On Friday afternoon, President Obama made a pitch for the Iran nuclear deal to in a webinar sponsored by the Jewish Federations of North America. He laid out the elements of the agreement and said "This deal blocks every way, every pathway that Iran might take in order to develop a nuclear weapon." The president urged listeners to educate themselves about the various pieces of the accord. Click here to see the president's talk.

    Dr. Robert Satloff, leading Middle East expert and head of the Washington Institute, addressed an audience at the JCC Tuesday. A podcast of his talk is available on the SoundCloud podcasting service.  The podcast can be heard on the SoundCloud mobile app or online.

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