BLOG BY: Susan Tuchman and Mort Klein

Tuchman/Klein Op-Ed in Major Pitts. Paper, Criticizing Univ. of Pitt. for Incentivizing Attendance at Anti-Israel Event
Date: 05.12.15

Last month at the University of Pittsburgh, two anti-Israel groups — Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) — co-sponsored Holocaust Remembrance Day: Edith Bell on Palestine. The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) and many others were offended by the misappropriation of Yom HaShoah to attack Israel. Even more concerning […]

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BLOG BY: Lee Bender

The Most Significantly Forgotten Component of Israeli-Arab Relations
Date: 05.04.15

The Mount of Olives (Har Hazeitim in Hebrew) in Jerusalem has been used as a Jewish cemetery for more than 3,000 years. Approximately 150,000 Jewish people are buried there, including some of the greatest Jewish leaders, prophets, and rabbis of all time. Thus the Mount of Olives is by far the largest and most important […]

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BLOG BY: Morton A. Klein and Daniel Mandel

Op-ed: Iran Deal Provides Billions in Increased Terrorist Funding
Date: 04.20.15

Last week, the Lausanne framework deal between the P5+1 powers and Iran on Iran’s nuclear program was concluded and immediately talked up as a good deal by President Barack Obama. But President Obama’s advocacy ran into factual and logical difficulties — for example, how could the President claim that “every pathway” to an Iranian  nuclear […]

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BLOG BY: Morton Klein and Daniel Mandel

Wash Times ZOA Op-ed: Obama’s Inconsistent Treatment of Netanyahu and Abbas
Date: 04.08.15

In recent weeks, President Barack Obama condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for appropriately opposing a Palestinian state because Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah Party-controlled Palestinian Authority (PA) has not only merged with the terrorist group Hamas, but also hasn’t met any of the conditions Netanyahu required in his 2009 conditional acceptance of Palestinian statehood, such as […]

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SOURCE: Henry Kissinger And George P. Shultz

Kissinger, Shultz: The Iran Deal and Its Consquences
Date: 04.08.15

The announced framework for an agreement on Iran’s nuclear program has the potential to generate a seminal national debate. Advocates exult over the nuclear constraints it would impose on Iran. Critics question the verifiability of these constraints and their longer-term impact on regional and world stability. The historic significance of the agreement and indeed its […]

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SOURCE: Jason L. Riley

Wall St Journal Article: Obama and Black-Jewish Relations
Date: 04.02.15

President Obama is trying the patience of Jewish Democrats in Congress, a dozen of whom took Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes to the woodshed last week over the president’s continued criticism of Benjamin Netanyahu. According to Politico, the lawmakers complained to Mr. Rhodes that Mr. Obama is behaving as though the Israeli prime minister’s […]

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