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2014-03-04 08:22:44

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March 7 National Summit to Reassess the U.S.-Israel "Special Relationship" at the National Press Club ballroom will present the following panel presentations: 1. How does the Israel lobby influence Congress? 9:00 AM ----------------------------- Paul Findley -Should the executive outmaneuver Congress to save Palestine and Israel? ---------------------------------- Janet McMahon -The Israel...

2014-02-10 08:20:55

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March 7 National Summit to Reassess the U.S.-Israel "Special Relationship" at the National Press Club will present the following experts: Former Congressman Paul Findley is the author of the groundbreaking book They Dare to Speak out: People and Institutions Confront Israel's Lobby. Findley will discuss how the lobby shapes important U.S. foreign policies and influences elections. Stephen Walt, co-author of The Israel Lobby...

2014-02-06 16:24:35

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is challenging the Presbyterian Church (USA) commitment to Israeli-Palestinian peace, following the publication of Zionism Unsettled: A Congregational Study Guide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) This study guide, billed by the church as an educational resource, was produced by the Israel Palestine Mission Network (IPMN), one of the church's educational arms. "It is a devastating distortion of Jewish...

2014-01-27 12:25:43

BOSTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new campaign by CAMERA, (Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America) employs a prominent billboard adjacent to The New York Times offices to publicize its concerns about biased coverage of Israel and the Arab-Israeli conflict. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140127/DC53137) The billboard headline reads: "Would A Great Newspaper Slant The News Against Israel? The New York Times Does." A short list...

2013-11-30 12:21:20

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC Executive Director David Harris issued the following statement on the passing of Israeli Ambassador (ret.) David Peleg: "We mourn the loss of our dear friend, David Peleg, who passed away this week in Israel at the age of 71, after valiantly battling an unforgiving illness. "I first met David more than 25 years ago, when he was the Minister of Public Affairs at the Israeli Embassy in Washington. For me, it was respect and...

2013-11-06 16:27:34

PARIS, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC France has expressed deep dismay with Action Against Hunger, a major humanitarian organization, for its key role in producing and disseminating a blatantly, one-sided movie about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film, "Broken Hopes," sets forth an erroneous narrative that Israel is solely responsible for the conflict. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) AJC France Chair René-Pierre Azria, in a letter to...

2013-08-21 12:24:28

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed the strong condemnation by the White House of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's latest verbal attack against Israel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) Yesterday, Erdogan accused Israel of manipulating events in Egypt. Speaking to members of his political party, the Turkish leader said: "What do they say in Egypt? Democracy is not the ballot box. What is behind it? Israel. We have in...

2013-08-07 16:25:24

BERLIN, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC has expressed concern about a new anti-Israel caricature in a major German newspaper. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) In today's Stuttgarter Zeitung, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is shown sitting on a park bench, holding a piece of bread for peace doves that he is poisoning with liquid from a bottle labeled "settlement construction." The cartoon caption falsely references a 1938 anti-Nazi song by...

2013-07-19 16:21:23

NEW YORK, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomed today's news that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's efforts to restart direct peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians appear to be successful. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) Secretary Kerry announced the development to reporters in Amman, Jordan, after engaging in successive rounds of shuttle diplomacy between the two parties during his first six months at the helm of the U.S....

2013-07-13 16:20:12

NEW YORK, July 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is deeply disturbed by the harassment that a member of the New York Jets football team has endured due to his ethnicity. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) Oday Aboushi, recently drafted by the New York Jets, was maliciously targeted by several online publications, after he addressed the El Bireh convention, an annual gathering of Palestinian-Americans. Aboushi's parents immigrated to the United States...