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St. Louis Jewish Light

Consider naval blockade of Iran, Senate leader Levin says

JTA March 12, 2012

WASHINGTON -- An international naval blockade of Iranian oil exports should be considered as an option to stop Iran's nuclear program, U.S. Sen. Carl Levin said. Levin (D-Mich.), chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee, said in an interview...


Susie Turnbull, left,
then the chairwoman of the Maryland Democratic Party, chatting with
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) at a party event in October 2010.
Cardin and Turnbull, now the chairwoman of Jewish Women
International, participated in a meeting of Jewish leaders and
Democratic senators on July 13, 2011. Photo: Edward Kimmel via
Creative Commons

Senate Democrats to Jews: Help us on budget and on Obama’s Israel record

By Ron Kampeas, JTA July 20, 2011

When two-fifths of the Democrats in the U.S. Senate met last week in Washington with representatives of Jewish groups, the senators delivered a clear message: If you agree with us, it's about time you spoke up.The appeal, delivered at an annual meeting...

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