Israeli Fear of Qatari Outreach to US Jews

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by Mitchell Plitnick On January 31, the Israeli embassy in the United States stated that Israel did not approve of several right wing, pro-Israel American Jewish leaders meeting with senior officials, including the emir, of Qatar. “We oppose this outreach… Continue Reading  

America’s Most Jewish Congressional District Bucks Anti-Iran Challenger

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by Ali Gharib Will Democrats pay politically for supporting the Iran deal? At least where Democratic primaries are concerned, that doesn’t seem to be the case. On Tuesday, Rep. Jerry Nadler, an incumbent from New York with more than two decades… Continue Reading  

Conference of Presidents Illustrates Gulf in Jewish Opinion on Iran

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by Jim Lobe There’s no better illustration of the yawning gap between the leadership of major national Jewish organizations and the larger community that it purports to represent than the coincidence of the release of the latest survey of Jewish opinion by the American… Continue Reading  

The Jewish Community and the Iran Deal

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by Jim Lobe The articles I cited in yesterday’s post about Sheldon Adelson and the GOP cover the issue of the Jewish community and the Iran deal better than I can. But a couple of points are worth emphasizing.

The Iran Deal and American Jews

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by Naomi Dann Far too much of the analysis of the nuclear deal with Iran has focused on what the American Jewish community and Israeli leaders think, as if those opinions were more important than those of the other Americans,… Continue Reading