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  • Mr. Lowenthal goes to Washington

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    February 6, 2013 | 12:29 pm

    On the same day former Sen. Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama’s choice for Defense Secretary, was being grilled in the Senate for having referred to pro-Israel advocates as the “Jewish lobby,” newly elected U.S. Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) said that he hadn’t been...

  • Hagel in hearings expands on ‘Jewish lobby’ apology

    January 31, 2013 | 1:26 pm

    Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel in Senate hearings expanded on his apology for the use of the term "Jewish lobby," and said it was also wrong to suggest pro-Israel groups "intimidate" Congress into doing "dumb things."

    Hagel, the former Republican senator from Nebraska...

  • Man sentenced for ‘Jewish lobby’ list

    April 9, 2010 | 11:20 am

    A Rome court has sentenced a man to six months in jail for having posted a list of 162 academics on his blog and describing them as members of an alleged “Jewish lobby.”

    In a verdict handed down Thursday, Paolo Munzi, 42, was convicted of defamation. But he was acquitted of having...