Dennis Shulman seeks to become the first ever blind rabbi in Congress.
Ira N. Forman argues that some of those â€œtearing down Obama among Jewish readersâ€? have employed â€œdeceptive tacticsâ€?. (Jerusalem Post)
Obama says that his unified Jerusalem speech used “poor phrasing”.(Haaretz)
Despite calls by many Jewish leaders to cut ties with preacher Hagee, Senator Joseph Lieberman continues to back him strongly. (Jerusalem Post)
Gerald M. Steinberg argues that Obamaâ€™s trip to Israel â€œhas provided some reasons to re-examineâ€? his image as â€œinexperienced and naÃ¯ve, and â€¦ influenced by radical Palestinian friends like Rashid Khalidi â€¦, anti-Israel advisors like Samantha Power and Zbigniew Brezinski, and by his ex-pastor, Jeremiah Wright.â€? (Jewish Week)
Dina Kraft provides coverage of Obama in Jordan and Israel (his â€œwords fell sweetly on Israeli earsâ€?) and how his comments were perceived by the locals.(Slate)