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  • Israel calls for peaceful resolution of Ukraine crisis

    March 5, 2014 | 3:56 pm

    Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released its first statement on the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, calling for a peaceful resolution to the crisis there.

    “Israel is following the events in Ukraine with great concern, worry for the well-being of all its citizens and hope that...

  • House Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce Meets with Iranian-American Jewish Leadership in Los Angeles

    by Oron Maher and Sam Yebri

    February 26, 2013 | 6:01 pm

    U.S. Representative Ed Royce (R), currently serving his eleventh term in Congress representing Southern California’s 39th District, attended an intimate meeting with political, community, and business leaders from Los Angeles’ Iranian-American Jewish community on February 19th, to...

  • Israel’s State Archive releases Munich Olympics massacre documents

    August 29, 2012 | 10:38 am

    Israel’s State Archive released 45 formerly classified documents related to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

    The documents, which were released Wednesday in honor of the 40th anniversary of the massacre, include Foreign Ministry cables, minutes of...

  • Conference examines future of U.S.-Israel relations

    By Shmuel Rosner

    June 27, 2012 | 1:33 pm

    I’ve just finished moderating two panels at the Israeli Presidential Conference in Jerusalem. I’ve just finished talking to dozens of the people attending and finished listening to other people’s panels. I’m tired and have a headache, and I am still trying to figure out a...

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  • Israeli leaders condemn remarks by EU’s Ashton

    March 20, 2012 | 10:29 am

    Israeli leaders condemned remarks by European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton which appeared to compare the Toulouse victims to deaths in Gaza, while Ashton said her words were “grossly distorted.”

    At a conference Monday in Brussels on Palestinian refugees, Ashton...

  • Opinion: Why we should attack Iran

    January 18, 2012 | 10:21 am

    [Counter-point: Why we should not bomb Iran]

    This article has been adapted from an essay in the January/February 2012 issue of Foreign Affairs magazine.

    The United States and Iran are on a path toward direct armed conflict. In early October, U.S. officials accused Iranian...

  • Jewish Dems still prominent on Foreign Affairs

    February 9, 2011 | 2:13 pm

    Jewish Democrats continued their pre-eminence on the powerful U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee.

    Democrats have had to roll back their representation on key committees after losing the House in last November’s elections, but Foreign Affairs remains a redoubt...

  • Candidate Profile: Tzipi Livni—a clean record but some say untested

    By Dina Kraft

    September 8, 2008 | 5:09 pm

    JERUSALEM (JTA) - Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni smoothes her tailored black jacket, tosses back her head and takes in the King David Hotel hall packed cheek to jowl with foreign journalists.

    Every chair is taken, photographers line the walls and the lights of dozens of TV...
  • Rep. Berman in line to chair House foreign affairs panel

    By Tom Tugend

    January 10, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Rep. Howard L. Berman recalls that when he first ran for Congress in 1982, "one major reason was to strengthen our relationship with Israel and oppose the threat of radical Islam."

    Now the veteran legislator will be in an even stronger position to pursue his agenda as the likely...

  • Ahmed Tibi Switches Sides

    By Larry Derfner

    June 17, 1999 | 8:00 pm

    This week, when freshman Member of Knesset Dr. Ahmed Tibi declared his first preference for committee assignments -- Defense and Foreign Affairs, which is briefed regularly by the Shin Bet and Mossad -- right-wing MKs laughed it off. This would be like inviting Saddam Hussein into...