Intermountain Jewish News

Banner
Wednesday,
Jul 30th
Home IJN Special Sections Welcome Democrats

Welcome Democrats

To be a Jewish Democrat: IJN exclusive roundtable

To be a Jewish Democrat: IJN exclusive roundtable

A fair warning to all Republicans, conservatives, libertarians and other detractors of the Democratic Party: This is an article exclusively of and about Democrats.

The reason for such gross imbalance, however unusual it may seem, should be obvious. As virtually everyone in Colorado already knows, next week the Democratic National Convention will be storming to town, intent on formally nominating its “presumptive” presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama, not to mention kicking off the critical autumn phase of the campaign.

And whether Denver and Colorado ultimately turn out to be dominated by blue, red or purple voters, for four days in late August, Denver is going to be an exclusively, and perhaps spectacularly, Democratic place.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 14 February 2009 09:01 )

Read more...
 

IJN e-Edition

This is only a taste! Get full access to the IJN via our e-Edition, only $14.04 for IJN Print subscribers.

E-Edition subscribers get access to a complete digital replica of the IJN, which includes all special sections.

Get the IJN's free newsletter!

Shabbat Times

JTA News

Peres on Gaza: ‘Israel has exhausted the military option’

Marcy Oster Former Israeli President Shimon Peres called on the Israeli government to seek a diplomatic solution to the Gaza crisis, and to ensure return of the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Authority. ... [Link]

Weapons found stored in third UN school in Gaza

Marcy Oster A stockpile of weapons was discovered at a third United Nations school in the Gaza Strip. ... [Link]

At least 15 Gazans dead in shelling on U.N. school sheltering civilians

Marcy Oster At least 15 Palestinians were killed in shelling on a United Nations school in the Jabaliya refugee camp, which is serving as a shelter for Gazans displaced from their homes in the current conflict. ... [Link]

Israeli-Arab lawmaker Hanin Zoabi censured in Knesset

Marcy Oster Israeli-Arab lawmaker Hanin Zoabi was censured over statements she made encouraging Palestinian “popular resistance” and saying that the kidnappers of three Israeli teens were not terroris... [Link]

Moroccan jailed for killing Jewish physician in Ukraine

Cnaan Liphshiz A Moroccan man who killed a Jewish physician in Ukraine was sentenced to 15 years in jail after a court of appeals reversed his acquittal. ... [Link]

Simon Cowell gets blowback for IDF donation

Anthony Weiss Celebrity music impresario Simon Cowell is getting blowback for a $150,000 donation to the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces. ... [Link]

Americans blame Hamas more than Israel for Gaza strife

Anthony Weiss Significantly more Americans blame Hamas for the current violence in Gaza than do Israel, according a new poll. ... [Link]

Op-Ed: Learning to argue on Tisha b’Av

Daniel Treiman We can have passionate disagreements without descending into hatred, Yehudah Mirsky writes. ... [Link]

Intermountain Jewish News • 1177 Grant Street • Denver, CO 80203 • 303 861 2234 • FAX 303 832 6942
email@ijn.com • larry@ijn.com • lori@ijn.com