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July 31, 2019 - 12:45 pm
By ILAN BEN ZION Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli Cabinet unanimously approved a proposal to build over 700 housing units for Palestinians in addition to 6,000 Israeli settlement housing units in the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government advanced the proposal late...
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Jeff Katz
July 29, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Looks like CNN is too busy labeling President Trump as a racist and a bigot to notice bigotry among its own employees. In a 2011 tweet, Mohammed Elshamy, a CNN photo editor, celebrated the slaughter of "Jewish pigs" at the hands of a Palestinian bomb. NewsBusters Elshamy has since made his Twitter...
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Jeff Katz
July 19, 2019 - 12:58 pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will soon have to decide whether to allow Reps Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to enter the country next month, according to Haaretz . Both Omar and Tlaib helped introduced a pro-BDS resolution in Congress earlier this week, a move that Netanyahu criticized...
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Jeff Katz
July 17, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Rep. Ilhan Omar has been on record of making several anti-Semitic remarks and failing to condemn terrorist groups like Al-Qaeda and Antifa. Now, she is ready to introduce new legislation in support of an anti-Israel group. According to Al-Monitor , Omar has said she plans to introduce a new...
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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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