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Clinton, Bibi and the Debate at AIPAC Over Jerusalem

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Hillary Rodham Clinton to AIPAC: We’ll keep complaining about building in Jerusalem.Read More

Jewish Democrats Thank Obama for Health Care Reform

By Natasha Mozgavaya (Haaretz)

U.S. Jewish Democrats on Tuesday said President Barack Obama deserved a “thanks” for his “historic achievement” in getting the House of Representatives to approve a health care reform package which will expand insurance coverage to nearly all Americans.Read More

Britain To Expel Israeli Diplomat


Britain will expel an Israeli diplomat over the use of forged national passports, according to British reports.Read More

Netanyahu Orders Reassessment of Ashkelon E.R. Move


Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered a task force to re-evaluate a Cabinet decision to relocate the planned construction of a reinforced emergency room in southern Israel.Read More

Bibi at AIPAC: 'Jerusalem Is Not a Settlement'

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told AIPAC activists that “Jerusalem is not a settlement,” and also depicted the Palestinian Authority as not taking steps for peace.Read More

Dershowitz Accuses J Street of Dividing Community

By Natasha Mozgovaya (Haaretz)

Rival Israel activists locked horns at Monday’s AIPAC conference in Washington as leading pro-Israel commentator Alan Dershowitz launched a blistering attack on pro-peace group J Street.Read More

At AIPAC, a Mild Rebuke But Also Plenty of Love From Secretary Clinton

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

The leaders of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton did not back down from their bottom lines when Clinton spoke Monday morning at the annual AIPAC policy conference: The Obama administration will make its unhappiness clear and public when it regards an Israeli action as undermining the peace process; AIPAC would prefer such talks take place behind closed doors.Read More

Report: Bibi, Obama Will Meet Tuesday in D.C.

By Haaretz Service

Israeli officials have confirmed that United States President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday, amid growing tension over Israel’s recent announcement to build 1,600 new housing units in East Jerusalem, Fox news reported on Friday.Read More

AIPAC Supporters Hope U.S., Israel Will Put Flap Behind Them

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

By the time this year’s AIPAC policy conference starts, its organizers – indeed, pretty much the entire Washington village inside a village that calls itself “pro-Israel” – hopes the shouting will be over.Read More

Report: Cal-Berkeley Student Gov't Endorses Divestment


The student government at the University of California, Berkeley reportedly endorsed a divestment bill.Read More

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