Tuesday, September 25, 2018

AIPAC Tag

Tweeting AIPAC

15:47 24 May in Politics
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Well, folks, another AIPAC Policy Conference has come and gone, and this year’s had no shortage of buzz. With a pair of high-profile speeches from Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu, bookended by the former’s speech on the Middle East last week and the latter’s Congressional...

Loving Israel The Right (Or Left) Way

17:19 30 March in Politics
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By Amanda Walgrove Last week, Sarah Palin visited Israel and met with Prime Minister Netanyahu and other members of Israel's right-wing coalition, including Likud Chairman, Danny Danon. Many have questioned whether or not this was an early campaign move; many GOP members who may throw their...

AIPAC vs. Seinfeld

13:32 24 December in Culture, Latest, Politics
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by Daniel Kieval I recently heard a lecture by J. J. Goldberg, senior columnist for The Forward, about the current state of American Judaism and its relationship to Israel. Goldberg spoke about intermarriage and what he termed the "Seinfeld effect," in which the national popularity of...

Jews Up For Grabs

12:48 21 January in Latest, Politics
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By Symi Rom-Rymer In advertising the November debate between Alan Dershowitz and Jeremy Ben-Ami, the 92nd St. Y framed it as a discussion over Israeli policy, Iran, and military vs. diplomatic strategies in the Middle East.   Yet it turned out to be a debate not so...

Rosen's Revenge

15:01 12 March in Latest, Politics
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By Jeremy Gillick In August of 2005 the United States made an unlikely indictment: following an FBI raid on AIPAC's offices, it accused Steve Rosen, one of the pro-Israel group's most senior and influential lobbyists, of passing classified information leaked to him by a Pentagon analyst...

Jewish Politicians Rip into RJC

12:39 24 September in Latest, Politics
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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGdyEv_irmA] Watch Joe Biden deliver last night's opening speech at the National Jewish Democratic Council's Washington Conference. Jewish politicians known for their support of Israel lashed out against the Republican Jewish Committee this morning, accusing it of dividing America’s Jewish community for the sake of politics. During a...