(JTA) — A candidate for the Michigan state legislature apologized for saying a Jewish lawmaker asked a lobbying firm to pay for the bar tab at his daughter’s wedding. Steve Marino, a Republican and former lobbyist running for the Michigan House of Representatives, was recorded by a Democrat as saying that the Jewish chairman of the state…
The Israeli branch of the U.S. Republican party began a campaign on Monday to get American voters living in Israel to cast absentee ballots in favor of Donald Trump.
Donald Trump’s comments urging gun-loving Republicans to stand in the way of Hillary Clinton even if she gets elected are drawing outrage.
An ad from the Republican Jewish Coalition accuses the Democratic Party of being “stridently anti-Israel,” featuring a string of attendees at last week’s Democratic convention criticizing Israel.
A widely admired New York rabbi, Haskel Lookstein has faced down controversies this past month over an invitation to give an invocation at Donald Trump’s convention and the Israeli Rabbinate’s rejection of his Orthodox conversions. At 83, the leader of Manhattan’s Kehilath Jeshurun finds himself yanked into the spotlight.
At times, the speech was drowned out by the cheering crowds in the arena of the Republican National Convention. Social media crowned a new political star. Some Republicans said they were seeing the U.S. president they longed for.
On a night marked by discord, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz called for religious freedom and blasted the Iran nuclear deal in a controversial speech.
Two days into the coronation of Donald J. Trump, the arrival of Saul Alinsky, in all his dead Jewish radical glory, was not a surprise.
Sheldon Adelson, perhaps the single most important Jewish donor to the Republican Party, showed up in Cleveland Tuesday for the party’s national convention.
A barrage of anti-Semitic comments shut down the Chat alongside the live YouTube feed from the Republican National Convention on Monday afternoon, Raw Story reported. As former Hawaiian Governor Linda Lingle made scathing comments about the Democrats lack of support for Israel, anti-Semitic trolls wrote “MAKE AMERICA JEWISH AGAIN,” “press h for hitler,” “F——————- THE KIIKKKKKKKKKEEEEEESSSSSSS” in the bar next to the screen.