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Posts Tagged: hagel jewish lobby

May 28, 2013 1:30 am

The John Kerry-Atlantic Council Connection

President Obama's foreign policy and national security teams reflect the worldview of the Atlantic Council, a prestigious, Washington-based multilateralism-driven think tank. Secretaries of State, John Kerry...

May 22, 2013 9:13 am

Likud MK Feiglin: Accepting US Aid is Immoral

Times of Israel - Israel should not accept US foreign aid because it is immoral and allows Washington to exert political pressure on...

May 8, 2013 2:29 am

Obama Says White House Wasn’t Surprised by Syria Strikes

Politico - President Barack Obama has a blunt message for Syrian strongman Bashar Assad and his own critics: I always get my man. Eventually. Obama, who...

April 29, 2013 1:49 am

The Secretary’s Epiphany

As a U.S. senator, Chuck Hagel went to great lengths to assure people he was not the "Senator from Israel," and he seemed...

March 13, 2013 12:56 am

How the ‘Obama and Israel’ Debate Misses the Point

WASHINGTON, DC - A persistent theme at this month's policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the weightiest and most influential of all the...

March 6, 2013 1:11 am

Hagel to Barak: US Will Keep Funding Israeli Missile Defense

Times of Israel - US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told his Israeli counterpart Ehud Barak Tuesday that while the US continues to believe...

March 6, 2013 1:04 am

Hagel and Israel: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

WASHINGTON, DC— For former Nebraska senator Chuck Hagel, who came under heavy criticism from some Jewish groups and from legislators on both sides of...

March 5, 2013 12:30 pm


Chuck Hagel's notorious 2008 statement about the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the leading institution of the pro-Israel lobby, claimed that "the Jewish...

February 27, 2013 11:17 am

Jewish Groups, Israel React to Hagel Confirmation

Jewish Groups responded Tuesday to Chuck Hagel's controversial confirmation as Secretary of Defense.  From the left, the National Jewish Democratic Council applauded Hagel's statements during his nomination...

February 27, 2013 1:42 am

Controversial Nominee Hagel Confirmed as Secretary of Defense

Former Nebraska senator Chuck Hagel, who has come under fire for both his record and statements on Israel since his name surfaced as...

February 26, 2013 4:54 pm

Schumer’s Choice

In 2010 the late Mayor Ed Koch, a beloved leader in the Jewish Community, publicly asked "Where are the voices of Jewish members of Congress...

February 26, 2013 2:13 am

Senate to Vote on Hagel Tuesday

Fox News - The Senate plans to vote once again on Chuck Hagel's nomination for Defense secretary, with supporters aiming to clear a procedural...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Trump Lays Out Agenda for First 100 Days in Office in Gettysburg Speech

Donald Trump planted a flag on hallowed ground Saturday morning by laying out near the Gettysburg National Battlefield what he would do in his first 100 days as President of...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...