Friday, March 9th, 2012

Sen. Al Franken visits Israel

Minnesota’s junior senator and his wife, Franni, visited the Jewish state and Palestinian Territories in February By MORDECAI SPECKTOR In late February, Al Franken made his first senatorial visit to Israel. In the course of a busy week, Franken met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian National Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad. “We […]

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Obama and Netanyahu disagree, in private and in public, about how to handle Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Obama discussed Iran and other issues during their March 5 meeting in the White House Oval Office. (Photo: Ron Kampeas) By RON KAMPEAS WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agree, at least in principle: Keep the talk on what to do about Iran […]

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