Daily Kickoff: Inside The Failed MidEast Peace Talks | Rand Paul’s Jewish Charm Offensive | Adelson To Spend $100M.. This Year | Agudah + Walmart

Monday, July 21, 2014

MUST READ: “The Explosive, Inside Story of How John Kerry Built an Israel-Palestine Peace Plan — and Watched It Crumble” by Ben Birnbaum and Amir Tibon in the New…

Read More

Daily Kickoff: Pro-Israel Hawks Say It’s Time To Cut U.S. Aid to the Jewish State | Did Kerry Say New Iran Sanctions Needed? | Sam Nazarian Profile

Friday, July 18, 2014

HAPPENING NOW: Secretary John Kerry meets with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations at the Department of State. DRIVING THE DAY: “Some of Israel’s Top Defenders Say…

Read More

Daily Kickoff: BREAKING: BBC Reports New Cease-Fire Reached | Pew: “Jews Are Most Popular Religious Group In U.S.” | Kerry To Speak @SIXTH&I Tonight

Thursday, July 17, 2014

BREAKING: BBC REPORTS THAT NEW CEASE-FIRE DEAL REACHED – Deal To Take Effect Friday Morning At 6:00am Local Time [BBC]PAGE A1 NYTIMES: “Israeli Invasion of Gaza Is Likely, Official Says;…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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,…

Read More

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…

Read More