Ugandan Rabbi Loses Petition Over Votes

Gershom Sizomu is vanquished, but undefeated

Koch Test

The former New York City mayor is starting to turn against Barack Obama. And when hizzoner goes for the Republican in a presidential contest, it’s always been bad news for his fellow Democrats.

Election

The Abayudaya, a small Ugandan Jewish community, survived Idi Amin’s persecution and then reconnected with the wider Jewish world, as they had done a century before. Part 2 of 2.

Rabbi, Run

Gershom Sizomu, the first African-born black rabbi in Uganda, ran for his country’s parliament, trying to win support from outside the tiny, century-old Ugandan Jewish community he leads. A photo diary.

Election

The Abayudaya of Uganda have been Jewish since a colonial-era chieftain decided to follow the five books of Moses. A century later, a descendant of those African Jews became a rabbi and ran for parliament. Part 1 of 2.

After Abbas

Faced with upheaval across the Middle East, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called elections for September. But it’s unclear who might run to succeed him, if the aging leader really does step down.

Rabbi Sizomu Loses Election, Alleges Rigging

Dispatch from Uganda

Yes, Minister

Is Liberal Democrat Nick Clegg the new face of anti-Israel politics in the United Kingdom?

Jewish Guy Protests Fla. Election on Passover

‘An attack upon the religious Jewish community,’ he says

‘Jewish Week’: Bloomberg’s Jewish Vote Skyrocketed in ’09

But did it?

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