American Jewish groups to Trump: We know what’s better for Israel, restrain Bibi

Reform and Conservative movements join letter asking Trump to oppose Netanyahu bids to annex territory
by Ron Kampeas
April 12, 2019

Nine Jewish groups, including five associated with the Reform and Conservative movements, wrote to President Donald Trump asking him to preserve the two-state solution in the face of a pledge by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex West Bank territory. The letter is unusual, if not unprecedented, in mainstream Jewish groups pleading with a U.S. president to take steps to restrain an Israeli prime minister. READ MORE

TIMES OF ISRAEL Four Jewish Democrats warn Israel not to annex West Bank territory Eliot Engel, Nita Lowey, Ted Deutch and Brad Schneider, known for strong AIPAC ties, allude to pre-election pledge by Netanyahu to extend Israeli law to settlements

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