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Trump and Israel: Worrying Implications for Regional Peace

by Andrew Sander

Since Jimmy Carter’s presidency, the United States has promoted a two-state solution to the polemic Arab-Israeli conflict. Whether a Republican or Democrat sat in the Oval Office, American administrations have always advocated for the creation of a Palestinian state independent of Israeli control.   864 more words

Politics & Society

Reform movement opposes David Friedman as US envoy to Israel

NEW YORK (JTA) — The Reform movement became the largest Jewish body to oppose the nomination of David Friedman as United States ambassador to Israel. 435 more words

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The growing chasm in the American Jewish community

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Nomination of David Friedman Threatens Leftist Jewish Leadership
by Abraham H. Miller and Paul Miller
February 16, 2017

David Friedman, President Donald Trump’s nominee for US ambassador to Israel, has managed to anger Jewish Voice for Peace, J Street, US Rep. 86 more words

Israel & Middle East

Newshour: David Friedman

yesterday evening (thursday 16th), 9.36-9.41pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 10.33pm on the world tonight on bbc radio 4)
newshour (presented by paul henley) includes … 66 more words

Trump’s Israel envoy pick heckled, expresses remorse at confirmation hearing

http://www.timesofisrael.com/trumps-israel-envoy-pick-heckled-expresses-remorse-at-confirmation-hearing/

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, was heckled during a stormy confirmation hearing Thursday, in which he walked back some of his previous statements and expressed support for a two-state solution. 1,346 more words

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David Friedman: "As Ambassador I will represent this administration's policies not my own; and I will welcome all Americans, of every political view, when they visit Israel"

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Proposed US Amb to Israel Grilled by Senate Foreign Relations Comm
by Lori Lowenthal Marcus
February 17th, 2017

A US senate confirmation hearing on Thursday for the nominee for ambassador to Israel was unusual both in terms of length and scope, but given the numbers, the nomination appears poised to advance to the full Senate. 95 more words

Israel & Middle East