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Posts Tagged: AIPAC

May 8, 2018 3:32 pm
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US Jewish and Pro-Israel Groups Extol Trump’s Withdrawal From Iran Nuclear Deal

Top US Jewish and pro-Israel groups reacted on Tuesday -- largely with praise -- to President Donald Trump’s announcement of America's withdrawal from the Iran...

March 22, 2018 11:26 am
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US Support for Israel Is at a Record High

When Pew released a study on American attitudes toward the Middle East, the focus was on the partisan divide and the suggestion that Democrats were...

March 16, 2018 12:39 pm
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AIPAC, Purim and the Need for American Jewish Unity

The 2018 annual AIPAC policy conference, which this year was held right after Purim in Washington, DC, offered a perfect opportunity to reflect on the...

March 13, 2018 9:52 am
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AIPAC’s Downward Spiral

The American Jewish leadership’s downward spiral has accelerated. This can be traced back to its cowardly silence when then-President Barack Obama began treating Israel as...

March 8, 2018 2:31 pm
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The Empty Talk of Two States

JNS.org -- Time was, the endorsement of a two-state solution by the executive director of AIPAC wouldn’t have been news. But when Howard Kohr told those...

March 7, 2018 11:58 am
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Some Israeli Right-Wingers Slam AIPAC for Endorsing Two-State Solution

JNS.org - Some right-wing Israeli politicians leveled harsh criticism at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) during its annual conference in Washington, DC, for endorsing...

March 7, 2018 10:54 am
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On AIPAC Sidelines, Israeli Ministers Express Support for Settlements

JNS.org - On the margins of the AIPAC policy conference in Washington, D.C., more than 300 conference attendees gathered at the prestigious Sixth & I Historic...

March 6, 2018 9:57 am
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Why Isn’t AIPAC Lobbying for Taylor Force Act?

WASHINGTON, DC -- Eighteen thousand people are here in the nation’s capitol to advocate for Israel. On Tuesday, they will fill the halls of Congress to lobby for important...

March 5, 2018 9:52 am
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The AIPAC Comfort Zone

JNS.org – Pro-Israel activists gather this week in Washington, DC, for the annual AIPAC policy conference. As usual, there is much speculation about the future of US...

May 23, 2017 6:49 pm
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Major US Jewish Organizations on Left and Right Hail Trump’s Israel Visit

American Jewish organizations were in almost unanimous agreement over the success of US President Donald Trump's visit to Israel, a series of statements released on...

May 17, 2017 3:15 pm
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Former Congressman Defends St. Olaf College Adviser as Anti-Israel Students Demand His Ouster Due to AIPAC Affiliation

A former congressman has called St. Olaf College students' demand that a school adviser be removed due to his AIPAC affiliation "insane," The College Fix reported on...

April 10, 2017 5:30 pm
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The Fight for Zion

For American Jews, Zionism has become a source of debate, controversy, embarrassment and guilt, as they try to come to terms with the activities of...

April 3, 2017 6:35 am
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AIPAC Is the Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Lobby

If every Jew in America attended the AIPAC Policy Conference, there would still be critics who claim that it does not represent the community -- that it has alienated one...

March 30, 2017 3:32 pm
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AIPAC: Touting Tyranny in Pursuit of Bipartisanship

"A durable Israeli-Palestinian peace can best be achieved through direct negotiations between the two parties, resulting in a Jewish state living side-by-side in peace with...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Leading Jewish Group Criticizes Papal Honors to Antisemitic Polish Cardinal

A major Jewish group expressed its objections on Wednesday to the Vatican’s decision to honor an antisemitic World War II-era cardinal. Cardinal August Hlond was Polish primate during and immediately after...

Israel

Expert: If Palestinians Take Israel to ICC, They Will Be Defendants as Well...

Once the Palestinians become plaintiffs against Israel in the International Criminal Court, “they will become defendants as well,” an Israeli...

Middle East

Syria Says Iranian Withdrawal Not Up for Discussion

The withdrawal of Iranian forces is not up for discussion, the Syrian deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying on Wednesday, after Washington demanded they pull out of Syria's conflict. US...

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