Bipartisan Letter Demands Answers on Bob Levinson

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Levinson family handout via Reuters

WASHINGTON – Nearly two dozen lawmakers led by Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) published a letter to President Donald Trump imploring the White House to increase…

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Kafe Knesset for July 13

Thursday, July 13, 2017
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Dropping like flies: The walls seem to be closing in on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as several of his closest allies have been implicated in corruption scandals. Yesterday…

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Kafe Knesset for July 12

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
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The Gabbay Effect: The Labor Party has jumped in the polls a day after Avi Gabbay won the leadership contest. Under Isaac Herzog, the party had taken a nosedive…

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State Dept: Friedman’s Meeting Palestinian Negotiators ‘Perhaps an Upgrade’

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
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WASHINGTON – U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman’s meeting with senior Palestinian negotiators is “not a downgrade but perhaps even an upgrade,” State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said…

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State Dept: Israel Takes Trump’s Concerns About Settlements Into Account

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
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WASHINGTON – The Israeli government has “implemented a policy” that takes President Donald Trump’s concerns about settlement construction “into account” despite the recent announcement that it advanced plans…

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Kafe Knesset for July 11

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
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Last night, hundreds of Labor party activists gathered in Tel Aviv to witness the results of the party’s leadership runoff. Activists broke out in tears of excitement as…

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Despite US Pressure, Most Palestinians Support Terrorist Payments

Thursday, July 6, 2017
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In the face of increased pressure from the Trump administration and Congress to end Palestinian terrorists’ payments, a new poll released on Wednesday showed that an overwhelming majority…

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Republicans and Democrats Dispute Iran Sanctions Delay

Friday, June 30, 2017
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WASHINGTON – With the House still unable to pass Iran sanctions legislation, Members of Congress are disputing the source of delay, naturally based on party lines. Representative Ted…

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Haley Defends UNRWA’s Schools and Healthcare Against Congressional Attacks

Thursday, June 29, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Amidst an onslaught of Congressional criticism, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley defended UNRWA, the UN agency responsible for aiding Palestinians. “I will say…

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Kafe Knesset for June 28

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Interview with Tzipi Livni: As the White House is brushing off reports which…

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