RJC, Orthodox Groups Reject Trump’s ‘Both Sides’ Remarks

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Donald Trump and Matt Brooks at the RJC presidential forum Dec. 2015 - screenshot via CSPAN

Jewish groups, with some members that have been more sympathetic to President Trump in recent months, have joined the widespread criticism against the President for drawing a moral…

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Eisen On Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump’s Silence

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Norman Eisen, former White House ethics czar and ambassador to the Czech Republic, discussed President Donald Trump’s “both sides” comments in an interview with Jewish Insider on Wednesday. “What he…

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State Dept Annual Report Critiques Israeli Actions in West Bank

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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WASHINGTON – In a move likely to upset conservative supporters of President Donald Trump, a new State Department report released on Tuesday criticized both Israeli and Palestinian policies…

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Kafe Knesset for August 16

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Just one side: President Trump’s controversial press conference, backtracking from his condemnation of white supremacists in Charlottesville in favor of blaming “both sides,”drew strong criticism in Israel. Justice…

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Foxman: Now is Jared and Ivanka’s ‘Mordechai and Esther’ Moment

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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“This is a dark moment for those of us who remember what hatred can do,” is how Abe Foxman, a Holocaust survivor and former National Director of the…

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Kafe Knesset for August 15

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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Eyes on Pyongyang: The Israeli media has been following the US-North Korea standoff quite closely in recent days. Several media outlets have sent special correspondents to report from…

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Inside Senator Bob Corker’s Realist Doctrine

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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WASHINGTON – It was a rare and dramatic moment of Congressional foreign policy activism. On June 26, Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee,…

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ADL ‘troubled’ by Trump’s reluctance to denounce Alt-Right

Monday, August 14, 2017

ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt welcomed President Donald Trump’s public denunciation of white supremacists and neo-Nazis on Monday but cautioned that Trump’s statements “are no longer sufficient.” During a…

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Can the Trump Admin Prevent Another Gaza War?

Monday, August 14, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Within a span of six years, Israel and Hamas have fought three bloody resulting in thousands of casualties. Gaza remains one of the most sensitive and…

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Kafe Knesset for August 14

Monday, August 14, 2017
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The dramatic anti-Semitic images from the Charlottesville white supremacist rally took over Saturday’s headlines in Israel, but prompted only minimal reactions from Israeli politicians. The only official government…

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