Political Tidbits: Edwards meets some of her critics, OU meets Christie

  • The Washington Post’s Richard Cohen doesn’t like hate crime laws.
  • In the Forward, the Jewish Council for Public Affairs says ending child hunger by 2015 is an achievable goal.
  • Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) meets with Jewish leaders, reports the Washington Jewish Week, and it goes well — with one rabbis saying he was "pleasantly surprised" with her "balanced approach."
  • New Jersey Republican gubernatorial candidate Chris Christie meets with the leadership of the Orthodox Union.
  • The National Jewish Democratic Council’s Marc Stanley takes on the "chutzpah of Obama’s Jewish critics" in the Jerusalem Post, arguing that Obama was speaking not just to the Arab world, but also to Israel in his Cairo speech.

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