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The Great Schlep

You Can't Joke About That

Mik Moore | Posted 12.09.2014 | Comedy
Mik Moore

You can't joke about that. Have you ever hear someone say that? Or said it yourself? I hear it all the time. And I understand it. If you are horrified by an injustice, it can be difficult to see the possibility of using humor while confronting that injustice. Those of us who bring comedy to causes are confronted with these questions.

How David Droga Creates Advertising That Matters

Rachael Chong | Posted 08.18.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

The man behind Droga5 talks about how he uses the ad world to create markets for important ideas (and to sell stuff, too).

2008 Election's Biggest Videos: YouTube Flashback

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics
Shira Lazar

Take a ride down YouTube's memory lane with the best news flubs, pop culture parodies, musical tributes, dug-up footage, and celebrity endorsements from one of the most revolutionary political events in American history.

WATCH: Jewish Viral Sensation Does It Again

Posted 10.31.2012 | Religion

From the group that brought you 2008's ingenious voting campaign, The Great Schlep, and the most popular viral videos of the 2012 election cycle comes...

Sarah Silverman's Awkward Encounter With President Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

So she probably won't be an ambassador. Or press secretary. Sarah Silverman is usually the one making people feel awkward, but when she met the mos...

Do You Hold These Truths to be Self-Evident?

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

It's official: New Yorkers aren't entitled to the same freedoms that residents of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont and after New Year's, New Hampshire can take for granted.

Vote! To Save The Planet -- Talking Points for the "Great Schlep"

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

In only forty-eight hours, Schweitzer has done a great job of flagging the issues and making the case for change.

Obama and the Jews -- The Smear Campaign That Didn't Work

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia G. Yerman

Sources close to the Obama campaign told me that they have seen a "marked shift in the past month or so" from Jews who had questions about Obama. Those concerns have now been resolved.

Barack Rocks the House in Florida

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Sweeney

Joe Biden introduced "the next president of the United States, Barack Obama." The crowd's response was positively Beatles-esque. Huge uproar. Screams. Beating of breasts. Weeping.

Natalie Portman: Have 'The Talk' for Obama

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

The Obama campaign just rolled out a new YouTube video with Natalie Portman rallying young Americans. But she's not asking them to vote for Obama.

Sarah Silverman

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Even if You Can't Schlep, Talk to Your Grandparents About Obama

Rep. Jan Schakowsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rep. Jan Schakowsky

Even if you are still unsure of your path in life, and even if your parents and friends occasionally wonder about you, your grandma and grandpa love you and have faith in you. That is your weapon!

"Great Schlep" Organizers Happy With Turnout

SunSentinel.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A hundred Schleppers converged on South Florida last weekend, only to find their Jewish grandparents already were voting for Barack Obama. The young ...