Right Turn: American Jews


Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/06/2012

The Democratic convention goes far left; media unaware

They don’t realize how far from the mainstream they are

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Media

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Carter at DNC sends wrong message to nervous Jewish Democrats

The anti-Israel ex-president’s plans have outraged Jewish leaders.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, President Obama

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 08/05/2012

Obama loses more Jewish supporters

More and more angry Democrats go public.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 08/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 07/30/2012

Questions for Jack Lew

Community leaders should ask hard questions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:53 AM ET, 07/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Obama White House

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 07/29/2012

Romney: You bet Jerusalem is the capital

During visit to Israel; GOP candidate delivers blow to Obama’s faux pro-Israel spin.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:15 PM ET, 07/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/29/2012

Pelosi: Republican Jews just want to save on taxes

The former speaker of the House raises hackles

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Obama vs. the Jewish state

A new ad points out his snub of the Jewish state.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:08 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Backlash builds over ‘60 Minutes’ hatchet job on Israel

A torrent of criticism pours down on “60 Minutes”

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:31 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel, Media

Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Herbert Hoover, American Jews and the GOP

A new book about a little known topic.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:51 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 03/29/2012

The Obama team flubs on Jerusalem

The administration trips up on Jerusalem, again.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:18 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 03/27/2012

The demise of the left’s favorite not-pro-Israel group

J Street becomes pathetic.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:18 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Panetta lets loose some ‘loose war talk’

Who’s allowed to speak up and who’s not?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:11 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Iran, Israel

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/08/2012

Pro-Israel conservatives: No, we won’t shut up about Israel

The right’s attacks on Obama’s spinners are landing blows.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Republicans’ turn at AIPAC

A different message than Obama’s

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:07 AM ET, 03/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Iran, Israel, Israel, Iran, Israel, Israel

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/05/2012

AIPAC’s chief: Obama is wrong about a bunch of stuff

He rejects many of Obama’s false premises.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:47 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Iran, Israel

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 03/05/2012

Obama was not there for Israel ‘every single time’

There are many facts that didn’t make it into his speech.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Obama talks to AIPAC and Bibi while the mullahs build nukes

The dilemma of who will act and when

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Iran, Israel, President Obama

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Outing the donors

Left and right go after the money men.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:28 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, 2012 campaign

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Obama’s Iran failure can’t be sweet talk now

Obama has lost control of events.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:27 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Iran, Israel

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Time to stand up and defend faith

Objecting to Obama’s attack on the Catholic Church.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Culture, law

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Obama turns off Jewish voters

Could it be Obama?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:00 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Israel and U.S. politics

Obama’s efforts to oust Netanyahu have failed spectacularly.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:58 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, President Obama

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 01/22/2012

An American life

David Max Rubin (1919-2012), RIP

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:10 PM ET, 01/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Culture

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Uproar over anti-Semitic writings reaches the White House

The White House gets ensnared in the controversy over blog posts and tweets.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:11 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel, Obama White House

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Obama’s Jewish spinners’ self-delusion

Did a two-year-old organization blind American Jewry?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:20 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, 2012 campaign, Israel

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/18/2011

Obama’s disingenuous speech to Jewish voters

Taking the liberal, Jewish vote for granted

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, President Obama

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/15/2011

Obama’s chance to repair damage among Jewish voters

Will Obama do some damage control?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 12/08/2011

The Israel media war in the Democratic Party

The hard left doesn’t like exposure of its anti-Israel views

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:00 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Romney takes the high road

The candidate reassures GOP Jews.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:38 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Santorum warms them up, Huntsman leaves them cold

A study in contrasts

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:54 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/07/2011

GOP presidential candidates come to the RJC

Presidential contenders come bearing speeches.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/06/2011

A Gutman backlash — except in the White House

Outrage, except in the White House

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel, Obama White House

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/04/2011

Panetta’s antagonistic speech on Israel

Obama never fails to pick a fight with our ally

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Republicans vs. Obama on Israel

An ongoing foreign policy fight.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:59 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 11/22/2011

Hamas’s best U.S. buddies

Revealing bedfellows.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:15 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Obama, Israel and the dilemma of pro-Israel Democrats

His hostility isn’t simply for Bibi

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:54 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Obama ties pro-Israel liberals up in knots

It’s hard to defend the president these days.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel, Iran

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Dennis Ross departs

So much shilling, so little to show for it

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:09 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel, President Obama

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Joe Lieberman on religious freedom

The Connecticut senator

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:25 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Joe Lieberman

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/26/2011

An opportunity for the GOP nominee with Jewish voters

Could the GOP pick top Ronald Reagan’s 39 percent of the Jewish vote?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel, President Obama

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 09/26/2011

American Jewish Committee poll: Obama disappoints, but we’ll vote for him

Obama’s numbers sag in Jewish community.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:45 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Interview with Joe Lieberman (Part 2): Much to do before he leaves

His Senate career is nearing its end

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel, Joe Lieberman

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 09/25/2011

Joe Lieberman Interview (Part 1): The Gift of Rest

The Connecticut senator writes about Shabbat

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 09/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Joe Lieberman

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/23/2011

The GOP and Israel

What a difference a party makes.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Obama’s frantic appeal to Jewish voters

His Jewish problem becomes a reelection problem.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Jews really are running from Obama

Can the GOP capi­tal­ize on his losses?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:36 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 09/14/2011

NY-9: Oh yes, Obama has a Jewish problem

A stinging rebuke to the president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, House GOP, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 09/09/2011

NY-9: A referendum on Obama?

If Anthony Weiner’s seat is lost, is any seat safe?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:25 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel, House Democrats

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Jewish vote in play in 2012?

As Obama becomes less popular will Jewish voters flee?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:01 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 07:48 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Obama is no George W. Bush when it comes to Israel

The White House scrubs its Web site on Jerusalem.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:48 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel, American Jews

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 08/07/2011

The Supreme Court and Jerusalem

One supposedly mainstream group sets off a firestorm

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:10 PM ET, 08/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel, Joe Lieberman

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Behind the scenes at the Quartet and the U.N.

Russia was not alone in submarining a Quartet statement

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:55 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Israel, American Jews

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 07/13/2011

A caution on Jewish polling

What can we actually learn from these surveys?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:20 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 06/22/2011

The Obama administration’s incoherence on Hamas

The administration can’t give a straight answer.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 AM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Another spin event for the Jewish community

The spin squad is having trouble maintaining the facade.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 06/20/2011

The lack of truth-telling from American Jewish ‘leaders’

Their spin is repeatedly demolished by reality.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:48 PM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Oh yes, it’s all about muscling Israel

The tale of Obama’s foreign policy debacle hits the MSM.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:52 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Media, Israel

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 06/16/2011

The Obama-Fatah tag team

It’s two against Israel.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Aiding terrorists

And other follies in Mideast policy.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/09/2011

No, Hollywood Jews aren’t going to start voting Republican

Haim Saban predicts diminished fundraising

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Reaction to pro-Israel ad praising Democrats

Partisan firestorm from attempt to praise Democrats’ pro-Israel credentials.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:36 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/02/2011

New ad dings Obama on Israel

A conservative group features pro-Israel Dems.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 05/26/2011

In Britain Obama repeats his error on Israel

The president repeats his central error on the ‘peace process.’

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Democrats and Republican unite on Israel, against the president

The rift between the White House and Congress widens

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:09 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Israel, American Jews

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Obama out of sight, and out of touch on Israel

The spat with Israel reveals some truths about Obama and the Jewish state.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:59 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Israel, American Jews

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Harry Reid and Bibi Netanyahu: A one-two punch

And Harry Reid sticks it to the president.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Reaction to Obama’s AIPAC speech

Obama has fragmented the Jewish community like no other president

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel, President Obama

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 05/22/2011

Obama double downs at AIPAC

No apologies and no retractions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:49 PM ET, 05/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel, President Obama

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 05/20/2011

The ADL should lead or leave

The traditional Jewish organization has outlived its purpose.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:05 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, American Jews, Israel

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/01/2011

Valerie Plame: No woman of valor is she

She’s become a professional victim, peddling a lie.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 04/08/2011

Does DNC chair follow the J Street line? Um, no.

Wasserman-Schultz is certainly no friend of Israel-bashing left.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Israel

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/06/2011

Reactions to Goldstone recantation speak volumes

How you can tell who has Israel’s best interests at heart.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Israel, American Jews

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 03/21/2011

J Street at it again: Attacking efforts to defend Israel

Left-wing group attacks condemnation of Palestinian incitement.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:42 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/28/2011

Dennis Ross disappoints J Street

The administration's chief Middle East adviser Dennis Ross went to the J Street confab. It was an odd assignment, given that J Street, in concert with the pro-Iranian-regime NIAC had conspired to try to prevent his appointment. The applause greeting...

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:40 AM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews