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Prominent Jews Back Iran Deal

More than two dozen prominent Jewish community figures signed an ad in today's New York Times urging Congress to support the Iran nuclear deal.

Obama, Jewish Leaders Exchange Concerns About Distortions And Attacks In Iran Deal Debate

08/04/2015 - 20:00
JTA

Washington — President Barack Obama and pro-Israel leaders exchanged concerns about how each side distorts the other’s arguments in the debate over the Iran nuclear deal, and how the distortions are creating divisions in the Jewish community.

President Barack Obama and Jewish leaders met for two hours at the White House, Aug. 4, 2015. JTA

Freshmen Congress Members Visiting Israel Ahead Of Iran Vote

08/03/2015 - 20:00

Washington — Freshmen Congress members will tour Israel with their party leaders and meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as Congress gears up to consider an Iran nuclear deal that Netanyahu vehemently opposes.

U.S. Jewish Groups Call On Israel To Rein In Its Jewish Extremists

08/02/2015 - 20:00

Jewish groups in the United States called on Israel to more forcefully rein in its Jewish extremists.

Iran Debate Intensifies, Fault Lines Widen

White House-Jerusalem rift playing out among U.S. Jews as pressure builds on Israel defenders.

07/21/2015 - 20:00
Editor and Publisher

Sen. Chuck Schumer, a major supporter of both President Obama and the State of Israel, has become the focus of intense attention among critics of the Iran nuclear deal. With opponents having launched a major and risky campaign this week to convince 13 Democratic senators to buck the White House and kill the agreement in Congress, Schumer, a Democratic leader in the Senate and self-proclaimed protector of Israel, is seen as the swing vote.

Gary Rosenblatt

AIPAC Calls For Rejection Of Iran Deal, J Street Launching Campaign Backing Pact

07/15/2015 - 20:00

Washington — AIPAC called on Congress to reject the Iran nuclear deal, saying it does not meet critical markers that the influential pro-Israel lobby outlined in recent weeks. But the liberal Jewish Middle East lobby J Street announced a multimillion-dollar campaign to support the agreement.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking in Washington, D.C., at AIPAC’s annual conference, March 2, 2015. JTA

Deal Analysis: Senator Schumer's Balancing Act

07/13/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

The white smoke that wafted out of the chimney Tuesday at Palais Coburg in Vienna signaled the start of an intense lobbying campaign on Capitol Hill over the fate of the Iranian nuclear agreement, pitting two longtime adversaries, Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu.

After Iran Deal, Watching Senator Schumer's Balancing Act

07/13/2015 - 20:00
Jewish Week Online Columnist

The white smoke that wafted out of the chimney Tuesday at Palais Coburg in Vienna signaled the start of an intense lobbying campaign on Capitol Hill over the fate of the Iranian nuclear agreement, pitting two longtime adversaries, Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu.

Obama Administration Will Not Enforce Anti-BDS Law On West Bank Settlements

06/30/2015 - 20:00

Washington –The Obama administration will not enforce part of the new law to combat boycott, divestment and sanctions of Israel when it comes to West Bank settlements.

As Iran Deadline Approaches, Skeptics Draw Dueling Red Lines

06/29/2015 - 20:00

Washington — In nuclear talks between Iran and the major powers, it’s deadline time, and skeptics on both sides are laying out red lines in a bid to shape a final deal.

Ayatollah Ali Khameini, Iran’s supreme leader, and AIPAC are seen as must-convince skeptics for their respective sides. JTA
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