(JTA) — During his campaign for president in 2008, I wrote a column suggesting that Barack Obama was struggling to connect with Jews because they weren’t sure that he supported Israel’s cause in his gut — that is, in his kishkes. I may have been the first to apply the term “Kishkes Factor” in relation…
We have as a nation agreed upon what our shared values are. We now just need to live up to them.
Engagement with alt-right ideas is the only way to restore us to a country where Jews (and Democracy) will be secure.
Benjamin Netanyahu plans to speak at the liberal Center for American Progress during his upcoming U.S. visit as part of an effort to rebuild bridges with Democrats. Some liberals say he should be shown the cold shoulder.
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.
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A Canadian Jewish group rebuked the Liberal Party’s leader for comparing Ottawa’s poor record in admitting Jewish refugees in the 1930s and 1940s to the intolerance facing Muslims today.
Mario Cuomo managed to appeal to both Orthodox and secular Jews. He was a natural liberal but learned as a teenage ‘shabbos goy’ about the vulnerability of being observant.
Is the Jewish left dying, as Jay Michaelson suggests? One young leftist says the opposite is true, and explains why all the statistics in the world couldn’t convince him otherwise.
We usually think of opposing big government as a conservative precept. But Jay Michaelson thinks liberals also have plenty of reasons to dislike onerous regulation.