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.
It’s not just liberals who are angry at Israel. Is moderate Sen. Tim Kaine’s decision to boycott Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech a sign of unease spreading toward the political center?
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.
Eric Cantor’s conservatism made him an anomaly among Jews. But a handful of GOP congressional candidates are breaking the mold even more — by embracing the Tea Party.
Liberal Jews are dancing gleefully on Eric Cantor’s political grave. But Noam Neusner writes they shouldn’t gloat — his loss is a sign of big trouble for them too.
Irwin Cotler, a member of the Parliament in Canada and a prominent human rights activist, said he will not seek re-election.
Democratic U.S. Representative Henry Waxman of California, a leading liberal who helped craft President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare overhaul, said on Thursday he will retire from Congress at the end of this year.