Kafe Knesset for August 18

Friday, August 18, 2017
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Bait and switch: As usual, the Barcelona terror attack was widely and quickly denounced by everyone in the Israeli political system. But the PM appeared to be putting…

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Kafe Knesset for August 17

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Alternative realities: The front pages of the two biggest Israeli newspapers – Noni Mozes’s Yediot Aharonot and Sheldon Adelson’s Israel Hayom, are many times mirror images of each…

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RJC, Orthodox Groups Reject Trump’s ‘Both Sides’ Remarks

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Donald Trump and Matt Brooks at the RJC presidential forum Dec. 2015 - screenshot via CSPAN

Jewish groups, with some members that have been more sympathetic to President Trump in recent months, have joined the widespread criticism against the President for drawing a moral…

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State Dept Annual Report Critiques Israeli Actions in West Bank

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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WASHINGTON – In a move likely to upset conservative supporters of President Donald Trump, a new State Department report released on Tuesday criticized both Israeli and Palestinian policies…

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Kafe Knesset for August 16

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Just one side: President Trump’s controversial press conference, backtracking from his condemnation of white supremacists in Charlottesville in favor of blaming “both sides,”drew strong criticism in Israel. Justice…

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Kafe Knesset for August 15

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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Eyes on Pyongyang: The Israeli media has been following the US-North Korea standoff quite closely in recent days. Several media outlets have sent special correspondents to report from…

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Kafe Knesset for August 14

Monday, August 14, 2017
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The dramatic anti-Semitic images from the Charlottesville white supremacist rally took over Saturday’s headlines in Israel, but prompted only minimal reactions from Israeli politicians. The only official government…

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Kafe Knesset for August 11

Friday, August 11, 2017
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A witch hunt? Israelis are not buying it: Another roller coaster week of intense public engagement with Netanyahu’s legal and criminal affairs has come to an end. Everyone…

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Kafe Knesset for August 10

Thursday, August 10, 2017
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The Trumpification of Bibi: It appears that Netanyahu is more emboldened in the Trump era. He seems to be asking himself, ‘If Trump can get away with these…

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Kafe Knesset for August 9

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
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Three cheers for Bibi: Thousands of Likudniks are expected to gather this evening in Tel Aviv for a mass rally and demonstration of support for Netanyahu. The rally…

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