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December 9, 2014 2:50pm
President Obama’s secretary of defense nominee has been depicted in the media as the un-Chuck Hagel. Yet on Israel policy, Carter would represent more continuity than change should he be confirmed.
December 7, 2014 1:50pm
From the drive for Israeli-Palestinian peace to nuclear talks with Iran, the likely 2016 presidential candidate is backing President Obama’s Israel-related positions.
December 5, 2014 1:05pm
The United States and France have tentatively arrived at a $60 million lump sum agreement to settle claims by survivors deported to Nazi camps through the French rail system.
December 2, 2014 12:16pm
American Jewish opponents of the proposed law say they’re concerned it will provide additional fodder for Israel’s enemies and undermine Israel’s democratic character.
November 25, 2014 5:34pm
The talks with Iran have been extended, giving Congress an opportunity to wield its influence.
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.