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  • Condoleezza Rice lambastes Iran deal

    October 30, 2015 | 10:00 am

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice issued a harsh rebuke of the Iran nuclear deal in first public remarks on the issue on Thursday.

    During a speech Chatham House in London, Rice said that while the deal “has some good elements,” the price that was paid “was pretty high.”

  • Condi’s cost per minute

    By Marty Kaplan

    May 19, 2014 | 10:10 am

    Forget whether former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson was paid more or less than her predecessor, Bill Keller.  I want to know why Condoleezza Rice was paid more than Condoleezza Rice.

    Rutgers University offered $35,000 to George W. Bush’s national security advisor...

  • Rice dissects American policies

    By Tom Tugend

    March 6, 2013 | 5:29 am

    For people with a palate for intellectual, social and physical nourishment, the annual Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture at UCLA is a not-to-be-missed event.

    The lecture is one of the global events sponsored by the Daniel Pearl Foundation, established by Judea and Ruth Pearl after...

  • Condi as VP – good for Israel?‎

    By Shmuel Rosner

    July 13, 2012 | 1:46 pm

    Not too long ago, we asked our Israel Factor panel of experts to rank the ‎possible candidates for Vice President on the very vague and general ‎question of “good for Israel”. The current VP, Joe Biden, appeared to be ‎quite popular with our panel – and he will most...

  • Rice, Powell and Albright: Friends

    By Susan Freudenheim

    March 8, 2011 | 6:19 pm

    Revolutions spreading through the Middle East added timeliness and weight to the convening of three former secretaries of state by American Jewish University (AJU) on Feb. 28, at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk. Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice, all...

  • Rice, Powell and Albright: Friends in ‘Retirement’

    By Susan Freudenheim

    March 1, 2011 | 6:09 pm

    Revolutions spreading through the Middle East added timeliness and weight to the convening of three former secretaries of state by American Jewish University (AJU) on Monday evening, Feb. 28, at the Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk. Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell and...

  • Top Ten Signs we’re making progress towards peace

    By Douglas Bloomfield

    April 10, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met on Monday for the first time since Feb. 19 at the urging of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who dropped by briefly a week earlier to declare the peace process was "moving in the right direction."
  • Rice presses, Israel eases up on Palestinians

    By Leslie Susser

    April 3, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    For the first time since the Annapolis peace parley last November, the United States is leaning heavily on Israel to move ahead in peacemaking with the Palestinians.

    This week, on her second visit to Israel and the Palestinian areas in a month, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza...

  • Briefs: Rice pushes for renewed peace talks, U.N. votes new Iran sanctions

    March 7, 2008 | 5:00 pm

    Rice Pushes to Resume Peace Talks

    Israeli-Palestinian peace talks must resume, Condoleezza Rice said en route to the region.

    "Negotiations ought to resume as soon as possible," the U.S. secretary of state said Tuesday before beginning a troubleshooting trip to Israel and the...

  • Briefs: Rice says Abbas can do, Peres talks Turkey, Olmert suspected

    November 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Rice: Abbas a True Peace Partner

    Condoleezza Rice told thousands of Jewish communal activists that the president of the Palestinian Authority is a true partner for peace. The U.S. secretary of state, addressing delegates in Nashville at the General Assembly of the United Jewish...

  • Can Olmert and Abbas deliver at high-stakes Annapolis summit?

    By Leslie Susser

    November 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    In the final run-up to the Annapolis peace parley, leaders on all sides are emphasizing the burning need for success and the potentially huge price of failure. Although the focus is on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, all the main players see it as only a small part of a much bigger...
  • Briefs: Condi tries to strike Mideast balance, Chelsea Clinton gets Shabbat-experienced

    August 2, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Rice: U.S. Will Keep Mideast Strategic Balance

    The United States intends to help preserve the strategic balance between Israel and the Arabs, Condoleezza Rice said. Washington's decision to boost defense aid to Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia by $60 billon over the next decade will...

  • U.S. Jewish leaders skeptical on funding for Abbas

    By Ron Kampeas

    June 21, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    It took little time for the Bush administration to come up with answers to the radically changed Palestinian reality: Fund and engage with the new moderate Palestinian Authority government.

    Yet those answers raised questions for some of Israel's Jewish supporters across the political...

  • Briefs: JTS to admit gay rabbinical students, Saudi Arabia bars Israeli journalist

    March 29, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    JTS to admit gay rabbinical students

    The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) announced Monday that it would change admission policies to accept openly gay students at its rabbinical school. Arnold Eisen, chancellor-elect of the Conservative movement's flagship institution, made the...

  • Olmert-Rice-Abbas summit meets low expectations

    By Leslie Susser

    February 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    No one expected this week's tripartite American-Israeli-Palestinian summit to make any startling breakthroughs. For days, spokesmen for U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas had been lowering...
  • Jewish emergency info card a hit with LAPD; Postcard and dog tag campaign seeks release of Israeli

    October 19, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Jewish emergency info card a hit With LAPD

    LAPD patrol officers in the San Fernando Valley are now packing a powerful resource small enough to fit into a breast pocket. The Jewish Federation/Valley Alliance has teamed up with Deputy Chief Michael Moore and LAPD chaplain Kenneth...

  • Names to Watch on Way Up, Down in ‘06

    By James D. Besser

    December 29, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    Here are a handful of people to watch in the coming 12 months -- some on the way up; some on the way down.

    Jack Abramoff: The once-high-flying Republican lobbyist, Jewish benefactor and GOP best buddy has become the most radioactive man in Washington, thanks to controversial deals...

  • Rice Promises More Mideast Presence

    By James D. Besser

    January 20, 2005 | 7:00 pm


    U.S. Mideast policy during the second Bush administration will be even more focused on the White House, with a new secretary of state who will be more directly involved in implementing the president's policies.

    That was one message Condoleezza Rice, the president's choice to...

  • World Briefs

    By JTA Staff

    May 13, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Israel-U.S. Anti-Terror Fund Planned

    Israel and the United States hope to establish a $50 million counterterrorism research and development fund. Each country would contribute half of the fund, Israeli Ambassador Daniel Ayalon said on Tuesday. Congress and the Israeli Treasury...