Shimon Peres was an optimist not blinded by messianism, who responded with dignity, calm, and compelling logic to his persistent critics in Israel and on the American Jewish right.
With his Yiddish accent, jacket and tie, he wasn’t seen as a real Israeli. In a state that invented the new Jew – sabra, tanned, a soldier, a daring adventurer – he was the old Jew, the exilic Jew.
No, they’re not Jewish. But on stage last night, the two candidates embodied the clash between two Jewish archetypes - and lawyerly Clinton trounced Trump the businessman gonif.
Donald Trump is the exact opposite of Obama, but the recipe is the same.
We feel, with great pain, that because of Miri Regev's cynical exploitation of Mizrahi-ness, many years of social and political struggle for recognition and repair of the injustices done to Mizrahim have gone down the drain.
Palestinian citizens of Israel are its Achilles’ heel; they refuse to become Zionists, refuse to leave Israel, and refuse to vanish into thin air. And, increasingly, they are refusing to remain silent.
The Democratic Jewish caucus is campaigning to maximize Florida’s Jewish vote, because a difference between a 60 or 80 percent Jewish turnout for Clinton could decide the national vote.
Leaders from across the world express condolences over the death of former Israeli president Shimon Peres, whose coffin will be on display to the public on Thursday.
U.S. Election 2016
After putting Donald Trump on the defensive by accusing him of racism and sexism, Hillary Clinton blasts him again, saying he made 'charges and claims that were demonstrably untrue.'