Polls suggest overwhelming support for Trump in the Orthodox community. No revelation or lewd comment is likely to change their fundamental belief that that the GOP - even the Trump version - is better for Jews and for Israel.
Allison Kaplan Sommer
The video’s liberties with history are shockingly revisionist, insulting and even racist, portraying non-Jews as primitive barbarians perpetrating serial home invasions on their hapless Jewish victims.
Freshly released emails reveal the less than optimal phrasing of Hillary Clinton's top adviser when asked whether Bill Clinton should address an AIPAC conference.
In the 18-minute speech posted to Facebook, Oren confesses that he was a 'weird' kid, boasts that Israel 'exports wine to France, caviar to Russia, gluten-free pasta to Italy.'
While rabbis won't outright endorse Clinton or Trump, the deep distress over the Donald has led some rabbis to reconsider their usual policies when it comes to politics and their holiday sermon.
From joining Snapchat at the age of 93 to going internationally viral with two videos, Shimon Peres never ceased to be, in his own words, 'focused on breakthroughs for a new tomorrow.'
Obama’s presidential farewell to Peres managed to echo, without imitating, the eulogy Bill Clinton made for Rabin more than two decades ago.
Obama said in his eulogy that Shimon Peres was the story of Israel and his pursuit of peace was never naive.
Clinton recalls how Peres was once asked what he wants his legacy to be: ' I'm more concerned about tomorrow than yesterday,' the former Israeli president responded.
While Clinton would certainly look presidential standing among world leaders, the downsides of heading to Israel in the heat of her campaign outweigh the advantages significantly.