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
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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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Amendment cutting US aid to UNRWA & UNHRC advances

Thursday, September 7, 2017
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WASHINGTON – An amendment from Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) that would sever U.S. aid to the United Nations Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) — an agency that exclusively assists…

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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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