Daily Kickoff: Jewish leaders endorse Cuomo | Rand claims he’s no isolationist | Remembering Rivers | ISIS Crisis, Overblown? | Paltrow to Judaism

Friday, September 5, 2014

THE DARK AND MURKY KEY TO MIDDLE EAST STABILITY: A series of natural gas deals are in the works between Israel and moderate Arab countries in the region. Noble…

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Daily Kickoff: Eric Cantor to Wall Street | Stephens asks “Why is Obama not also calm toward Israel?” | Erekat in DC | Members of Congress in Israel

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

TOP TALKER: Effective this week, Eric Cantor will be joining the team of Moelis & Co., a boutique investment bank, to the sweet tune of $3.4 million. At…

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Daily Kickoff: Kerry to restart peace talks | Tel Aviv University leads in innovation | Beinart on Obama’s Foreign Policy | Dershowitz Birthday

Monday, September 1, 2014

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Hundreds of thousands can die in Syria; the Taliban can menace and destabilize Afghanistan; Iran can move closer to getting a bomb. No matter….

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Daily Kickoff: Sen. Warren Defends Israel | ISIS Laptop Found | Kapler: MLB on Jewish holidays | Schottenstein’s Mizzen & Main | Rise of Kosher Food

Friday, August 29, 2014

TOP TWEET: — Jewish Insider (@J_Insider) August 28, 2014 ISIS CRISIS: A group of moderate Syrian rebels chanced upon a laptop belonging to a Tunisian ISIS member containing over 35,000 files…

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Daily Kickoff: Michael Oren to enter Israeli politics? | Jewish congressional candidate proposes to girlfriend in Israel | Birthright for Israelis

Thursday, August 28, 2014

TOP TALKER: Former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren is speculated to be considering entering politics as a possible Knesset candidate. Oren says he is “too busy defending Israel” for…

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Daily Kickoff: Israel, Hamas Agree to New Cease-Fire | Indyk on Israel | Meyer “Micky” Malka Profile | Fever Smart Patch From Jewish UPenn Students

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

TOP TALKER: The mainstream media’s disproportionate coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict and often “hostile obsession with Jews” is twisting public perception against Israel and the Jewish people, claims Matti…

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Daily Kickoff: Day 50 of Gaza Conflict | A hate incident against Elon Gold | Bryan Goldberg’s Success | “Hillary & four Hasidic Jewish leaders”

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

DAY 50: “Israel and Hamas appear to have run out of ideas, but not bombs” by William Booth and Ruth Eglash: “After 49 days of war, the armies…

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Daily Kickoff: New Yorker on AIPAC | Uber Israel Debut Today | Roger Zakheim Profile | Oren Loves The Smell Of Cows | Israel Advances to EuroBasket

Monday, August 25, 2014

FIRST LOOK: “Friends of Israel: The lobbying group AIPAC has consistently fought the Obama Administration on policy. Is it now losing influence?” by Connie Bruck in the New…

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Daily Kickoff: As Egyptian Efforts Falter, Focus Shifts To UN | Amb. Shapiro = State’s Ice Bucket Ban | US Developers to Israel | Singer, Strauss BDay

Friday, August 22, 2014

MIDTERMS: This week Jason Carter, the Democratic candidate for Georgia Governor and grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, released the names of his campaign committee. Of note is the presence…

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Daily Kickoff: Vermont Has Got Some Interesting Birds | Jewish Agency vs. Diaspora Ministry on Identity Initiative | Jewish teen to play in US Open

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Must Watch: Sen. Bernie Sanders Town Hall Devolves Into Screaming Match About Gaza: “Sen. Bernie Sanders and a number of constituents got into a fight over Hamas and…

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