Israel critics, friends on Dem platform panel

  The Democratic Party platform-drafting committee is top-heavy with veterans of political battles over Israel — some friendly, some critical, and including at least one major backer of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. The Democratic National Committee named the committee on Monday, a day after reports emerged that Bernie Sanders, an independent senator from… Read More

Bernie Sanders draws crowd in Northern Virginia

The Bernie Sanders show arrived in Arlington as the unexpected rock star of the 2016 presidential race was greeted by chants of “Bernie!” from hundreds of supporters who came to hear the Vermont senator. The July 9 event, titled Rebooting Our Policy Agenda to Reclaim the American Dream, was billed as a public policy forum… Read More

Election 2014: WJW Live Blog

12:54 p.m. In addition to having their party win the control of the Senate tonight, Republican Jews are celebrating the victory of New York State Sen. Lee Zeldin, who defeated incumbent Rep. Tim Bishop (D) in New York’s 1st Congressional District. Compared to most other Jewish Republicans, Zeldin had the best chance at victory. Zeldin… Read More