Friday, September 4, 2015 Elul 20, 5775
Top Stories
J Street U’s new president Amna Farooqi has made no secret of being a “Pakistani American Muslim.” She is a critic of Benjamin Netanyahu, but reads David Ben-Gurion.
Melissa Apter | Political Reporter
Three more Democratic senators announce their support for President Obama's Iran deal.
Judge Berman said Brady's suspension was “premised upon several significant legal deficiencies.” Robert Kraft, the Jewish owner of the Patriots, had previously slammed the penalty as “unfathomable.”
Joshua Runyan | JE Editor in Chief
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia in an impassioned defense of the Iran deal he negotiated.

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