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A Remarkable Primary Win for Rachel Freier

19 Elul 5776 – September 21, 2016
She is the first Orthodox woman from a chassidic background to win a primary for a judicial position...

Freier Scores Historic Victory In Brooklyn Judicial Primary

Endorsed by The Jewish Press, Ms. Freier essentially ran against the Jewish political and organizational establishment.

Vote On September 13 In The NYS Primary Elections!

5 Elul 5776 – September 7, 2016
A small turnout is expected this coming Tuesday, September 13. Therefore, your votes could very well make the difference.

Wasserman Schultz Defeats Sanders’ Candidate in Florida Primary

Wasserman Schultz had a lot to do with quashing Senator Sanders' efforts to turn the DNC platform into an all out attack on the Israeli "occupation."

Ousted DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz Facing Florida Primary Challenge Tuesday

26 Av 5776 – August 30, 2016
In her role as DNC chair, Debbie Wasserman Schultz's proxies on the party platform committee combined forces with Hillary Clinton's proxies to block Sanders' proxies anti-Israel proposals.

Endorsements For The September 13 New York State Primary Elections

14 Av 5776 – August 17, 2016
The candidates we have endorsed are capable, bright, personable, and enthusiastic, and have shown they work well with the Jewish community and all the many other ethnic and religious communities that comprise or will comprise their districts.

Arab Primary Voters Dump Terror-Supporting MKs Zoabi, Ghattas

11 Sivan 5776 – June 17, 2016
Another demoted Balad leader is Jamal Zahalka who landed the fifth spot, which would only get him a seat should the Joint Arab List pick up between 18 and 20 mandates

UPDATE: Super Tuesday: Clinton, Trump Big Winners, Cruz, Sanders, Rubio Eke...

22 Adar I 5776 – March 2, 2016
It was a big night for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, but Sanders, Cruz and Rubio all had victories as well.

Sanders Keeps His Judaism Silent, Israel at a Distance

21 Adar I 5776 – March 1, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is fighting to stay in the race on Super Tuesday.

Herman Cain Threatening Georgia Senator Chambliss in Poll

22 Kislev 5773 – December 6, 2012
Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss is theoretically very vulnerable to a primary challenger in 2014, and his fate will depend on whether anyone is interested...

Results in from Labor Primaries

16 Kislev 5773 – November 30, 2012
Labor party primary results are in, and Shelly Yechimovitch did not come out a winner.

UPDATED: Likud Primaries Extended to Monday

12 Kislev 5773 – November 25, 2012
Due to computer glitches that have prevented many Likud members from voting, Likud primary elections which were originally extended until midnight on Sunday, have...

AARP Throws Granny Under the Bus

9 Heshvan 5773 – October 24, 2012
If any single business lobby—yes, business lobby—stands as an obstacle to entitlement reform, it is the American Association of Retired People [AARP]. There is nothing wrong with being a successful business, and the AARP should be credited for being just that. But there is something unsavory, at least, about being in the business of duping the elderly. Dissimulating—even to the elderly—is not illegal, nor should it be.

Jewish Press Endorsements

19 Elul 5772 – September 5, 2012
For the New York State Legislature in the September 13 primaries for the Democratic designation in the November general election:

Running For Judge With An Orthodox Background And A Universal Perspective

13 Elul 5772 – August 30, 2012
Just days before the entire world stands before the great Judge on Rosh Hashanah, Democrats of the 5th district of Brooklyn will be casting their votes in the primary election for civil court judge. Shlomo Mostofsky, private attorney and former president of the National Council of Young Israel (NCYI), is currently campaigning to secure the post as judge.

Anti-Israel, ‘Amsterdam News’ Favorite, Charles Barron Loses Vote

7 Tammuz 5772 – June 27, 2012
It looks like someone went up to Charles Barron and slapped him. The former member of the City Council and the Black Panther party was handily defeated by Hakeem Jeffries for the newly redrawn 8th Congressional District. The new district is mainly African-American, with a significant percentage of Russian Jews and Hispanics. Jeffries won in a landslide with more than half the precincts reporting, taking 75 percent of the vote.

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach: An Open Letter to Congressmen Steve Rothman and...

10 Sivan 5772 – May 30, 2012
Americans are sick and tired of rancorous, scorched-earth politics, which has given Congress a nine percent approval rating. Let’s show America that politics is an honorable profession, a noble calling, filled with people who put values, country, and integrity first. Let’s start winning people back to the political theater by demonstrating that politics are inspiring rather than depressing, ennobling rather than corrupting, and harmonious rather than rancorous.

Miami Hatzalah Recruiting Members

5 Iyyar 5772 – April 26, 2012
Miami Hatzalah is looking for new members who work or live in the areas of Surfside, Bal Harbour or Bay Harbor and Aventura. The group recently held an open house presentation in Surfside to help accomplish this goal.

Mofaz Wins Kadima Primary Polls by 62% to Livni’s 38%

5 Nisan 5772 – March 27, 2012
Out of 95 thousand registered Kadima party members, only 40% voted by 10 p.m., when the polls closed. It was rumored that left-leaning Haim Ramon was planning to resign as Chair of the Kadima Council. Along with the Mofaz win, this may suggest that the party is moving to the right. It may also mean that Kadima could not be taken for granted as partnering with the left on issues such as religious vs. secular tensions.

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