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  • May 13, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 13, 2013 | 3:23 am

    The US

    Headline: UK's Cameron on U.S. trip to learn Boston lessons, discuss Syria

    To Read: According to Jordan Chandler Hirsch and Sam Kleiner, whether you are in favor of increased US involvement in Middle East affairs or against it, Israel is the answer-

    Iran, to be...

  • Best-for-Israel President? Our Factor panel has the answer

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 3, 2012 | 11:34 am

    In our pre-election survey of the Israel Factor, we asked an unusual question that we found suitable for Election Day eve. “On a scale of 1 (bad for Israel) to 10 (great for Israel), please rank the following past presidents in retrospect”.

    Take a look at the outcome, followed by...

  • Israel not committed to two-state solution, Jimmy Carter says

    October 22, 2012 | 11:16 am

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Monday said the Israeli-Palestinian peace process had reached a crisis point and that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government was not pursuing a two-state solution.

    "That policy of promoting a two-state solution seems to be abandoned...

  • The impact of the moderate Republican

    By Raphael J. Sonenshein

    October 17, 2012 | 5:09 pm

    On Oct. 28, 1980, a beleaguered President Jimmy Carter stood on a debate stage with his Republican challenger, former California Gov. Ronald Reagan.  Carter’s one chance to save his presidency depended on his ability to portray Reagan’s views as extreme. The best levers appeared to...

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  • Jimmy Carter calls Rachel Corrie case ruling ‘unacceptable’

    August 30, 2012 | 12:12 pm

    Former President Jimmy Carter called “unacceptable” a court ruling that declared the State of Israel is not responsible for the death of an American activist.

    “The killing of an American peace activist is unacceptable. The court’s decision confirms a climate of impunity,...

  • Choice of Carter as convention speaker decried

    August 9, 2012 | 10:54 am

    Former President Jimmy Carter, who has garnered much criticism in recent years for his harsh words about Israel, will address the Democratic National Convention.

    The Democratic National Convention Committee and Obama for America announced that Carter will speak Sept. 4 via video.

    ...
  • Carter: Muslim Brotherhood to try to modify Egypt-Israel peace treaty

    May 28, 2012 | 9:47 pm

    Former U.S President Jimmy Carter said after what he called long discussions with Muslim Brotherhood leaders in Egypt that the group will try to modify the country’s peace treaty with Israel.

    Carter said May 26 after the conclusion of the first round of voting in Egypt’s free...

  • Carter says he met Gross, pressed for his release

    March 31, 2011 | 10:21 am

    Former President Jimmy Carter met with jailed American contractor Alan Gross and said he believes Gross is “innocent of any serious crime.”

    Carter met with Gross on Wednesday at an undisclosed location, according to reports.

    Carter said Tuesday that he would discuss Gross’ case...

  • Carter says he pressed for Gross’ release

    March 30, 2011 | 1:11 pm

    Former President Jimmy Carter discussed the case of jailed American contractor Alan Gross with Cuban officials, but said that was not the reason for his visit.

    “We have spoken to some officials about Mr. Gross, but I am not here to take him out of the country,” Carter said Tuesday....

  • Will Carter press for Gross’ release on Cuba visit?

    March 28, 2011 | 10:25 am

    Jimmy Carter is scheduled to visit Jewish leaders during a trip to Cuba, leading to speculation that the former U.S. president will ask the Cuban government to release jailed American contractor Alan Gross.

    Carter, who is well known for his activism on behalf of human rights, will...

  • Carter sued over book on Palestine

    February 3, 2011 | 10:18 am

    Five readers have filed a class-action lawsuit against former President Jimmy Carter for his book “Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid.”

    His publisher, Simon & Schuster, also was named in the lawsuit over the book published in 2006.

    The lawsuit, Unterberg et al v. Jimmy Carter et...

  • Carter continues to stigmatize Israel, ADL charges

    November 1, 2010 | 5:31 pm

    Former President Jimmy Carter continues to make biased remarks about Israel, despite a public apology via JTA late last year, according to the Anti-Defamation League.

    In an Op-Ed distributed Monday, ADL National Director Abe Foxman charged that “Rather than focusing on Israel as the...

  • Jimmy Carter…I don’t accept his bogus apology!

    By Karmel Melamed

    January 5, 2010 | 11:13 am

    Late last month former U.S. President Jimmy Carter released a letter through the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) “apologizing” to American Jews for all that he has said about Israel that has offended American Jewry. When I first read about this supposed apology by Carter, I could...

  • Best Jimmy Carter Crack Ever

    By Rob Eshman

    September 17, 2009 | 9:28 pm

    Best Jimmy Carter crack ever. 

    The comedian Greg Fitzsimmons sat in with Howard today to do the news with Robin Quivers.  Robin reported how Jimmy Carter said racism was behind the opposition to Obama, and Fitzsimmons cracked:

    Jimmy Carter, fresh off his his book, “Fucking Jews,”...

  • American donor deposed in Olmert probe, Carter spills nuclear bomb beans

    May 28, 2008 | 10:31 pm

    N.Y. Financier Deposed in Olmert Case

    Israeli prosecutors deposed American businessman Morris Talansky as part of the corruption probe of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

    Talansky, who was detained by police during a Passover visit to Israel, appeared at Jerusalem District Court on...

  • Incredible shrinking Jimmy Carter

    By Steve Greenberg

    April 24, 2008 | 6:00 pm

  • Carter: Hamas open to peace with Israel

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    April 21, 2008 | 10:12 am

    This just in from Reuters:

    Hamas would accept a deal creating a Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip if it was approved by Palestinians in a vote, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said on Monday after talks with Hamas leaders.

    Carter said he had “no doubt that both the...

  • Briefs: Pro-Israel doves launch D.C. lobbying effort, Carter—in Israel— calls Sderot attacks ’

    April 17, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Pro-Israel Doves Launch D.C. Outfit


    J Street promo video


    Pro-Israel doves are launching an initiative aimed at countering the influence of established Jewish organizations on Capitol Hill. In a conference call Tuesday, organizers announced the launch of J Street, a lobby outfit and a...

  • ‘Our Worst Ex-President’

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    December 20, 2007 | 11:43 pm

    Among the top 10 quotes of 2007, according to the Yale Book of Quotations, via Mother Jones, former President Jimmy Carter’s comment to my friend the Bible Belt Blogger came in at No. 10.

    “I think as far as the adverse impact on the nation around the world, this administration has...

  • Jimmy Carter hatred is alive in Iranian L.A.

    By Karmel Melamed

    October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The September release of a new documentary that follows Jimmy Carter on tour for his controversial book, "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid," has reignited the longstanding animosity many Iranian Americans feel toward the former U.S. president.

    The film, "Man From Plains", reveals the...

  • From Golda to Carter—Jewish history’s heroes and villains get screen time

    By Tom Tugend

    October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Six films from Europe and the United States with Jewish or Israeli themes will open in U.S. theaters during the last half of October, most dealing with the triumphs and tragedies of our recent 20th century history. They are discussed here in order of their opening dates.
    Over the...
  • 5767: News of the Jewish year in review

    By Justin Sulsky

    September 13, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Here's a chronology of some of the top news items of the past year:

    September 2006

    • Yeshiva University announced that its immediate past chairman, fertilizer and oil magnate Ronald Stanton, was giving $100 million to the school -- believed to be the highest amount of money ever...

  • Briefs: Carter condemns, Ban meets, students protest

    April 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm


    Carter: Israel backers demand 'subservience'

    Mideast peace is possible only with forceful U.S. engagement, former President Jimmy Carter said as he received the Ridenhour Courage Prize for speaking out on controversial topics. Carter -- whose recent book, "Palestine: Peace Not...
  • CAT scan of Jimmy Carter’s heart

    By David Mamet

    February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

  • Briefs: Hier scolds Carter, and vice versa; StandWithUs distributes “Israel 101”

    February 8, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Hier scolds Carter, and vice versa

    Former President Jimmy Carter has implicitly accused the Simon Wiesenthal Center of "falsehood and slander," after the center mailed Carter some 25,000 signed petitions protesting his book "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid."

    In a brief but...

  • View on Mideast ‘Embarrassing’

    By Ira Forman

    April 29, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Recently former President Jimmy Carter spoke out about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict as he visited Texas. He spoke of U.S. bias toward Israel, of Arab animosity toward the United States, because of a lack of progress in the peace process and he focused his criticism on the Israeli...

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