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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Daily Kickoff: Israeli MKs visit the U.S. while U.S. Senators visit Israel; Leonard Boxer’s ‘Kosher Nostra’; American Vying To Be Next Pres. of Israel

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

By Jacob Kornbluh & JI Staff BRUSSELS SHOOTING – Experts split on Jewish Museum Killer: Anti-Semitic Lone Wolf or Hitman Settling the Scores: “The shooting of three people…

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Daily Kickoff: Goldberg’s Netanyahu Exclusive; Russia – U.S. C(habad)OLD (books) WAR; Ambassador Oren’s Plan B; Sheldon Silver Blames Sheldon E. Silver

Friday, May 23, 2014

Last Night, Late Night: In Israel, Jay Leno pokes Obama, Kerry: “Jay Leno might be gone from late night, but he still had some material, as host of the first…

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Daily Kickoff: Pope’s complicated Middle East visit; Rep. Bishop Attacked For ‘Bar Mitzvah Scandal’; Most Expensive (Jewish) Divorce Ever; #BDSfails

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Happening Today: 2016 Watch – The Republican Jewish Coalition has lunch with Governor Jeb Bush at Jungle Island in Miami.

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Daily Kickoff: Tough Loss for Margolies; Leno to Israel; JDate Rebranding; Senate Likely To Vote On Stanley Fischer To Central Bank Board Today

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Inside Look: “Conflict bubbles: Inside SodaStream’s factory”: In March of 2012, members of the Park Slope Food Co-op in Brooklyn voted against boycotting Israeli goods. The vote had been…

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