“With this legislation, we are forcing the P.A. to choose between U.S. assistance and these morally reprehensible policies,” the committee chair said.
Among the signers of the letter are George Soros, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich, and Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry’s.
The Republican plan will allow tax-exempt nonprofits to endorse candidates, which the Jewish groups fear would erode trust in their institutions.
Barry Trachtenberg, director of Wake Forest College’s Jewish studies program, wanted members of Congress to know that statements equating Israel’s actions to Nazi Germany’s are not necessarily anti-Semitic.
A U.S. House of Representatives committee advanced a bill that would enhance penalties for threats on religious institutions.
President Donald Trump asked Congress to change the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and said he would pull out if he was not happy with the result.
Dr. Yona Barash is a supporter of President Trump and cited his Israeli background when explaining his support for the travel ban on Muslim refugees.
Even senators who opposed the deal in the first place worry that pulling out will not only affect the Middle East, but also taming North Korea.
Senate Democrats are incorporating a paid family leave proposal into their “Better Deal” opposition platform.
Deutch, the Florida Democratic congressman, was sheltered in safe room at his in-laws’ house in the suburb of Boca Raton.