Experts on which Arab or Muslim country Bibi will visit next

Monday, January 21, 2019

 JI asked Middle East experts to weigh in on which Arab or Muslim country Netanyahu will visit next. Washington Institute’s David Makovsky: “The general conventional wisdom is that…

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Rep. Gottheimer urges Trump to recognize Israeli control of Golan

Friday, January 18, 2019

Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) sent a letter to President Trump on Friday urging him to adopt a “comprehensive strategy” on the day after withdrawal from Syria and to formally recognize Israeli…

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Experts question accuracy of Mideast peace plan leak

Thursday, January 17, 2019

CH13’s Barak Ravid reports, based on notes from a recent briefing by a U.S. official: “President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan would propose a Palestinian state on as much…

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JDCA’s Halie Soifer: S.1 ‘has very little to do with Israel’

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

 Halie Soifer, Executive Director of the Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA), discussed the Women’s March and the Senate Democrats’ opposition to the motion to proceed to a Senate floor debate on the Strengthening…

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Interview with Kenneth Pollack on new book ‘Armies of Sand’

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

JI: Could you tell us a little bit about your book— what it studies and why it’s important now? Kenneth Pollack: “Armies of Sand looks at the question of why…

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Republicans distance themselves from Steve King

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

DRIVING THE CONVO — House Republican leaders voted to remove Rep. Steve King (R-IA) from the Judiciary and Agriculture Committees on Monday following widespread calls for his reprimand for his comments last week…

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Why Stephen Wise Synagogue is now avoiding Women’s March Inc.

Monday, January 14, 2019

ON FRIDAY EVENING — Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch of the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue announced from the pulpit, “We are disassociating from Women’s March Inc.” The Rabbi noted his…

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Reps. Tlaib, Omar, and Carson headline CAIR reception

Friday, January 11, 2019

Arlington, VA —The first two Muslim women elected to Congress headlined a meet and greet on Thursday night hosted by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the largest…

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Steve King panned by GOP leadership, Jewish groups

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) came under fire from his fellow Republicans and Jewish groups for defending white supremacists in an interview with the New York Times on Thursday….

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Anti-BDS vote fails in Senate

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

A motion to proceed with debate on the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 — legislation that incorporates four bipartisan bills, including the reauthorization of…

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