Obama to speak to Jewish leaders in first post-Iran deal meeting

By JTA
August 4, 2015 02:07

President Barack Obama will meet with Jewish leaders for the first time since world powers reached a deal with Iran on its nuclear program.

Leaders from an array of Jewish groups will visit the White House on Tuesday afternoon, according to representatives for some of the groups. The meeting will include groups that support and reject the deal, as well as some that have yet to decide.

“On Tuesday the President will meet with organization and community leaders from the American Jewish community to discuss the Iran nuclear deal,” the White House said in a statement. “This meeting follows similar meetings the President held with Jewish community leaders in April as well as numerous engagements that senior administration officials have held with Jewish community organizations and other community stakeholders.”

Jewish Insider first reported the meeting.


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