Daily Kickoff: GOP to make Harry Reid’s life miserable over Iran; Jewish bitcoin evangelist; Q&A with Yaakov Amidror; Kerry defends himself

Thursday, February 6, 2014
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Josh Rogin Scoops: GOP Will Force Reid to Save Obama’s Iran Policy—Over and Over Again: “Dozens of Republican senators joined Wednesday to demand that Harry Reid allow a floor…

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Daily Kickoff: Congress, Jewish Groups Ease Pressure on Obama Admin; Saban helps Hillary; Para Bellum Labs; Jewish Family Scions – Kushner & Kempner

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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Scene Last Night: The Republican Jewish Coaliton and the National Jewish Democratic Council hosted Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer for a bipartisan reception. Spotted: Senators Ted Cruz, Susan Collins, Richard Blumenthal; Representatives Trent Franks,…

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Daily Kickoff: NYTimes on AIPAC; Rice Rants About Israel; Conference of President’s Mission; Jesse Cohn Profile; Jewish Moment at Miami Marathon

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
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First Look: NYTimes on AIPAC – Potent Pro-Israel Group Finds Its Momentum Blunted – by Mark Landler: “The last time the nation’s most potent pro-Israel lobbying group lost a…

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Daily Kickoff: P5+1 Talks Resume Today; Senators on Sanctions; Shelly Berkley to Touro; Ari Emanuel, with $2.5B Bid, set to become King of Hollywood

Thursday, December 19, 2013
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Top Talker: Senators Menendez, Kirk and Schumer Circulate New Iran Sanctions Bill: “Three top senators, including two Democrats, have begun circulating a draft of a new Iran sanctions bill…

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Daily Kickoff: Eric Cantor’s Jewish Cousin vs. Israeli Gov’t; Talmudic Coders; U.S. Jewish Mayors Fulop & Garcetti; 27 Things Jewish Moms Love

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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Top Talker: American Jewish Family Accuses Israel of Caving In To China; Urges U.S. Court to Reject Israeli Attempt to Silence Witness: “An American family that is suing the…

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Daily Kickoff: Jacob Ostreicher back in NY; Podhoretz storms off 92nd Street Y Panel on Israel; ASA Boycotts Israel; New Report on Jewish Voters

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
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In Dramatic Escape, Jacob Ostreicher Leaves Bolivia, Back in NY: “A source close to the family said that over the past few months, concern for Ostreicher’s welfare grew among…

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Daily Kickoff: Israel & Lebanon trade gunfire; Saudi Prince bashes Obama’s Foreign Policy; List of Jewish leaders’ salaries; Bloomberg Associates

Monday, December 16, 2013
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David Ignatius: Q&A with Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister – Washington Post: Q: David Ignatius: Let me begin by asking about the state of the negotiations. After your delegation…

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Daily Kickoff: Untold Story of Iran Negotiation that Worked; Fischer to Fed; Why Jewish Wall Street Titans want Hillary & Christie in 16; CIA Arabists

Thursday, December 12, 2013
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Behind the Scenes: Thirteen Jewish Prisoners in Iran – The Untold Story of a Negotiation That Worked: As the Israeli government and its most ardent backers in the United…

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Daily Kickoff – Dec. 10th

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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Driving the Day: Bipartisan Senate group nears deal on new Iran sanctions – “A bipartisan group of Senators is close to an agreement on tougher Iran sanctions in opposition…

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Daily Kickoff – Dec 9.

Monday, December 9, 2013
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News from the Weekend – 10th Annual Saban Forum: President Obama   – “Don’t Underestimate Political Shift In Iran” [Brookings] Full quote – “We have to not constantly assume…

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