Abraham Foxman, long-time Director of the Anti-Defamation League, spoke at Suffolk University Law Schools commencement ceremony on Saturday. Foxmans opposition to US congressional recognition of the 1915 massacre of Armenians as genocide sparked reports of a planned protest, the Armenian Weekly reported

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Crowd Protests Against Suffolk Law School Commencement Speaker Abraham Foxman

The pro-Palestine campus movement flexed its muscles again last week as 18 of 30 candidates for positions in UCLA’s student government signed a pledge to not take trips to Israel that are sponsored by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and Hasbara Fellowships.

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UCLA pro-Palestine groups gain ground with pledge signings

Source: Press TV Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed as “lies” the recent Israeli allegation that Tehran sought to send missiles to the blockaded Gaza Strip. “An Iranian ship carrying arms for Gaza captured just in time for the annual AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) anti-Iran campaign. Amazing Coincidence?

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JERUSALEM Fri Mar 7, 2014 2:56pm EST Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in Washington, March 4, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Mike Theiler JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel would give up “some settlements” in occupied Palestinian land to help secure a peace agreement but would limit as much as he could the number of enclaves removed

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledges applause as he addresses the AIPAC conference in WashingtonReuters Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu was “prepared to make an historic peace with our Palestinian neighbours” if Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas recognised the Jewish state, he told an audience in Washington. “President Abbas, recognise the Jewish state,” Netanyahu told delegates at the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)

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Israel-Palestine Conflict: Netanyahu Will Make Peace if Abbas Recognises Jewish State

(CNN) — At the American Israel Public Affairs Conference on Monday, Sen. John McCain of Arizona joked that, because of his close friendship with former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman, he observed a lot of Judaism's   …

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Monday, 09 December 2013 by Eva Salnerov, President of B’nai B’rith Tolerancia Bratislava On December 2, Bnai Brith Tolerance in Bratislava, Slovakia hosted the Bridges of Tolerance (MOSTY TOLERANCIE) project. The event took place in the old historic building of Pisztory Palace which was confiscated in the past by the Communist government and turned into Lenins Museum.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – J Street, a liberal Jewish-American lobbying group barely five years old and once shunned by top Israeli officials, is claiming as a victory the fact that Chuck Hagel was confirmed as defense secretary despite opposition from more conservative Jewish groups. In the week when the most influential Jewish-American group, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, held its …

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Progressive U.S. pro- Israel group claims Hagel fight as a victory

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AIPAC conference in Washington sparks protests Just minutes into a demonstration outside of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee headquarters more commonly known as “AIPAC,” DC police and protesters got into a bit of scuffle causing Barbara Briggs-Letson of California to fall to the ground. – See more at: www.presstv.ir By: thetruegrimghost

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As conflict erupted in Gaza last week, Israel's officials and supporters embarked on what proved a successful diplomatic and media campaign to ensure the United States remained right behind them. Israel's ambassador to Washington Michael Oren became a regular fixture on cable news channels and talk shows. Pro-Israel lobby groups such as the American Israel Public Affairs …

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