This is why it matters that Obama published his essay in a women’s magazine.
What really inspired and energized me about Hillary Clinton’s nomination was not the act of witnessing, nor the thrill of being “in the room where it happens,” but the vision of history as a collective, active responsibility that was put forth over and over throughout the program.
PHILADELPHIA (JTA) — President Barack Obama praised America’s diversity and solidarity, and defended his record, while telling Americans to vote for Hillary Clinton. Obama was the final speaker on a Democratic National Convention night Wednesday filled with big names. Before him, Vice President Joe Biden, Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine and former New York…
There’s one big question that awaits President Barack Obama as he prepares to leave the Oval Office: Which country club should he join?
(JTA) — Spanish Jews condemned a left-wing party’s use of alleged anti-Semitic imagery to protest against President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to the country. The Madrid branch of Izquerda Unida, or United Left, on Thursday tweeted the controversial image, which shows a depiction of a thick-lipped Obama standing behind a wall amid explosions while hugging…
Across the spectrum, Israelis see their new defense minister as a dangerous extremist. But Washington is taking a pragmatic let’s-do-business approach.
WASHINGTON (JTA) — In his Holocaust Remembrance Day message, President Barack Obama called for solidarity with Jews facing anti-Semitism in Europe and on campuses. “Today, and every day, we stand in solidarity with the Jewish community both at home and abroad,” Obama said in his statement released Wednesday afternoon, on the eve of commemorations. “We…
President Barack Obama sounded a wistful note in his last Passover message as president.
President Barack Obama will host a Passover seder this year, but not on either of the nights it is required according to Jewish custom.
The liberal Israeli newspaper Haaretz is urging Barack Obama to back a Palestinian resolution at the United Nations — and to ignore Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s calls for a veto.