New Hampshire

  • Salute for hospital chief

    To the Editor: Peter Davis was a leader who has left an impression in our community that will not soon be forgotten. Our community is indebted to this giant. He was trusted, respected and loved by the staff at St. Joseph Hospital. Words just can’t express the 25 years of service this gentleman bestowed on… More ▸

  • JTA PODCAST: Hanging with Ron Paul people in N.H.

    We had an article a few weeks ago about the handful of Jews who really like GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul, despite all reasons that most Jews probably wouldn’t like him, including the financial support he receives from White nationalists and neo-Nazis. Today in The New Republic, James Kirchick provides considerably more ammunition against Paul,… More ▸

  • JTA PODCAST: Primary day

    Why is the Ben & Jerry’s of organic yogurt supporting Obama? Which campaign is boasting the biggest signs? What’s the pulse of Hillary’s supporters? JTA’s Ben Harris is on the scene in Concord, N.H., as residents of the Granite State head to the polls. Click the play button below to listen. To subscribe to JTA’s… More ▸

  • JTA PODCAST: Our man in New Hampshire

    JTA’s Ben Harris discusses the scene up in New Hampshire. The state is buzzing about Obama. Several campaigns make their case to a Reform shul in Manchester. Turns out Nixon was right about Anthony Lake. Hey, was that Sam Donaldson? Click the play button below to listen. More ▸

  • Huckabee too big for lobster joint

    Remember Jason Bedrick, Huckabee supporter and the first Orthodox Jew to serve in the New Hampshire House of Representatives? Back in October, he hosted a house party for the former Arkansas governor. Well, he hit a Huckabee rally yesterday: Now here’s the story of how lobster almost came between the pair of devout pols: MANCHESTER,… More ▸

  • Debating at a N.H. Shul

    I arrived in New Hampshire yesterday, in time for the candidates’ forum at a local synagogue in Manchester. Here’s the story I filed: MANCHESTER, N.H. (JTA) – Four years ago, Temple Adath Yeshurun in Manchester canceled its traditional election-year candidates’ breakfast after only one presidential hopeful agreed to participate. This year, in a sign of… More ▸