American Israel Public Affairs Committee

Rabbi Who Nurtured Evangelical Love For Israel Courts Black Churches

01/28/2016 - 11:39

The rabbi who has for decades painstakingly and successfully nurtured evangelicals’ love for Israel now extends his hand to African-American churches.

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, founder and president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews. RNS

AIPAC Emphasizes Iran Talks At Record-Breaking Conference

03/01/2015 - 19:00

Washington — AIPAC launched its largest-ever conference with a focus on the Iran nuclear talks.

Where Does Elizabeth Warren Stand On Israel?

02/19/2015 - 19:00

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has become a rising star in the Democratic Party through her focus on economic and social issues like income inequality and taking on Wall Street banks, triggering a groundswell of progressive support and calls for her to run for president. But less is known about her views on foreign policy and, by extension, Israel.

Sanctions Bill Founders Again On Obama Veto Threat

01/25/2015 - 19:00

Washington (Washington Jewish Week) — For the second year running, a bid to pass a bill intensifying sanctions against Iran appears to be foundering on threat of a presidential veto.

ATFP, Citing Stalled Peace Process, Downsizes

11/20/2014 - 19:00

Washington — The American Task Force on Palestine, a group known for working together with Jewish groups, is downsizing because of the faltering peace process.

Ebbing Support For Israel Among Key Groups Stirring Alarm

08/06/2014 - 20:00

Washington – If the results of a recent focus group and polls are any indication, the gap is growing between Congress and young Americans when it comes to support for Israel.

With Deal Struck, Pro-Israel Groups Suspend Lobbying For Syria Strike

09/16/2013 - 20:00

Pro-Israel groups suspended their high-profile lobbying effort for a strike on Syria now that the United States and Russia have struck a deal to strip the Assad regime of its chemical weapons.

Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speak during a Sept. 12 press conference. Getty Images
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