Can Donald Trump bring peace to the Middle East? Author Yoav Litvin and Tom Dine, former head of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, examine the possibility.
A poll determined 84 percent of American Jews would favor -- either strongly or somewhat -- a deal with Iran that would relax tough sanctions on the Iranian economy in exchange for the country's agreement to limit its nuclear program to civilian purposes and accept inspectors at its nuclear facilities.
There's a new Jewish lobby in town, one that hopes to reclaim American Jews' proud progressive tradition and counter the right-wingers who have managed to intimidate Washington in the name of the Jewish community. Unlike like-minded advocacy groups, J Street hopes to raise gobs of money in order to support lawmakers who take a more enlightened view, including a call for a more peaceful approach to American and Israeli foreign policy.