Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Thursday he has been “surprised” of late at a “loss of moral compass on basic questions” in Israeli society, even as far right wing Yisrael Beiteinu chairman Avigdor Lieberman worked to finalize an agreement that would see him replace Ya’alon as defense chief and expand the ruling coalition.
Intimate gatherings can make for pointed arguments that detract from the joy of the holiday, especially in an election year. But that doesn’t mean we should avoid prickly subjects.
Being an evangelical Christian candidate for president is twice as great a liability as being a Jewish candidate, according to a new poll.
Despite what Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz wants you to think, New York is actually the religious capital of America, Raphael Magarik argues.
Chuck Schumer was in a tough spot. The Iran nuclear deal was coming before Congress for approval, and the United States senator from New York had an unenviable decision before him.
Jerry Nadler endured withering criticism for his vote in favor of the Iran nuclear deal. But the venerable Upper West Side lawmaker — who represents far more Jews than anyone else in the House of Representatives — isn’t backing down and shows no sign of paying a political price.
Jeb Bush, a likely Republican presidential candidate, criticized the Iran nuclear framework agreement as “very naive” during a visit to a Manhattan Jewish day school.
Seventy-nine Democratic members of Congress told President Barack Obama that he should “persevere” in his efforts for a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
As the rift between President Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu grows wider, J.J. Goldberg stops to ask how much is the result of policy differences and how much is simply personal.
Sheldon Adelson wants to back a Republican candidate with a shot at the White House. Will Ted Cruz’s efforts to buddy-up with Shmuley Boteach be enough to sway the Jewish megadonor?