Kafe Knesset for October 30

Monday, October 30, 2017

Hi-Tech Defense: The latest breaking story from Israel today is the destruction of a Hamas terror tunnel from Khan Yunis in southern Gaza, into Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin…

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If Congress was in charge of negotiating Middle East peace

Friday, October 27, 2017

WASHINGTON – In a September 28 interview with Walla News, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman promised that the Trump administration would unveil within months a peace proposal…

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Royce: Taylor Force Act to advance House committee in ‘few weeks’

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

WASHINGTON – Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Ed Royce (R-CA) announced on Monday that legislation to cut off U.S. economic assistance to the Palestinian Authority, if…

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Sen. Carper: ACLU’s objections motivation for declining to co-sponsor anti-BDS bill

Friday, October 20, 2017

Progressive Senators may still vote for the legislation but they are holding off from co-sponsoring until they receive clarification from Senator Ben Cardin WASHINGTON – With the Israel…

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Senators slam potential Fatah-Hamas unity government

Thursday, October 19, 2017

WASHINGTON – With progress made towards a Fatah-Hamas reconciliation during the past weeks, Senators expressed concern about the role of the Hamas in a Palestinian unity government. “I…

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Senate divided on Corker-Cotton Iran sanctions legislation

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

WASHINGTON – After President Donald Trump declined to certify Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal last week, Senators continue to express divergent perspectives on the best path…

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Sen. Schatz: ‘No way’ Corker-Cotton Iran bill passes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

WASHINGTON – Despite increased talk on Capitol Hill to strengthen sanctions against Iran, Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) dismissed the possibility that legislation targeting Tehran sponsored by Senators Bob…

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The Army Pilot, Married to a Rabbi, Seeking Corker’s Seat

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

WASHINGTON – By most measures, the southern state of Tennessee would appear to be a significant challenge for any Democrat in the upcoming 2018 U.S. Senate race. The…

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Coons urges renegotiating sunset clause in Iran deal

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

WASHINGTON – Ahead of President Donald Trump’s October 15 decision whether to decertify Iran’s adherence to the 2015 nuclear agreement, Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) backed renegotiating the deal…

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PA’s Zomlot calls for US forces in the West Bank

Monday, October 2, 2017

WASHINGTON – In a lengthy briefing with reporters on Monday, Husam Zomlot, a top Palestinian diplomat, called for American soldiers to provide security in the West Bank during…

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