Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774
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JTA
President Barack Obama, in a congratulatory call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said he looked forward to working with the new Israeli government. A White House statement issued Monday said Obama in the phone call congratulated Netanyahu on his party winning a plurality of Knesset seats in the Jan. 22 elections. "The President indicated that the United States looks forward...
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Even as critics intensify their efforts to depict him as unfit to protect the U.S.-Israel relationship, Chuck Hagel has convinced several of the most prominent Jewish Democratic lawmakers to endorse his nomination to lead the Pentagon.
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Ron Kampeas | JTA
Jacob Lew, President Barack Obama’s chief of staff who is now his nominee for secretary of the Treasury, has helped Orthodox observance reach the highest pre­cincts of governance.
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JTA
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky) called for a reduction of foreign assistance during a visit to Israel.
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Chavie Lieber | JTA
While the gun-rights lobby has made clear that it opposes any measures to further limit the availability of deadly weapons, some Jewish gun owners say they would be open to new firearms regulations.
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