Cuomo criticizes ‘reluctant’ Democrats for muted rebuke of Rep. Omar

Monday, March 18, 2019

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo criticized ‘politically reluctant’ Democrats on Monday for their muted response to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s antisemitic comments earlier this month. “I think some people…

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Rep. Carolyn Maloney, Rev. Al Sharpton heckled on the Upper East Side

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Protesters chided the two for their responses to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s antisemitic comments Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Rev. Al Sharpton were heckled by a large group of…

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With Bibi at his side, Sen. Graham pushes for Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights

Monday, March 11, 2019

By Jacob Kornbluh During a tour of the Golan heights on Monday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said that he will push for the passage of legislation to recognize…

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Calm and Collected: Washington insiders reflect on Benny Gantz’s tenure in D.C.

Monday, March 11, 2019

By Laura Kelly and Jacob Kornbluh Before Benny Gantz entered the tumultuous waters of Israeli politics, he arrived in Washington D.C., to serve as Israel’s military attache from…

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Historic resolution condemning antisemitism and Islamophobia masks unease in Democratic party

Friday, March 8, 2019

By Laura Kelly in Washington, DC An historic resolution passed the House of Representatives on Thursday which, on its face, condemns hate and bigotry but did little to…

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Jewish Dems react to division over resolution to condemn Rep. Omar’s anti-Semitic rhetoric

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Jewish Insider‘s Jacob Kornbluh spoke to several Jewish Democratic leaders on the divisions within the Democratic Party over a proposed resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other types of religious…

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Interview: Deborah Lipstadt on antisemitism and Rep. Omar’s “foreign allegiance” remark

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Deborah Lipstadt is the Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University. She’s the author of numerous books including: Denying the Holocaust: The Growing…

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House Democrats to bring up resolution condemning anti-Semitic rhetoric

Monday, March 4, 2019

The move comes as Rep. Omar’s ‘foreign allegiance’ comment stirs Congress House Democrats, including the House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, are looking to devise and pass a resolution…

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Rep. Nadler: “We’ll have to say something and do something”

Sunday, March 3, 2019

How members of Congress are reacting to Rep. Ilhan Omar’s “foreign allegiance” comment Democratic members of the House have renewed their criticism of Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) over…

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Buzz on Balfour: Netanyahu’s re-election bid hit by a legal storm

Friday, March 1, 2019

BUZZ ON BALFOUR — by JI’s Jacob Kornbluh:Israel’s Attorney General, Avichai Mandelblit announced his intention to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust,…

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