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2020 Democratic Primaries
Sanders wins Democrats Abroad primary with nearly 37 percent of vote in Israel
March 24, 2020
An estimated 40,000 Americans in 180 countries outside the United States cast their ballot in person or through fax, email and regular mail.
Only rabbi to serve in Illinois state legislature loses Democratic primary
March 19, 2020
Rabbi Yehiel Kalish, 44, was appointed in January 2019 to succeed state Rep. Lou Lang, who resigned due to a business opportunity.
Anti-Israel Democrat upsets House incumbent; neo-Nazi fails in Republican primary
March 18, 2020
In the Democratic race, Marie Newman won against Rep. Dan Lipinski, 47.1 percent to 44.8 percent, while Arthur Jones came in last in the three-way Republican contest with only 10 percent of the vote.
Pro-Israel PAC endorses Joe Biden for president
March 9, 2020
“As senator and vice president, Joe Biden has proven he will fight for Democrats’ broad vision for America, including a strong U.S.-Israel relationship,” said DMFI PAC president Mark Mellman.
March 8, 2020
Democrats and anti-democrats
In America, voting is the only game in town and voters are the source of power. In Israel, the courts are in charge.
March 5, 2020
The real center ground: The only political show in town
The public has understood that for decades, they have been offered only one basic story: the progressive worldview that bears no relation to their own lives and aspirations, but which has become the default position of the entire political establishment across the now obsolete left-right divide.
Jonathan S. Tobin
March 4, 2020
Did Bloomberg give ammunition to anti-Semites?
Spending on political speech is a cherished right, even if you’re trying to buy the presidency. But doing so doesn’t give you immunity from criticism—no matter that you’re Jewish.
2020 AIPAC Policy Conference
Bipartisan ‘foundation’ on Israel in danger, warns AIPAC CEO at conference enmeshed in politics
March 4, 2020
The proceedings seemed muted by the clash of Democratic presidential candidates, the spread of the coronavirus, the rise of anti-Semitism and continued Iranian aggression.
Bloomberg drops out of 2020 presidential race, endorses candidate Joe Biden
March 4, 2020
Following Super Tuesday, where 14 states voted, Michael Bloomberg only won American Samoa and picked up 44 delegates overall.
Amid contentious Democratic primary, South Carolina Jewish community reflects ‘civility’
February 28, 2020
When it comes to the issues, Charleston varies in what it prioritizes outside of what Brandon Fish, director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Charleston, called the “unifying issues that Jews … around the country care about,” including the State of Israel and the democratic process, especially as the primary is on a Saturday.