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AIPAC Action Requested: Urge Your Representative to Not Sign Letter Proposing Cutting Aid to Israel

AIPAC Action Alert A one-sided, anti-Israel letter being circulated in the House by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)—cosigned by Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Betty McCollum (D-MN): Directly threatens the U.S.-Israel relationship Supports conditioning and cutting America’s security … Continue reading

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“With the stars aligned, Israel needs to seize the moment, and its key lobby group in Washington, AIPAC, should encourage American lawmakers to do the same”

JNS Why AIPAC should endorse Trump’s plan and support Netanyahu’s sovereignty move by Ret. General Amir Avivi June 16, 2020 …As a retired general in the Israel Defense Forces–and the founder and CEO of “Habithonistim,” the “Protectors of Israel” organization—which … Continue reading

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AIPAC denies JTA story I posted; “AIPAC does not encourage members of Congress to criticize the government of Israel”

JNS AIPAC denies overlooking congressional criticism of planned Israeli annexation of West Bank areas by Jackson Richman June 12, 2020 The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the top pro-Israel lobby, has denied a report that it gave permission to … Continue reading

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“AIPAC privately telling officials it’s OK to condemn planned controversial West Bank move as long as they don’t push to limit US aid to Jewish state”

TIMES OF ISRAEL In first, AIPAC gives US lawmakers green light to criticize Israel on annexation by Ron Kampeas June 10, 2020 The leading pro-Israel lobby in the United States is telling US lawmakers that they are free to criticize … Continue reading

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AIPAC2020: An ArchitectGuy reader responds to a misleading “Times of Israel” story

Shame on ERIC CORTELLESSA for his imbalanced, utterly misleading reporting on AIPAC — and shame on the Times of Israel for not demanding higher journalistic standards. Eric’s most recent offense is the article entitled “Democrats Buttigieg, Klobuchar latest to skip … Continue reading

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They don’t have time for AIPAC but Sanders, Buttigieg, Biden and Warren attended #JStreet confab either in person or by video

TIMES OF ISRAEL Has J Street become US Jewry’s Democratic kingmaker on Israel? Interview by Eric Cortellessa February 21, 2020 …It’s not clear how many [Democratic candidates] will attend this year’s [AIPAC policy conference]; a source with the pro-Israel lobby … Continue reading

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“In an effort to discredit AIPAC, its opponents and competition have begun falsely accusing AIPAC of practicing the politics of hate, immoral tactics and producing harmful effects all around the world”

TIMES OF ISRAEL The Lies Told about AIPAC by Uri Pilichowski February 19, 2020 “We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over.” The well known words of American writer Ambrose … Continue reading

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“Because Trump’s recognition of Israeli sovereignty over Golan was done through an executive order, a future president could undo the action. A bill passed into law would set the policy in stone”

JNS AIPAC comes out in support of congressional bills recognizing Israeli control of Golan Heights by Jackson Richman May 6, 2019 The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the most powerful pro-Israel lobbying group in the United States, has come out … Continue reading

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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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