The Pentagon plans to sell Israel’s air force up to $600 million of equipment and maintenance. The contract would cover service for Israel’s F-15 and F-16A/B fighter jets for 10 years, the Pentagon said last Friday. The primary contractor would be Pratt & Whitney.
Thomas Dine, a former AIPAC head, was named CEO of the Jewish federation in San Francisco. Dine, who is president of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and who was executive director of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee from 1980 to 1993, will start work at the Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties in October.
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