Interview with Sen. Ben Cardin

Friday, September 15, 2017
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Jewish Insider: The AJC released a poll this week that showed among Orthodox Jews, 71% view President Trump favorably. Given the large Orthodox constituency in Maryland, how would…

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Trump to hold High Holidays call with rabbis

Thursday, September 14, 2017
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President Donald Trump will hold a pre-High Holidays conference call on Friday with Synagogue Rabbis and Jewish leaders despite a boycott from rabbis who belong to the Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist…

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Should the US listen to Netanyahu on the sunset clause?

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a Congressional delegation last month that the United States should remove the sunset clause from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan…

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Bernie Sanders sponsors event on Palestinian village Susiya

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is sponsoring a September 19th briefing on Capitol Hill to highlight the cause of the Palestinian village, Susiya, which is designated for…

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Meet Congresswoman Demings: Transcending barriers

Monday, September 11, 2017
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WASHINGTON – While school children regularly study the systematic discrimination facing African Americans in the south, few members of Congress experienced it firsthand as Representative Val Demings (D-FL)…

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After amendment, Booker now supports Taylor Force Act

Friday, September 8, 2017
Photo by Jacob Kornbluh

WASHINGTON – With a significant change in the latest version of the Taylor Force Act, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) will now support the effort after an amendment was…

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Congress divided on Haley’s Iran sanctions proposal

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
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WASHINGTON –U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley delivered a forceful speech — followed by a Q&A session — at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) on Tuesday…

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US official on peace process: ‘These efforts take multi-years’

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Photo: Amos Ben Gershom GPO

WASHINGTON – Even before the arrival of the U.S. delegation to the Middle East in late August, Palestinian patience had begun to wear thin. The visit followed numerous…

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Netanyahu told Congressional Dems he backs two states

Friday, September 1, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his support for a two state solution in an August meeting with Congressional Democrats, Representative Frank Pallone (D-NJ) told Jewish…

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Greenblatt’s Gaza proposal leaves more questions than answers

Thursday, August 31, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Towards the end of Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt’s trip to the Middle East this week, he visited the Israeli-Gaza border with IDF Maj. Gen. Yoav…

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