Advertisement

National

lechter.jpg

Local Republicans Gear Up for Tampa

Lynne Lechter of Lower Merion likens the Republican Party to the state of Israel.Both entities are morally correct in their stances, contends Lechter, a...
iran.jpg

Parsing the Increased Chatter on Iran

WASHINGTONHow much noise does Israel's leadership have to make to get the Obama administration to say what it wants to hear about Iran?It's a...
romney.jpg

Romney Silent on Faith

WASHINGTONMitt Romney's Lacrosse moment still awaits him.The Democratic convention in Los Angeles was where Joe Lieberman made history as the first Jewish candidate on...
mann1.jpg

Off Stage But He Still Has a Lot To Say

Longtime communal lead­er Theodore "Ted" Mann laughed with his mouth full when asked if he really believes that voting Republican is inconsistent with Jewish...
adelson2.jpg

For Sheldon Adelson, Political and Jewish Giving Are all of a Piece

Call it the Adelson conundrum: What happens when the guy who acts as if he owns the room really does? In March at TribeFest, the...
ayalon.jpg

How Munich 11 Effort Went Viral

WashingtonIt began two years ago as an idea by volunteers at a suburban Jewish community center and turned into a major international campaign, galvanizing...
obamaisrael.jpg

Showing Israel the Love

Washington · AnalysisIt was a weekend of Israel love politically that highlighted two approaches to showing affection for the Jewish state: Go to Israel,...
olympics.jpg

America’s Jewish Olympiads

Jason Lezak -- no newcomer to Olympic glory -- recognizes the difficulty in returning to the medal stand at the London Games."I definitely would...
bulgaria.jpg

Bulgaria’s Jews Still Reeling

SOFIA, BulgariaUntil last week, leaders of Bulgaria's small, placid Jewish community said they felt untouched by hate crimes or terrorism.But after last week's apparent...

Debate Rages Over Circumcision in Germany

 BERLINSay yes to circumcision.That's the message of a petition that three German students have created at change.org.Directed toward the German government, the petition comes in...