Jane Eisner

Jane Eisner appears in the following:

Responding to Hate for Hanukkah This Year

Monday, December 03, 2018

Hanukkah comes at a time of antisemitism this year, but a little bit of light can dissipate the darkness.

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30 Issues: Trump and Israel

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Guests debate how the Trump Administration policy has changed U.S. relations with Israel and Palestine.

Rutgers Anti-Jewish Bias Case, Reopened

Friday, September 14, 2018

The U.S. Department of Education reopened a case at Rutgers claiming discrimination against Jewish students, and the department's framing of Judaism as an ethnicity.

The Eights | Clinton Impeachment and the Culture Wars in 1998

Monday, June 04, 2018

'The problem is not Clinton, the problem is not Obama. The problem is the problem.'

President Trump Shifts U.S. Policy in Israel

Thursday, December 07, 2017

A look at what's ahead after President Trump announced that the U.S. will formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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Israelis and Palestinians React to Trump's Visit

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

How Israeli and Palestinian media are reacting to President Trump's trip to the Middle East.

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A Hard-Liner for US Ambassador to Israel

Monday, December 19, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump will nominate David Friedman, a hard-liner on Israel, as ambassador to the country.


RNC Tuesday: Part 2

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The GOP's platform on a two-state solution for Israel, the hope that Trump's racist remarks will blow over, and reasons why they probably won't.

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Evolving Kosher

Friday, April 22, 2016

2016 marks the first time in 800 years that Jews will be allowed to eat foods like rice and beans during Passover.


Where the Candidates Stand on Israel

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

All 5 presidential candidates addressed U.S.-Israeli relations in speeches yesterday. The Forward's Jane Eisner analyzes each candidate's proposals for future relations.


Trump Courts Skeptical Pro-Israel Lobby After Series of Missteps

Monday, March 21, 2016

The GOP front-runner will attempt to ease the minds of Jewish leaders, many of whom are uneasy with his candidacy.


Jewish Americans Watch Israeli Election Closely

Monday, March 16, 2015

Jewish Americans on the right and the left will be watching to see what kind of government is formed after the election, set to be held Tuesday.


Unrest From Cairo to Jerusalem

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Two New York Times correspondents in Cairo and Jerusalem, along with The Forward's editor-in-chief, discuss the two dominant stories out of their respective bureaus this week.

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Explaining that Massive Ultra-Orthodox Protest

Monday, March 10, 2014

Yesterday in lower Manhattan, 30,000 (organizers say 50,000) Haredi Jews gathered to protest an Israeli government proposal to remove the exemption ultra-Orthodox have from military service. Jane Eisner, editor of the Jewish Daily Forward, discusses the protest and the larger context of the ultra-Orthodox in Israel and the US today.

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Jewish America Generational Divide

Friday, October 04, 2013

An edited version of this segment aired as part of a best-of Brian Lehrer Show on Friday, November 29, 2013. The original conversation aired live on October 4. 

A recent Pew survey of American Jews found that there’s less identification with the Jewish religion, even as cultural ties remain. Jane Eisner, the editor of The Jewish Daily Forward who suggested the survey, shares her thoughts on this finding.

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Democratic Convention Coverage Part 1

Thursday, September 06, 2012

On Day 3 of the DNC we get analysis on some of last night's speeches. Featuring:

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Talmud Party

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Jane Eisner, editor of The Jewish Daily Forward, talks about the celebration at the Meadowlands of all those who've read the Talmud, one page per day, over the last 2,711 days.

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George Washington's Defense of Religious Freedom

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

The document that marks our Independence Day is, of course, the Declaration of Independence. But there’s another document worth looking at today, written by another founding father, t...

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Obama and Netanyahu

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Jane Eisner, editor of The Jewish Daily Forward, talks about yesterday's meeting between the U.S. president and the Israeli prime minister, and their positions vis a vis Iran's nuclear ambitions.

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Who Is Sheldon Adelson?

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Forbes managing editor, Bruce Upbin and Jane Eisner, editor of The Jewish Daily Forward, talk about casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, in light of his support for Newt Gingrich and other conservative causes. 

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