Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774
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Ron Kampeas, JTA
Conservative pro-Israel opposition to Chuck Hagel remains fierce.
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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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By:
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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