Senate Committee Advances Iran Sanctions Bill

Friday, May 26, 2017
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WASHINGTON – In overwhelming fashion, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee advanced Iran sanctions legislation setting up a full floor wide vote. The measure, introduced on March 23 by…

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Kafe Knesset for May 26

Friday, May 26, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Skepticism about Trump’s Visit: One of the major criticisms of Trump’s visit…

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Congress Raises Questions About Saudi Arms Deal

Thursday, May 25, 2017
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WASHINGTON – As President Donald Trump visited Riyadh on Saturday, the White House signed a $350 billion arms sale deal with Saudi Arabia over the next 10 years,…

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Dr. Dermer Makes His Jewish Mom Proud

Thursday, May 25, 2017
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In front of thousands of graduates, their family members and friends, gathered in the Madison Square Garden Theater on Thursday, Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer delivered…

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Kafe Knesset for May 25

Thursday, May 25, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day McMaster left out of Bibi-Trump meeting: The White House National Security advisor…

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Tillerson Embraces Middle East Linkage Theory

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Aboard Air Force One on Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appeared to embrace the linkage theory of Middle East peace, as he explained President Trump’s…

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Top Senate Democrat Dismissive of Rouhani Victory

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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WASHINGTON – The Ranking Democratic member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ben Cardin (D-MD) minimized the victory of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani who won the country’s elections…

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Kafe Knesset for May 24

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Let the political games begin: Moments after Air Force One took off…

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Democrats and Republicans Flip on Western Wall

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Rex Tillerson refused to answer whether Jerusalem’s Western Wall or Kotel is part of Israel when asked by Pool reporters on Monday morning…

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Kafe Knesset for May 23

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Calling out Palestinian terror payments: On Day Two of Trump’s trip, POTUS said something that a lot of Israelis were waiting to hear: He condemned the Palestinian Authority…

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