Going Viral for Obama

Are videos featuring Sarah Silverman and Samuel L. Jackson, put out by a Jewish Super PAC, swaying voters?

The Alan Dershowitz Syndrome

Prominent Jews like the Harvard lawyer have spent years criticizing Obama. So, why are they endorsing him?

Voting Jewish Values

Policies proposed by Mitt Romney, especially on education, are antithetical to fairness and compassion

George Allen, Born Again

The Republican remembered for a slur is using his Jewishness to help orchestrate his political comeback

Politics on the Pulpit

As the presidential election nears, rabbis debate whether partisanship is part of their job description

A 40-Year U.S. Embassy Crisis

The murders in Benghazi are the latest in a string of attacks on American diplomats to go unanswered by the U.S.

America’s Future in the Mideast

Thomas Friedman, Elliott Abrams, Walter Russell Mead, and Aaron David Miller advise the next president

A Lawyer Who Won’t Back Down

Jay Lefkowitz is the Orthodox Jewish advocate in the real-life drama behind Maggie Gyllenhaal’s new film

Don’t Fight Circumcision Law

A lawsuit against New York’s ‘oral suction’ law is misguided—and would backfire against the ultra-Orthodox

How Orientalism Shaped Obama

The White House’s response to the anti-Islam video is proof of the enduring influence of Edward Said’s ideas

New York’s Pro-Slavery Rabbi

Congregants gathering at the famously liberal B’nai Jeshurun may not know about a dark chapter in its past

Hitler on the Campaign Trail

Republican and Democratic politicians are reviving a favorite Nazi debating point this election season

Not Another ‘Rabbi for Obama’

David Wolpe insists that delivering a benediction at the Democratic Convention is not a political endorsement

Gay CEO on a Christian Loveseat

Furniture mogul Mitchell Gold eschews glitzy Democratic confabs for coffee talk with evangelicals

Republican Jews Speak Out

For some Jewish conservatives, the RNC is a chance to be vocal about politics they usually keep quiet

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