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  • Arab-Israeli leader ends US trip with applause, but not from the Jews he hoped to reach

    December 15, 2015 | 9:29 am

    Ayman Odeh got the rapturous Jewish reception he had wanted. It just wasn’t from the Jews he had hoped to reach during his recent trip to America.

    The Arab-Israeli lawmaker’s speech to a conference Sunday hosted by the Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz and the New Israel Fund, a...

  • Bush to Jewish leaders: I don’t trust Iran’s peaceful intentions

    October 16, 2013 | 9:52 am

    Former President George W. Bush told a Presidents Conference gathering that he did not trust the Iranian regime to change its intentions toward Israel.

    “I will not believe in Iran’s peaceful intentions until they can irrevocably prove that it’s true,” Bush told the 1,200 guests...

  • Jews well represented among Obama’s campaign chairs

    February 22, 2012 | 10:11 am

    At least seven of the Obama campaign’s 35 co-chairs are Jewish, including Alan Solow, a leading figure in the organized community.

    Solow is identified on the list released early Wednesday morning as both a partner at the DLA Piper law firm and as a past president of the Conference...

  • Presidents Conference taps Richard Stone as chairman

    April 12, 2011 | 1:38 pm

    Richard Stone, the chairman of the NCSJ, was elected unanimously as the next chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.

    Stone, a New York attorney, was elected Monday at a meeting of the Presidents Conference in New York. He will assume his new...