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(WASHINGTON DC 03/23/2015) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) today used a cloture motion to remove possibility of debate on the confirmation of pro-settler David Friedman as the next US ambassador to Israel. He quickly called a roll call vote, which passed by a margin of 52 to 46, mainly along party lines.

While Friedman’...


AMP condemns Israeli bill banning the call to prayer 

March 10, 2017
(WASHINGTON DC 03/10/2017) – The Israeli Knesset on Wednesday passed the first reading of a bill that would ban the use of loudspeakers to broadcast the Muslim call to prayer from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. This draft, referred to as the “softer version,”...

AMP denounces attacks on our Jewish brothers and sisters

February 21, 2017
Calls on media to shed light on uptick in anti-Semitic incidents   (WASHINGTON 02/21/2017) -- Earlier this month, amid the turmoil surrounding President Trump’s “Muslim ban,” a vandal smashed the windows of the Loop Synagogue in Chicago and...

AMP staffers arrested protesting David Friedman’s hearing at Senate Foreign Relations Committee

February 17, 2017
(WASHINGTON DC 02/16/2017) -- Capitol Police arrested two staff members from the American Muslims for Palestine after they disrupted confirmation hearings for David Friedman, President Trump's pick for ambassador to Israel, at the Senate Foreign...

Hundreds, including Jewish groups, protest Trump's meeting with Netanyahu

February 16, 2017
By Molly McCluskey (First published on Middle East Eye) WASHINGTON, DC - Hours after Donald Trump welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for an official state visit, hundreds of people, including many Jews, gathered at the...


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The American Muslims for Palestine has joined US Palestine Community Network, the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Code Pink and Jewish Voice for Peace to support Open Shuhada Street , a campaign of the Hebron-based Youth Against...

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