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Jewish lawmaker suffers upset in NY primaries

Jewish lawmaker Eliot Engel suffers upset in NY primaries

New York congressional primaries race called for Jamaal Bowman, who ran against leading pro-Israel lawmaker Eliot Engel.

Eliot Engel asks pro-Israel PAC to drop ad slamming his opponent

Eliot Engel asks pro-Israel PAC to take down its ad slamming his opponent

Senior House Democrat calls on pro-Israel PAC to remove ad attacking his Democratic primary opponent.

Jim Clyburn and other Democrats back Eliot Engel in tight race

Jim Clyburn and other establishment Democrats back Eliot Engel in tight primary race

'Eliot Engel has been in the fight for justice and equality his entire life,' Democrat Jim Clyburn says.

Open Letter to Mr. Jamaal Bowman, Dem. Congresssional candidate

Open Letter to Mr. Jamaal Bowman, from Rabbi Avi Weiss

A letter from the rabbi of a major Westchester synagogue to the Dem. primaries candidate for his district as early voting begins. Op-ed.

Democratic lawmakers call for two-state solution

Democratic lawmakers call for two-state solution

Ahead of publication of "Deal of the Century", Bob Menendez and Eliot Engel call for two-state solution as part of a peace agreement.

Eliot Engel backs impeachment

Eliot Engel backs impeachment

Senior House Democrat joins party's progressive wing in calling for impeachment of President Trump.

Group that helped get AOC elected working to unseat Eliot Engel

Group that helped get AOC elected working to unseat Eliot Engel

'Our grassroots movement shocked the country last year with AOC’s upset victory, and we are prepared to do it again in NY’s 16th District.'

Rivlin meets with Chair of US House Foreign Affairs Cmte Engel

Rivlin meets with Chair of US House Foreign Affairs Cmte Engel

Eliot Engel in Israel: 'Friends will sometimes have disagreements, but that shouldn’t doesn’t and won’t obscure the bigger picture.'

US Democratic lawmakers warn Netanyahu against sovereignty

US Democratic lawmakers warn Netanyahu against sovereignty

Four US Democratic lawmakers warn against sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, stress importance of two-state solution.

House may probe Kushner's ties with Saudi Crown Prince

House may probe Kushner's ties with Saudi Crown Prince

House Foreign Affairs Committee plans to conduct thorough review of US policy towards Saudi Arabia.

US lawmakers urge Iceland to back down on circumcision ban

US lawmakers urge Iceland to back down on circumcision ban

Senior Republican and Democrat congressmen team up to take on Iceland's proposed ban on circumcision.

House lawmakers introduce new sanctions on Iran

House lawmakers introduce new sanctions on Iran

Congressmen Ed Royce and Eliot Engel introduce new bill that would sanction companies and entities linked to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard.

U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia omits Trump Israel visit

U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia omits Trump Israel visit

Rep. Eliot Engel calls out Embassy in Saudi Arabia for posting video that edited out mention of Trump's visit to Israel.

Senior Democrat: I won't shake Trump's hand

Senior Democrat: I won't shake Trump's hand

House Democrat Rep. Eliot Engel announces he won't shake Trump’s hand at a joint session of Congress.

Rep. Engel calls on Trump to dump Flynn over Russia flap

Rep. Engel calls on Trump to dump Flynn over Russia flap

Rep. Eliot Engel calls on President to fire National Security Adviser over reports he consulted with Russia on sensitive issues.

Congress: Israel-Arab peace deal must include Jewish refugees

Congress: Peace deal must include Jewish refugees

Bipartisan bill in congress would require resolution for Jewish refugees from Arab countries in any future Arab-Israeli peace deal.

Lawmakers to Obama: Impose sanctions on Iran

Lawmakers to Obama: Impose sanctions on Iran

A group of lawmakers demand action against Iran in response to its ballistic missile tests.

US Reps slam EU's 'boycott' labeling scheme

US Reps slam EU's 'boycott' labeling scheme

Bipartisan House members table resolution condemning EU for 'encouraging boycott of all Israeli goods,' in ploy for 'one-sided concessions.'

Kerry 'Profoundly Disagrees' with Opponents of Iran Deal

Kerry Profoundly Disagrees with Opponents of Deal

Secretary of State says he "profoundly disagrees" with Senators Schumer and Engel's decision to vote against the deal with Iran.

Leading US Congressmen in Israel: Hamas and ISIS are the Sameplayer

Leading US Congressmen: Hamas, ISIS are the Same

Top House Foreign Affairs Committee members voice strong support for Israel, which is 'on the front line' against radical Islam.

Rep. Engel to ASA: Boycott Syria, Not Israel

Rep. Engel to ASA: Boycott Syria, Not Israel

Eliot Engel calls on the ASA to end its boycott of Israeli institutions, notes its silence about others' violations of human rights.

U.S. Lawmakers Speak Out Against Cutting Off Aid to Egypt

U.S. Lawmakers Against Cutting Off Aid to Egypt

U.S. lawmakers urge the White House to lift its suspension of military aid to Egypt, a key regional ally.

Rep. Engel Joins Obama, 'Brings Voices of New Yorkers' to Israel

Engel Joins Obama, 'Brings Voices of New Yorkers'

Rep. Eliot Engel, the top Democrat on House Foreign Affairs Committee has joined President Obama on his first official trip to Israel.

GOP Jews Blast Obama's Israel Policy with Democrat Sound Bitesplayer

GOP Jews Blast Obama with Democrat Sound Bites

Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC) web ad responds to Obama's defense of Israel policy at AIPAC.