Israel’s Ambassador to the US Knows Republicans Much Better than Trump

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by Marsha B. Cohen “Israel has no doubt that President-elect Trump is a true friend of Israel,” Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer told reporters who met him at the lobby of Trump Tower on Thursday. “We have no doubt that Vice… Continue Reading  

Former Israeli Opposition Leader Puts Bibi-Boehner Ploy Bluntly

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by Jim Lobe Yossi Sarid, the former head of Israel’s Meretz Party and leader of the opposition in the Knesset from 2001 to 2003, has just written a very blunt—far too blunt for “acceptable” political discourse in Washington, DC—op-ed published… Continue Reading  

Did the Pro-Israel Lobby Contribute to Eric Cantor’s Defeat?

Photo: Rep. Eric Cantor shakes President Barack Obama's hand at the conclusion of a bipartisan Congressional leadership meeting in the Oval Office Private Dining Room on Nov. 10, 2013. Credit: White House Photo by Pete Souza

by Marsha B. Cohen News sites throughout the US — and Israel — are still displaying shock over the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor by a Tea Party challenger in Virginia’s June 11 primary. The GOP leader was widely expected to… Continue Reading  

On the RJC’s Drive to get Romney votes from Israel: Block the vote here, rock the vote there!

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This week Mitt Romney raised British eyebrows — and hackles — with several gaffes that undermined the objective of his trip to London: to boost his limited to nonexistent foreign policy credentials. Romney “must wish he was already on the… Continue Reading