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March 2, 2015 11:24am
The pro-Israel group had wanted to use the conference and its massive lobbying finale to shore up support for the Iran bills among Democrats.
March 1, 2015 1:08pm
The U.S.-Israel relationship, or 5 things I love about you.
February 26, 2015 11:07am
As the pro-Israel lobby prepares for its largest-ever conference in Washington next week, top Democrats have sharpened their criticism of the Israeli prime minister, with a growing number vowing to sit out his congressional address.
February 25, 2015 12:36am
The Israeli prime minister declined an invitation to meet with Senate Democrats while in Washington. Meanwhile, America’s national security advisor said the planned speech was damaging to the fabric of the U.S.-Israel relationship.
February 24, 2015 11:46am
Phase 1 was the P.A. bringing in the International Criminal Court, phase 2 is a massive jury award to victims of Palestinian terrorism.
February 23, 2015 5:44pm
Jeb Bush says he’s his own man, but the putative Republican presidential candidate has drawn his advisers almost entirely from people who worked for the presidents Bush — leaders who had much different relationships with Israel.
February 22, 2015 10:24pm
At his swearing-in as the State Department envoy for religious freedom, Rabbi David Saperstein recounts his father’s experience at Danzig in 1939.
February 18, 2015 2:41pm
Jewish employees in sensitive security positions have had an array of experiences over the years, from Shabbat raids on their homes to traveling the world in disguise while making time to attend services.
February 18, 2015 12:49pm
As memories of Jonathan Pollard recede, Jewish community professionals say the government’s concern over Jews in sensitive intelligence positions is waning.
February 17, 2015 6:05pm
Even more than pleasing allies, the Israeli leader insists his top responsibility is to speak out when Israeli security and Jewish safety are at stake.