Friedman: Trump’s ‘Both Sides’ Remark ‘Wasn’t Fine’

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Wednesday joined the many Republicans, including the Republican Jewish Coalition, criticizing President Donald Trump’s response to the Charlottesville protests. “I think…

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Former US Official Explains Tensions Over Syria

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
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“Israel is unwilling to accept any risk whereas the U.S. is willing to accept more risk and that causes greater disagreement.” WASHINGTON – On Monday evening, President Donald…

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Rep. Smucker Rebukes Palestinian PM for Terror Payments

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Fresh off a trip to Israel with 32 other Republican House Members, Representative Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) slammed Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah for justifying payments to…

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Jewish Dems Launch New National Group

Monday, August 21, 2017
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Jewish Democrats are set to launch a new political organization, expanding their political activities to focus on the national conversation and ramp up Jewish outreach efforts for the…

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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 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
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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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