“I know in my heart that nothing I’ve done as a senator - nothing - has brought dishonor on this institution,” Franken said.
The UN Secretary-General spoke out against “any unilateral measures that would jeopardize the prospect of peace for Israelis and Palestinians.”
“While we fully support academic freedom and free speech, we believe Bazian’s record is severe enough to warrant more than just condemnation.”
No Democratic members of Congress will get the opportunity to spin the dreidel with Trump, even though Republicans were invited to Obama’s parties.
“I wish I could go back and apologize, but I brought this on myself,” said Robert Fisher, the former leader of USY’s Pacific Southwest Region.
“Peace is never beyond the grasp of those willing to reach it,” the president said.
Jews generally welcomed the development, while Arabs expressed anger. But nobody thought the U.S. president would fundamentally change the situation.
It’s a big move symbolically, but the embassy itself isn’t going anywhere — for now.
Manning was the first female chair of the Jewish Federations of North America.
“Sen. Franken has said that he will be making an announcement about his political future tomorrow. The right thing is for him to resign.”
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