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  • Biden at NJDC: No doubt about Obama’s support for Israel (Updated with video link)

    Joe Biden defended his pro-Israel record and vouched for his running mate’s at the National Jewish Democratic Council’s Washington Conference Tuesday afternoon. “I’ve spent 35 years of my career dealing with issues relating to Israel,” Biden said, mentioning his first meeting with former Israeli prime ministers Golda Meir and Yitzhak Rabin and the various pro-Israel… More ▸

  • RJC: Dems who like McCain

    Sit down and clear your head before reading… Last week the Republican Jewish Coalition published an ad making an issue of Pat Buchanan’s saying “I think Barack is right, we ought to talk to the Iranians” and “he’s right to say the Palestinian people have got a terrible deal over there and their suffering ought… More ▸

  • Biden will headline NJDC event

    Democratic vice presidential nominee Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at this month’s National Jewish Democratic Council conference in Washington. The exact time of Biden’s appearance is not yet set, said an NJDC spokesperson, but the conference begins on the afternoon of Sept. 23 and continues all day Sept. 24. The speech will be… More ▸

  • NJDC has their own ads

    Not long after the Republican Jewish Coalition unveiled the first two advertisements from its fall campaign, the National Jewish Democratic Council has released its first newspaper ad of the general election season. Running this week in the Cleveland Jewish News, the ad’s tagline is “CHANGE with Barack Obama, More of the SAME with John McCain,”… More ▸

  • Palin energizes Jewish Dems too?

    John McCain’s selection of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate has ignited enthusiasm among Republicans. The National Jewish Democratic Council believes it has also energized Jewish Democrats – to work even harder to ensure she doesn’t become vice president. The organization is using the Palin pick to raise money, callling the selection “bizarre”… More ▸

  • Top Jewish Dem won’t give ‘bipartisan hechsher’ to D.C. Chabad events

    At the cocktail hour of the American Friends of Lubavitch’s annual benefit dinner this past June, AFL Washington director Rabbi Levi Shemtov brought National Jewish Democratic Council executive director Ira Forman and Republican Jewish Coalition executive director Matt Brooks up to the podium together – as he’d done at a number of previous dinners –… More ▸