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Steve Israel's Public Statements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Steve J. Israel
Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marlene; 2 Children
Birth Date: 05/30/1958
Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY
Home City: Dix Hills, NY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
March 7, 2014 Ros-Lehtinen, Israel Introduce Resolution Urging the United States to Ensure Iraqi Jewish Archives Are Returned to Rightful Owners and Their Descendants
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to President Fran├žois Hollande, President of France - Urging French Companies to Refrain from Expanding Business with Iran
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Brett McGurk, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Iraq and Iran - Request for Update
Jan. 17, 2014 Rep. Israel Applauds Inclusion of Provision in Funding Bill on "Comfort Women'
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Oct. 24, 2013 Reps. Israel and Ros-Lehtinen Spearhead Bipartisan Effort to Ensure Iraqi Jewish Artifacts Returned to Rightful Owners
Oct. 23, 2013 Giving Voice to the Jewish Community in Iraq, Reps. Ros-Lehtinen and Israel Urge the Return of Historical Treasures to Rightful Owners
Oct. 8, 2013 Letter to Scott Blackmun, CEO, United States Olympic Committee - Ensure Safety of Americans During Winter Olympics
Sept. 16, 2013 Kommersant - American Politicians Address People of Russia
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Focus on Defeating Kony, LRA
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Baroness Catherine Ashton, Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union - Hezbollah Organization Designation
July 26, 2013 Letter to President Abdullah Gul, Republic of Turkey - Condemn Anti-Semitic Statements by Turkish Officials
July 24, 2013 Rep. Israel Gets Provision Included in Foreign Aid Package to Push for Full Investigation into Death of Bhoomika Kochhar Jatia
June 19, 2013 Ongoing Violence in Syria
June 13, 2013 Rep. Israel Calls on State Department to Delay Decision on Hungary's Bid for Chairman of International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 21, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Kidnapping of Boulos Yazigi and Yohanna Ibrahim
April 18, 2013 In Honor of Israel's 65th Independence Day
April 16, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry - Elections in Pakistan
April 12, 2013 Reps. Israel and Poe Call on Speaker Boehner to Invite Korean President to Address Joint Meeting of Congress
April 12, 2013 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives
March 18, 2013 Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew - Iran Sanctions
March 12, 2013 Letter to His Excellency V.B. Rybak - Reject Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 12, 2013 Reps. Israel and Lamborn, Sens. Kirk and Nelson Join 85 Bi-partisan, Bi-cameral Members of Congress to Call on Prime Minister Erdoğan to Retract Incendiary Comment on Zionism
Jan. 29, 2013 Rep. Israel and Adoptive Parents Call on Putin to End the Ban on Russian Adoptions
Nov. 29, 2012 Rep. Israel Statement on Palestinian Bid for Non-Member State Observer Status at UN General Assembly
Nov. 19, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Mohammed Morsi
Nov. 15, 2012 Rep. Israel Expresses Support for Israel as they Face Hamas Rocket Attacks
Sept. 24, 2012 Rep. Israel Calls for Arrest and Prosecution of Iranian President For Incitement to Genocide
May 31, 2012 Letter to Dr. Jacques Rogge, President, International Olympic Committee
May 9, 2012 United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012
April 27, 2012 In Recognition of Israel's 64th Independence Day
Dec. 15, 2011 Threat of Nuclear-Armed Iran
Nov. 3, 2011 Schumer, Gillibrand, Maloney, Crowley, King, Rangel, Israel Successfully Change Medicare Rule to Provide $28 Million per Year to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Nov. 2, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Oct. 22, 2011 Newsday - Lawmakers React to Ending War in Iraq
Sept. 26, 2011 Support for Israel
Sept. 15, 2011 Letter to European Heads of State
Sept. 13, 2011 Rep. Israel Introduces Legislation to Block Funds for Nations who Cast a United Nations Vote to Undermine Israel
June 24, 2011 Planned Flotilla to Gaza
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Joseph Deiss, President, United Nations General Assembly
May 11, 2011 Letter to Turkish Prime Minister
May 8, 2011 Markey, Bipartisan Delegation Arrive in Israel
April 14, 2011 Letter to Ambassador Susan E. Rice, United States Mission to the United Nations
Feb. 18, 2011 Opposition to United Nations Criticism of Israel
Dec. 18, 2010 Supporting a Negotiated Solution to the Israeli-Palestian Conflict
Sept. 7, 2010 Reps. Holt, Israel, Wasserman Schultz Meet With Prime Minister Netanyahu and King Abdullah
May 24, 2010 Israel, Lowey Crack Down on Companies Doing Business with Iran
March 16, 2010 Rep. Israel Announces Introduction Of Significant Transparency Legislation -- The Public Online Information Act
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