Calm and Collected: Washington insiders reflect on Benny Gantz’s tenure in D.C.

Monday, March 11, 2019

By Laura Kelly and Jacob Kornbluh Before Benny Gantz entered the tumultuous waters of Israeli politics, he arrived in Washington D.C., to serve as Israel’s military attache from…

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Historic resolution condemning antisemitism and Islamophobia masks unease in Democratic party

Friday, March 8, 2019

By Laura Kelly in Washington, DC An historic resolution passed the House of Representatives on Thursday which, on its face, condemns hate and bigotry but did little to…

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Jewish Dems react to division over resolution to condemn Rep. Omar’s anti-Semitic rhetoric

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Jewish Insider‘s Jacob Kornbluh spoke to several Jewish Democratic leaders on the divisions within the Democratic Party over a proposed resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other types of religious…

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Rep. Nadler: “We’ll have to say something and do something”

Sunday, March 3, 2019

How members of Congress are reacting to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s “foreign allegiance” comment Democratic members of the House have renewed their criticism of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) over…

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Buzz on Balfour: Netanyahu’s re-election bid hit by a legal storm

Friday, March 1, 2019

BUZZ ON BALFOUR — by JI’s Jacob Kornbluh:Israel’s Attorney General, Avichai Mandelblit announced his intention to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust,…

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Ilhan Omar draws widespread criticism for anti-Semitic remarks

Friday, March 1, 2019

DRIVING THE CONVO — Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) drew widespread criticism once again after suggesting that influential pro-Israel Americans are pushing for “allegiance to a foreign country.” The remarks reported by Jewish Insider on Thursday…

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Reps. Omar and Tlaib: Anti-Semitism charges shut down criticism of Israel

Thursday, February 28, 2019

At Busboys and Poets, the duo talk Israel and anti-Semitism Several hundred supporters of Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar crowded into Busboys and Poets, a bookstore cafe…

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Interview: Dov Zakheim blasts Netanyahu

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Dov Zakheim, former Undersecretary of Defense in President George W. Bush’s administration, harshly criticized Prime Minister Netanyahu for causing long-term damage to the U.S.-Israel relationship in a phone interview with Jewish…

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Amb. Danon welcomes Kelly Craft’s nomination as Ambassador to the UN

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

On Tuesday, Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, welcomed the nomination of Kelly Craft, the current U.S. Ambassador to Canada, to replace Nikki Haley at the United…

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On Mideast tour, Kushner says peace plan will focus on borders & Palestinian unity

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

In an interview with Sky News Arabia, while on a visit to Abu Dhabi, White House senior advisor Jared Kushner revealed that the Trump peace plan will focus on the…

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