Netanyahu: Moving Embassy to Jerusalem could ‘easily be done’

Friday, August 25, 2017
U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv - photo by Jacob Kornbluh

WASHINGTON – In a meeting this month with Republican Members of Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continued to express support for moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel…

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Netanyahu tells Congress: Remove sunset clause from Iran deal

Thursday, August 24, 2017
Photo by Amos Ben-Gershom (GPO)

WASHINGTON – During a meeting with Republican Congressmen this month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the lawmakers to “get rid of the sunset clause” from the 2015…

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Rabbi Lookstein says he’d join a Trump High Holidays call

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Rabbi Haskel Lookstein, Rabbi Emeritus of Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun in Manhattan, told Jewish Insider that he would join a pre- High Holidays conference call between President Trump and…

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

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
via Twitter/ @USAmbIsrael

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
Photo by Center for a New American Security

“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
Courtesy of Rep.  Lloyd Smucker

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

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
Photo via Twitter / @RabbiShmuley

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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