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Kerry: I Believe Netanyahu Over Romney

Kerry: I Believe Netanyahu Over Romney

Senator John Kerry defends Obama's foreign policy, says Romney is lying when he says Obama won't stand by Israel.Elad Benari, 07/09/2012 04:32
Democrats' Omission of Jerusalem 'Not Deliberate'

Democrats' Omission of Jerusalem 'Not Deliberate'

Top Democratic official says that decision to ditch platform naming Jerusalem as Israel's capital was not deliberate. Boo-ers disagree.Elad Benari, 07/09/2012 03:14
'Stop Calling us Nazis,' GOP Tells Democrats

'Stop Calling us Nazis,' GOP Tells Democrats

Romney campaign issued a statement demanding Democratic officials "cease and desist from comparing those with whom they disagree to Nazis."Rachel Hirshfeld, 06/09/2012 16:17
Democrats Resume Nazi-GOP Comparison... Again

Democrats Resume Nazi-GOP Comparison... Again

South Carolina Democratic chairman compared his state's GOP female governor to Hitler's mistress, in third Holocaust analogy in three days. Rachel Hirshfeld , 06/09/2012 13:59
Rivlin: Democratic 'Jerusalem Mistake' No Accident

Rivlin: Democratic 'Jerusalem Mistake' No Accident

The omission of Jerusalem from the Democratic Party platform was intentional, Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin saysDavid Lev, 06/09/2012 11:07
Clinton: I Want Obama to be the Next President

Clinton: I Want Obama to be the Next President

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at Democratic National Convention, slams Republicans for attacking Obama.Elad Ben Ari, 06/09/2012 06:23
Democratic Change Ordered by Obama Himself

Democratic Change Ordered by Obama Himself

Obama ordered his party to reinsert recognition of Jerusalem to the party platform, but they were not too pleased with the idea.Elad Benari, 06/09/2012 05:14
Democrats Bring Back 'Jerusalem' and 'G-d'

Democrats Bring Back 'Jerusalem' and 'G-d'

After facing sharp criticism, the Democrats bring back to their platform language which recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Elad Benari, 06/09/2012 00:59
Rivlin: Obama has No Understanding of Mideast

Rivlin: Obama has No Understanding of Mideast

Speaker Rivlin says Democrat platform's omission of Jerusalem as capital of Israel has "far reaching significance."Gil Ronen, 05/09/2012 20:55
Democrats Eliminate ’G-d’ from Platform

Democrats Eliminate ’G-d’ from Platform

The Democrats’ election platform, which in 2008 spoke of people’s “G-d given potential,” drops any mention of Him in the 2012 version. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 05/09/2012 17:07
Romney Criticizes Democrats Over Jerusalem

Romney Criticizes Democrats Over Jerusalem

Unlike previous years, the Democratic Party platform doesn’t state that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.Elad Benari, 05/09/2012 01:18
Obama’s Platform Puts Israel, PA on Back Burner

Obama’s Platform Puts Israel, PA on Back Burner

Democrats' platform states "unshakeabale commitment" to Israel, with no mention of Jerusalem or peace process. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 04/09/2012 14:35
Democratic Leader Nailed for GOP-Goebbels Remarks

Democratic Leader Nailed for GOP-Goebbels Remarks

Both Democrats and Republicans were outraged at the head of California's Democrats for comparing Republicans with the Nazis' Goebbels. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 04/09/2012 02:43
Leading Conservative Rabbi to Pray for Democrats

Leading Conservative Rabbi to Pray for Democrats

Conservative Jewish leader David Wolpe, voted in Newsweek as the most influential American rabbi, will pray at the Democratic convention. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 03/09/2012 10:31
Muslims’ 3-Day ‘Jumah’ Event to Pressure Democrats

Muslims’ 3-Day ‘Jumah’ Event to Pressure Democrats

"Jumah at the DNC" to highlight Muslim concerns. Leaders are anti-Semitic;one held Jews responsible for 9/11. Fern Sidman, NY Correspondent, 28/08/2012 09:04
'Rabbis for Obama' Boycott and Defame Israel

'Rabbis for Obama' Boycott and Defame Israel

"Rabbis for Obama" includes many anti-Israel figures who support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against the Jewish state.Rachel Hirshfeld , 26/08/2012 12:57
Jewish Democrats Slam GOP for Ron Paul Tribute

Jewish Democrats Slam GOP for Ron Paul Tribute

Jewish Democrats slammed Republicans for planning a tribute to Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) at the GOP national convention. Rachel Hirshfeld, 26/08/2012 11:06
Obama Looks to Rabbis as Jewish Support Dwindles

Obama Looks to Rabbis as Jewish Support Dwindles

Obama’s re-election campaign announced the launch of Rabbis for Obama, aimed at rallying Jewish support for president in upcoming elections.Rachel Hirshfeld , 22/08/2012 10:20
ZOA: Rescind Convention Invitation to Carter

ZOA: Rescind Convention Invitation to Carter

Zionist Organization of America calls on the Democratic National Committee to rescind its invitation to former President Carter.Rachel Hirshfeld, 19/08/2012 17:16
Carter to Address DNC, Despite Jewish Objections

Carter to Address DNC, Despite Jewish Objections

Jimmy Carter has been granted prime-time speaking slot at the upcoming Democratic National Convention, despite objections from Jewish groupsRachel Hirshfeld, 08/08/2012 12:00
Bill Clinton to Play Key Role at Dem Convention

Bill Clinton to Play Key Role at Dem Convention

Bill Clinton will play a key role in Democratic National Convention, where he will deliver prime-time speech endorsing Obama's re-election.Rachel Hirshfeld , 30/07/2012 18:09
Democratic Politician Claimed No Jews Died in 9/11

Democratic Politician Claimed No Jews Died in 9/11

A Missouri politician who was a local campaign manager for Obama claimed that no Jews died in the 9/11 attacks, and then apologized.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/07/2012 13:54
Democrats Blast Maine Governor for Gestapo Remarks

Democrats Blast Maine Governor for Gestapo Remarks

State Democrats are lashing out at Maine Governor Paul LePage after he compared the IRS to the Nazi Gestapo. Rachel Hirshfeld, 09/07/2012 11:11
Democratic Leader Quits After Anti-Israeli Rants

Democratic Leader Quits After Anti-Israeli Rants

A South Florida DNC representative resigned from her post after her anti-Israel e-mails sparked outrage.Rachel Hirshfeld, 04/07/2012 08:39
Anti-Israel Candidate Demands Recount after Loss

Anti-Israel Candidate Demands Recount after Loss

Charles Barron, who has called Israel a “terrorist state," was clobbered in his bid for a Congressional seat but demanded a recount.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 27/06/2012 08:49
NY Dems Panic over Possible Win by Anti-Zionist

NY Dems Panic over Possible Win by Anti-Zionist

Democratic party leaders panic over the chance that a Black anti-Zionist, backed by a KKK leader, may win a primaries vote.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 25/06/2012 13:54
Ad: 'Is This The Man You Want in Congress?'

Ad: 'Is This The Man You Want in Congress?'

The ECI has released a new ad documenting the racist and anti-Israel statements made by Democratic congressional candidate Charles Barron. Rachel Hirshfeld , 24/06/2012 17:20
Democrats of NC Consider Anti-Israel Resolution

Democrats of NC Consider Anti-Israel Resolution

The North Carolina Democratic Party is considering passing a resolution that would criticize Israel for “illegal occupation of Palestine."Rachel Hirshfeld, 20/06/2012 22:53
NY State Senator Compares Abortion to Holocaust

NY State Senator Compares Abortion to Holocaust

NY State Senator Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx) compared abortion to the Holocaust during a rant on Tuesday against pro-choice legislation. Rachel Hirshfeld, 03/05/2012 13:43
Bid for New 'Super Jewish' State Senate Seat

Bid for New 'Super Jewish' State Senate Seat

Former Councilman Simcha Felder announced a bid for state Senate in a newly created district, which includes Borough Park and Flatbush.Rachel Hirshfeld, 25/04/2012 16:33
GOP Candidate Equates Smoking Ban to Nazi Policy

GOP Candidate Equates Smoking Ban to Nazi Policy

Wiesenthal Center denounced GOP Senate candidate John Raese for equating smoking ban to Hitler’s policy forcing Jews to wear Star of David. Rachel Hirshfeld, 22/04/2012 14:40
New Version of 'Four Questions' Celebrates Obama

New Version of 'Four Questions' Celebrates Obama

The National Jewish Democratic Council has published a new version of the 'Four Questions,' praising achievements of Obama. Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/04/2012 10:58
'Israel Gap' Growing between U.S. Parties

'Israel Gap' Growing between U.S. Parties

Republican support for Israel is 25 points higher than in Democratic Party, where only 53%, sympathize with Israel.Gil Ronen, 18/03/2012 19:54
Obama Debt Plan an Unofficial Campaign Launch

Obama Debt Plan an Unofficial Campaign Launch

By announcing a deficit cutting plan predicated on new taxation, Barack Obama threw down the gauntlet to Republicans. The Fight is on.Amiel Ungar, 20/09/2011 09:11
Wisconsin Senate Remains in Republican Hands

Wisconsin Senate Remains in Republican Hands

The Wisconsin Recall elections were meant to be a punitive example of organized labor's power and a rallying point for Democrats.Aryeh ben Hayim, 10/08/2011 21:41
Obama Fights Backlash on Israel

Obama Fights Backlash on Israel

The 2012 American presidential race is already beginning to heat up with attacks aimed at Barack Obama's Israel-PA policies.Chana Ya'ar, 05/06/2011 16:01
DLC A Victim of Polarization

DLC A Victim of Polarization

The demise of the Democratic Leadership Council together with the disappearance of "New Labour" mark the end of an era in politics.Amiel Ungar, 09/02/2011 20:40
Peace Offering to Business

Peace Offering to Business

By tapping William Daley as his new White House Obama is trying to reestablish his frayed ties to businessAmiel Ungar, 06/01/2011 21:34
Lieberman: PA Burying Peace Plan

Lieberman: PA Burying Peace Plan

Foreign Minister Lieberman told Democratic majority leader Rep. Steny Hoyer and 28 other party Congressmen that the PA is burying plans for peace.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/08/2009 16:21