FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Edy Semaan | email@example.com | (315) 664-6378 February 27, 2020 Washington, D.C.—Arab American Institute Executive Director Maya Berry issued the following statement on the comments made by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, during an interview on PBS...
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Washington Watch: How Israel/Palestine Played Out in US Politics This Week
by James Zogby in Washington Watch
Earlier this week, a comment by Senator Bernie Sanders about Israeli policy and Palestinian rights and the resulting condemnation of his remarks by a pro-Israel group of Jewish Republicans opened a window into this issue’s state of play in both American and Israeli politics. Continue reading...
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