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Obama Re-elected to Second Term as President

Gets 69% of Jewish Vote; Opinions Differ on Future U.S. Relations with Israel In a victory that apparently elated half the country and disappointed...

World Jewish Leaders Discuss Key Issues at Jewish People Policy Institute Conference

More than 120 major Jewish leaders, decision makers and prominent academics from around the world gathered together to discuss key issues facing the Jewish...

Rabbi’s Comments on Hurricane & Gay Marriage Draw Fire from Ex-Gov Pataki

Former New York Governor George Pataki has denounced a rabbi who said that the destruction New York received as a result of Hurricane Sandy...

Hakeem Jeffries Wins Democratic Seat in NYC’s 8th Congressional Distinct

New York State Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries easily won the Democratic election for the newly formed 8th Congressional District, stretching from Central Brooklyn to South...

From Welfare Reform to Taxes, Richard Caputo Explains Hot Button Issues of 2012 Election

With the debates over and the presidential election around the corner, Dr. Richard Caputo, professor of social policy and research and the director of...

Adelsons Donate Additional $10 Million to Romney Super PAC

Casino magnate and philanthropist Sheldon Adelson and his wife Miriam have again donated $10 million to a super PAC (political action committee) that backs...

Bloomberg Spending Big to Help Elect Favorite Candidates

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg not only has a tremendous amount of money, but he clearly likes to use it to carry out...

Rising GOP Star Runs for Congress

New York City Councilman Dan Halloran Speaks to the Jewish Voice Attempting to wage a campaign for a congressional seat as a Republican and...

Jewish Activists From Both Sides of the Aisle Come Together at Hofstra Debate

Dr. Paul Brody, of Great Neck, Vice President for the International Committee for the Land of Israel (ICLI), has launched a campaign entitled “Jewish...

Another Giuliani Run for Mayor?

A state senator is urging former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani to consider another run for City Hall. Ruben Dίaz (D-Bronx) says that...

Kruger Lobbyist Gets Only 3 Months in Jail for Role in Bribery Scandal

A prominent lobbyist who was involved in the bribery and political corruption scandal that ended the career of Brooklyn State Senator Carl Kruger was...

Kruger Lobbyist Gets Only 3 Months in Jail for Role in Bribery Scandal

A prominent lobbyist who was involved in the bribery and political corruption scandal that ended the career of Brooklyn State Senator Carl Kruger was...

TV Ad Featuring Netanyahu Seen as Romney Endorsement

A political TV advertisement featuring Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has caused a stir as it is being seen as an endorsement of Mitt...

Jewish Leaders Agree With Romney: Palestinians Have ‘No Interest Whatsoever’ in Peace with Israel

In a press release last week, the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) said that it “agrees (with) and applauds” Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s...

‘Rabbi for Obama’ Declares that a Jew Shouldn’t Vote for a Believing Christian

“I signed on to be a Rabbi for Obama. There are no other clergy groups, such as Imams or Priests for Obama. Really, what...

Father of Tischler Brothers Indicted on Fraud Charges

The father of the two young men running for elected office in Brooklyn has just been indicted on a number of fraud charges, as...

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