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  • Rabbi To Head Holocaust Museum

    By Julie Wiener

    February 3, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    Rabbi Irving Greenberg, an influential scholar and religious leader, is about to take another national position.

    President Clinton is expected to appoint Greenberg to head the voluntary council overseeing operations at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, according to...

  • Finally, the Solution?

    By Douglas Davis

    November 4, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    Unlike previous efforts at Middle East summitry, this week's Clinton-Barak-Arafat meeting in Oslo did not aim at achieving any dramatic breakthroughs.

    Instead, the three leaders had the more modest goal of creating a positive atmosphere as Israel and the Palestinian Authority embark...

  • Mideast Briefs

    By Michael Shapiro

    October 28, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    With nearly $2 billion in aid to fund the Wye agreement still trapped in the budget battle between congressional Republicans and President Clinton, pro-Israel activists and Israeli officials are engaged in one of their most intense lobbying efforts in years.

    A few hundred activists...

  • Partisan Bickering

    By Michael Shapiro

    October 14, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    Israel's backers in Washington have long sought to ensure that foreign aid to the Jewish state remains above the partisan fray. This year, however, that has not happened.

    With Congress and the White House battling over the budget, Israel's nearly $3 billion in annual aid as well as...

  • Pushing for Peace

    By Matthew Dorf

    May 20, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    The Clinton administration has a simple message for Israelis and Palestinians: The peace process must move forward without delay.

    As soon as Israel's new government is in place, the State Department plans to execute a Middle East plan that has been carefully crafted during the last...

  • The Racialization of

    By Joel Kotkin

    May 7, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Last week, President Clinton diverted himself fromfending off scandal and defaming his accusers to denounce the Unzinitiative, Proposition 227, which is designed to end the currentsystem of bilingual education. In the process, he may havecontributed to the growing, and potentially...
  • Gore’s Campaign Stop

    By James David Besser

    May 7, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    Vice President Al Gore's visit to the Middle Eastlast week may have been the biggest and best event yet in his 2000presidential campaign, political observers here say.

    During a five-day swing through Egypt, SaudiArabia, Israel and the West Bank, Gore adroitly positioned himself asa...

  • Clinton and the Feminists

    March 26, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    For many Jewish women, the feminist movement hasbeen the key political event of our lifetimes. It has given us rolemodels, women of great personal power and intellectual agility, andallowed us to venture into unprecedented careers and lifestyles.Arguably, the reason so many Jewish...

  • As Bibi Smiles, the Palestinians Sweat

    By Larry Derfner

    January 29, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    For the record, the Netanyahu administration isexpecting business as usual from President Clinton, despite histroubles with the likes of Monica Lewinsky.

    "I have no doubt that President Clinton willcontinue to be personally involved in the peace process as he hasbeen up until now,"...

  • Other Voices

    By Teresa Strasser

    January 29, 1998 | 7:00 pm

    There's nothing so intoxicating as when a mentor singles you out,shining the warm light of approval all over you.

    When that mentor is an older man and you, the student, a youngwoman, you've just mixed up a potent sexual-charge cocktail. Don'tdrive home. Your depth perception is...

  • Up Front

    By Rob Eshman

    October 16, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    Last Tuesday evening, we had dinner with Dick Morris. Can youthink of a more fitting person to dine with during these days ofatonement? Dick Morris: one-time adviser to the president of theUnited States. Widely credited with winning President Clinton'sre-election. Caught on a tabloid...
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