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  • Netanyahu and Obama
    Israel, Zionism, and American Jews
    “The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickenshit,” said a senior Obama administration official to Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic.The barnyard reference to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is symptomatic of the crisis in U.S....
  • Peace Now
    Silencing Debate
    Today is Yom haAtzma’ut, Independence Day in Israel, the Middle East’s only thriving democracy. Unfortunately,American Jewish leaders don't share Israel's commitment to dissent.Last week, the Conference of Presidents of Major...
  • Rep. Tim Scott
    Scott attended AIEF conference but not questionable party, office says
    Yesterday evening POLITICO reported that, at a week-long convention of the American Israel Educational Foundation last year, some Republican congresspersons and staff members wound up taking a spontaneous swim in the Sea of Galilee – a...
  • Scene from an event in commemoration of the Armenian Genocide in London, UK
    Jews becoming increasingly aware of Armenian Genocide and its commemoration
    Published Monday, April 23, 2012, 11:03 AMSpurred in part by the current Tayyip Erdogan-led Turkish government's increasing tilt toward Iran and hostility toward Israel, members of local Jewish communities are paying more, some might say...
  • Lee Whitnum
    Dem. Senatorial candidate calls opponent a 'whore' in televised debate
    Lee Whitnum, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate in Connecticut, calledCongressman Chris Murphy (D-CT) a "whore" during her closing comments in a televised debate Thursday.She opened her remarks by complaining that her comment about ...
  • nuclear fire ball
    The case for war with Iran is unreasonable
    Casually listening to the established media (for an insightful article about the media's handling of the push for a war with Iran read this article) it would seem that Iran has already decided to build a nuclear weapon and is in fact working...
  • ipf
    Israel Policy Forum releases statement following Netanyahu's visit
    Israel Policy Forum today released the following statement after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent visit to the United States:Israel Policy Forum (IPF) applauds President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...
  • President Obama arriving to speak at the AIPAC conference
    Reacting to Obama's AIPAC speech, Hamas says group will not recognize Israel
    PresidentObama'sspeech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual meeting in Washington yesterday provoked an immediate response fromHamas, whose spokesman rejected the president's call for the group to recognize Israel...
  • Obama’s Mid-East policy speech creates confusion over Israel
    Obama’s Mid-East policy speech creates confusion over Israel
    In a policy speech yesterday on the U.S. stance in the Middle East, President Obama largely ratified the Bush administration doctrine of supporting and spreading democracy in the region but created confusion and resentment over the treatment of...
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous targets American Israel PAC: Operation Palestine
    #OpPalestine Sunday those claiming to represent the Internet hacktivist group known as "Anonymous" launched a cyber attack against The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). The attack is aimed at the website, aipac.org, and...
  • Hillary Clinton and Mahmoud Abbas
    J Street frames the debate: “Global Israel” vs. “Greater Israel”
    Washington D.C. — J Street has just completed its second annual conference, "Giving Voice to Our Values"on Tuesday at the Washington Convention Center. The now three-year old Jewish-American advocacy organization offers a pro...