JI Interview: Meet Rep. Brad Schneider

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Rep. Brad  Schneider

The Dem who puts his own money where his mouth is on Israel WASHINGTON – The 10th Congressional district in Illinois is one of the most competitive across…

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Former Envoys: Abbas ‘Shunning’ Friedman is a Non-Issue

Monday, June 26, 2017
Photo credit: Mark Neiman (GPO)

The Trump Administration has reportedly protested Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ refusal to meet with U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. “Ties were further strained after Abbas refused…

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Congress Urges Trump to Appoint a Jewish Liaison

Friday, June 23, 2017
Photo by Jacob kornbluh

Several members of Congress are urging President Donald Trump to continue a 40-year tradition by immediately appointing a White House liaison to the American Jewish community. “While it…

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Ambassador Haley Blasts UN Forces in Lebanon

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Photo by AIPAC

WASHINGTON – Speaking at a Capitol Hill National Security forum on Thursday, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed the UN peacekeeping forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL)…

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Dems Charge GOP with Stalling Iran Sanctions

Thursday, June 22, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON – With the Senate passing bipartisan legislation strengthening sanctions against Iran last week by a vote of 97-2, the House bill targeting Tehran remains stalled. Chairman of…

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Rep. Jacky Rosen Confirms Senate Run

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Jacky Rosen

WASHINGTON – Representative Jacky Rosen (D-NV) confirmed to Jewish Insider that she plans on running against incumbent Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) in 2018. While CNN and others reported…

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What Yossi Klein Halevi told Jason Greenblatt

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Greenblatt meeting with Netanyahu on Tuesday - photo by Haim Zach/GPO

Jason Greenblatt, President Trump’s Middle East envoy, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday ahead of Jared Kushner’s anticipated visit to the region on Wednesday. Also…

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Exclusive: Dina Powell visited AIPAC’s Board

Monday, June 19, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON – White House Deputy National Security Advisor Dina Powell accepted an invitation to meet with AIPAC’s National Board over lunch last week where she had a broad…

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Meet the ‘Most Kosher Bacon’ in Congress

Monday, June 19, 2017
Don Bacon Official Photo

WASHINGTON – A bright red ‘Make Airports Great Again’ baseball cap sits prominently in Representative Don Bacon’s (R-NE) office alongside pictures of his three granddaughters. The Nebraska lawmaker…

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Spotted in the West Wing: Trump’s Israel Photos

Sunday, June 18, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

Two pictures from President Donald Trump’s recent visit to Israel are currently hanging in the hallways of the West Wing in the White House, an administration official said…

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