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State Dept.: Kerry Will be 'Out of Town'

State Dept.: Kerry Will be 'Out of Town'

Where will Kerry be when Prime Minister Netanyahu addresses Congress? "Probably out of town", says his spokeswoman.Elad Benari, 20/02/2015 00:12
US Admits Shutting Out Israel from Iran Talks

US Admits Shutting Out Israel from Iran Talks

White House accuses Israel of 'cherry-picking' information out of context 'to distort the negotiating position of the United States.'Gil Ronen, 19/02/2015 10:09
Jeb Bush 'Eager' to Hear Congress Speech

Jeb Bush 'Eager' to Hear Congress Speech

Former Florida Governor says he is surprised by White House reaction to Netanyahu's upcoming speech to Congress.Elad Benari, 19/02/2015 03:16
Poll: Americans Oppose Invite of Netanyahu

Poll: Americans Oppose Invite of Netanyahu

CNN poll finds 63% of Americans believe it was a bad move to invite Netanyahu to address Congress without consulting Obama.Ben Ariel, 18/02/2015 03:13
PM 'Expects Courtesy' of Letting Him Speak in US

PM 'Expects Courtesy' of Letting Him Speak in US

Netanyahu met Tuesday with US Reps. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) and Dennis A. Ross (R-FL), repeated his intention to speak to Congress.Gil Ronen, 17/02/2015 13:40
PM's Congress Speech to be Censored

PM's Congress Speech to be Censored

Central Elections Committee ruled PM's Congress speech be broadcast with five minute delay so editors can remove 'electioneering' remarks.Ornit Etzer, Cynthia Blank, 16/02/2015 16:17
Rivlin: Israeli Leaders Should Address the Public

Rivlin: Israeli Leaders Should Address the Public

President Rivlin hints he is against Netanyahu's Congress speech, says Israeli leaders should present their opinions to Israelis.Ben Ariel, 16/02/2015 04:45
Officials Deny Obama is 'Punishing' Israel

Officials Deny Obama is 'Punishing' Israel

Senior officials in Washington deny Channel 2 report that the Obama administration stopped sharing information with Israel on Iran.Elad Benari, 16/02/2015 00:13
Holocaust 2? More Horrifying than the Original.

Holocaust 2? More Horrifying than the Original.

Obama should personally drive Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to Congress.Rabbi Dr. David Nesenoff, 15/02/2015 17:04
Bennett: Israel Won't be the Next Czechoslovakia

Bennett: Israel Won't be the Next Czechoslovakia

Jewish Home chairman: Netanyahu's speech to Congress is essential so that Israel can make its case against a bad deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 15/02/2015 06:29
Jewish Democrats: End 'Firestorm' Over Netanyahu

Jewish Democrats: End 'Firestorm' Over Netanyahu

Reps. Steve Israel, Ted Deutch and Nita Lowey say speaker John Boehner "politicized" U.S. relations with Israel.Elad Benari, 15/02/2015 04:26
Elie Wiesel Supports Netanyahu's Congress Speech

Elie Wiesel Supports Netanyahu's Congress Speech

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel calls on Obama to listen to Netanyahu's speech on the threat from Iran's nuclear program.Elad Benari, Canada, 13/02/2015 23:24
ADL: J Street's Campaign is Inflammatory

ADL: J Street's Campaign is Inflammatory

Anti Defamation League criticizes J Street's 'repugnant' anti-Netanyahu campaign for exacerbating 'already heated political moment.'Cynthia Blank, 12/02/2015 14:51
Jewish Orgs Pro-Netanyahu's Congressional Speech

Jewish Orgs Pro-Netanyahu's Congressional Speech

ZOA condemns ADL and Reform Jewish groups for criticizing PM's acceptance of Congressional invitation.Hillel Fendel, 11/02/2015 03:45
Netanyahu and Congress: Wishful Thinking

Netanyahu and Congress: Wishful Thinking

The effect of a speech to half of Congress will be devastating.Dr. Avi Perry, 10/02/2015 08:00
Senators to Boehner: Postpone Netanyahu Speech

Senators to Boehner: Postpone Netanyahu Speech

Democrats circulate a petition asking Speaker John Boehner to postpone the speech by Netanyahu until after Israeli elections.Elad Benari, 10/02/2015 03:13
Independent Senator to Boycott Netanyahu Speech

Independent Senator to Boycott Netanyahu Speech

"I’m not going. I may watch it on TV," says Senator Bernie Sanders of PM Netanyahu's speech before Congress.Elad Benari, 10/02/2015 00:15
Reform Jewish Leader Calls Bibi Speech 'Bad Idea'

Reform Jewish Leader Calls Bibi Speech 'Bad Idea'

Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of Union for Reform Judaism, joins American Jewish leaders in urging PM to cancel Congress speech.Cynthia Blank, 08/02/2015 08:37
Biden Will Not Attend Netanyahu's Congress Speech

Biden Will Not Attend Netanyahu's Congress Speech

Vice President "expected to be travelling abroad" when Netanyahu addresses Congress next month, says official.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/02/2015 22:08
Senior White House Official to Visit Israel

Senior White House Official to Visit Israel

Despite tensions surrounding PM Netanyahu’s speech to Congress, senior White House advisor Phil Gordon will visit Israel later this month.Elad Benari, 04/02/2015 05:14
McCain: Israel Relations 'the Worst I've Seen'

McCain: Israel Relations 'the Worst I've Seen'

Republican Senator John McCain says President Obama has had "unrealistic expectations" of Israel.Elad Benari, 02/02/2015 06:12
Yadlin: Netanyahu Deteriorated Relations with U.S.

Yadlin: Netanyahu Deteriorated Relations with U.S.

Labor-Hatnua candidate for Defense Minister says Netanyahu "will not defeat Iran with speeches in Congress".Ben Ariel, 02/02/2015 04:15
Giuliani: Perfect Time for Congress Speech

Giuliani: Perfect Time for Congress Speech

Former New York Mayor tells Israeli television he has no idea why there is "such a fuss" over Netanyahu's speech to Congress.Elad Benari, 02/02/2015 03:12
Baker: Congress Speech Could Cost Bibi Elections

Baker: Congress Speech Could Cost Bibi Elections

Former secretary of state draws parallel to former PM Yitzhak Shamir, who confronted the US and was ousted by Rabin in 1992.Gil Ronen, 01/02/2015 21:59
Yishai Accuses US of Intervening in Elections

Yishai Accuses US of Intervening in Elections

Yachad - Ha'am Itanu Chairman Eli Yishai defends Netanyahu's right to speak at Congress; slams US and Israeli detractors.Ido Ben Porat, Cynthia Blank, 25/01/2015 14:13