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NJDC President and CEO David A. Harris and Vice Chair Steve Rabinowitz
 

Posted on: August 10th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Harvard Law School Professor Alan Dershowitz told Breitbart News that David Harris, head of the National Jewish Democratic Council, must step down.

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The fourth generation of Iran's Fateh 110 missile has been tested successfully recently.
 

Posted on: August 10th, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle EastIran

A reporter mentioned to White House Spokesman Jay Carney yesterday's scoop in Ha'aretz, which cited Western diplomats and high level Israeli officials about the special National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran's nuclear program submitted recently to President Obama, which is almost a word for word copy of the Israeli intelligence assessment. But State Dept. Spokesman Patrick Ventrell confirmed that the U.S. is concerned with the possibility of Iran attacking its Gulf neighbors.

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Former President Jimmy Carter visits the Arab neighborhood of Silwan in East Jerusalem.
 

Posted on: August 9th, 2012

News & ViewsJewish

Imagine this: two Jews, one opinion! Who accomplished this miracle? None other than former US president Jimmy Carter.

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Rabbi Joseph Berman, Boston chair of Jewish Voice for Peace.
 

Posted on: August 7th, 2012

News & ViewsEye on "Palestine"

Jewish Voice for Peace invited other haters of Israel to sign a letter to Mitt Romney, lambasting him for his "racist" and "ignorant" statements about Palestinians.

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Widow Ankie Spitzer
 

Posted on: August 7th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

"Shame on you International Olympic Committee because you have forsaken the 11 members of your Olympic family, you are discriminating against them only because they are Israelis and Jews," Spitzer told International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge, and then promised: "We will be back because until we hear the words you need to say because you owe it to them."

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Mitt Romney (L.) chats with Sheldon Adelson (R.) and Mel Sembler in Las Vegas last April.
 

Posted on: August 7th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Romney, the presumptive GOP nominee, has said he needs to see the relevant intelligence material accessible to a president before deciding.

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Sen. Malcolm Smith at the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan.
 

Posted on: August 5th, 2012

News & ViewsPolitics

The NY Post's Michael Benjamin, himself a former Democratic assemblyman, reported that NY State Senator Malcolm Smith from Queens, a Democrat, is planning to be the city's 109th mayor, come 2013, running on the Republican ticket. He also suggested that Smith’s trial balloon had rattled some GOP leaders, who are attempting to nip it in the bud. Democrats are saying Smith is just a stalking horse for City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, meant to sway black votes from former city Comptroller Bill Thompson.

Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu receives the report confirming the legality of Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria from Justice Edmond Levi. July 9, 2012.
 

Posted on: August 4th, 2012

News & ViewsNews Briefs

More than sixty-five American Jewish leaders urged Netanyahu to adopt Levy's findings that the “settlements” in Judea and Samaria are legal.

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) obviously has a better relationship with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Now the campaign is upping the ante on pursuing the Jewish vote.
 

Posted on: August 2nd, 2012

News & ViewsJewish

Joining Romney in the announcement of this new coalition were House Majority leader Eric Cantor and former US Senator Norm Coleman from Minnesota, two out of a short list of Honorary Chairmen. In the announcement itself there was one concrete pledge made. Coleman said that, if elected, Mitt Romney pledged he would make his first foreign trip as president to Jerusalem.

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Secretary Panetta (L) and Minister Barak in front of an Iron Dome rocket defense shield battery outside Ashkelon in southern Israel last Wednesday.
 

Posted on: August 2nd, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

In private conversations Panetta expressed frustration at the lack of confidence expressed by Netanyahu and Barak.

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Posted on: August 1st, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

JERUSALEM – Despite public displays of support for Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who recently visited Israel, several local polls show that the Israeli leader is rapidly losing support among his own Likud Party voters. Many of those surveyed believe that his meandering political adventures, as well as his fiscal and social measures, are unfairly burdening the middle class.

MItt Romney (left) and Benjamin Netanyahu
 

Posted on: August 1st, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

JERUSALEM – Mitt Romney’s policy speech in Israel covered plenty of bases: The presumptive Republican presidential candidate spoke about the status of Jerusalem, the threat of a nuclear Iran, the “tumult” of the Arab Spring and the “enduring shared values” that bedrock the U.S.-Israel relationship.

President Barack Obama holds a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, July 26, 2012.
 

Posted on: August 1st, 2012

News & ViewsMiddle East

Under the final version of the enhanced sanctions bill, the president has considerable leeway to postpone sanctions on insurers in order to give them time to comply. Also omitted from the final version are sanctions that congressional hard-liners had sought on individuals associated with SWIFT, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications, as long as the body continues to deal with Iran's central bank.

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Posted on: July 30th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

Though the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instituted an unprecedented 10 month building freeze in Judea and Samaria due to pressure by the US beginning in November 2009, an Israeli business newspaper report shows that financial support for Jewish communities leaped a whopping 38% the following year.

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with former Kadima Party leader Tzipi Livni.
 

Posted on: July 30th, 2012

News & ViewsPolitics

Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that many Republicans "are using Israel as an excuse, what they really want are tax cuts for the wealthy."

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White House Press Secretary James "Jay" Carney
 

Posted on: July 27th, 2012

News & ViewsMedia

WH Press Secretary James Carney was asked by a reporter which city is recognized by the U.S. as the official capital of Israel.

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Michael Goldstein voted for Obama in 2008
 

Posted on: July 25th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

The multimillion-dollar advertising campaign, titled “My Buyer’s Remorse,” will be aired in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania in the coming weeks.

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Romney-Obama-072712
 

Posted on: July 25th, 2012

News & ViewsPolitics

Mitt Romney’s planned trip to Britain, Poland and Israel beginning at the end of this week has shifted the presidential campaign debate for now from jobs, the economy and the candidates’ past to how they would deal with an increasingly fluid world.

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Posted on: July 24th, 2012

News & ViewsIsrael

That's all it took – a simple message to the Muezzin and the local leaders in the village of Al Issawiya, near the French Hill neighborhood of Jerusalem.

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International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge.
 

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012

Special FeaturesOlympics 2012

I suggest Monday, July 23, 2012, will go down in the annals of Olympic history as Throw the Widow a Bone Day.

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