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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,...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusatio...

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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