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Obama conference calls with 900 rabbis

NEW YORK — In a conference call with 900 rabbis, Barack Obama said he supports government funding for after-school programs in religious schools. Speaking to the rabbis...

Joe Biden, AIPAC, clear the air

NEW YORK — Joe Biden spoke last week with the AIPAC leadership to clear up any misunderstandings. The Democratic vice-presidential candidate had a friendly 20-minute...

‘Rabbis for Obama’

WASHINGTON — Saying it is their duty to fight for the truth and against lashon hara, more than 400 rabbis have joined to back Barack Obama’s presidential bid in...

‘Attack dog’ focuses on VP choices

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden, all wrong on Israel? Sarah Palin, a Jewish woman’s worst nightmare? Republicans and Democrats campaigning for the Jewish vote have flipped the...

Partisan besmirching of Biden hurts Israel

By Michael Adler I returned from the Democratic National Convention in Denver with the announcement of Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) as the Democratic vice presidential...

Leadership, experience make Palin a strong VP choice

By Linda Lingle If there was any doubt that Sen. John McCain will shake up Washington and institute real change, the selection of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as the...

All American Joe

ST. PAUL — Joe Lieberman, another Jewish senator and a rabbi played lead roles in praising John McCain at the Republican National Convention here Tuesday night. US Sen....

Notes from Republican National Convention

MINNEAPOLIS — Like her husband, Hadassah Lieberman is backing John McCain for president. On Monday afternoon, she was the featured speaker at the Republican Jewish...

Sarah Palin expresses support for Israel to AIPAC

MINNEAPOLIS — Sarah Palin met with pro-Israel lobbyists to express her support for US-Israel ties. Palin, the Alaska governor who was tapped last week by Sen. John...

McCain team: Palin rejects the views of her church’s Jews for Jesus speaker

NEW YORK — Vice presidential pick Sarah Palin says she doesn’t share the views of a Jews for Jesus leader who in a speech at her church suggested that violence against...