The Democrats Now Own Iran. They’ll Soon Wish They Didn’t

By: Johnathan Tobin, Commentary Magazine: This morning, President Obama got what he’s been working toward all year. With Senator Barbara Mikulski’s announcement that she will vote to support the Iran nuclear deal, the administration got its 34th vote in the Senate, thus assuring that the president will have enough support to sustain a veto of…

More than 900 rabbis sign letter opposing Iran nuclear deal

By: Aron Chilewich, Jewish Journal— Over the past three weeks, more than 900 rabbis across every major denomination have signed an open letter calling upon the United States Congress to reject the proposed Iran nuclear deal. The letter was written by two Los Angeles rabbis, Kalman Topp of Beth Jacob Congregation and Yonah Bookstein of…

Dermer: Israel ‘not eager’ to battle Obama on Iran deal, but has no choice

By Times of Israel— Israel’s ambassador to the United States said in a television interview aired Saturday that Jerusalem was not in any way eager to go up against Washington on the contentious Iranian nuclear agreement reached last month, but felt it had no choice. There is no question that it is the most important…

Jews stood up to the U.S. government 40 years ago, and should again on Iran

By Natan Sharansky, Washington Post— These days, like many Israelis and American Jews, I find myself in a precarious and painful situation. Those of us who believe that the nuclear agreement just signed between world powers and Iran is dangerously misguided are now compelled to criticize Israel’s best friend and ally, the government of the…