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  • Senate amendment penalizing Palestinians for U.N. status does not pass

    December 5, 2012 | 9:19 am

    A U.S. Senate amendment that would have penalized Palestinians for seeking non-member state status at the United Nations was not attached to its intended law.

    The National Defense Authorization Act, which was passed late Tuesday, did not include among its amendments one that...

  • For the record: Sherman didn’t flip-flop to attack Berman

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    January 19, 2012 | 12:05 am

    A correction to our coverage of the debate between Brad Sherman and Howard Berman (Sherman Lays Into Berman in Four-way Congressional Debate, Jan. 13) appears in the print edition of the Jewish Journal that hits newsstands today.

    The problematic sentence in the original article...

  • Netanyahu announces support for controversial libel law amendment

    November 21, 2011 | 3:18 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has come out in support of a libel law amendment a day after Israeli journalists gathered to protest the bill.

    The libel law amendment has passed a first reading in the Knesset, and was scheduled for its second and third readings Monday night. The...

  • Political Journal

    By Idan Ivri

    August 25, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Israel School Teaches Peace Lesson

    Racially motivated brawls at Jefferson High School this spring made the school appear, at times, like a miniwar zone. Which makes it especially interesting that L.A. Unified School District (LAUSD) officials are learning lessons from Israeli and...

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  • Washington Watch

    By James D. Besser

    June 2, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Air Force Fight Moves to the Hill

    The issue of religious coercion at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs is starting to reverberate on Capitol Hill -- with what one Jewish legislator said are ugly overtones.

    And a chaplain who was fired for raising the issue of...

  • Reduce Oil Demand

    By Rep. Henry Waxman

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    The following are remarks and an amendment introduced by Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) on March 19 to the House Energy Subcommittee that propose an alternative energy strategy for the United States.



    Mr. Chairman, I'd like to offer the "Keeping Faith With Our American Soldiers"...

  • ‘Shiraz 10’ Update

    By Michael Aushenker

    July 20, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    In response to recent human rights violations perpetrated by the Iranian government, the House of Representatives passed an amendment brought to the floor by Congressman Brad Sherman during consideration of the foreign aid bill for fiscal year 2001. The amendment seeks to cut World...

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