Former US Official Explains Tensions Over Syria

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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“Israel is unwilling to accept any risk whereas the U.S. is willing to accept more risk and that causes greater disagreement.” WASHINGTON – On Monday evening, President Donald…

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Would Obama Be Acting Differently At The UN Had Hillary Won?

Friday, December 23, 2016
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WASHINGTON —In a quick turn of events, Egypt has decided to delay on Thursday a draft United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement construction. While there is…

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Lapid: U.S. Presidential Transition Time ‘Dangerous’ for Israel

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
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The last three months of President Barack Obama’s term – known as presidential interregnum – will be critical and could have “dangerous” implications for Israel, one of Israel’s…

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Obama Renews Waiver Delaying Jerusalem Embassy Relocation

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
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President Barack Obama on Wednesday renewed a presidential waiver suspending the relocation of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem for another six months. “Pursuant to the…

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Will President Obama Speak at J Street?

Thursday, March 31, 2016
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Speculation abounds that President Obama may refocus his attention, during the final year of his presidency, on the failed Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. Observers now wonder where and when? Election…

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Kasich Defends Israel’s Settlement Policy

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Republican presidential candidate John Kasich addressed the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the U.S.-Israel relationship in great detail on the campaign trail Wednesday afternoon, a rarity in his over…

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First Jewish Woman Named WH Legislative Affairs Director

Sunday, January 31, 2016
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President Barack Obama on Friday tapped Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi’s long-time policy director, Amy Rosenbaum, as the White House’s new Director of Legislative Affairs. Rosenbaum will replace…

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Obama: In Face of Rising Antisemitism, ‘We Are All Jews’

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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President Barack Obama honored International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday by declaring, “We are all Jews.” Addressing the Righteous Among Nations Awards Ceremony at the Israeli Embassy in…

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Gallup: Jewish Approval of Obama Stabilizes at 55%

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
President Obama participates in a conversation with Haim Saban at the 10th annual Saban Forum on Saturday.

President Barack Obama’s approval rating among Jewish Americans has slightly improved, ultimately stabilized, in 2015 after a 13-percentage point drop between late 2012 and 2014, a new Gallup…

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What 2016 Hopefuls Had to Say on the Iran Deal

Sunday, January 17, 2016
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The U.S. prisoner swap deal with Iran announced on Saturday and the lifting of sanctions on Iran as the implementation of the nuclear deal took effect prompted the…

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