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“AIPAC should be holding Booker accountable and using its vaunted influence to persuade him to fulfill the promises he made, and continues to make, to support Israel rather than pander to far-left elements of the Democratic Party”

ALGEMEINER Voting Against Israel Doesn’t Stop AIPAC From Supporting Cory Booker by Shmuley Boteach April 2, 2019 …More recently, Cory failed another test [following Bookers support for the Iran Deal]. In February, the Senate voted 77-23 to extend an existing … Continue reading

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After Ilhan Omar demonizes AIPAC, many progressives follow suit and blow off Policy Conference

WASHINGTON EXAMINER 2020 Democrats to skip AIPAC by Zachary Halaschak March 21, 2019 Five Democratic presidential candidates say they will not attend this year’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference. The announcements come a day after progressive advocacy group … Continue reading

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“Founded by former AIPAC officials, Pro-Israel America seeks to be more explicitly political than the powerful lobby”

TIMES OF ISRAEL After Omar controversy, new group aims to get more Israel backers into Congress by Eric Cortellessa March 19, 2019 A new group was launched Tuesday to bolster pro-Israel candidates running for Congress. Following the 2018 midterms and … Continue reading

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Thomas Friedman and Ilhan Omar agree: We both don’t like AIPAC

JEWISH JOURNAL Thomas Friedman Gets AIPAC Wrong by David Suissa March 8, 2019 …Apparently, in [Thomas] Friedman’s fantasy world, there’s no end to Aipac’s power. If only Aipac had taken on Netanyahu, if only they had attacked his right-wing policies … Continue reading

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AIPAC, home of the big tent, opines on Israeli political party that doesn’t “reflect the core values that are the very foundation of the State of Israel”

ALGEMEINER Netanyahu: Criticism of Deal With Kahanist Party ‘Hypocrisy and Double Standards’ by Benjamin Kerstein February 23, 2019 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday struck out at critics of a deal he brokered with far-right Kahanist party Otzma Yehudit, … Continue reading

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AIPAC marginalizes certain voices, even those from Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs.

ALGEMEINER On AIPAC Sidelines, Israeli Ministers Express Support for Settlements by Alex Traiman March 7, 2018 On the margins of the AIPAC policy conference in Washington, D.C., more than 300 conference attendees gathered at the prestigious Sixth & I Historic … Continue reading

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“Netanyahu holds emergency meeting with AIPAC officials, who called the [Wall and conversion] decisions “damaging” to relations between Israel and U.S. Jewry”

ISRAEL HAYOM AIPAC considers congressional letter over Western Wall crisis by Shlomo Cesana and Yori Yalon June 30, 2017 …At the meeting, the AIPAC officials reportedly expressed their discontent with Netanyahu’s moves and said that they were undermining the values … Continue reading

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