House Dems: GOP Sanctions Bill Undermines Bipartisan Stance on Iran

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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House Democrats are urging Republican leaders to forgo a vote on new Iran sanctions before the House adjourns on July 14 in order to maintain Congress’s traditionally bipartisan…

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GOP Platform Language Removes Two-State Solution

Monday, July 11, 2016
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The Republican Party platform will likely make no mention of the idea of a two-state solution, a pillar of U.S. policy under both previous Democratic and Republican administrations,…

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Daily Kickoff: GOP seeks ‘undivided’ language for Jerusalem | Clinton defeats ‘occupation’ language | Knesset’s final vote on NGO Transparency Bill

Monday, July 11, 2016
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Report: GOP Reinstates Platform Language On Jerusalem As ‘Undivided’ Capital

Monday, July 11, 2016
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The Republican Party’s platform is said to have reinstated a reference to Jerusalem as the “undivided” capital of Israel, CNN reported late Sunday. The language, shared with members…

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Clinton Supporters Defeat ‘Occupation’ Language at Platform Committee Meeting

Saturday, July 9, 2016
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Supporters of Hillary Clinton on the Democratic Party’s platform committee on Saturday rejected several proposals that would have undermined the party’s longstanding support for Israel. Last week, the…

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House Members Introduce Resolution Honoring Elie Wiesel

Thursday, July 7, 2016
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A group of Congressmen introduced on Thursday a bipartisan resolution honoring the life and work of Holocaust survivor and activist, Elie Wiesel, who passed away on Saturday at…

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Trump Advisor: Jews Can’t Expect Immediate Condemnations on Anti-Semitism

Thursday, July 7, 2016
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Donald Trump’s Jewish confidant and advisor says the Jewish community cannot expect the presumptive Republican presidential nominee to immediately condemn and denounce anti-Semitism as it occurs because Jews…

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Jewish Groups Condemn Anti-Semitic Rhetoric in 2016 Race

Thursday, July 7, 2016
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In light of Donald Trump’s Star of David controversy, a number of Jewish social justice and left-leaning organizations issued a joint letter condemning the use of anti-Muslim and…

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Daily Kickoff: Trump triples down on Star of David image | Ya’alon to DC | Forbes on city of Rawabi | Orthodox beatboxers on America’s Got Talent

Thursday, July 7, 2016
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Trump Defends Star of David Tweet: ‘Just a Star’

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
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Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his controversial “Star of David” tweet, insisting the “sick” media stirred it up to cover up for Hillary Clinton’s FBI interview on Saturday….

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