Greenblatt’s Gaza proposal leaves more questions than answers

Thursday, August 31, 2017
via Facebook/Jason Greenblatt

WASHINGTON – Towards the end of Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt’s trip to the Middle East this week, he visited the Israeli-Gaza border with IDF Maj. Gen. Yoav…

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White House declines to criticize Netanyahu for comments on settlements

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Photo by Kobi Gidon/GPO

WASHINGTON – A senior Trump administration official refrained from criticizing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for promising on Monday that he would not uproot West Bank settlements. “It…

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Interview with Rep. Lee Zeldin

Monday, August 28, 2017
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Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY) discussed his role as the most prominent Jewish Republican in Congress, his work as a lawmaker, and President Donald Trump’s response to the Charlottesville…

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Netanyahu: Moving Embassy to Jerusalem could ‘easily be done’

Friday, August 25, 2017
U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv - photo by Jacob Kornbluh

WASHINGTON – In a meeting this month with Republican Members of Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continued to express support for moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel…

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Rabbi Lookstein says he’d join a Trump High Holidays call

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun in Manhattan, told Jewish Insider that he would join a pre- High Holidays conference call between President Trump and…

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Friedman: Trump’s ‘Both Sides’ Remark ‘Wasn’t Fine’

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
via Twitter/ @USAmbIsrael

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Wednesday joined the many Republicans, including the Republican Jewish Coalition, criticizing President Donald Trump’s response to the Charlottesville protests. “I think…

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Former US Official Explains Tensions Over Syria

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Photo by Center for a New American Security

“Israel is unwilling to accept any risk whereas the U.S. is willing to accept more risk and that causes greater disagreement.” WASHINGTON – On Monday evening, President Donald…

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Jewish Dems Launch New National Group

Monday, August 21, 2017

Jewish Democrats are set to launch a new political organization, expanding their political activities to focus on the national conversation and ramp up Jewish outreach efforts for the…

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Boteach today: ‘Bannon and I are not close buddies’

Friday, August 18, 2017
Photo via Twitter / @RabbiShmuley

WASHINGTON – After President Donald Trump fired Chief White House Strategist Steve Bannon on Friday, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach took the opportunity to urge the White House advisor to…

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Klein Won’t End Campaign Against McMaster

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Mort Klein, President of the Zionist Organization of America, is calling reports about Sheldon Adelson disavowing his campaign against H. R. McMaster “fake news” and “rubbish.” Klein, who…

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