Saturday, April 19, 2014 Nisan 19, 5774
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Will we still head into a fiscal crisis? Plunge into war with Iran? Dive into contentious confirmation battles? One thing’s for certain: There will be plenty of action in Washington that the Jewish community will be watching closely this year.
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By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
Even with the loss of at least four veteran pro-Israel voices from the House and Senate, politics watchers stress that the Jewish state still has devoted friends in key congressional positions.
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By:
Ron Kampeas | JTA
Despite some past criticism of settlement building, Sen. John Kerry's close relationship with Israel's prime minister and connection to his Jewish roots almost guarantee support from Jews in his nomination to become the next secretary of state.
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JNS.org
More than half of the U.S. Senate has signed a letter urging President Barack Obama to re-emphasize his “readiness to take military action against Iran if it continues its efforts to acquire a nuclear weapon.”
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Slightly more than half the members of the U.S. House of Representatives called on President Obama to shut down the PLO office in Washington as punishment for its ascension in U.N. status.
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