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Israeli Shoe on America’s Foot, Swapping Taliban Terrorists for a Soldier

4 Sivan 5774 – June 2, 2014
A US president faces outraged lawmakers and public questions over swapping jailed Taliban terrorists for a hostage soldier.

Senate Considers Plight of Impoverished Holocaust Survivors

18 Shevat 5774 – January 18, 2014
The U.S. Senate’s Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on the plight of Holocaust survivors in the United States. Both Republicans and Democrats on...

Senators Introduce Sanctions Bill to Break Iran Deal

17 Tevet 5774 – December 19, 2013
The 26 senators basically made a stand against President Obama.

Congress Considers Congressional Gold Medal for Shimon Peres

26 Av 5773 – August 1, 2013
Members of the U.S. Congress have introduced legislation to award Israeli President Shimon Peres the Congressional Gold Medal. Spearheading the push to award Peres the...

Senate Passes Immigration Bill, Provisions for Camp Counselors

20 Tammuz 5773 – June 28, 2013
The immigration overhaul passed in the U.S. Senate includes provisions that protect a visa program used by Jewish summer camps and that makes permanent...

US Immigration Bill May Hurt Jewish Summer Camps

18 Tammuz 5773 – June 25, 2013
The proposed immigration bill now in the Senate has been altered to t remove requirements that would  affect Israeli and other foreigners wanting to...

Christie Declares Special August Primaries for Lautenberg’s Seat

27 Sivan 5773 – June 4, 2013
New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Chris Christie announced Tuesday a special primary election will be held August 13, followed by general elections Oct. 16, to...

Frank Lautenberg, Senate’s Oldest Member, Dies at Age 89

26 Sivan 5773 – June 3, 2013
Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey died Monday at the age 89. His life was a classic Jewish rag-to-riches story of a young man who worked his way to business and political success.

How to Use a Midterm Victory

20 Sivan 5773 – May 29, 2013
There are good reasons for Republicans to be hopeful about the 2014 midterm election.

Jewish Groups Join Call for Ban on Religious Profiling

5 Sivan 5773 – May 14, 2013
Two Jewish organizations have joined the Interfaith Alliance in calling on the U.S. Senate to include a ban on religious profiling in its immigration...

Biden Wants Rabbis, Pastors and Nuns to Back ‘Moral’ Gun Control

27 Iyyar 5773 – May 7, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden met with Jewish, Muslim Christians, Sikh and other religious leaders Monday to encourage them to back gun control as matter...

The Dreaded Drone

29 Adar 5773 – March 11, 2013
Unlike the militarization of civilian law enforcement, military drones are not a threat to Americans.

JStreet’s Hagel ‘Victory’ is on American Jewry

29 Adar 5773 – March 10, 2013
Congratulations, JStreet, you won before you even started! Perhaps you can save your breath, energy and George Soros' and god knows who else's money and go home.

Extra Thoughts: Hagelian Dialectic

24 Adar 5773 – March 5, 2013
Extra thoughts that could not make the main text of "When AIPAC Went AWOL."

The Dreaded Israel Lobby Strikes Again

21 Adar 5773 – March 3, 2013
It's not always clear what the Israel Lobby's accomplishments really consist of.

Betrayal: Republicans Who Voted for Hagel

18 Adar 5773 – February 27, 2013
Four Republican senators voted in favor of Hagel, including Rand Paul of Kentucky.

Hagel Nomination Defeat Is in Everyone’s Interest

14 Adar 5773 – February 24, 2013
A secretary of defense should not just be a “yes-man.” He should represent an independent point of view and also represent his department’s interests.

Open Letter to Sen. Charles Schumer on the Hagel Appointment

10 Adar 5773 – February 20, 2013
You expressed having had "genuine concerns" about Hagel prior to your White House meeting with him; now is the moment for you to follow the dictates of your conscience.

Smelling Chuck Hagel & Other Anti-Semites

9 Adar 5773 – February 18, 2013
My alarm bells went off when the President chose Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense.

The Opposition (or Lack thereof) to Hagel

18 Shevat 5773 – January 28, 2013
Odd that CUFI is out there swinging and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee is silent.

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