Mitt Romney won the Iowa caucuses, but all the presidential candidates are vying to show their love for Israel. How far will they go?
And why he can’t be so neatly separated from the GOP field
Paul specter looms even as Romney positions self
Plus ‘Israel Firsters,’ the Americans of Beit Shemesh, and more
Newt Gingrich says the Palestinians are an “invented people.” They are, like many others in the Middle East. It’s a useful myth the U.S. must support.
This should trouble Jews, and could cause a political maelstrom
Plus the inaccurate new Three Stooges movie, and more
Group says economy threatens ‘America’s security assistance to Israel’
Israeli historian weighs in on Newt Gingrich’s ‘invented’ remark
The GOP frontrunner’s device for catering to pro-Israel base
Plus Christie is the top bridesmaid, 100 Jewish films visually, and more
Plus Hitler’s little book, Hitch deploys Yiddish, and more
Gingrich makes same promise as … Bush
Obama, Republicans won’t completely ignore this stuff over the next year
Ben-Gurion repeatedly faced down crises by fearlessly rejecting retreat and useless compromise. Obama would do well to follow his model.
Nadav Samin was a nice Jewish boy in Brooklyn who made it big at a key moment in hip-hop history and then walked away to take up Middle East studies. Now it turns out he never really left rap behind.
Newt Gingrich has long relied on the financial largesse of casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, a Republican Jewish Coalition leader. But now the money man is facing trouble, and that could be the former speaker’s undoing.
Conservative showman speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s fundraiser
Plus, Mamet Agonistes, Korean Jews, and more
NYT profile of David Barton omits white supremacist past
Guess who’s coming to Israel
Glenn Beck’s favorite ‘historian’ enlists the Founding Fathers in a battle against diversity
Recent attacks on Islam in the United States echo old slurs against Jews
What is and isn’t sharia, and more
‘Sharia’ is a much more abstract concept than ideologues—whether Mideast Islamists or Newt Gingrich—suggest
Plus Obama says Turkish arms sales are safe, and more
Defeat for opponents
Plus a polarizing ‘rape,’ and more in the news
Plus Gingrich is both sorry and not a Nazi, and more