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AIPAC CEO Howard Kohr (left) and Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 25, 2021. Credit: Avi Ohayon/GPO.

On first day of US trip, Bennett meets with AIPAC, top Biden administration staff

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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with Howard Kohr, CEO of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), on Wednesday during his first full day of a brief trip to Washington, D.C. Bennett arrived in the United...
A view of the 2019 AIPAC Policy Conference proceedings in Washington, D.C. Source: AIPAC via Twitter.

AIPAC reschedules congressional trips to Israel over rising COVID concerns

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The American Israel Education Foundation, the charitable organization affiliated with AIPAC, is rescheduling two congressional trips to Israel next month over concerns tied to COVID-19. The House Republican freshman trip and a bipartisan delegation of...
AIPAC president Betsy Berns Korn addresses the 2020 conference in Washington, D.C. Credit: AIPAC.

AIPAC cancels in-person conference for second year due to COVID concerns

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Because of continued uncertainties caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, AIPAC announced on Monday that it has decided to once again cancel its in-person annual policy conference for the second year in a row. The...
Blossoming almond trees in Efrat in Gush Etzion on March 4, 2020. Photo by Gershon Elinson/Flash90.

Democrats in Congress urge Biden to reverse Trump policies on Israeli settlements

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A group of 73 Democratic lawmakers urged U.S. President Joe Biden to reverse Trump administration policies towards settlements in Judea and Samaria, designating them once again as illegal under international law. The letter was drafted by Reps....
American and Israeli waving in the blue sky. Credit: ChiccoDodiFC/Shutterstock.

AIPAC applauds lawmakers for backing full US aid to Israel, without conditions

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AIPAC applauded the overwhelming majority of members of the House of Representatives on Thursday who signed a letter urging U.S. aid to Israel to be fully funded in the federal budget without condition, contradicting a handful...
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.). Source: Betty McCollum via Twitter.

AIPAC blasts bill proposed by Minnesota Rep. McCollum to condition US aid to Israel

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AIPAC blasted a new bill introduced by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minn.) that would condition U.S. aid to Israel to ensure that no tax dollars contribute to alleged civil-rights and human-rights abuses against Palestinians. The proposed...
Uzra Zeya speaking at the U.S. State Department in 2014. Credit: U.S. State Department.

State Department nominee contributed to book claiming ‘Israel lobby’ controls politics

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U.S. President Joe Biden’s nominee for a leading position in the U.S. State Department previously worked on a book that accused the “Israel lobby” of influencing American politics and was employed by a magazine...
Former President Bill Clinton greets Gerry Adams in East Belfast, Nov. 30, 1995. Credit: White House Photo by Sharon Farmer via Wikimedia Commons.

Joe Biden, Anne Neuberger and dual loyalty

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Lost amid the whirlwind of anger, violence and recrimination that followed the November 2020 presidential election in the United States was the singular concern over where Joe Biden’s ultimate loyalties might lie, as voiced...
Anne Neuberger. Credit: National Security Agency.

Mother Jones, NBC News face backlash over articles about NSC official, AIPAC donations

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Mother Jones and NBC News have faced backlash over publishing articles on Wednesday about a top National Security Council official and her family foundation donating hundreds of thousands of dollars in recent years to the American Israel...
U.S. Army Lt. Col (Ret.) Douglas Macgregor. Source: Screenshot.

Pentagon senior adviser said US support for Israel was due to ‘Israeli lobby’ money

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A new senior Pentagon adviser repeatedly said that U.S. support for Israel was due to money from the “Israeli lobby” and accused prominent political figures, including U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, of getting...