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Biden: U.S. Will ‘Not Sign A Bad Deal’ With Iran

11/11/2014
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Oxon Hill, Md. – With the Nov. 24 deadline for negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program looming, Vice President Joe Biden vowed that the United States “will not sign a bad deal.”

Biden Meets Israel’s Finance Minister

10/15/2013
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(JTA) -- Yair Lapid, the Israeli finance minister, met with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and other top U.S. officials.

Biden To J Street: Regional Instability Presents Incentive For Peace

10/01/2013
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Instability in the Middle East presents an incentive to advance Israeli-Palestinian peace, Vice President Joe Biden told J Street’s annual conference.

Yes, Joe Biden Had A Sukkah, And Matan Kids Decorated It

By this point, there's been quite a bit of buzz in the Jewish community about the fact that Vice-President Joe Biden not only celebrated Sukkot, but did so in a sukkah built on the grounds of his residence at Number One Observatory Circle.

And while this is amazing, there is more to the story, as there is more to a sukkah than its walls and roof. Hint: It's all about the decorations.

Dr. Jill Biden and the gang from Matan rejoicing at the vice-presidential sukkah. Photo courtesy Meredith Englander Polsky

Memory Marches On

An interracial group, including men and women from around the country, began gathering at a community college in Selma, Alabama, early on Sunday morning last week.

Civil rights marches -- and their subsequent re-enactments -- follow in old footsteps/Shalom Center

Biden: Israel Still Has Time to Strike Iran

05/08/2012

Israel still has time to strike Iran and the right to decide for itself whether to do so, Vice President Joe Biden said.

Appearing Tuesday in Atlanta at the annual convention of the Conservative movement's Rabbinical Assembly, Biden said "the window has not closed in terms of the Israelis if they choose to act on their own militarily."

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has suggested that Israel has until the fall to strike; the Obama administration has been pressing Israel to give time for sanctions and diplomacy to work.

Obama: A Second Truman?

In an early election-season speech, in a campaign that finds the presidential incumbent often under attack as – at best – lukewarm to the interests of Israel, Vice President Biden delivered what he considered a knockout punch last week.

President Obama, Biden declared during a speech at New York University marking Israel’s 64th anniversary, is second only to the commander-in-chief widely considered the Jewish State’s best friend ever in the White House.

Biden’s National Security Adviser To Address J Street

03/20/2012

Tony Blinken, Vice President Joe Biden’s national security adviser, will address this year’s J Street conference.

Blinken will address a session on the U.S. role in resolving the Arab-Israel conflict and join a panel afterward discussing his remarks.

Is Marrying Jewish Becoming A Requirement For Gentile Political Families?

Just in case you were worried that high-power political families want nothing to do with Jews, I thought I’d let you know that Vice President Joe Biden’s daughter is apparently marrying a Jewish doctor.

Jewish Leaders Press Pollard Release After Biden’s Words

UPDATE: Veep Agrees to Meet Jewish Leaders on Pollard

10/04/2011
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UPDATE 7:15 PM. WEDNESDAY OCT. 5

Vice President Joe Biden agreed Wednesday to meet a "small group" of Jewish leaders in the near future to discuss his opposition to clemency for Jonathan Pollard.

Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, said he approach Biden at a Rosh HaShanah reception for Jewish leaders and told him of the Jewish community's "deep concern" about his position.

Vice President Biden called Pollard “a traitor.” Getty images
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