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Posts Tagged: Democrats Jews

March 22, 2017 6:45 am
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What Is Happening to American Jewish Organizations?

I have been active with my local Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and Israel Advocacy Committee for the past 25 years. I am hawkishly...

March 13, 2017 6:23 am
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Don’t Stand in Solidarity With Hate

Throughout the past election season and the beginning of the Trump presidency, I have heard a lot of concerns about alt-right hate and antisemitism. Just this past week,...

January 3, 2017 7:22 am
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The Jewish Right Is Hijacking the Pro-Israel Discussion

The responses from most American Jewish organizations and media outlets after the United States’ abstention from the UN Security Council vote, and then Secretary of State John...

April 18, 2016 6:50 am
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Demographics and Decisions: Projecting the Jewish Vote in 2016

JNS.org - When it comes to projecting the Jewish vote in 2016, understanding demographics might lend some semblance of sanity to an election that most observers...

August 11, 2015 7:00 am
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Why Some American Jews Are Lobbying for the Iran Deal

Isn't it remarkable how much of the fight over the Iran deal is a battle between different factions in the Jewish world? First off, one would...

July 22, 2015 12:48 pm
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Is Reform Jewish Group in the Pocket of the Democratic Party?

This week, I made the mistake of reading a tweet from the RAC. Honestly, I don’t know why I continue to follow the Religious Action...

March 2, 2015 4:00 pm
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Obama’s Moment of ‘Peace’ and Jewish Liberals

Out of the whole shrill chorus of American Jewish liberals who have offered an evil-spirited defense of "their President" against the ruthless foreign invader Benjamin...

October 3, 2013 1:14 pm
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Rabbi Jack Moline Takes Helm for Jewish Democrats (INTERVIEW)

JNS.org - Rabbi Jack Moline was sitting with his friend, Rahm Emanuel, then a White House adviser, as the two ate lunch during their...

February 21, 2013 2:16 am
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Schumer: Hagel “Almost Had Tears in His Eyes” During Meeting

Politico - New York Sen. Chuck Schumer said Wednesday that Chuck Hagel "almost had tears in his eyes" as he explained to the former...

September 10, 2012 2:19 pm
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Democratic National Confusion: What to Do About Jerusalem?

The 2012 Democratic National Convention, held from September 4 to 6, is now history. Former US president Bill Clinton officially nominated current US president Barack...

September 5, 2012 12:29 am
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Conventions Produce Unconventional Insights Into Parties’ Changing Views on Israel and Islam

National party conventions produce balloons, hot air and many  conventional wisdoms, but this year, the conventions highlighted the changing way Republicans and Democrats treat Jews, Israel,...

Features

Feeding Body and Soul: Terror Victims Get Servings of Food (and Hope)

JNS.org - Try spending $60,000 for chicken, $31,000 for wine, $15,800 for eggs, and...

Zionism Meets Feminism: Talking Shop Over a Glass of Chardonnay

JNS.org - In a quintessential “only in Israel” moment, nearly 60 women (and a few dozen men) gathered on a breezy...

Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

Israel

Nine Teenagers Dead, One Missing in Southern Israel Flash Flood

At least nine teenage seminary students died after they were swept away by a flash flood in the Negev Desert in southern Israel on Thursday, an ambulance service said. Military helicopters and search...

Middle East

Israeli UN Envoy Exposes Iranian Military Base Near Syrian Capital

In an address to the Security Council on Thursday, Israeli UN envoy Danny Danon revealed new information about Iran’s military activities in Syria. Presenting an aerial image of what he called...

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