To Be a Jew During Election Time

How does our identity as a Jew influence our politics? Is it possible to separate our Jewishness from our political attitudes? A week away from the election Sarah Brammer-Shlay examines the answers.

Sexy Hanukkah Music, Gilad Shalit, & a Focus on the Family Boycott: this week’s Shavua Tov

Don’t miss this week’s hottest Jewish news. Prez. Obama selects an Anti-Semitism envoy, a deal is brokered for kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, Focus on the Family repulses us all with its newest boycott, a new movie on God opens at the Lagoon (we have the trailer), and we give you the sexiest Hanukkah song you’ll ever hear (with a free download). Shavua Tov. Hope you all have an awesome week.

Iran nominates internationally wanted terrorist for defense minister

Exactly fifteen years and one month after Ahmad Vahidi and other Iranian terrorists masterminded the destruction of Argentina’s Jewish Community Center in a murderous attack that killed 85 and wounded 240 innocent Argentinian civilians, Iran’s “re-elected” President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, has nominated the man for Defense Minister.

Anger over Obama’s pick for the Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Obama recently released the sixteen names of the”agents of change” in politics, science, art, medicine, and sports deserving of the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. Among the honorees was Mary Robinson, the first female President of Ireland and a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. During her […]