Rep. Pocan blasts Palestinian Authority for arresting Amro

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
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WASHINGTON – As one of the more outspoken Congressmen regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Representative Mark Pocan (D-WI) spearheaded a June letter advocating on behalf of Palestinian activist Issa…

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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
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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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White House declines to criticize Netanyahu for comments on settlements

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
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WASHINGTON – A senior Trump administration official refrained from criticizing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for promising on Monday that he would not uproot West Bank settlements. “It…

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Interview with Rep. Lee Zeldin

Monday, August 28, 2017
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Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY) discussed his role as the most prominent Jewish Republican in Congress, his work as a lawmaker, and President Donald Trump’s response to the Charlottesville…

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Netanyahu: Moving Embassy to Jerusalem could ‘easily be done’

Friday, August 25, 2017
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WASHINGTON – In a meeting this month with Republican Members of Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continued to express support for moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel…

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Netanyahu tells Congress: Remove sunset clause from Iran deal

Thursday, August 24, 2017
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WASHINGTON – During a meeting with Republican Congressmen this month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the lawmakers to “get rid of the sunset clause” from the 2015…

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Rabbi Lookstein says he’d join a Trump High Holidays call

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun in Manhattan, told Jewish Insider that he would join a pre- High Holidays conference call between President Trump and…

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