Daily Kickoff: NYTimes on Cantor’s Jewish Donors; Senate Hearing on Iran Today; Pulver’s Zula Raises $3M; David Yarus’s ‘Kosher Tinder’ App – JSwipe

Thursday, June 12, 2014

By Jacob Kornbluh & JI Staff TOP TALKER: Eric Cantor announced at a press conference yesterday that he will step down as House Majority Leader and will not…

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Daily Kickoff: Eric Cantor’s Loss Stuns – ‘Jewish Insiders’ React; J Street Donors to Host President Obama Today; Rising Jewish Star Raises Millions

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

By Jacob Kornbluh & JI Staff SHOCKED! – The One Word To Describe How Everyone Felt Last Night When They Heard That House Majority Leader & Sole Jewish…

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Daily Kickoff: Does Hillary have Christie’s ‘Occupation’ problem?; Bipartisan Senate Letter on PA GOV; Inside Story of (pending) Sterling Ballmer Deal

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

By Jacob Kornbluh & JI Staff DRIVING THE DAY: UPSET IN ISRAEL’S PRESIDENT ELECTION: Dovish Knesset member Meir Sheetrit surprised everyone this morning by surging to 2nd place in the first…

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Daily Kickoff: Open Hillel Debate | Guess the Headline’s Publisher – Iranian or Israeli? | Bank Leumi to pay U.S. $289M

Monday, June 9, 2014

By Jacob Kornbluh & JI Staff TOP TALKER: Questionable AP Wire Story Runs In Papers Across The Country Today – “Israel no longer a cause that unifies U.S….

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Daily Kickoff: The Jewish Angle of Ken Vogel’s ‘Big Money’ Book; Clinton writes about Alan Gross in memoir; BuzzFeed on U.S.-Hamas back channel talks

Friday, June 6, 2014

By Jacob Kornbluh & JI Staff FIRST LOOK: Ken Vogel’s New Book – ‘Big Money; 2.5 Billion Dollars, One Suspicious Vehicle, and a Pimp—on the trail of Ultra-Rich…

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Daily Kickoff: Comparing Bergdahl to Shalit; Jewish U.S. Amb. LeVine’s Trend: Will.i.am in Israel; New Yorker – “What will be with Beny Steinmetz?”

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

By Jacob Kornbluh & JI Staff TOP TALKER: Obama administration to work with new PA-Hamas unity government: In what some are calling a new low in the U.S. –…

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Daily Kickoff: PA Reaches Unity Deal; Celebrate Israel Parade – John Kerry, Samuel L. Jackson Spotted; New StartUp – GetKosher

Monday, June 2, 2014

By Jacob Kornbluh & JI Staff SCENE LAST NIGHT: Norpac hosts Sen. Ted Cruz at Abigaels on Broadway: Nick Muzin,director of coalitions for the House Republican conference, and Howard…

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Daily Kickoff: Ballmer to buy NBA Clippers; Inside Look at AIEF Trip; Newsweek’s At It Again; Iran Uses John Bolton To Spy On Americans

Friday, May 30, 2014

By Jacob Kornbluh & JI Staff SCENE LAST NIGHT: Members of the Congressional Israel Allies Caucus as well as a Knesset delegration from Israel, and members of the Knesset…

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Daily Kickoff: Iran Spies on “Members of US/Israeli lobby”; Adelson to host fundraiser for Carr; White House honors Camp Simcha alum Elana Simon

Thursday, May 29, 2014

By Jacob Kornbluh & JI Staff SCENE LAST NIGHT: Matt Nosanchuk hosted a Jewish Heritage Month reception/panel at the White House last night. Among those at the event: Reps Debbie Wassermann-Schultz,…

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Daily Kickoff: Did Menendez kill Israel bill to save it?; State Dept. defends Hamas-friendly Bank; Z Street’s Suit vs. IRS OK’d; Kinky Friedman Loses

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

By Jacob Kornbluh & JI Staff HAPPENING TODAY: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) & Israeli Amb. Ron Dermer will spend the day with Christians United for Israel as they celebrate…

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