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Posts Tagged: Washington

February 1, 2016 5:48 am
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Iranian General: ‘We Will Never Reconcile With US’

A senior Iranian military commander rejected the possibility of reconciliation between his country and the United States, the Saudi-owned pan-Arab daily Al Arabiya reported on Sunday. Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace...

August 19, 2015 1:07 pm
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Washington Think Tanks Call for More Sanctions and Pressure on European Businesses to Stay Out of Iran

The heads of conservative Washington DC think tanks rallied against the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, insisting there were still ways for Congress to amend the...

July 31, 2015 1:31 pm
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Report: Top French Official Wants Congress to Vote Down Iran Deal

A senior diplomatic adviser to French President Francois Hollande told U.S. lawmakers that if congress votes to override the president's veto of a bill rejecting the Iran deal, thus killing U.S. participation in...

June 24, 2015 3:32 pm
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Report: AIPAC Preparing to Fight White House on Final Iran Nuclear Deal

One of the most influential pro-Israel lobbies in Washington has begun urging lawmakers to vote down the yet-unfinished final nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Bloomberg...

May 7, 2014 12:17 am
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Seattle Muslim Man Pleads Guilty to Firebombing Gay Nightclub

A Muslim man formerly from Bellevue, Washington, who told a friend he thought "that homosexuals should be exterminated" pleaded guilty to charges that he firebombed a...

February 13, 2014 1:22 pm
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King of Jordan Explains Why Jewish American Organizations Are Important

His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Hashemite King of Jordan, met with Jewish groups in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, according to a Twitter post from...

November 15, 2013 1:32 pm
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Israeli President Peres: ‘We Are Fortunate that America Was, and Remains, Our Friend and Ally’

Israeli President Shimon Peres attempted to throw water on the fire that is the tense relationship between Israel and Washington in recent weeks. Speaking at the...

November 12, 2013 9:53 am
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Lieberman: U.S.-Israel Differences Should be Kept Behind Closed Doors

Times of Israel - The Israeli government needs to get over its public spat with the United States over its Iran policy, Foreign Minister...

November 4, 2013 9:42 am
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Kerry Visits Middle East in Hopes of Reassuring Allies

Wall Street Journal - Secretary of State ...

October 29, 2013 8:26 am
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Kerry Criticizes ‘Fear Tactics’ of Those Who Oppose Iran Diplomacy

JPost - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday said that it would be "the height of irresponsibility" for Washington not to test...

October 18, 2013 8:15 am
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Saudi Arabia Declines UN Security Council Seat

JNS.org - In an unprecedented move, Saudi Arabia has refused to accept its election to a seat on the United Nations Security Council. As its reasons...

October 1, 2013 8:36 am
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U.S. Government Shutdown Begins

Politico - The government has officially shut down. The partisan gridlock in Washington proved insurmountable, as House Republicans continue to insist on changing, delaying...

September 9, 2013 3:02 pm
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Daughter of Auschwitz Kommandant, Modeled for Balenciaga, Then Worked at Jewish Owned Shop for 35 Years

One of the daughter's of Auschwitz Kommandant Rudolf Höss once capitalized on her beauty to walk the runway as a model for dress maker Balenciaga,...

August 7, 2013 8:00 am
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Ex IDF Intelligence Chief: US Support for Israeli Strike on Iran Strengthening

JNS.org - Amos Yadlin, former head of military intelligence for the Israel Defense Forces, said America might be warming up to the prospect of an...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

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...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Pro-Israel Group Praises General James Mattis as ‘True Friend’ ...

Retired Marine General James Mattis, who President-elect Donald Trump has unofficially announced will be appointed to serve as America’s next...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

New Israeli Ambassador to Turkey Arrives in Ankara Amid Efforts to Improve ...

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey has arrived in Ankara as the two countries seek to mend relations that soured after...

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