Category Archives: US Foreign Policy

US Senator: U.S.-Israel bond remains strong

Booker: U.S.-Israel bond remains strong Iran deal working, but more efforts needed to ‘undermine terrorism’ By Debra Rubin NJJN Bureau Chief/Middlesex January 20, 2016 Despite the recent rockiness in American-Israeli relations, particularly over the Iran nuclear deal, Sen. Cory Booker … Continue reading

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Don’t Fall into the “Blame Israel” Trap

Op-Ed Israeli compromises, Palestinian rejections By Alan Silverstein.  Rabbi Alan Silverstein is religious leader of Congregation Agudath Israel in Caldwell, NJ April 22, 2015 Excerpt: Last month, Denis McDonough, White House chief of staff, affirmed the administration’s frustration with “50 … Continue reading

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Once Again, Palestinians Seek Unilateral Action Instead of Negotiations

  This is a Journal editorial published in the weekend edition January 3, 2015.   Palestinian leaders are embracing the fantasy that they can use international pressure to coerce from Israel the territory they will never get until they make … Continue reading

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Congress Strengthens United States-Israel Partnership

December 3, 2014 – US lawmakers voted unanimously to pass legislation making Israel a “major strategic partner” of the United States. Read news report: US Congress passes Israel strategic partnership bill Note some of the important language in the United States-Israel … Continue reading

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The Real Problem in the Middle East

Remarks by President Obama in Address to the United Nations General Assembly New York City, New York September 24, 2014 Excerpt: Understand, the situation in Iraq and Syria and Libya should cure anybody of the illusion that the Arab-Israeli conflict … Continue reading

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What the Palestinians Told the World at the UN General Assembly

“President Abbas’ speech today included offensive characterizations that were deeply disappointing and which we reject.  Such provocative statements are counterproductive and undermine efforts to create a positive atmosphere and restore trust between the parties.”  State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki Mahmoud … Continue reading

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Christians United for Israel (CUFI) Launches National Advertising Campaign

July 31, 2014 “CUFI has launched a national, multi-platform advertising campaign as part of an effort to educate Americans about the true nature of Hamas. Full-page ads are running in today’s print editions of the New York Times, the Wall … Continue reading

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