Members of the leftist Jewish protest group IfNotNow rallied outside the New York City offices of AIPAC on Monday.
Bend the Arc said putting Steve Bannon on the National Security Council’s Principals Committee violated principles of democracy and common sense.
Leaders of the country’s largest evangelical pro-Israel lobby are flying in to Washington, D.C., to back bills that slam the recent U.N. anti-settlements resolution and force the president to move the Israeli Embassy to Jerusalem.
A pro-Israel resolution that condemned the United Nations resolution on Israel passed in the House of Representatives by an overwhelming 342-to=80 majority Thursday night.
Jewish organizations split along ideological lines in their reactions to Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech criticizing Israeli settlement growth and laying out principles to achieve a two-state solution.
Pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC blasted U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech Wednesday as “a failed attempt to defend the indefensible,” even as dovish J Street applauded his words.
Pro-Israel groups are avoiding criticizing the incoming Donald Trump administration, even as Jewish and anti-hate groups speak out against the appointment of far right wing firebrand Stave Bannon to a top White House position.
The liberal Israel lobby group J Street has not allowed the high-profile journalist Ari Shavit to speak at its events since a staffer accused him of sexual misconduct in 2014, the Forward has learned.
For Israel, would a Hillary Clinton administration continue the tone set by Barack Obama? Or would she be a much warmer and closer friend to the Jewish state? It depends who and what you want to listen to at this Democratic convention
In many ways, Wasserman Schultz embodied the enormous influence that American Jews have within the Democratic Party. A Jew with deep communal involvements who was a key pillar of support for the mainstream pro-Israel lobby in Congress and within the party, Wasserman was both chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a member of Congress sitting on the powerful House Committee on Appropriations — a panel that votes on all major government expenditures. This put her at the nexus of U.S. policy, politics and political fundraising in a way that few others matched.