Taylor Force Act updated in Senate

Friday, February 16, 2018

Senate Republican have updated the Taylor Force Act (bipartisan legislation that would cut off U.S. economic assistance to the Palestinian Authority (PA) until they cease payments to families of terrorists) by removing…

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What Obama told an NYC synagogue crowd

Friday, January 26, 2018

Jewish Insider obtained an audio recording from former President Barack Obama’s appearance at Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center in NYC on Wednesday evening. In a conversation with Rabbi Joshua Davidson, Obama defended his administration’s…

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Why a GOP veteran might support an Oprah 2020 run

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

While the entertainment and political worlds converged this week on the idea of Oprah Winfrey possibly running for President in 2020, after her viral Golden Globes speech, one…

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Experts on Bannon’s idea of giving Gaza to Egypt, West Bank to Jordan

Thursday, January 4, 2018

In an excerpt shared by Michael Wolff of his new book about the Trump White House, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, Bannon is quoted sharing his policy…

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Dershowitz commends Trump for ‘long overdue’ commutation of Sholom Rubashkin

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

President Donald Trump’s commuted the sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, the former Chief Executive of Agriprocessors slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa, on Wednesday, citing concerns about the “excessive” 27-year sentence “in…

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HBO’s Plepler has a steller Shimon Peres imitation

Friday, December 15, 2017

Richard Plepler, Chairman and CEO of HBO, on The Atlantic Interview with Jeffrey Goldberg: “[Shimon Peres] was a transcendent figure on the world stage. The story is that…

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Senate misses 60 day window to reimpose Iran sanctions

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump announced with great fanfare that he was decertifying the nuclear deal with Iran on October 13. Under the terms of the Iran Nuclear…

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Jack Lew on Shabbat during White House years

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

HEARD LAST NIGHT — at Columbia University’s Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies: Former Treasury Secretary Jack Lew recalled his experience working with former House Speaker Tip O’Neill,…

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Following Jerusalem, is Golan Heights next?

Friday, December 8, 2017

This post has been updated WASHINGTON – After US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, 22 years after Congress originally passed the Jerusalem Embassy Act, we…

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Senators split over US recognition of Jerusalem

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

WASHINGTON – Anticipation is rising in Washington for the Trump administration’s upcoming decision on recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, breaking a 50 year bipartisan precedent. Axios reported last…

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