Fort Lauderdale must be one of the most sought-after Jewish communities these days, with both presidential candidates pursuing undecided voters in key districts of the battleground state of Florida.
Some 150 central activists in the Arab-American community yesterday published a formal endorsement of Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry.
At the convention Israel was compared to South Africa under apartheid, called a "disease," and there were calls to stop American aid to Israel.
U.S. National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice and Richard Holbrooke, chief foreign policy adviser to Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry, will address an AIPAC conference in Florida next weekend.
A new law passed by the U.S. Congress on Monday and now awaiting the president's signature would require the State Department to appoint a special commissioner to keep track of anti-Semitism worldwide and publish an annual report on the subject.
When Jews for Jesus fanned out in the U.S. capital in recent weeks in an attempt to win people over, the Jewish community swiftly united to counter them.
The candidates can't be blamed. They didn't set the agenda for the electorate; they only respond to it, and the voters are far from being interested in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The former Democratic mayor of New York explains why he has embarked on a campaign for a Republican president as the candidate who will not abandon Israel.