Six things you didn’t know about Jack Lew

Monday, January 28, 2013

Jack Lew is reportedly on deck to be President Barack Obama’s nominee for Treasury secretary, replacing Tim Geithner. The 57-year-old New York City native, Obama’s current chief of…

Read More

Avi Schick: Separation of Church and State, Disaster Edition

Monday, January 28, 2013

In coming days, the Senate is expected to approve $50.5 billion in federal aid for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. This is in addition to the $9.7 billion…

Read More

OP-ED: Hagel would not have been our choice, but he’s not as bad as some fear

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Despite his tepid support for Israel, Hagel still acknowledges Israel has security challenges; on Iran, President Obama must reiterate U.S. policy that, contrary to Hagel’s position, the military…

Read More

Wiesenthal Center blasts Chuck Hagel pick

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

A prominent Jewish rights organization called on Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel to apologize for his “hateful statements” on Israel that have drawn fire from similar groups…

Read More

Dick Cheney Apparently Didn’t Mind The Term “Jewish Lobby”

Monday, January 7, 2013

When Cheney was Secretary, the Defense Department published a pamphlet using the phrase Hagel has gotten in trouble for uttering. It also instructed soldiers to downplay America’s alliance…

Read More

Bill Kristol’s big plans start with Chuck Hagel nomination

Monday, January 7, 2013

In the weeks since Election Day — as Mitt Romney faded into obscurity, John Boehner lost control of the House GOP and tea partiers turned on one another…

Read More

Muted criticism from Jewish, LGBT Obama allies on Hagel pick

Monday, January 7, 2013

Key Jewish and gay groups aren’t ecstatic about President Obama’s decision to nominate Chuck Hagel on Monday to lead the Pentagon, but leaders representing both communities are signaling…

Read More