his vice presidential running mate continued Wednesday to accuse the Los Angeles Times of protecting Barack Obama by not releasing the video of 2003 celebration Obama attended for a Palestinian-American scholar and critic of Israel. The newspaper has refused to make...