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Posted: Sun, 11/08/2009 - 10:45 | Political Insider

Whoops.

Posted: Sun, 11/08/2009 - 00:00 | Political Insider
Sunday, November 8th, 2009 After all the pre-convention hoopla, the Jewish Federations of North America (“No acronyms, please,” said a press spokesman for the group formerly known as UJC), President Barack Obama won’t be addressing the group on Tuesday, after all. Instead, Obama will be traveling to the memorial service for the Fort Hood army base massacre victims, and sending White House chief of staff Rahm Emmanuel to the Jewish philanthropy’s meeting in his place.
Posted: Fri, 11/06/2009 - 09:41 | Political Insider

Earlier this week  Sharon Udasin And Stewart Ain  reported that Birthright-NEXT, the group focused on reinforcing Jewish and pro-Israel identity among young American Jews, invited  Gordon Robertson – son of the controversial Christian broadcasting magnate Pat Robertson – as keynoter for a Birthright Israel alumni event. (read the story here)

Posted: Fri, 11/06/2009 - 00:00 | Political Insider
Friday, November 6th, 2009 Earlier this week  Sharon Udasin And Stewart Ain  reported that Birthright-NEXT, the group focused on reinforcing Jewish and pro-Israel identity among young American Jews, invited  Gordon Robertson – son of the controversial Christian broadcasting magnate Pat Robertson – as keynoter for a Birthright Israel alumni event.  (Read their story here)
Posted: Thu, 11/05/2009 - 15:27 | Political Insider

How much more bad news can the Obama administration Middle east peace team take?

Today's announcement by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas withdrawing as a candidate in next year's Palestinian presidential election leaves the administration without a Palestinian partner for the direct negotiations  with Israel that seem to be slipping further and further off into diplomatic never-neverland.

Posted: Thu, 11/05/2009 - 08:17 | Political Insider

Following up on yesterday's post about the deadlocked Israeli-Palestinian peace process: the Washington Post has an editorial that neatly summarizes the dilemma the Obama administration faces.