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November 24, 2014 4:03pm
U.S. aid to the P.A. is unlikely to stop anytime soon. That’s because in both Washington and Jerusalem, Abbas — despite his recent incendiary rhetoric — is credited with keeping the West Bank calm.
November 24, 2014 2:45pm
President Obama’s invocation of the Bible in defense of his executive order on immigration resonated for Jewish groups.
November 18, 2014 3:41pm
The Republican sweep of midterm elections earlier this month means that any deal will face even more intense scrutiny — and probably resistance — among lawmakers.
November 11, 2014 6:45pm
Beneath proclamations of solidarity — even “love” — deep differences remain on Iran and eastern Jerusalem construction.
November 11, 2014 3:58pm
The Israeli American Council held a national conference as part of its efforts to help Israelis integrate more fully into the American Jewish community.
November 7, 2014 10:23am
How do you adapt American best practices for protecting Jewish communities to the fractious European arena?
November 4, 2014 11:29pm
Two other Jewish House candidates — Brad Schneider in Illinois and Andrew Romanoff in Colorado — fell short on Tuesday, as the Republicans succeeded in securing control of both houses of Congress.
November 4, 2014 6:00pm
The lawyer for 12-year-old Menachem Zivotofsky and his parents says the desire to list Israel as the birthplace on his passport is about personal choice. But tough questioning from the Supreme Court justices suggests that they see things differently.
November 3, 2014 5:19pm
The now-famous snipe against Bibi is emblematic of deteriorating Obama-Netanyahu relations at a time of anxiety over Iran, U.S. elections and the Palestinians’ statehood bid.
October 28, 2014 4:22pm
With creative workarounds, both sides could claim victory — should an agreement be reached by the Nov. 24 deadline.