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July 15, 2019 - 12:28 pm
By JONATHAN LEMIRE, CALVIN WOODWARD and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the "broken and crime infested" countries they came from, ignoring the fact that...
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Jeff Katz
July 10, 2019 - 11:50 am
Sen. Elizabeth Warren told anti-Israel activists she would end Israeli occupation if she is elected president in 2020. An activist from the left-wing group IfNotNow asked Warren after a town hall if she would "push the Israeli government to end occupation." Warren's response was, "Yes. Yes. So I’m...
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Jeff Katz
June 19, 2019 - 2:16 pm
No doubt you've heard countless times the references to Palestine in the Middle East and the conflict surrounding it and Israel. Jerold S. Auerbach, columnist for the Jewish News Syndicate and author of “Print to Fit: The New York Times, Zionism and Israel, 1896-2016,” writes a piece describing...
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Jeff Katz
June 12, 2019 - 11:52 am
It has long been the stance of the left to distance themselves and the U.S. from any relationship with Israel. On Tuesday, one of its innumerable presidential candidates took that stance a step further. In what was considered his first major speech on foreign policy at the University of Indiana,...
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May 30, 2019 - 1:55 pm
By ARON HELLER Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel embarked Thursday on an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and instead dissolved parliament. In what seemed to be an improbable scenario...
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Jeff Katz
May 24, 2019 - 8:59 am
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a gathering of liberal Jews Thursday that the United States should pressure Israel to change its policies. Acccording to NBC News , Thursday evening “Buttigieg told a group of influential liberal Jewish leaders on Thursday that the United States...
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Jeff Katz
May 23, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) claimed during a House panel hearing Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s strategy to resolve the Syrian conflict is taking “cues” from Russia, Turkey, and Israel, without acknowledging that the three countries stand on opposing sides of the issue. During a House Foreign...
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March 27, 2019 - 11:41 am
By ARON HELLER, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — An unofficial cease-fire appeared to be holding Wednesday between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers despite limited exchanges of fire. Schools reopened in southern Israel and residents resumed their daily routines after a few overnight rocket attacks...
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President Donald Trump holds up a signed proclamation recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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March 25, 2019 - 1:04 pm
By MATTHEW LEE and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Monday recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, reversing more than a half-century of U.S. policy. Standing alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the...
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March 21, 2019 - 1:43 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's leader has thanked President Donald Trump for "boldly" recognizing Israel's control over the Golan Heights. Israel captured the Golan, a strategic plateau overlooking northern Israel, from Syria in the 1967 Mideast war and annexed the area in 1981. The international...
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