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

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

“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

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

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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Eisen On Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump’s Silence

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Norman Eisen, former White House ethics czar and ambassador to the Czech Republic, discussed President Donald Trump’s “both sides” comments in an interview with Jewish Insider on Wednesday. “What he…

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Foxman: Now is Jared and Ivanka’s ‘Mordechai and Esther’ Moment

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

“This is a dark moment for those of us who remember what hatred can do,” is how Abe Foxman, a Holocaust survivor and former National Director of the…

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Inside Senator Bob Corker’s Realist Doctrine

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

WASHINGTON – It was a rare and dramatic moment of Congressional foreign policy activism. On June 26, Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee,…

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ADL ‘troubled’ by Trump’s reluctance to denounce Alt-Right

Monday, August 14, 2017

ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt welcomed President Donald Trump’s public denunciation of white supremacists and neo-Nazis on Monday but cautioned that Trump’s statements “are no longer sufficient.” During a…

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