The party of Trump is a far cry from the party of Reagan. The concern of the Trump base with immigration, like the language of “America First” or the use of tropes favored by white nationalists are not issues that attract American Jews. It is early days, but I suspect the GOP’s hopes will be dashed once again.
In Israel, the April elections are over. President Rivlin has sworn in the 21st Knesset and given Prime Minister Netanyahu a month to form the next government of Israel.
Nathan Guttman on the upcoming Israeli elections and Benjamin Netanyahu’s play on American politics
Israeli campaign season is officially in full swing. Most political parties launched their first media blitz this past week, giving voters the gist of their election strategy.
For all its political sophistication and savviness, the Jewish community still takes great interest in the bottom line: How many Jews got in?