Daily Kickoff: Senate Doubles Funding For Iron Dome | Hillary’s Middle East Legacy | Pew Poll Shows Americans Support Israel; Widening Partisan Gap

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

CEASE-FIRE COLLAPSES: “Behind the scenes of the short-lived cease-fire” by Barak Ravid in Haaretz: “Over the previous few days, the cease-fire talks had proceeded lackadaisically. The Egyptians didn’t…

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Daily Kickoff: Dermer at White House for Iftar dinner | Kerry Looks To Extend Iran Talks | Bill Clinton’s Jewish Joke | Amar’e Prays For Palestine

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

ISRAEL AGREES TO CEASE-FIRE PLAN BUT HAMAS REJECTS THE EGYPTIAN PROPOSAL: “Israel said Tuesday its security cabinet has accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas to end…

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Daily Kickoff: Drivers — Iran Deadline Approaching; Conference of President’s Solidarity Mission | ME Conflict Comes To LA & Boston | Israel + NBA

Monday, July 14, 2014

DRIVING THE WEEK: US, Iran say disputes remain in nuclear talks as deadline looms [Reuters] — Senior U.S. official: “Iran continues to take inadequate and unworkable positions on the future…

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Daily Kickoff: Congress Gets Active On Hamas, Unity-Gov’t, & Iran | 10 New Israeli StartUps in New York Each Month | Mark Egerman’s App Raises $5.5M

Friday, July 11, 2014

BIPARTISANSHIP – Senators Graham, Menendez, Ayotte and Schumer Introduce Resolution Expressing U.S. Support for Israel: Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced a resolution expressing support for the State…

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Daily Kickoff: Is Iran Sending Rockets Into Israel To Deflect Attention From Nuclear Deadline? | Wallenberg Awarded Gold Medal | Scenes at Sun Valley

Thursday, July 10, 2014

By Jacob Kornbluh & JI StaffEYE ON THE BALL – July 20th Fast Approaching: British Foreign Minister William Hague tells Austrian newspaper that significant differences remain between the six world…

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Daily Kickoff: Raining Rockets | IBM Launches Israel Accelerator | Rosenwald’s Unroll.Me Has 1M Users | Israel’s Master Builder Passes | Eli Lake BDay

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

‘PROTECTIVE EDGE’ — DAY 2: Viral Video: The IDF released a video yesterday showing four Hamas terrorists attempting to enter Zikim by sea in southern Israel. The footage shows the operation,…

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Daily Kickoff: Obama’s OpEd In Haaretz | Zuckerberg’s Immigration Push Is Failing | Mazal Tov – Scooter Braun & Yael Cohen | Livni, Kampeas BDays

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

ISRAEL LAUNCHES ‘PROTECTIVE EDGE’ GAZA OFFENSIVE: How it’s playing, Pick your headline – “Israel Steps Up Offensive Against Hamas in Gaza” [NYTimes] — “Gaza Rockets Barrage Israel Readying for Possible…

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Daily Kickoff: Book Review “Making David Into Goliath” | Tshuva Gets Birthday Gift Deal From Kushner | Conference of Presidents Looks to Reform

Monday, July 7, 2014

BOOK REVIEW: “Making David Into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel” by Joshua Muravchik – reviewed by Sohrab Ahmari “Unrighteous Among the Nations – At the height…

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Daily Kickoff: OpEd – Young US Jew Explains Why He Chose The Marines Over IDF | U.S. Quick To Condemn ‘Murder’ | Israeli Startup Will Change Future Of Shopping

Thursday, July 3, 2014

2016 WATCH, BIG HIRE: Cruz & Jews Continue Their Love Affair – Sen. Ted Cruz Names Nick Muzin Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy: Nick Muzin,…

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Daily Kickoff: Tensions Escalate In Jerusalem | Will Iran Deal Happen By July 20th? | CNBC: Ultra-Orthodox + StartUp Nation | A PageSix Lesson

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Eli Lake – “Israel Bombs Gaza While Hamas’ Kidnapping Mastermind Sits in Turkey”: “Israel Defense Forces began a campaign of retribution against Hamas targets… but the Hamas commander who is seen…

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