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February 7, 2015 6:15pm
The vice president announced that he would be out of the country and won’t attend the Israeli prime minister’s speech. Some top black and Hispanic Democratic lawmakers said they will stay away, too.
February 5, 2015 8:16pm
RespectAbility, the advocacy group she founded, aims to bring disabilities out of the closet into two arenas: among employers and the Jewish community.
February 5, 2015 4:20pm
The House speaker and Knesset speaker don’t agree on Speech-gate, but nonetheless reminisced about their shared past advocating for Soviet Jewry.
February 4, 2015 11:48pm
In tense meetings, top Jews in Congress challenge Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein and U.S. envoy Ron Dermer on “The Speech.”
February 3, 2015 5:26pm
Once the diplomatic row subsides, Netanyahu wants to talk enrichment, delivery systems, sunset clauses and Iranian influence.
February 3, 2015 11:41am
For many Jewish professionals, engaging with American Muslim groups requires carefully screening potential interlocutors.
January 27, 2015 4:01pm
Even stalwart Washington allies quietly said that the Israeli prime minister would have done better to consult with them before accepting an invitation to address Congress.
January 22, 2015 12:47pm
The court’s move to open a preliminary examination into the ‘situation in Palestine’ is a step below a full criminal investigation and is unlikely to trigger immediate American sanctions.
January 21, 2015 5:11pm
John Boehner suggests his invitation to Bibi to speak was between him and Bibi. Others — including the White House, the State Department, Nancy Pelosi and Abe Foxman — beg to differ.
January 21, 2015 12:38pm
On Iran sanctions, Robert Menendez goes there — all the way to Tehran, where he says the Obama administration is getting its talking points.