Eric Fingerhut insists that Hillel International is already an open forum — but it won’t change its policies.
A top adviser to President Obama said a meeting between the president and Israel’s prime minister “will happen in the very near future.”
Wading into what has emerged as a major partisan fight, Jewish organizations in Washington are lining up with Democrats in offering strong support for the $819 billion economic stimulus bill.
Barack Obama’s selection for Middle East envoy drew praise from Israel, as well as dovish groups and at least one centrist Jewish organization. George Mitchell was introduced as the new special envoy for Middle East peace at a State Department news conference Thursday afternoon.