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Posts Tagged: AIPAC

March 16, 2018 12:39 pm

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

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

The Empty Talk of Two States -- 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

Some Israeli Right-Wingers Slam AIPAC for Endorsing Two-State Solution - 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

On AIPAC Sidelines, Israeli Ministers Express Support for Settlements - 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

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

The AIPAC Comfort Zone – 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

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

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

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

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

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...

March 28, 2017 6:38 am

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the Obama administration and Israel, Prime...

November 15, 2016 4:29 pm

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...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...