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New Poll: AIPAC Influence Waning

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

AIPAC is now perceived by Washington insiders as a pressure group (like the NRA), primarily allied with the Republicans, which uses its influence to get members of Congress to take positions not in the public interest.

American Israel Public Affairs Committee and My Favorite Israeli Grandmothers

Philip Farah | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics
Philip Farah

In the 1970s, Israeli TV had a great program, Nikui Rosh, that was something like the country's version of Saturday Night Live. Its most famous skit w...

AIPAC Convenes Sunday, Facing New Era of Declining Influence

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

AIPAC's annual conference that begins Sunday night promises to be less interesting than any in recent memory. That is because the main event took place months ago.

Pro-Israel Group Trying To Regain Footing After Bucking Obama

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

(Repeats with no changes to text or headline) By Matt Spetalnick and Jeffrey Heller WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM, Feb 28 (Reuter...

Joshua Hersh

Aipac 2013 Conference Arrives At Tough Time For Budgets, Bipartisanship

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A major gathering of pro-Israel activists and lobbyists that kicks off here this weekend arrives at a time of heightened budget austerit...

Occupy AIPAC: Saying No to K Street Control of Congress and War on Iran

Rae Abileah | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics
Rae Abileah

Millions of Americans hopeful of emerging from the recent recession must push back against another Middle East war promoted by many of the same people and organizations that brought us the catastrophic consequences of the war with Iraq.

AIPAC Conference: Who Are These People? (REVISED)

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

Nobody I know would go near an AIPAC meeting. I'm a fairly traditional Jew and we get weepy over Mount Rushmore and a good Obama speech, not some illegal settlement in the West Bank.