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April 14, 2014 12:09am
President Obama speaks about the “heartbreaking” shooting at the Kansas City JCC.
April 10, 2014 6:11pm
The Israeli government isn’t on the same page as some of its staunchest American allies, but don’t expect a serious clash.
April 9, 2014 12:33pm
Michael Oren says that when he was ambassador the matter of recognizing Israel as a Jewish state was to have been left for the end of the peace process.
April 8, 2014 5:37pm
U.S. officials are touting the progress that has been made in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks as they work to save them.
April 4, 2014 12:53pm
Rep. Walter Jones, a Ron Paul ally, is backed by J Street and attacked by the Emergency Committee for Israel.
April 2, 2014 6:17pm
The Emergency Committee for Israel is airing an ad against a North Carolina Republican.
April 1, 2014 4:26pm
Possibilities raised during efforts to resolve the current crisis over Israeli-Palestinian peace talks include freeing Jonathan Pollard, a partial settlement freeze, guarantees that Palestinians won’t push for international recognition and a mass prisoner release.
April 1, 2014 12:18pm
Supreme Court justices peppered the Obama administration’s lawyer with questions about the religious rights of kosher and halal butchers.
March 27, 2014 6:51pm
Steve Grossman, running for Massachusetts governor, passed a kidney stone during a debate. But that doesn’t even come close to his most difficult political moments.
March 25, 2014 4:44pm
With a negotiations deadline looming, the United States is laboring to keep the peace process alive amid tensions over a scheduled release of Palestinian prisoners and the issue of recognizing Israel as a Jewish state.