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January 10, 2014 11:08am
The head of the National Jewish Democratic Council accused AIPAC and the AJC of “strong-arm tactics” in their support of the bill.
January 7, 2014 3:18pm
The Modern Language Association will not consider a resolution boycotting Israeli universities at its conference this week. But both supporters and opponents of BDS say the fact that it’s being discussed at all is significant enough.
December 17, 2013 3:26pm
Why are Jewish groups suddenly heartened by Congress’ domestic progress but anxious about foreign policy?
December 10, 2013 3:41pm
The Obama administration is acknowledging that a “framework” agreement between Israel and the Palestinians might not address every outstanding issue in the negotiations.
December 6, 2013 2:52pm
Why did the White House throw a Hanukkah party after the holiday ended? And is Thanksgivukkah to blame?
December 6, 2013 12:06pm
After leveling intense criticism over an interim deal over Iran’s nuclear program, Israel and the American pro-Israel community are ratcheting down the rhetoric in a bid to shape a final accord.
December 3, 2013 1:22pm
No one knows exactly when the six-month interim deal between Iran and the major powers starts. Does that buy more time for Iran’s nuclear program?
November 27, 2013 3:51pm
The famed stage performer lends her voice to the cause of peace.
November 26, 2013 4:35pm
Members of the American Studies Association pushed for a boycott of Israeli universities at a recent meeting.
November 25, 2013 2:37pm
Hawks in Congress want to prepare new sanctions legislation to automatically kick in if Iran fails to hold up its end of the interim deal, but Senate moderates might stand in their way.