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Where Are All the Jewish Political Leaders?

They’re absent from the midterm elections, and quiet on today’s issues

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Protesters Disrupt Chicago Pro-Israel Event

Jewish Voice for Peace members heckle Rahm Emanuel and Michael Oren

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Rahm Emanuel Sends Jon Stewart a Warning

A warning to journalists: Do not diss Chicago or its mediocre pizza

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Rahm Emanuel Throws Shade at Freedom Tower

The Chicago mayor isn’t convinced New York now has America’s tallest building

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How Will You Celebrate Allan Sherman Day?

Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel inaugurates a day honoring the parody king

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Rahm Emanuel Is a Terrible Dancer After All

Despite having been a dance major during college

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Daybreak: Shimon Peres’ Big Birthday

Barbra Streisand and Bill Clinton toast Israel’s president on his 90th birthday

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By July, The Three Biggest U.S. Cities Will Have Jewish Mayors

Los Angeles just elected its first Jewish mayor

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The New ‘Morethodox’ Rabbi

Asher Lopatin succeeds Avi Weiss at an influential seminary, offering a pluralistic version of Orthodoxy

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A School for D.C.’s Jewish Elite

The Jewish Primary Day School is now the place to be for the kids of Washington’s politically connected Jews

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Sundown: Bibi Ad Airs in Florida, But…

Plus AIPAC names new spokesman known as “the quote machine”

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A Teacher’s Perspective on the Chicago Strike

What the legacy of the Chicago strike should be

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Talking to W’s Chief of Staff

At the GOP convention, Josh Bolten reminisces about introducing President Bush to shmurah matzo

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Daybreak: Watching Israel at the Olympics

Also Rahm + Farrakhan = Crime Fighting Duo?

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Likud’s Late Grandfather

It’s the children of Irgun fighters who are known as princes of the Israeli right. But Benzion Netanyahu was a scholar, not an underground militant.

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The Most Jewish Election

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.

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Tribal Chiefs

Jack Lew, Obama’s new chief of staff, is the third Jewish official in the last 10 years to run the White House, after Rahm Emanuel and Josh Bolten

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Zeke Tells All

Eldest Emanuel brother pens memoir about his childhood

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Quite A Six Months We’ve Had!

That was the half-year that was, on The Scroll

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Fake Zeke Emanuel

His brothers get TV characters named Gold, so why shouldn’t he?

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Obligatory Weinergate Post

Queens congressman runs into some trouble on the Twitter

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The Good Jew

Alan Cumming’s character on The Good Wife—the marvelously nuanced political operative Eli Gold—captures the future face of careful, largely deracinated Jewish-American politicians

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Forward and Back

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

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Star Turn

Rahm Emanuel, who will become the first Jewish mayor of Chicago, shied away from discussing his religion during the campaign, but he couldn’t escape Jewish exceptionalism

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Sundown: Anger Lingers Over U.N. Veto

Plus Libya fallout, Ian McEwan, and more

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Mayor Rahm

Emanuel seizes majority of Chicago vote to avoid runoff

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Daybreak: Arms Sales Come Under Review

Plus Iran boasts about ships, ‘Isratine,’ and more in the news

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Sign Language

As Rahm Emanuel’s campaign for mayor of Chicago heads toward victory, he’s sending different messages—not a Boss, gay-friendly, disciplined, even rabbinical—to different audiences

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Storm Watch

After his successful response to a massive snow storm helped burnish Rahm Emanuel’s candidacy for Chicago mayor, the local press is trying to find ‘Bad Rahm’ hidden inside the new, well-mannered version

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Faster Than a Speeding Rahm

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