Kafe Knesset for Feb. 7

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
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Three months after the controversial land appropriation bill was approved in its first legislation stage, the Knesset finalized the law and passed it in its 2nd and 3rd…

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Hanegbi: ‘Iran Deal Won’t Be Torn Apart’

Monday, February 6, 2017
Tzachi Hanegbi with PM Benjamin Netanyahu

WASHINGTON – A close confidant of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Tzachi Hanegbi, currently the Likud Minister of Regional Cooperation, arrived in the US capital last week to…

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Bipartisan Legislation Honors Sadat with Congressional Gold Medal

Friday, February 3, 2017
President Anwar Sadat addressing the Knesset in 1977

WASHINGTON – The House and Senate introduced on Wednesday bipartisan legislation to honor former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat with the Congressional Gold Medal. The bill was presented by…

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Kafe Knesset for Feb. 3

Friday, February 3, 2017
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Israeli politicians and pundits woke up this morning to the White House settlement statement, a chilly breeze on the heat and excitement amongst the Israeli right wing over…

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House Introduces Bill to Cut Funding to the PA

Thursday, February 2, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Republican Representatives Ted Budd (R-NC) and Mark Sanford (R-SC) introduced legislation yesterday to end funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) if Ramallah doesn’t “cease all financial…

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The US Army vet, IDF volunteer, now in Congress

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
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WASHINGTON– He has quite the resume. Freshman Congressman Brian Mast (R-FL) served 12 years in the US Army earning a Bronze Star Medal and the Purple Heart Medal,…

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Rep. Ted Lieu: “Strain of anti-Semitism” on Trump Team

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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WASHINGTON– “There is a strain of anti-Semitism among some of President Trump’s advisors. That is deeply troubling to me,” Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) said Tuesday morning on CSPAN’s…

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Former ADL Chair to Ron Lauder: ‘Who’s Playing Politics?’

Monday, January 30, 2017
Robert Sugarman at AIPAC's 2014 Policy Conference

Ronald Lauder is to date the only Jewish leader defending President Donald Trump’s Holocaust statement. In an email to Jewish Insider on Monday, Robert Sugarman, former National Chair…

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Kafe Knesset for Jan. 30

Monday, January 30, 2017
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The right wing Post-Trump legislation blitz continues: the controversial land appropriation bill is on its way to pass another legislative stage. The bill, which retroactively legalizes hundreds of…

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Dems Blast Bibi’s U.S. Border Tweet

Monday, January 30, 2017
Photo credit: Kobi Gideon (GPO)

 “To insert himself in a purely domestic American political issue that affects Israel in no way, shape or form is just a pretty foolish mistake” Amidst the highly…

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