Jewish Staffers in Trump’s White House

Friday, April 21, 2017
via Twitter/Press Sec.

WASHINGTON – Growing up in Teaneck, New Jersey and attending the Marsha Stern Talmudic Academy, 25-year old Ari Schaffer likely did not imagine that he would go this…

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Kafe Knesset for April 21

Friday, April 21, 2017
via Twitter/@netanyahu

Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day All in the family: Two TV channels possibly ruined Netanyahu’s weekend last…

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Marc Goldman Believes Trump’s America is Great

Friday, April 21, 2017
L to R: President Trump, Marc Goldman, VP Pence

Marc Goldman, a Boca Raton-based investor and RJC board member, supported Scott Walker and Marco Rubio earlier in the 2016 Republican primary. But later, after Donald Trump earned the…

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Kafe Knesset for April 20

Thursday, April 20, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Shabbat is back on the political agenda, following a High Court of…

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Anthony Brown Stages Political Comeback in Congress

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
AGBYom

WASHINGTON – While Anthony Brown served as Lieutenant Governor of Maryland in 2008, violence struck close to home. The Maryland politician’s cousin was shot and killed by her…

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Kafe Knesset for April 19

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Netanyahu Knesset committee

Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day The hottest show in town today was Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responding…

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White House Denies Report It Postponed Abbas Visit

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas with  Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt - Photo: Reuters

A White House official denied a Palestinian media report that the Trump administration postponed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ upcoming visit to Washington. The claim, reported Thursday by the…

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State Dept. Office on Anti-Semitism to Cease Operations

Thursday, April 13, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

The Trump administration is following through with its initial plan of dramatic cuts to the State Department’s budget, leaving empty the office of the Special Envoy to Monitor…

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Kafe Knesset for April 13

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Knesset plenum

Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Q: What could possibly unite such disparate figures as Prime Minister Benjamin…

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Where in the World Are Jared & Ivanka for Passover? Canada

Thursday, April 13, 2017
courtesy of Four Season Resort and Residences Whistler

In a misdirection of sorts, Ivanka Trump posted the following photo on Monday of her family at the White House: During #Passover, we reflect on the significance of…

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