Obama and The Jews Flotsam and Jetsam: JTA round-up

From JTA:

  • USA Today: Jewish voters could tip battleground states.
  • The History News Network looks at the Jewish vote — in 1968 and 2008.
  • A columnist urges Barack Obama to convert to Judaism.
  • A Jewish progressive wonders why the Jewish progressive blogosphere is silent about a black man becoming the Democratic nominee.
  • A HuffingtonPost blogger says Jews should take pride in Obama’s victory.
  • Ed Koch says John McCain was wrong to reject the endorsement of Pastor John Hagee. The Jewish Press supplies a roundup of Hagee’s defenders.
  • Writing for Newsweek and the Washington Post’s religion blog, Sarah Posner rips into Hagee’s theology.
  • An American-born Israeli blogger weighs in on the latest controversy involving Bill Clinton and a young Jewish woman.
  • And in case you missed it … the audio from Joe Lieberman’s conference call responding to Barack Obama’s AIPAC speech.

Hattip Holly in Cincinnati.

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