PHILADELPHIA (JTA) — Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, a surrogate for Donald Trump’s Republican presidential campaign, retweeted an anti-Semitic post and then apologized, saying it was in error. The tweet, from a user called Saint Bibiana, alleged that Jews were blaming the former Soviet Union for leaks that were published recently from internal Democratic National Committee emails. “CNN implicated,”…
Trump, accepting the Republican presidential nomination, called Israel the United States’ “greatest ally in the region,” and attacked the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program.
The gripping tale of a dramatic, sudden repudiation of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz by Sheldon Adelson, the major pro-Israel philanthropist and Republican donor, seems a little less consequential in the light of Thursday morning, according to folks who are close with Adelson and his wife, Miriam.
We’ve caught glimpses of him this week. He gave a three-line speech Monday night. The next day, he addressed the crowd via video feed.
On Wednesday, the Republican National Convention should have felt, well, conventional.
An issue of historical concern to American Jews drew waves of applause when Donald Trump, Jr. preached about it Tuesday night from the stage of the Republican National Convention.
CLEVELAND (JTA) — Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson criticized Hillary Clinton for admiring Saul Alinsky, a far-left activist who praised “Lucifer” in his most famous book. Speaking at the tail-end of the Republican National Convention Tuesday, Carson said Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, was unfit for the presidency because Alinsky was one of…
CLEVELAND (JTA) — Speaking at the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump’s wife Melania Trump said her husband does not discriminate based on race or religion. Her speech, which came following a night of attacks on the Obama administration’s domestic and military record, seemed to aim for a more positive note in an often pugnacious campaign. In the speech,…
On the day Donald Trump wrapped up the Republican primaries, Marc Zell was ready to resign his position as vice president of Republicans Overseas, the party’s expatriate group.
Voters who have their hearts set on supporting a left-wing Jew running an insurgent campaign still have a candidate.