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Posts Tagged: Chuck Schumer

November 17, 2016 7:53 am
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Jewish Senators Chuck Schumer, Bernie Sanders Tapped for Democrat Leadership Posts

JNS.org -- US Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT), both Jewish, have been tapped for leading positions within the Democrat Party next year. Schumer was unanimously elected as...

May 29, 2016 2:47 pm
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Cruel Hoax: The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act

In a unanimous voice vote on May 17, the US Senate approved the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which permits victims of terror attacks and their...

March 30, 2016 12:29 am
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Jewish 100, 2015: Chuck Schumer – Government

Chuck Schumer US Senator Days after Senator Chuck Schumer of New York voiced his opposition to the U.S.-backed nuclear deal with Iran, he faced accusations that went...

February 9, 2016 6:48 pm
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Major Jewish Groups Denounce Antisemitic Gun Control Post by Ted Nugent, Right Before He Posts About the Holocaust

Famed rocker and pro-gun activist Ted Nugent posted a meme on Facebook comparing gun control advocates to Nazis shortly after Jewish groups condemned another post on Monday...

November 17, 2015 2:12 pm
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Senator Schumer: Condoning Terror Against Israel Led to Paris Attacks

Because the world failed to rise up against terrorism directed against Israel beginning in the 1970s, the type of terrorism witnessed last Friday across Paris, killing more than...

August 12, 2015 1:45 pm
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Schumer Concerned European Partners Will Flaunt Iran Nuclear Inspections

New anti-Iran deal darling Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) admitted he was concerned the European parties to the Iran deal would do little to ensure a sound inspections regime out of...

August 10, 2015 5:46 pm
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In First Public Remarks Since Opposing White House on Iran, Schumer Calls for Better Nuclear Deal

In his first public remarks since declaring his opposition to the Iran nuclear deal, Senator Charles "Chuck" Schumer (D-NY) said on Monday that the United...

July 23, 2015 2:35 pm
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‘New York Post’ Slams Senator Schumer for Failing to Take Iran Deal Stance

The New York Post inveighed against Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for failing to take a strong stance against the Obama administration's Iran nuclear deal -- actually...

November 26, 2014 12:39 am
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Chuck Schumer Says Democrats Mistaken in Passing Health Care Law

Bloomberg - Democrats made a mistake by passing President Barack Obama's health-care law in 2010 instead of focusing more directly on helping the middle class,...

July 25, 2014 1:16 am
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Tenth Lesson of the Gaza War: Obama Doesn’t Want to Disarm Hamas

There is a growing consensus in the United States and around the world that the way to end the Israel-Gaza war is to disarm Hamas....

May 19, 2014 12:09 am
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Why the Iraqi Jewish Archive Belongs in America

JNS.org - When I last wrote about the archive of Jewish treasures from Iraq rescued by U.S. forces in Baghdad in 2003, I noted that...

March 4, 2014 10:21 am
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Kerry, After Apparent Criticism From Schumer, Seeks to Reassure Israel Supporters at AIPAC

JNS.org - After he was apparently criticized by U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for comments he made last month on boycotts of Israel,...

February 4, 2014 1:34 pm
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Senate Boosts Efforts to Keep Iraqi Jewish Archive Out of Iraq

JNS.org - Efforts to keep a significant collection of artifacts seized from Iraq's Jewish community by Saddam Hussein from being returned to the Gulf...

December 23, 2013 1:57 am
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Schumer: Iran Sanctions Are Still Needed to Force Negotiations

Politico - Sanctions against Iran are still needed to force the nation to negotiate over its nuclear program, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday. "The Iranians didn't...

Culture

‘Jewish Oscars’ Raises Over $500,000 for Special IDF Brigade

A glamorous New York City event hosted by a non-profit organization on Saturday...

New Biography Asks: ‘What If Rabin Had Lived?’ (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin embodied the qualities of his generation:...

Features

Captain of Communication: IDF Vet Turned Entrepreneur Optimizes Email Usage

JNS.org -- As a former Israel Defense Forces elite special forces captain, Haim Senior...

Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota

JNS.org -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

World

British-Jewish Student Leader Co-Sponsors Motion to Sever Ties With UK̵...

British-Jewish students are "fed up with taking a soft approach” to the head of the country’s largest student union -- who is embroiled...

Middle East

Shell to Sign Initial Oil, Gas Deals With Tehran, Iranian Official Says

Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil...

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