There may be chaos in the world, with an Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the specter of war in Ukraine and a seemingly endless cycle of violence in Gaza, but the earth continues to turn, the sun continues to shine, and Republicans continue to think Jews are about to turn Republican....
House rejects stopgap security agency funding, partial shutdown looms
Reflecting on my trip to Birmingham with The Temple
LAUSD board race a study in polarization
Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow
My interview with Leonard Nimoy
‘Kosher Soul’ plays on stereotypes — amusing some, angering others
Q&A with Jorma Kaukonen on Jefferson Airplane and Judaism
Tag: Republican Jews
August 5, 2014 | 2:17 pm
August 29, 2012 | 2:13 am
Richard N. Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses Mideast politics, and how he takes the Israelis at face value when they talk about a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities.
The goal here should not be to...
July 29, 2012 | 4:01 am
May 1, 2012 | 11:39 am
April 25, 2012 | 3:18 am
Matti Friedman of the Times of Israel presents a glimpse into the journal of British clergyman Hugh Jones, who remained in Jerusalem as the fight for control of the city waged around him.
Report of a two-hour cease...
February 1, 2012 | 4:24 am
A week ago I wrote that the most interesting question about the Florida Jewish vote is that “If the percentage of Republican Jews is higher this year than in 2008; if more than 4-5% of the Republican Florida voters are Jewish.” The answer to this question is now clear: a resounding...
January 18, 2012 | 11:38 am
September 18, 2008 | 8:21 pm
September 9, 2008 | 1:31 pm
David Benkof, a Ph.D. student in American Jewish history at New York University, belongs to the not-as-tiny-as-you-would-think family of Republican Jews.
“I believe in free enterprise, traditional family values and people’s basic liberties as guaranteed by the text of the...
July 12, 2007 | 8:00 pmTournament Schedule Stifles Debate
Like many Jewish students, Jenny Lester likes to argue -- so she joined the debate team at Taft High School in Woodland Hills. But even if she qualifies for next year's statewide tournament, the junior won't be able to compete because it begins on...