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Asked About Support for Israel, Clinton Says Political Campaigns ‘Don’t Reflect the United States’

Questioned in Tunisia on Sunday about the trustworthiness of political candidates that “run toward the Zionist lobbies to get their support in the states”...

Romney’s Religious Affiliation Targeted Following Mormon Blunder

A blunder by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has angered Jews, sparked religious discussion, and focused greater attention on the Mormon...

J Street says Politicians Sounding too ‘Tough’ on Iran

Amid the growing Iranian nuclear threat and global terrorist attacks linked to the country, J Street Executive Director Jeremy Ben-Ami sent an email to...

Fidler Losing Rabbinical, Other Endorsements

A number of prominent individuals – including several rabbis – have withdrawn their endorsement of City Councilman Lew Fidler, the Democratic candidate for State...

Jewish Leaders Find Fault with Obama’s Budget Proposal

Orthodox Union: Budget Provision Will Harm American CharitiesThe Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, objected on...

Bloomberg Defends City Ban on Allowing Religious Services to be Held in Public Schools

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has voiced his support for a city ban preventing religious institutions from holding services in public schools, sources have reported. The...

GOP Primaries Heat Up as Jewish Involvement Intensifies

Ron Paul Supporters Prevented from  Casting Ballots at Special Post-Shabbat  Nevada Caucus; Conflict EnsuesIn a passionate display of strong disapproval over the Obama administration’s...

Fidler, Storobin Trade Charges in Race for State Senate Seat

In the latest volley between City Councilman Lew Fidler and David Storobin – his Republican opponent for the State Senate seat vacated by Carl...

Proposed New York State Senate ‘Orthodox’ District Draws Praise, Criticism

The proposed “Orthodox Jewish” New York State Senate district consisting of Boro Park and Midwood is drawing praise from several community leaders, while eliciting...

Romney and Gingrich Reach Rare Consensus on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

“Governor Romney is exactly right,” remarked Newt Gingrich to the surprise of his audience. In a debate held in Jacksonville, Florida this past Thursday,...

Miriam Adelson Donates $5 Million to Gingrich Super PAC

After edging out a victory at the South Carolina primary on Saturday, Newt Gingrich has now received a much needed cash infusion ahead of...

Perry ‘Cooks’ Turkey in Latest Republican Debate

In the latest Republican debate held in South Carolina on Monday night, nominee Rick Perry invited controversy when he identified Turkey’s leaders as “Islamic...

Fidler Hires Seasoned Orthodox Campaign Manager to Ensure Religious Vote

In another attempt to cement his relationship with the Orthodox Jewish community, Councilman Lew Fidler has hired political strategist Kalman Yeger to manage his...

GOP Candidates Talk Energy

U.S. politicians have been talking about developing alternatives to Middle East oil for many years – so it’s no surprise that every Republican running...

U.S. Official on Propping Up Islamist Democracies

Jeffrey Feltman, the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, stated in a recent editorial for Dar al Hayat, that American officials...

News Stations’ Woes Raise Questions on Vitality of Israeli Democracy

The recent tribulations of two Israeli news channels have illuminated the political and economic woes currently plaguing the nation’s media.Financial difficulties compelled the channels...

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