Senators talk security to Orthodox audience

Democratic and Republican senators disagreed sharply about the recently concluded $38 billion U.S. military aid package for Israel as they spoke at a lunchtime gathering of Orthodox Jews who came to Washington last week to lobby Congress for more funds … Continued
Read More Posted at September 28, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Baruch Dayan HaEmet: Shimon Peres z”l

The Orthodox Union mourns the passing of former Prime Minister Shimon Peres, a ‘lion of Israel’, a world-renowned leader who dedicated his life to the State of Israel and to the Jewish people. Peres was a beacon of light in times of darkness … Continued
Read More Posted at September 28, 2016 at 7:51 am

Bibi and Barack part amiably as chilly US-Israel relations thaw

 When President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met for what was likely to be the last time as leaders of their countries, the most important thing they said was “see you soon.” Netanyahu’s invitation to Obama to visit Israel … Continued
Read More Posted at September 26, 2016 at 11:10 am

Cotton: Next President Should ‘Rescind’ New MOU

The next president and Congress should rescind and renegotiate the new $38 billion 10-year “memorandum of understanding” signed last week between Israel and the Obama administration, Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) said on Wednesday. “This is an agreement between two current … Continued
Read More Posted at September 22, 2016 at 3:11 pm
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