Family of captive Israeli arrives in DC to raise awareness

Friday, November 17, 2017
Avera Mengistu

WASHINGTON – The family of Avera Mengistu, an Israeli who has been detained in Gaza since September 2014, arrived in Washington this week to highlight his plight. Avera’s…

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Democratic Congressman co-chairs caucus to defeat Palestinian ‘enemy’

Thursday, November 16, 2017
israeli victory caucus

WASHINGTON – The Congressional Israel Victory Caucus (CIVS) convened on Wednesday afternoon with Representative Juan Vargas (D-CA) joining as a co-chair of the organization. Explaining the caucus’ ideology,…

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Kafe Knesset for November 16

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan: The top-secret White House Middle East peace effort to design the “ultimate deal” and solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a major discussion topic…

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House committee advances Taylor Force Act

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Taylor force

WASHINGTON – The House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed the Taylor Force Act on Wednesday. The bipartisan bill, introduced by Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) in February, would cut…

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11 lawmakers warn against demolition of Palestinian villages

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-CA) authored a letter signed by 11 House Democrats urging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to pressure the Israeli government and prevent the…

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Kafe Knesset for November 14

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
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Netanyahu and friends: As Bibi’s investigations are expected to accelerate in the coming weeks, we can expect many more leaks of evidence and testimony. Last night, TV channels…

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Greenblatt pushed Congress to water down Taylor Force Act

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

Significant changes made to the updated House version of Taylor Force Act WASHINGTON – The Trump administration’s Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt lobbied Congressional offices to add new exemptions…

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Kafe Knesset for November 13

Monday, November 13, 2017
Bibi Knesset

Southern Syria Cease-Fire Agreement: As details of the cease-fire agreement for southern Syria are starting to emerge, the Prime Minister’s Office was originally keeping a low profile. No…

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Senators offer competing views on Lebanese PM’s resignation

Friday, November 10, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation during a trip in Saudi Arabia on Saturday stunned many political analysts in Beirut and across the region. “Iran has…

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Kafe Knesset for November 9

Thursday, November 9, 2017
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After more than six months of investigation, officers from Lahav 433 (the the National Crime Unit of the Israeli Police) are set to meet the Prime Minister again…

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