Interview with Kenneth Pollack on new book ‘Armies of Sand’

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

JI: Could you tell us a little bit about your book— what it studies and why it’s important now? Kenneth Pollack: “Armies of Sand looks at the question of why…

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Republicans distance themselves from Steve King

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

DRIVING THE CONVO — House Republican leaders voted to remove Rep. Steve King (R-IA) from the Judiciary and Agriculture Committees on Monday following widespread calls for his reprimand for his comments last week…

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Why Stephen Wise Synagogue is now avoiding Women’s March Inc.

Monday, January 14, 2019

ON FRIDAY EVENING — Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue announced from the pulpit, “We are disassociating from Women’s March Inc.” The Rabbi noted his…

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Reps. Tlaib, Omar, and Carson headline CAIR reception

Friday, January 11, 2019

Arlington, VA —The first two Muslim women elected to Congress headlined a meet and greet on Thursday night hosted by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest…

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Steve King panned by GOP leadership, Jewish groups

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) came under fire from his fellow Republicans and Jewish groups for defending white supremacists in an interview with the New York Times on Thursday….

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Anti-BDS vote fails in Senate

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A motion to proceed with debate on the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 — legislation that incorporates four bipartisan bills, including the reauthorization of…

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Bickering in Senate over BDS, border funding

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

The Senate is scheduled to vote today on a motion to proceed to open debate on the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 — legislation that would…

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Tlaib under fire from Dems for ‘dual loyalty’ charge

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

A week into her first term in Congress, Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) faces criticism from fellow Democrats for suggesting that members of Congress supporting pro-Israel legislation may not…

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Engel supports recognizing Israeli control of Golan

Monday, January 7, 2019

Rep. Elliot Engel (D-NY) discussed his new role as chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee with Jewish Insider‘s Jacob Kornbluh after a fundraiser hosted by NORPAC at the home of Helene and Robert…

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‘Cantankerous’ Jim Webb wouldn’t last long as SecDef, predicts former GOP advisor

Thursday, January 3, 2019

President Trump is reportedly considering former Senator Jim Webb as a replacement for former Defense Secretary James Mattis, whose resignation took effect January 1. Mattis resigned in protest…

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