Politics

Jews for Ahmadinejad, Onion-style

12:07 25 September in Latest, Politics
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[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="286" caption="Ahmadinejad tries to make out with Jewish man"][/caption] In an effort to improve his standing among Jews, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad tried yesterday to make out with a member of the ultra-Orthodox sect Neturei Karta. Ahmadinejad has been in the dumps among pro-Semites...

Jewish Politicians Rip into RJC

12:39 24 September in Latest, Politics
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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGdyEv_irmA] Watch Joe Biden deliver last night's opening speech at the National Jewish Democratic Council's Washington Conference. Jewish politicians known for their support of Israel lashed out against the Republican Jewish Committee this morning, accusing it of dividing America’s Jewish community for the sake of politics. During a...

UN Roundup

14:56 22 September in Latest, Politics
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What with non-stop hoopla at the convening of the United Nations General Assembly this week in New York, we offer a quick recap of the main issues to help you sift through the news coverage. Predictably, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has created the most amount of...

Livni Wins Kadima Primaries

16:51 17 September in Latest, Politics
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Tzipi Livni has won the Kadima party primaries (Moment columnist Gershom Gorenberg explains how they work, or don’t work, here) with nearly 50% of the vote, according to Israeli exit polls. Livni, 50, will replace beleaguered Prime Minister Ehud Olmert as the party Chairwoman. Her next...