JDCA, J Street lock horns over anti-BDS bill

Friday, December 7, 2018

ON THE HILL — The Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA) and J Street have locked horns over the prospective passage of an anti-BDS bill before the end of…

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How is this WH Hanukkah party different from all others?

Thursday, December 6, 2018

At one of the first White House Hanukkah parties during George W. Bush’s presidency, senior strategist Karl Rove quipped to Jeff Ballabon, a Bush campaign advisor, “If ten…

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The effort to make Israel trips a wedge issue

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Top Talker — The Intercept reported yesterday that incoming Democratic Congresswoman from Michigan Rashida Tlaib is planning a trip for fellow House members to the West Bank. Tlaib has not announced…

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Dennis Ross remembers George H. W. Bush

Monday, December 3, 2018

Dennis Ross, who served as the Director of Policy Planning in the State Department under President George H. W. Bush, shared with Jewish Insider an internal debate he and former Secretary of State…

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Rand Paul breaks with Trump on Saudi Arabia

Monday, December 3, 2018

Republican Senator Rand Paul blamed scheduling conflicts for his absence at a Washington D.C. conference hosted by right-wing think tank Frontiers of Freedom last week, instead sending a…

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White House Hanukkah party postponed

Sunday, December 2, 2018

This year’s White House Hanukkah party, scheduled for Wednesday, has been pushed off to Thursday in deference to the memorial service of President George H.W. Bush, Jewish Insider…

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Jewish groups urge Congress to act on Israel, anti-Semitism bills

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Jewish groups urge Congressional action on bills related to Israel and anti-Semitism before end of session: The ADL and coalition partners sent a letter to Congressional leaders earlier this week urging the quick…

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Rand Paul’s rationale for holding back aid to Israel

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is expected to introduce an amendment in the coming days that would limit the amount of U.S. security assistance to Israel, Jewish Insider has…

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Why Trump mentioned Israel in his Saudi statement

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

President Donald Trump affirmed on Tuesday that the U.S. would continue to stand with Saudi Arabia despite Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s suspected involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last…

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Rep.-Elect Max Rose Committed to Bipartisan Israel Ties

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

JI INTERVIEW —  Congressman-elect Max Rose (D-NY) discussed his surprising victory over Republican incumbent Dan Donovan in a phone interview with Jewish Insider’s Jacob Kornbluh while at orientation on Capitol…

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