Tagged Democratic Convention

5 Jewish things to expect from Hillary Clinton tonight

Hillary Clinton arrives on stage during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 27, 2016. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images)

PHILADELPHIA (JTA) — After Tim Kaine, Biden, Bloomberg, Bernie, Bill and both Obamas, it’s finally Hillary’s turn. Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, will close out a Democratic National Convention centered on highlighting America’s diversity, touting her qualifications and bashing her Republican opponent, Donald Trump. Clinton’s address will be… Read more »

Amid some boos, Democrats return Jerusalem-as-capital language to party platform

Antonio Villaraigosa, the mayor of Los Angeles and chairman of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., introducing the platform amendment that affirms Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Sept. 5, 2012. (Camden Lee via flickr.com/photos/demconvention)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (JTA) — At President Obama’s behest, and to boos from some delegates, Democrats on Wednesday night inserted a few lines into their party platform affirming Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Two of the lines had appeared in the 2008 party platform but had been dropped for some reason… Read more »