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The bill reads in part as a rebuke to the administration for ending funding for dialogue groups last year.
The Democratic party has long been seen as "less pro-Israel" than the Republicans, yet most Jewish-Americans surveyed say they vote Democrat. New groups plan to change that image.
“We speak out!” Senator Ben Cardin said in a call and response that earned applause.
J Street has since its inception backed an assertive US role in advancing peace talks, while AIPAC counsels greater US deference to Israel on whether and how to initiate peace talks.
J Street fired back in a statement published on their website in which they implore Dayan to refrain from alienating the large portion of "pro-Israel, pro-peace American Jews."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Despite growing up sympathetic to the Palestinians, Amna Farooqi grew closer to Zionism during college, even going so far as to spend a semester studying at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
By SAM SOKOL
Jewish lobbying groups diverge on reactions to nuclear agreement reached between Tehran and P5+1 powers.
AIPAC warns deal may empower the "leading state sponsor of terror," while J Street says deal "blocks pathway to a nuclear weapon."
Organization launches campaign to remember significance of green line and challenge allocation of monetary donation by Jewish organizations.
By SAM SOKOL,HERB KEINON
Foxman, who himself has entreated Netanyahu to rethink the speech, took issue with the lobbying group’s claim that he “certainly cannot claim any mandate to speak for Jews in the United States.”
The new organization would aim to dilute the influence of J Street, which is viewed as a lobby that is sympathetic with the left.
By BEN CASPIT
Project will provide a safe, well-lit place for residents on the move to charge their waning batteries, company says.
By SHARON UDASIN
Relations between the two largest Jewish communities in the world is "at the lowest point since the state of Israel was established," due to how the Israeli side deals with the Arab-Israeli conflict.
By YANIR COZIN
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