Joe Lieberman

Bush Is Gone, but the Neocons Are Back

Once upon a time there were hopes that Donald Trump as president might pursue a different kind of American foreign policy; call it …

Donald Trump

US Senators Pledge Help to Iranian Group Seeking End to Iran's Islamist Rule

Two U.S. senators - one Republican and one Democrat - have pledged greater support for a U.S.-based Iranian-American group that calls for replacing …

South Asia

Joe Lieberman applauds Trump's pick of 'tremendously gifted' Mike Pompeo to lead State Department

Former Sen. Joe Lieberman praised President Trump's nomination of CIA Director Mike Pompeo to become secretary of state, calling him a "tremendously …

Donald Trump

Unorthodox Live

Unorthodox, Tablet's flagship podcast, is a smart, fresh, fun take on Jewish news and culture. Hosted by Tablet editor-at-large Mark Oppenheimer, and …

Jewish Culture

Trump should pull out of Iran deal to promote security: Joe Lieberman

Former Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman said on Thursday that President Donald Trump should pull out of the Iran nuclear deal.<p>“I think he is willing to pull out,” he told FOX Business’ Charles Payne on “Cavuto: Coast to Coast.” “I think that would be the principled thing and the best thing to do …

Donald Trump

Hypersomnia: Jewish excessive sleeping disorder

Tzvi Fishman<p>Tzvi Fishman was awarded the Israel Ministry of Education Prize for Jewish Culture and Creativity. Before making Aliyah to Israel in …


Mike Pompeo will support Trump on tough policy: Joe Lieberman

Donald Trump

Samaria community 'Yakir' comes to New York

Residents of Yakir have taken upon themselves the goal of absorbing as many Jews immigrating to Israel from the US and Canada as possible.


REPUBLICANS SOUND THE ALARM AFTER PA-18 -- New midterm playbook for Dems? -- GOP POPS IMMIGRATION TRIAL BALLOON -- Rand Paul threatens Pompeo nomination

<b>PA-18 ‘A WAKE-UP CALL’ FOR GOP --</b> Results from Tuesday’s special congressional election in Pennsylvania, where Democrat Conor Lamb narrowly leads Republican Rick Saccone in a district President Donald Trump won by 20 points in 2016, are deeply unsettling GOP leaders. The race is “a wake-up call,” …

Steve Scalise

On Unorthodox, Orthodox Rabbinical Student Leah Sarna and Culture Critic Lauren Oyler

Join us for a live recording of Unorthodox on Wednesday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan. Our guests will be Senator Joe …

Jewish Culture

Time to Yank the Democrats Out of the Pocket of Wall Street

Ady Barkan delivers remarks during a rally organized by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in the Rayburn Room at the US Capitol on December 19, …

Liberal View

Aliyah: 'Sometimes you have to follow your dreams'

On March 11, Nefesh B'Nefesh (NBN) marked the tenth anniversary of its flagship "Aliyah Fair" with a Mega Aliyah Fair held in New York City.<p>The …


Column: Governor race reflects Dem woes

Deep divisions within the party could negate their historical advantage heading into the general election, Lennox says


Kim Jong Un’s killer Trump trap

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sudden proposition to the President Donald Trump for a date is premeditated and potentially deadly. While the …

North Korea

Bipartisan 'No Labels' group's super PAC network revealed: mega Chicago donors

With a boost from Chicago-area mega donors, including White Sox and Bulls Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf, No Labels, a group advocating bipartisanship in …


Mueller Probe Expands to Hollywood as Trump Arrives for L.A. Fundraiser

Elliott Broidy, a top Trump moneyman, will co-sponsor a lavish dinner for the President as questions swirl about the Republican power broker's own …


Melissa Davis, Seth’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Seth Davis has made a career out of writing and talking about college basketball.The longtime analyst is back on TV screens across America this …

New York City

Jimmy Kimmel on Trump's meeting with Kim Jong-un: 'The two worst haircuts in the world'

Comics including Stephen Colbert and Kimmel discussed Stormy Daniels, video games, and the president’s planned talks with North Korea<p>Late-night hosts on Thursday discussed Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against Donald Trump, the president’s focus on video games to curb gun violence, and the possibility of …


Trump linked video games and gun violence – but don't expect him or Congress to do anything about it

If President Donald Trump wants to crack down on gratuitous video game violence, he had better prepare for a fight.<p>Trump on Thursday hosted a White …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump makes video games a gun-violence bogeyman again

Opinion: No definitive proof exists that video-game violence translates to real-world violence. But that hasn’t stopped politicians from making the …


No Labels: Deception That Presumes Its Own High-Mindedness is Not Necessarily Innocent

There has been some interest in the 2017 Harvard Business School Publication entitled, <i>Why Competition in the Politics Industry is Failing America: a</i> …

Political Science

Cuomo: 'Offshore drilling is a really, really dumb idea'

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) called Trump administration plans to expand offshore drilling a "very, very dumb idea," even as the state threatens to …

Ryan Zinke

Trump revives familiar Washington debate on video game violence

President Donald Trump's White House meeting Thursday about the interplay between video games and real-world violence will revisit territory already well-trodden by politicians over the decades — including his old foe Hillary Clinton.<p>Trump is turning the spotlight to video games as part of his …


When Mortal Kombat Came Under Congressional Scrutiny

President Trump met Thursday with several Republican lawmakers, video game industry representatives and others — no scientists, though — to discuss the role video games play in sparking real-world violence.<p>The summit — called by Mr. Trump after reports that the gunman who killed 17 people in …


Let's Enjoy This Wholesome Moral Panic About Violent Video Games While It Lasts

I wish I could go back to a time when scapegoating video games for school shootings was the biggest problem with video games.<p>Today president Donald Trump is going to meet with leaders in the video game industry after recently suggesting that violent games are partly to blame for mass shootings of …

Star Wars Battlefront

The absurd doomsaying about Dianne Feinstein's primary challenge is exactly what we heard about Joe Lieberman. It was all wrong.

Sarah Wasko / Media Matters<br>Pundits, particularly on the right, are warning that the primary challenge California Sen. Dianne Feinstein faces from the …

Liberal View

Trump’s scapegoat meeting with game industry reps doesn’t worry me

On Thursday, representatives from the gaming industry including the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) will meet with President Donald Trump at the White House to discuss the relationship between video games and gun violence. This is part of Trump’s ongoing efforts to look like he is doing …


9 primaries to watch in 2018

When a handful of anti-abortion Democrats were the last remaining obstacle to Obamacare’s passage, most were swayed by a last-minute compromise. Rep. …


My AIPAC speech

Tzvi Fishman<p>Tzvi Fishman was awarded the Israel Ministry of Education Prize for Jewish Culture and Creativity. Before making Aliyah to Israel in …


The DeanBeat: President Trump — guns are the problem, not games

President Donald Trump is looking for distractions and scapegoats. Instead of taking on gun ownership, he has asked whether violent video games might be to blame for school shootings such as the horrible massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.<p>Trump said last week, …