Monday, July 6, 2015 Tammuz 19, 5775
By:
Zev Hurwitz, Israel Campus Beat
Three California universities’ student governments addressed resolutions that sought to divest funds from companies doing business with Israel last week. One initiative passed, another failed and the third was postponed for the second time after more than 12 hours of discussions.
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By:
Ron Kampeas, JTA
The prospect of a nuclear Iran was a major focus at the AIPAC gathering. But the other danger targeted was across-the-board spending cuts.
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JTA
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Vice President Joe Biden address Iran during their speeches to AIPAC, the pro-Israel lobby.
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JTA
With a strong bipartisan majority, the U.S. Senate confirmed Jack Lew, an Orthodox Jew, to the Cabinet post.
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JTA
The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense, largely along party lines.
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