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  • After peace talks collapse, experts counsel a wait-and-see approach

    April 30, 2014 | 9:04 am

    The best move for the Obama administration on the Middle East peace front may be to take a few steps back.

    That’s what some observers are advising in the wake of the collapse of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.

    The Palestinian unity talks mean that President Obama and U.S....

  • Oren denies describing bleak U.S.-Israel relations

    June 28, 2010 | 10:59 am

    Israel’s ambassador to the United States denied reports that he called the relationship between Israel and the U.S. a ‘tectonic rift.’

    Michael Oren on a visit to Israel last week reportedly told Israeli diplomats during a briefing that Jerusalem and Washington are like...

  • Students across U.S. invite Oren to speak

    May 21, 2010 | 10:50 am

    Dozens of presidents of university student bodies invited the Israeli ambassador to speak in the wake of his controversial appearances on two campuses.

    “We, the undersigned, clearly recognize the shared values that bind the United States and Israel,” says the letter to Michael Oren...

  • Oren hosts dinner for top Dems

    May 5, 2010 | 12:26 pm

    Israel’s ambassador to Washington hosted a dinner for top Democrats.

    The dinner at Michael Oren’s home Tuesday evening was to honor Tim Kaine, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, who promoted ties with Israel when he served as Virginia governor from 2006 until this...

  • Selection of Israeli envoy sparks debate at Brandeis

    April 27, 2010 | 3:12 pm

    Brandeis has sparked a controversy in the university community with its selection of Israel’s ambassador to Washington as its commencement speaker.

    Last week’s announcement of Michael Oren as this year’s keynoter has evoked a spectrum of responses in campus publications and online...

  • Oren, J Street meet

    April 15, 2010 | 10:10 pm

    Israel’s U.S. ambassador formally met with the director of J Street.

    “The conversation, which took place at the Israeli Embassy, lasted approximately one hour and covered a wide range of topics, including the peace process, the U.S.-Israel relationship and Iran,” said a statement...

  • Oren says Israel wants peace deal

    April 5, 2010 | 11:42 am

    From UPI.com:

    Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren said Sunday Israel’s desire to negotiate peace with the Palestinians hasn’t weakened.

    In an appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union” news program, Oren discounted those who contend Israel has become too satisfied with the years-long stalemate that has left the peace talks in dry dock.

    Read the full article at UPI.com.

  • UC Riverside Faculty Voice Support for Protesters Against Oren

    March 16, 2010 | 5:12 pm

    Faculty at the University of California, Riverside (UCR), joined voices at UC campuses statewide in support of 11 students arrested for heckling Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren during his Feb. 8 speech at the University of California, Irvine (UCI).

    Thirty-one professors and graduate...

  • Michael Oren Picked to Be Israel’s Next US Ambassador

    By Rob Eshman

    May 4, 2009 | 2:22 am

    Why did Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu select Michael Oren as Israel’s next Ambassador to the United States?

    That’s a question many among Israel’s political and religious right are asking in the wake of the Princeton-educated historian’s appointment to the country’s most...