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

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Photo credit: Amos Ben-Gershom (GPO)

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
Via Twitter/@NTarnopolsky

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
PHOTO: REUTERS

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
PHOTO: REUTERS

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
PHOTO: REUTERS

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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Feinstein ‘Regrets’ Netanyahu’s Western Wall Decision

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) told Jewish Insider on Tuesday that she “regretted” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent move to scrap…

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Haley Vows to Veto Any Palestinian For Senior UN Post

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Photo by AIPAC

WASHINGTON – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley promised to block the appointment of any Palestinian official for a senior role at the United Nations on…

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Kafe Knesset for June 27

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
via Facebook/Naftali Bennett

Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day The religious wars continue: Two days after the controversial government decisions to suspend…

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Israel One of Two Countries with Higher Trump Favorability Than Obama

Monday, June 26, 2017
Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

The Pew Research Center released extensive public opinion polling on Monday showing Israel and Russia as the only two countries where President Donald Trump has higher favorability marks…

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