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The Republican Party’s platform is expected to include support for a two-state solution in the Middle East.
The platform committee, meeting in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, rejected three amendments that would have removed language supportive of a two-state solution, according to a...
August 10, 2012 | 1:46 pm
The San Fernando Valley Republican Club (SFVRC) has decided not to endorse either Rep. Brad Sherman or Rep. Howard Berman, the two Democratic incumbents who will face off in November in the hotly contested and closely watched race to represent the newly redrawn 30th Congressional...
April 16, 2012 | 3:52 am
Smadar Shir of Ynet supports Israel’s decision to deny entry to dozens of pro-Palestinian activists who were part of a coordinated demonstration.
When a US embassy official refuses to grant a certain person a visa because he was born in...
March 9, 2012 | 3:58 am
Meet the Israeli ‘Octet’ That Would Decide an Iran Attack
Eli Lake of the Daily Beast explains how Netanyahu is not the only one who decides whether Israel will strike Iran.
Israeli law requires that major national-security decisions, like signing peace accords or ordering...
September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Call it the tale of two Mellmans.
Mark Mellman, one of John Kerry's top four advisers, launched a talk with Jewish Democrats in Boston last month with a drasha (short sermon) on the meaning of Tisha B'Av, the Jewish fast day that happened to fall during the party convention. Then,...
July 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm
After a short respite from the fight over the Pledge of Allegiance, the Republican Party has once again thrown itself into the fray over issues of church and state. This time it's the Republican Party of Texas, President Bush's home state, which has approved a plank in its platform...
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An Israeli diplomat once remarked famously that the Palestinians "never missed an opportunity to miss an opportunity" to make peace. Much the same, it appears, is true in the efforts of the Republican Party, particularly here in California, to reach out to the Jewish community.