Jewish Staffers in Trump’s White House

Friday, April 21, 2017
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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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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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Anthony Brown Stages Political Comeback in Congress

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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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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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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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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Kafe Knesset for April 10

Monday, April 10, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Cabinet debates humanitarian aid for Syria: After the dramatic weekend, the security…

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From Republican Governor to Democratic Congressman: Charlie Crist’s Journey

Monday, April 10, 2017
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WASHINGTON – When the 2008 economic downturn struck America, Florida was hit especially hard. Charlie Crist — who was then serving as the state’s Governor — received a…

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EXCLUSIVE: Trump White House to Host Seder

Friday, April 7, 2017
PHOTO: Pete Souza/The White House

UPDATED 04-10 18:55: The Seder – Glatt Kosher – will be held in the Indian Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building and at least one cabinet…

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Kafe Knesset for April 7

Friday, April 7, 2017
Photo credit: Avi Ohayon (GPO)

Israel loves The Donald: If a popularity contest of world leaders were be held in Israel this morning, Donald Trump would be the big winner. Waking up to…

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