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Posts Tagged: AIPAC

November 15, 2016 4:29 pm
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Cancellation of Journalist’s Lecture at U of Texas Spurs Zionist Students to Reject, Break Away From ‘Liberal Jewish Monopoly’ on Views About Israel

The cancellation of a Tuesday event featuring conservative Israeli-American journalist Caroline Glick has led pro-Israel students at the University of Texas at Austin to take...

November 9, 2016 2:07 pm
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Leading American Jewish Groups Congratulate Trump on Poll-Defying Victory, Call for Post-Election Unity

American Jewish groups were among those congratulating President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday after his poll-defying victory over Democratic Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s election. In a statement,...

October 28, 2016 9:12 am
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AIPAC Reverses Course and Will Now Support an Anti-Assad Bill

JNS.org - Following public outcry over AIPAC's failure to support a bill sanctioning Syria and its leader Bashar al-Assad, the pro-Israel lobbying group has changed its stance...

October 27, 2016 7:29 am
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AIPAC Remains Silent on Stalled Anti-Assad Bill

JNS.org -- Major Jewish organizations have expressed widespread support for bipartisan legislation that would penalize the Syrian regime, with the singular exception of the American Israel Public...

October 20, 2016 10:32 pm
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Report: Obama Administration Refusing to Give Congress Info on Updated Treasury Guidelines That Eased Iran Sanctions

The Obama administration is refusing to give Congress information about updated Treasury Department guidelines issued earlier this month that allow greater Iranian access to the...

August 2, 2016 4:34 am
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How Can AIPAC Give a Platform to ‘Breaking the Silence’?

It is appalling that the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) organized and conducted a panel discussion event for visiting rabbis in Jerusalem last month...

May 18, 2016 6:08 pm
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Conference Hosted By Billionaire Koch Brothers Gives Platform to Notorious ‘Foes of Israel’ Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer

A prominent Washington think-tank backed the billionaire Koch brothers hosted two of the most “virulent foes of Israel” at a Wednesday conference, a Bloomberg View columnist reported....

April 15, 2016 6:41 am
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Deconstructing Nathan Lean’s ‘Islamophobia Industry’

"Islamophobia...is sort of like the ocean. It is working, it is churning, it is ebbing, it is flowing, even when we are asleep. There are...

March 31, 2016 6:30 am
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Anti-BDS Conference Is a Comment on the Sad State of Our Times

JNS.org - A few days after returning to Israel from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference, I attended another conference in Jerusalem. But unlike...

March 25, 2016 7:52 am
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After AIPAC, Assessing Presidential Candidates’ Views Towards Israel

JNS.org - At the recent American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference, each of the remaining United States presidential candidates — except for Democratic contender Sen....

March 25, 2016 7:36 am
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A View From the AIPAC Press Box

JNS.org - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference is the largest gathering of people who wish to strengthen the US-Israel relationship. I went...

March 23, 2016 7:05 am
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Using the Story of Purim to Judge the Presidential Candidates

Thousands of words have been written about this year’s AIPAC Policy Conference in publications across the world. It seems that everyone wanted to weigh in...

March 22, 2016 6:05 am
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AIPAC Policy Conference: Israel Targeted by Hate Group for Being Pro-Gay Rights

On Sunday afternoon, as participants at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference made their way to the Verizon Center in Washington, DC, anti-LGBTQ...

January 17, 2016 7:38 pm
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A ‘Dangerous Moment for America, Allies’: Major Jewish Groups Uneasy as US Lifts Economic Sanctions Against Iran (VIDEO)

US and international Jewish organizations responded with trepidation to the US's instantaneous lifting of banking, steel, shipping and other sanctions on Iran on Saturday that came with...

Culture

Finding ‘The Lost Book of Moses’

The Lost Book of Moses is an account of author Chanan Tigay’s exhaustive search for the whereabouts and authenticity of the...

TripAdvisor Ranks Eilat Hotel Best in Middle East, 25th Worldwide

A luxury hotel in the southern Israeli resort town of Eilat was ranked first in the region and 25th internationally by a...

Features

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

World

Trump Rallies Supporters at CPAC Convention: ‘Now Is the Time for Act...

US President Donald Trump rallied his loyal supporters with a stridently populist and security-dominated message Friday, declaring the start of...

Israel

Watchdog: Human Rights Watch ‘Deeply Implicated in BDS and Other Form...

Human Rights Watch (HRW) is “deeply implicated in BDS and other forms of political warfare” against the Jewish state, a...

Middle East

Iraqi Forces Enter ISIS-Held Mosul Neighborhood

Iraqi forces have entered a neighbourhood in West Mosul for the first time since launching an operation to retake it from so-called Islamic State (IS) five days ago. It comes a...

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