Part of the confirmation process
Last Friday, (January 18), Senator Chuck Hagel met with leaders of several Jewish organizations at the White House. According to a statement issued by the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, the meeting was “an important opportunity for a serious and thorough discussion of key issues of importance to all of us.” Participants included Vice President Joe Biden as well as the leaders of the Anti-Defamation League, the American Jewish Committee and the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. No details of the discussion were reported.
Will Hagel get their vote? Stay tuned. The invaluable Forward has the story.