Rep. Smucker Rebukes Palestinian PM for Terror Payments

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Courtesy of Rep.  Lloyd Smucker

WASHINGTON – Fresh off a trip to Israel with 32 other Republican House Members, Representative Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) slammed Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah for justifying payments to…

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Kafe Knesset for August 22

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Photo credit: Kobi Gideon (GPO)

Dasvidaniya, Bibi: Netanyahu is preparing for a day trip to Sochi, Russia. There, he will be meeting President Putin tomorrow for the sixth time in the past two…

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Kafe Knesset for August 21

Monday, August 21, 2017
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Instructions from the top? This Saturday night marked the 39th consecutive week of protests near Attorney General Avihai Mandelblit’s home. The demonstrators continue to call for Netanyahu to…

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Kafe Knesset for August 18

Friday, August 18, 2017
Photo by GPO

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
Photo Credit: Shahar Azran/Facebook Nefesh B'Nefesh

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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