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.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders brought his liberal message to evangelical stronghold Liberty University, delivering an impassioned moral plea for economic equality.
Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the longest-serving independent member of the U.S. Congress, will announce his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, Vermont Public Radio reported on Tuesday.
Tensions between the U.S. and Israel have boiled over before. J.J. Goldberg explains why it’s different when a liberal Democrat is the one in the White House.
Jewish support for Democrats over Republicans in congressional elections broke more than two to one, consistent with recent elections, and Jewish voters remained substantially more supportive of President Obama than the general population, polls showed.
Tom Wolf, Pennsylvania’s newly crowned Democratic gubernatorial nominee, has given so much to his local Jewish community center that many assumed he was Jewish. Only he isn’t.
Robert Strauss, who once headed the Democratic National Committee, served as U.S. trade representative and ambassador to Moscow, and advised presidents from both parties, died in Washington on Wednesday at age 95.
Major Democratic donors, many of them Jewish, wrote to party congressional leaders urging them not to advance new Iran sanctions legislation.
A soon-to-be-published report on revisions made to high school civics textbook shows that the new revised edition places a greater emphasis on presenting Israel as a nation-state for Jews than on presenting Israel as a democratic country.