In case you haven’t heard, casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is hosting the next Republican presidential debate at his Venetian hotel in Las Vegas.
The Democratic presidential candidates pledged to lead the United States in the fight to crush the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria terrorist group, with each suggesting that the Obama administration has come up short.
For two and a half hours on October 13, the five Democratic candidates for president debated all manner of domestic and foreign issues in a spirited exchange where the questions were more productive and the answers more substantive than anything we’ve seen from the Republicans until now. But there was one subject that never made it to prime time: Israel.
The first Democratic presidential debate focused mostly on economic issues, although foreign policy differences emerged on how to handle the crisis in the Middle East.
Candidates in a Republican presidential debate were divided over whether to honor the recent Iran nuclear deal.
Israeli Abraham Gutman believes that it’s valid to criticize Israel, but that there are productive and unproductive ways to do it. He presents a how-to guide for improving the debate.
The Forward is making its final election projections. We predict at least 31 Jews will serve in Congress and Brad Sherman will beat Howard Berman in their hotly contested race.
Rep. Brad Sherman is expressing regret over a much-discussed incident in which he grabbed his opponent Rep. Howard Berman during a heated moment in a debate.