How the Newark mayor’s adopted Jewish identity—shaped by his Orthodox mentors—reflects his unique brand of politics
Plus David Axelrod gets a new gig
Plus Lena Dunham, Margaret Sullivan, and David Axelrod
David Wolpe insists that delivering a benediction at the Democratic Convention is not a political endorsement
The 2012 presidential campaign will be a landmark for U.S. Mormons. It’ll also be the most Jewish election in history, argues a Mitt Romney adviser.
Plus anti-war meme hits Facebook, Omar Sharif-stein, and more
Support for President Obama is sagging among a key Democratic voting bloc. Now his campaign has 11 months to win back Jewish voters.
Though officially an exercise in change and progress, Rahm Emanuel’s inauguration as Chicago’s first Jewish mayor was nonetheless steeped in well-worn myths and traditions
Rahm Emanuel, in the midst of a rough-and-tumble campaign, was just denied a spot on the mayoral ballot. Was the move Chicago politics as usual, or has Emanuel’s Judaism come into play?
Barack Obama courted American Jews as a candidate, but the relationship is on the rocks
Much to learn from NYT’s ’20-Somethings’
Fallout from last week’s East J’lem announcement continues
Orthodox group’s head meets with, praises adviser Axelrod
‘Mother Jones’ thinks so
Even if he once made same charge himself
A day in the imagined life of David Axelrod
Bibi denies earlier remark; profile proves it wrong
Bibi’s no fan of Emanuel, Axelrod