JI Interview: Meet Rep. Brad Schneider

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Rep. Brad  Schneider

The Dem who puts his own money where his mouth is on Israel WASHINGTON – The 10th Congressional district in Illinois is one of the most competitive across…

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Israel One of Two Countries with Higher Trump Favorability Than Obama

Monday, June 26, 2017
Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

The Pew Research Center released extensive public opinion polling on Monday showing Israel and Russia as the only two countries where President Donald Trump has higher favorability marks…

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Former Envoys: Abbas ‘Shunning’ Friedman is a Non-Issue

Monday, June 26, 2017
Photo credit: Mark Neiman (GPO)

The Trump Administration has reportedly protested Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ refusal to meet with U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. “Ties were further strained after Abbas refused…

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Congress Urges Trump to Appoint a Jewish Liaison

Friday, June 23, 2017
Photo by Jacob kornbluh

Several members of Congress are urging President Donald Trump to continue a 40-year tradition by immediately appointing a White House liaison to the American Jewish community. “While it…

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Ambassador Haley Blasts UN Forces in Lebanon

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Photo by AIPAC

WASHINGTON – Speaking at a Capitol Hill National Security forum on Thursday, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed the UN peacekeeping forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL)…

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Dems Charge GOP with Stalling Iran Sanctions

Thursday, June 22, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON – With the Senate passing bipartisan legislation strengthening sanctions against Iran last week by a vote of 97-2, the House bill targeting Tehran remains stalled. Chairman of…

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Kafe Knesset for June 21

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Courtesy of IDC

Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Herzliya Conference highlights: Dozens of politicians, defense officials, academics, government officials and experts are…

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Rep. Jacky Rosen Confirms Senate Run

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Jacky Rosen

WASHINGTON – Representative Jacky Rosen (D-NV) confirmed to Jewish Insider that she plans on running against incumbent Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) in 2018. While CNN and others reported…

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Mike Bloomberg on Trump and Twitter

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Screenshot via YouTube

Former New York Mayor and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg shared his thoughts on President Donald Trump and reflected on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 loss, including his own short-lived hope to run…

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What Yossi Klein Halevi told Jason Greenblatt

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Greenblatt meeting with Netanyahu on Tuesday - photo by Haim Zach/GPO

Jason Greenblatt, President Trump’s Middle East envoy, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday ahead of Jared Kushner’s anticipated visit to the region on Wednesday. Also…

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