Ohio’s Jewish federation leaders met with U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Cleveland, and Rob Portman, R-Cincinnati, March 13 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to advocate for increased security funding for faith- and cause-based nonprofits with a high risk of terror attacks.
(JTA) — NYU Steinhardt, a school named for the Jewish philanthropist who is facing allegations of sexual harassment, said it will be “initiating a review into Mr. Steinhardt’s interactions with NYU students, faculty, and staff.”
(JTA) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo suggested that President Donald Trump may have been sent by God to protect Israel.
(JTA) — President Donald Trump said his announcement about favoring recognition of Israel’s claim to the Golan Heights was unconnected to the Israeli elections next month.
“The European Union, in accordance with international law, does not recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the territories it occupied since July 1967, including the Golan Heights, and does not consider them as part of Israeli territory,” said Maya Kosyanchich, a spokeswoman for E.U. foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini.
This comes after the left-wing group MoveOn called on candidates to skip the event through conducting a survey among its members, in which 74 percent “agree or strongly agree” that “any progressive vying to be the Democratic nominee for president should skip the AIPAC conference,” said the organization in a statement.
Attendees of the 2019 American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference will have the opportunity to hear from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as the man trying to replace him in April’s elections in Lt. Gen. (Res.) Benny Gantz when the annual lobbying conference …
Trump's tweet comes on the eve of the Israeli prime minister's visit to Washington.
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WASHINGTON (JTA) — MoveOn, the progressive advocacy movement, asked Democratic presidential candidates not to attend this year’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference.
(JTA) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel will meet with President Donald Trump at the White House at the end of March, just two weeks before the Israeli elections.
(JTA) — Birthright, which runs free 10-days trips to Israel for young Jewish adults, unblocked J Street U on Twitter, a day after J Street U announced the social media snub.
A bipartisan bill was introduced by Reps. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) and Randy Weber (R-Texas) to further development between America and Israel in the agriculture, water resources and energy-storage sectors.
The Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah and Democracy Fund announced seven winners of this year’s Lippman Kanfer Prize for Applied Jewish Wisdom March 18 in San Francisco.