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Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) afternoon general session in Washington March 21, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Donald Trump’s AIPAC Hypocrisy

Even if watching Trump speak like a politician (teleprompter and all—sad!) was unusual, the underlying theme of his speech wasn’t: Trump will say whatever his audience wants to hear to be rewarded with applause.

March 23, 2016
Bernie Sanders Israel Palestine Speech Utah AIPAC

Sanders Gave An Even-Handed AIPAC Speech That Everyone Ignored

Yesterday, all five presidential candidates from both parties gave speeches to AIPAC, the leading Israeli lobbying group in the U.S. But only four of them gave their speeches in Washington, D.C. The fifth, Bernie Sanders, gave his speech to an audience in Utah, where it barely received any coverage.

March 22, 2016
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks as he delivers a joint statement with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting in Jerusalem March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Debbie Hill/Pool

Biden Says Israel Settlements Raise Questions About Commitment To Peace

“Israel’s government’s steady and systematic process of expanding settlements, legalizing outposts, seizing land, is eroding in my view the prospect of a two-state solution,” Biden said in a speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

March 20, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalition's Presidential Forum

American Jews Are Protesting Trump’s Planned AIPAC Speech

Three days ago, the Union for Reform Judaism, the largest Jewish group in the country, put out a statement saying they would “find an appropriate and powerful way to make our voices heard” during Trump’s appearance at AIPAC.

March 17, 2016