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The monthly "In Their Words" column features prominent
politicians speaking directly to our readers on issues of concern to the Jewish
community. By giving candidates the opportunity to be heard on these issues, we
hope you will be better informed voters. Moreover, once the candidates take
office, these interviews will remain online as a permanent record of their
promises to our community.
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The following is a list of articles through the middle of 2010.
- April 2010: Mike Huckabee
- December 2009: Joe Hoeffel, Democratic Candidate for Governor
- Sept/Oct 2009: NJ State Senator Loretta Weinberg
- August 2009: Senator Arlen Specter
- June 2009: Congressman Joe Sestak
- April 2009: Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) - Part 2
- April 2009: President Obama
- March 2009: Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL)
- February 2009: Jane Eisner
- February 2009: Senator George J. Mitchell
- January 2009: Representative-elect Jared Polis
- December 2008: Congressman-elect John Adler
- November 2008: Congressman Sander Levin and Senator Carl Levin
and Rabbi Jack Moline.
- October 2008:Governor Sarah Palin,
Senator Joe Biden and Ambassador Dennis
- September 2008: Sam Bennett,
Congressional Candidate PA-15, and Joe Biden,
Senior Senator from Delaware and Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee.
- August 2008: Rabbi Dennis Shulman,
candidate for Congress in New Jersey's 5th district, and
Women Governors Janet Napolitano (AZ), Kathleen Sebelius
(KS) and Jennifer Granholm (MI)
- July 2008: AIPAC Speeches by
Sen. Barack Obama (IL) and
Sen. John McCain (AZ). Also,
State Rep. Jason Bedrick (NH)
- April 2008:
Sen. Barack Obama,
Sen. Hillary Clinton and
Amb. Dan Kurtzer.
- March 2008: Sen. Barack Obama
2008: Rep. Robert Wexler (D-FL)
2008: Susie Stern and Steve Grossman
- February 2008:
Rep. Steven Rothman (D-NJ), NE Coordinator for
Michael Weinstein, Military Religious Freedom
- January 2008:
Rep. Josh Shapiro
and Dr. Flaura Koplin Winston.
October 2007: Rep. Duncan Hunter (CA)
- August 2007:
Sen. Mike Gravel (AK), Democratic Presidential Candidate
July, December 2007: Democratic Presidential Candidates
Sen. John Edwards (NC),
Sen. Joe Biden (DE),
Sen. Chris Dodd (CT),
Sen. Barack Obama (IL),
Sen. Hillary Clinton (NY),
Gov. Bill Richardson (NM)
Rep. Dennis Kucinich (OH) speaking at the NJDC
- November 2007: Ruth
Damsker, Montgomery County Commissioner and
Elie Wiesel, author and Nobel Laureat.
- May 2007: Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA 7)
speaking at CAIR, and interviews with
Marc Stier and
Andy Toy, Philadelphia City
- April 2007: Rep. Allyson
Schwartz (D-PA 13)
- March 2007:
Judge Anne E. Lazarus
candidate for the PA Superior Court.
- February 2007:
Rep. Mark Cohen, Democratic Caucus Chairman
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN 5), first Muslim
elected to Congress
- November 2006: Candidates Lois Murphy and Jim
Gerlach, Pennsylvania's 6th district.
- October 2006:
Patrick Murphy, candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania's 8th district.
- September 2006: Alan Schlesinger,
Republican Senate candidate in Connecticut.
- August 2006: Peter Edelman, President of
the New Israel Fund
- July 2006: Joe Sestak, candidate for
Congress in Pennsylvania's 7th district.
- June 2006: Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY 2).
- May 2006: Charles Smolover, Vice-President
of the Philadelphia Jewish Voice
- April 2006: Ira Forman, Executive Director
of the National Jewish Democratic Committee
- March 2006: Alan Sandals, candidate in the
Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate
- February 2006: Matthew Brooks, Executive
Director of the Republican Jewish Coalition
- January 2006: Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA 2).
- December 2005: Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-PA 6).
- November 2005: Gov. Howard Dean, Chairman of
the Democratic National Committee
- October 2005: Bob Casey candidate in the
Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate.
- September 2005: Pennsylvania State Representative
- August 2005: Lois Murphy candidate for Congress
in Pennsylvania's 6th district.
- July 2005: Chuck Pennacchio candidate in the
Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate.
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