Boteach today: ‘Bannon and I are not close buddies’

Friday, August 18, 2017
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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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Kafe Knesset for August 18

Friday, August 18, 2017
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Bait and switch: As usual, the Barcelona terror attack was widely and quickly denounced by everyone in the Israeli political system. But the PM appeared to be putting…

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Kafe Knesset for August 17

Thursday, August 17, 2017
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Alternative realities: The front pages of the two biggest Israeli newspapers – Noni Mozes’s Yediot Aharonot and Sheldon Adelson’s Israel Hayom, are many times mirror images of each…

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Klein Won’t End Campaign Against McMaster

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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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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RJC, Orthodox Groups Reject Trump’s ‘Both Sides’ Remarks

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Donald Trump and Matt Brooks at the RJC presidential forum Dec. 2015 - screenshot via CSPAN

Jewish groups, with some members that have been more sympathetic to President Trump in recent months, have joined the widespread criticism against the President for drawing a moral…

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Eisen On Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump’s Silence

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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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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State Dept Annual Report Critiques Israeli Actions in West Bank

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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WASHINGTON – In a move likely to upset conservative supporters of President Donald Trump, a new State Department report released on Tuesday criticized both Israeli and Palestinian policies…

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Kafe Knesset for August 16

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Just one side: President Trump’s controversial press conference, backtracking from his condemnation of white supremacists in Charlottesville in favor of blaming “both sides,”drew strong criticism in Israel. Justice…

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

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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“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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Kafe Knesset for August 15

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Photo Credit: Shahar Azran/Facebook Nefesh B'Nefesh

Eyes on Pyongyang: The Israeli media has been following the US-North Korea standoff quite closely in recent days. Several media outlets have sent special correspondents to report from…

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