Why Did Booker Vote Against Taylor Force Act?

Friday, August 4, 2017
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Question on the mind of many JI readers — why did Sen. Booker, who has had long standing ties with the Jewish and pro-Israel community, vote against the…

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Exclusive: Taylor Force Act Could Hinder Greenblatt’s Water Deal

Thursday, August 3, 2017
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WASHINGTON – The passage of the Taylor Force Act in its current form would bar U.S. participation in the water agreement trumpeted by senior Trump administration official Jason…

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Senate Committee Passes Taylor Force Act

Thursday, August 3, 2017
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WASHINGTON – After lengthy debate and multiple amendments offered, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee advanced the Taylor Force Act on Thursday (17-4) in bipartisan fashion. Every Republican supported…

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Senators’ Views on anti-BDS Bill Diverge

Thursday, August 3, 2017
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WASHINGTON – With increased attention focused on the Israel Anti Boycott Act introduced by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Ben Cardin (D-MD), lawmakers are adopting contrasting views on…

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AIPAC Backs Taylor Force Act in Letter to Senators

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
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WASHINGTON – After months of declining to explicitly endorse the Taylor Force Act, AIPAC announced on Wednesday their support of the bipartisan legislation that would cut off U.S….

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Kafe Knesset for August 2

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
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Battle of the buffoons: This morning the scandal plagued Likud MK, Oren Hazan, was ready for a fight. He got his hair cut, took some puffs into his…

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Senate Updates the Taylor Force Act

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
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WASHINGTON – After extensive consultations, an updated version of the Taylor Force Act has been released, signaling increased momentum towards passing the legislation. The bill, introduced by Senator…

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Corker: Deal Reached on Taylor Force Act

Monday, July 31, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is set to unveil an updated version of the Taylor Force Act this afternoon after…

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Lessons Learned From Temple Mount Crisis on ‘Ultimate Deal’

Monday, July 31, 2017
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WASHINGTON – With President Donald Trump’s goal of reaching the ‘ultimate deal’ between Israelis and Palestinians, Jewish Insider asked top Washington-based experts what lessons the President should learn…

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Erekat Slams Trump Admin’s Handling of Recent Crisis

Monday, July 31, 2017
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Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat criticized the Trump administration’s mediation efforts in the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict. During an exclusive interview with Jewish Insider on Sunday, Erekat complained specifically…

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