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The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is a powerful pro-Israel lobby in the USA. Founded in 1951 by Isaiah L. Kenen, it is now headed by Michael Kassen.
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Who are Israel's other lobbies?

AIPAC which is no longer the only pro-Israel lobby in Washington, has suffered a series of setbacks recently. It lost Netanyahu and Donald Trump

PM Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)

AIPAC cancels 2022 conference citing COVID concerns

As the Delta variant is spreading across the globe, many organizations are scaling back their in-person events to avoid a possible future restriction.

U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN), December 13, 2019.

AIPAC spars with Ilhan Omar spokesman over attack ads

Jeremy Slevin: "Make no mistake: AIPAC is putting Rep. Omar's life at risk with repeated Islamophobic attack ads."

Does the new US foreign spending bill condition aid to Israel? - analysis

Here’s a breakdown of the Israel-related content in the Department of State’s Foreign Operations and Related Programs Appropriations Act for 2022, and why it matters.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
04/08/2021

Citing COVID concern, AIEF postpones two Congressional trips to Israel

AIEF is the charitable organization affiliated with AIPAC that funds educational seminars to Israel for members of Congress. The trips are now expected to take place next year.

Anti-Israel organization using AIPAC acronym to trick donors

An organization named Association for Investment in Popular Action Committees is using the acronym AIPAC, the well-known Israel lobby, in order to trick Americans into supporting terror organizations

By RON MACHOL
19/07/2021

AIPAC cancels 2022 conference: 'Uncertainty around the spread of COVID'

“The health and safety of our conference delegates is our top priority each year,” AIPAC President, Betsy Korn, wrote to the Pro-Israel group members.

AIPAC cancels 2022 policy conference, citing lingering pandemic concerns

With the pandemic not fully under control, and with reports of spikes in more deadly variants elsewhere in the world, a source said that the risks of mounting a conference were too great.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
13/07/2021

New gov't will fight ‘I’m not anti-Israel, just anti-Bibi’ stance - comment

For years, Sen. Bernie Sanders and other progressives said they were not anti-Israel, just anti-Netanyahu. Now we will see.

15/06/2021

Benny Gantz meets with US security officials on regional threats, aid

Gantz is the first Israeli politician to visit the White House and the US State Department since the beginning of Biden’s term as President

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