No gas for Israel, no candidates for the Egyptian people or are we looking at a diversion here?

Israeli’s were called back from their Red Sea resorts for fear of a terrorist attack on Saturday and Egypt shut down all the natural gas exports to Israel in what can only be detrimental in the already financially strapped country. This weekend the Egyptian military rulers announced that many presidential candidates would not be allowed […]

Does AIPAC Have Only Two Major Donors?

A large congressional delegation is heading for Israel. During three weeks of recess, 55 Republicans and 26 Democrats will enjoy “educational” trips funded by the American Israel Education Foundation, a tax-exempt nonprofit located in the same Washington, D.C., building as the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Absent AIPAC’s influence on pro-Israel campaign contributors, members […]

Jewish Liberals to Launch A Counterpoint to AIPAC

Some of the country’s most prominent Jewish liberals are forming a political action committee and lobbying group aimed at dislodging what they consider the excessive hold of neoconservatives and evangelical Christians on U.S. policy toward Israel. The group is planning to channel political contributions to favored candidates in perhaps a half-dozen campaigns this fall, the […]