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    Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton respond to list of questions from the Jewish Chronicle of Pittsburgh. The New York Jewish Week urges voters to insist on more details from the presidential candidates about how they will deal with the Middle East. Philadelphia magazine takes a look at one of Obama’s top Jewish backers in Pennsylvania…. More ▸

  • Who’s afraid of Obama fans?

    By several accounts, the Obama folks are keeping a tight rein on who is allowed to speak for the campaign (though we certainly can’t complain about our access to the candidate himself). But they may be shooting themselves in the foot as a result. Case in point: I visited Obama’s campaign office in the Philadelphia… More ▸

  • Pa. Jews for Obama

    Hillary Clinton commands the support of the highest-profile Jewish politicians and fund-raisers in Pennsylvania (more to come on that later in the week). But Barack Obama’s biggest Jewish backers in the state have issued a letter explaining why they like their guy: March 31, 2008 Dear Friend: We are writing as American Jews from all… More ▸

  • Two more articles from Philly’s Jewish paper

    Bryan Schwartzman of Philadelphia’s Jewish Exponent files two stores from what is now Ground Zero of the fight for the Democratic presidential nomination. First, a look at local Jewish Republican efforts to boost John McCain: Before heading out on a congressional trip that includes stops in Iraq and Israel, U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) –… More ▸

  • Philly Jewish paper: The Democratic circus comes to Pa.

    The Jewish Exponent in Philadelphia offers up two stories on the arrival of the Democratic presidential campaign to Pennsylvania. BRYAN SCHWARTZMAN reports on the situation in the Keystone State, where Jews account for roughly 2.3 percent of the state population but a higher percentage of the Democratic electorate. The story quotes Burt Siegel, executive director… More ▸

  • Rendell: The super delegates have a role

    Hillary Clinton has taken Rhode Island and now the cable news networks are projecting that she’s the winner in Ohio. She says she’s fighting on – and that’s no surprise, especially since the next big contest is in Pennsylvania, a state with a strongly pro-Hillary Jewish governor, Ed Rendell. The current chairman of the Democratic… More ▸