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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Sanders: Israel’s Right to Exist in Peace & Security Not Up For Debate

Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Israel’s right to exist in peace and security will be a general recognition by the entire Democratic convention and not be up for debate, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie…

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Jewish Leaders Express Concern Over Proposed Changes to Dem Platform on Israel

Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Bernie Sanders’ appointments of Cornel West and James Zogby as his representatives to the Democratic party’s platform drafting committee are drawing strong condemnation from U.S. Jewish leaders. In…

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Report: Sanders to Demand Provisions in Dem Party Platform on Israel

Friday, May 20, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a Democratic debate in New York

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is planning to use his leverage to change current U.S. policy on Israel in  the Democratic Party’s platform at the convention in Philadelphia,…

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Sanders: Israeli-Palestinian Peace Needed to End Decades-Long ‘Hatred’

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday pledged to make every effort to pursue peace between Israel and the Palestinians, although he seemed to imply that the existence…

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Poll of Jewish New Yorkers: Hillary Leads, Rubio and Sanders Most Favorable

Monday, February 8, 2016
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Hillary Clinton has a comfortable lead over her rival Senator Bernie Sanders in the New York primary for the Democratic nomination in 2016, a new poll showed on…

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Sanders Lists Zogby Among Foreign Policy Advisers

Sunday, February 7, 2016
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday revealed some of his advisers on foreign policy matters as he promised to outline a detailed plan in the near future….

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Jewish Take on Religion and Politics

Thursday, January 28, 2016
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The race for president in 2016 is heating up. For presidential candidates, landing at top three in the early primary contests is crucial if they want a chance…

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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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Sanders: ‘The Sheldon Adelson Caucus’ Was First GOP Primary

Sunday, December 27, 2015
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Sheldon Adelson is not just the presumed kingmaker in the Republican presidential primary, he is, in reality, the first-in-the-nation primary of the 2016 election season, Democratic presidential candidate…

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