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Obama: Netanyahu Said ‘Nothing New’ And Offers ‘No Viable Alternative’

03/05/2015

President Barack Obama said there was “nothing new” in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress.

Homeland Security Bill Includes $13 Million For Religious And Other Nonprofit Groups

03/05/2015

Washington – Funding for the Department of Homeland Security passed by Congress Tuesday includes $13 million for security at religious and other nonprofit institutions.

Jewish Human Cannonball

The circus is in town, and a nice Jewish girl is soaring through the air at 75 mph.

Judge Rules Kansas City JCC Shooter To Be Tried For Capital Murder

03/04/2015

Frazier Glenn Miller, the man charged with murdering three people outside two Kansas City-area Jewish institutions, will go on trial for capital murder, a judge ruled.

Jewish Human Cannonball

Ringling Bros. stunt women opens up about the highs, lows and her Jewish heritage.

03/04/2015
Staff Writer

Ask Gemma Kirby about how her flight was, and you might be surprised what you hear.

Gemma “The Jet” Kirby, 25, considers soaring several hundred feet through the air at 75 miles per hour an average day’s work. As the youngest performing human cannonball in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus — she just celebrated her one-year “cannonversary” — some might consider her a big shot.

‘Time To Move On,’ Urges Leading House Democrat

Steve Israel says U.S., Israel must ‘get beyond optics’ of speech invitation.

03/04/2015
Staff Writer

Even as President Barack Obama was refuting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s assertion before a joint session of Congress Tuesday that a better deal is possible to keep Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, a leading House Democrat called for an end to the rancor between the two men.

Rep. Steve Israel

AIPAC Handcuffed By Speechgate?

AIPAC wants to talk Iran, but it can’t get away from Netanyahu’s appearance before Congress.

03/03/2015

Washington — For all its focus on Iran, AIPAC can’t seem to get away from the controversy surrounding Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress.

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu speaking at the AIPAC conference Monday, a day before he addressed Congress. Getty Images

Bibi's Congress Speech Transcript

03/03/2015

The following is a transcript of the address Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered to Congress on March 3, 2015. The text was provided by the Prime Minister's Office.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking about Iran during a joint meeting of Congress, March 3. Getty Images

Netanyahu To Congress

A deal with Iran paves the way to the bomb.

03/03/2015

In his address to Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu argued that the proposed nuclear deal being negotiated with Iran will lead inexorably to a nuclear-armed Iran and war in the Middle East.

Sen. Al Franken Makes 6 Jewish Lawmakers Boycotting Netanyahu Speech

03/03/2015

Washington — Sen. Al Franken became the sixth Jewish lawmaker to say he will not attend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress.

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