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Adelson Strikes Down Olmert’s ‘Conspiracy Theory’

Adelson: Olmert’s charges that Bibi interfered in US elections are baseless. “Netanyahu is a friend, but so are Peres and Dershowitz.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/11/2012, 1:09 PM

Obama Declared Winner in Florida

Obama wins the state of Florida, receiving 50 percent of the vote to Romney's 49.1 percent.Elad Benari, 11/11/2012, 4:44 AM

Romney's Campaign Hints He Lost Florida

Mitt Romney's senior campaign adviser in Florida hints he lost the state, where a result is still to be declared.Elad Benari, 11/9/2012, 4:11 AM

BBC Reporter Under Fire for 'Jewish Lobby' Remark

A BBC correspondent came under fire by the Board of Deputies for using the term “Jewish lobby” in discussing the American election.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/8/2012, 5:20 PM

Tea Party Vows to Hijack GOP By Next Election

Conservative leaders lashed out at Romney for failing to secure the presidency and vowed to wage a war to put the Tea Party in charge of GOPRachel Hirshfeld , 11/8/2012, 2:55 PM

Obama 'Doesn’t Forget Anything', Says Barak

Defense Minister Ehud Barak says Obama won't forget Netanyahu's support for Romney, but doubts he'll make life difficult for him.Elad Benari, 11/8/2012, 6:41 AM

Obama is a Staunch Supporter of Israel

Sheldon Schorer, counsel to Democrats Abroad in Israel, says Obama supports Israel and will continue to do so in his second term.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 11/8/2012, 6:14 AM

Former Ambassador: Obama Won't Seek Revenge

Israel’s former Ambassador to Belgium and Switzerland, Yitzchak Meir: The U.S. has interests in Israel.Elad Benari, 11/8/2012, 3:16 AM

Taliban Weighs in on Obama Victory

The Taliban told re-elected Obama to admit that the US has lost the war in Afghanistan and to pull troops out of the country immediately. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/7/2012, 10:17 PM

RJC Urges Unity in Face of 'Serious Problems'

Republican Jewish Coalition calls on Americans to "come together to craft real solutions to very serious problems our country faces today." Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/7/2012, 9:45 PM

Mofaz: U.S. Should Have Major Role in Negotiations

In a letter to Obama, MK Mofaz expresses thanks for special relationship and looks for support in future affairsAnnie Lubin, 11/7/2012, 9:00 PM

Orthodox Leaders Refused to Support Romney

70% of the Jewish population voting for Obama may show a grave disconnect between Israel and the Jewish population abroad. Annie Lubin, 11/7/2012, 4:41 PM

Rabbi Boteach Stoic after Trouncing in House Race

Democratic Rep. Pascrell trounced Rabbi Boteach in a New Jersey Housel race, but the loser is stoical: It was the journey that mattered.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/7/2012, 3:45 PM

Voters Backed Changes in Western Values

Obama was not the only victor Tuesday. Some states backed gay marriage and marijuana, mirroring a change in traditional values. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/7/2012, 2:46 PM

Video: US Envoy Shapiro: Great Day for Democracy

U.S. Amb. to Israel Dan Shapiro celebrated the election with hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks on the house. “A great day for democracy.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu and Yoni Kempinski, 11/7/2012, 1:39 PM

US-Born MK Candidate: How Can Jews Vote for Obama?

Obama did not even let Pollard go to his father’s funeral, says US-born MK candidate Gimpel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/7/2012, 12:37 PM

Republican Defeat A Tactical Or Strategic Problem?

Analysis: Like any defeated party the Republicans must decide whether they lost tactically or strategically.Dr. Amiel Ungar, 11/7/2012, 10:56 AM

Likud Leader: Israel Must not Bend for Obama

Israel will not bend for Obama despite his re-election victory, says Likud MK Danny Danon. National Union: A victory for Israeli left.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/7/2012, 9:51 AM

Exit Polls: Obama Won 69% of Jewish Vote

Obama won 69 percent of the Jewish vote, compared with 78 percent in 2008, according to exit polls. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/7/2012, 9:03 AM

Romney Concedes to Obama

Romney concedes to Obama, who is projected to win 303 electoral votes and 51% of the popular vote. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/7/2012, 7:29 AM

Obama Wins Second White House Term

CNN, NBC declare Obama the winner of the 2012 presidential election.Elad Benari, 11/7/2012, 6:21 AM

Danon: Obama Wasn't Good for Israel

Israel is not interfering with the U.S. election, but it’s important to admit that Obama was not good for Israel, says MK Danny Danon.Elad Benari, 11/7/2012, 2:15 AM

US Voters Wait .. and Wait to Cast Ballots

Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, in some states US voters waited for more than an hour before being able to cast their ballots.Chana Ya'ar, 11/6/2012, 7:56 PM

Obama Tears Up in Final Re-Election Plea

An emotional President Barack Obama concluded his final campaign in Iowa on Monday, tearing up as he reiterated his re-election plea.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/6/2012, 5:18 PM

Romney and Obama – Both Say They Will Win

Romney says he will win. So does Obama, One will be right and one will be wrong. The US winds up its quadrennial political circus Tuesday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/6/2012, 4:29 PM

Impending Nor'easter May Threaten 'Sandy' Recovery

As residents of the East Coast are still trying to recover from Hurricane Sandy, they may have to brace themselves for a brewing nor'easter.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/6/2012, 12:56 PM

Video of First US Voting: Romney and Obama Tied

A New Hampshire precinct retains its habit of midnight voting, and the results of the 10 ballots reflect the polls – a dead heat., 11/6/2012, 8:40 AM

Obama Maintains Slight Lead in Final Day's Polls

Reuters/Ipsos poll before Election Day shows 48% support for Obama, 46% support for Romney.Elad Benari, 11/6/2012, 4:12 AM

Adelson: I Didn't Leave Democrats; They Left Me

"There is now a visceral anti-Israel movement among rank-and-file Democrats," writes Sheldon Adelson in The Wall Street Journal. Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/5/2012, 3:50 PM

The Hush-Hush Election Issue: Race

No one talks about it, but race is one of the main factors behind anger and tension in the U.S. presidential election campaign. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/5/2012, 3:37 PM

New Jersey's 'Sandy' Victims Can Vote by E-Mail

New Jersey residents who have been displaced by Hurricane Sandy will be allowed to vote by email and fax.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/5/2012, 2:23 PM

Barely Half of Arab-Americans Want Obama

Only 52 % of Arab-Americans back Obama, with 16% undecided, says a poll by the Arab-American Institute. Arabs could decide swing states. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/5/2012, 1:45 PM

Ayatollahs See Sudan Strike as Israeli Warning

Obama's ineptitude has allowed Iran's stockpiles of enriched uranium have grown exponentially. He also hypocritically signed the UN demand for Israel to display nuclear abilities, but not Iran.Dr. Joe Tuzara, 11/5/2012, 12:47 PM

Christie Defends Obama Praise, But Backs Romney

NJ Gov. Chris Christie defended his praise for Obama’s handling of Hurricane Sandy, but said he would still vote for Romney. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/5/2012, 11:03 AM

Major US Media Switch Support to Romney

The New York Daily News surprises analysts and endorses Romney, NY Post, Newsday, Florida and Texas newspapers also want a change. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/5/2012, 10:17 AM

Nasty Nail-Biting Election Goes Down to the Wire

US polls open in 30 hours. Virtually all polls show a virtual tie but give Obama the nod in the electoral college vote. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 11/5/2012, 7:57 AM

U.S. Race 'All Tied Up', Find Various Polls

CNN/ORC International poll finds that 49% support both Obama and Romney. Other polls find that the race is tied as well.Elad Benari, 11/5/2012, 5:45 AM

Expert: Obama Victory Means Tough Times for Israel

A second term for Obama could be bad news for Israel, according to U.S.-Israel relations expert Prof. Eytan Gilboa.Elad Benari, 11/5/2012, 4:13 AM

Early Voting Bomb Scare in Florida

A bomb scare delayed early voting in Florida and led to tensions and fears of riots that may highlight the day after Election Day. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/4/2012, 3:53 PM

Krauthammer: Romney Will Win by Narrow Margin

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer said that while he believes the election will be close, Romney will take the presidency. Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/4/2012, 11:15 AM

Sandy ‘Backlashes’ Obama, Refugees Await Help

Superstorm Sandy is backlashing Obama after he promised quick aid to victims. Millions without power. Gas still rationed. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 11/4/2012, 9:20 AM

Video: U.S. Citizens Living in Israel Vote Romney

American voters who reside in Israel explain why they voted for Romney in the U.S. presidential elections.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 11/4/2012, 4:15 AM

Obama and Romney Neck and Neck in Key States

Polls released show President Obama and Mitt Romney are neck and neck in four swing states.Elad Benari, 11/4/2012, 2:46 AM

U.S. Presidential Race Remains Effectively Tied

Reuters/Ipsos daily poll gives Obama 47% support and Republican rival Romney 46% of voters’ support.Elad Benari, 11/2/2012, 3:45 AM

Video: Lifelong Democrat – Join me in Voting GOP

“Forget that you voted for democrats since you’ve been knee high to a grasshopper. I did too,” says Bryna Franklin, lifelong Democrat.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/31/2012, 9:01 PM

Democratic Campaign Site: Romney Has Ties to Iran

Both US presidential candidates were slowed by Hurricane Sandy, but worked the Internet instead. Democrats claimed Romney has ties to Iran.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2012, 10:50 AM

Sandy’s Fundamentalists: Blame Gays and Obama

Some fundamentalists blame gays and Obama for Sandy. Psalms has the last word: The L-rd rules…greater than the roar of the ocean.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/31/2012, 8:52 AM

Rivlin: Obama Victory Would Make Things Difficult

Obama victory would mean ‘difficulties’ for Israelis in Judea and Samaria, Knesset Speaker warns.Maayana Miskin, 10/30/2012, 7:33 PM

Presidential Politics, Jewish Voters and Self-Deception

The capacity for partisan self-deception has roots other than a search for the truth. Matthew M. Hausman, Att'y, 10/30/2012, 12:15 PM

Romney Worse than Sandy, Says Bill Clinton

The US election campaign is as nasty as the weather. Bill Clinton charges Romney would be worse than Frankenstorm Sandy if he is elected. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/30/2012, 10:38 AM

Romney Has Advantage in Ohio

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a two-point advantage in Ohio, according to a Rasmussen poll.Elad Benari, 10/30/2012, 4:12 AM

WESTERN FRONT: The Jewish and Post-Jewish Vote

American Jews. The first immigration wave is history. The second wave adapted, and lost their identity. The third wave adapted and kept their identity. So where is the Jewish vote headed? Daniel Greenfield, 10/29/2012, 12:53 PM

Bagel Eaters with Jewish Genes?

Obama has positions on Jewish-related issues that spell out a clear outlook. A Jewish vote for or aginst Obama, indicates what the voter feels about Jews, Judaism and Israel. Barouch Levy, 10/29/2012, 11:47 AM

Boca Raton Jews Cheer for Romney

Which way Florida? Jews in Boca Raton, Florida came out to join Republican Jewish Coalition activists who came down for last week's debate.Larry Domnich, 10/29/2012, 12:42 AM

Conservatives Bridle At Poll Watchers From Abroad

OSCE poll watchers solicited by liberals have aroused much rancor this year because of sensitivity over one-sided voting fraud.Amiel Ungar, 10/28/2012, 4:41 PM

The New York Times Endorses Obama

President Obama captured the endorsement of The New York Times, while Iowa's Des Moines Register backed Republican candidate Mitt Romney.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/28/2012, 1:22 PM

Obama Attempts to Justify Not Visiting Israel

In an interview with NBC News, President Barack Obama attempted to justify why he has not visited Israel since becoming president. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/28/2012, 12:23 PM