Congress Urges Trump to Appoint a Jewish Liaison

Friday, June 23, 2017
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Several members of Congress are urging President Donald Trump to continue a 40-year tradition by immediately appointing a White House liaison to the American Jewish community. “While it…

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Kafe Knesset for June 23

Friday, June 23, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Just in time for Shabbat… Religious issues are on everyone’s lips today, with…

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Ambassador Haley Blasts UN Forces in Lebanon

Thursday, June 22, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Speaking at a Capitol Hill National Security forum on Thursday, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed the UN peacekeeping forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL)…

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Dems Charge GOP with Stalling Iran Sanctions

Thursday, June 22, 2017
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WASHINGTON – With the Senate passing bipartisan legislation strengthening sanctions against Iran last week by a vote of 97-2, the House bill targeting Tehran remains stalled. Chairman of…

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Kafe Knesset for June 22

Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Herzliya Conference Highlights — Minister of Defense Avigdor Liberman: The Palestinians do not…

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Kafe Knesset for June 21

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Herzliya Conference highlights: Dozens of politicians, defense officials, academics, government officials and experts are…

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Rep. Jacky Rosen Confirms Senate Run

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Representative Jacky Rosen (D-NV) confirmed to Jewish Insider that she plans on running against incumbent Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) in 2018. While CNN and others reported…

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Mike Bloomberg on Trump and Twitter

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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Former New York Mayor and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg shared his thoughts on President Donald Trump and reflected on Hillary Clinton’s 2016 loss, including his own short-lived hope to run…

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What Yossi Klein Halevi told Jason Greenblatt

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Greenblatt meeting with Netanyahu on Tuesday - photo by Haim Zach/GPO

Jason Greenblatt, President Trump’s Middle East envoy, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday ahead of Jared Kushner’s anticipated visit to the region on Wednesday. Also…

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The Atlantic Dissects the Alt-Right at 6th and I

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
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WASHINGTON – With the rise of American identity politics, leading writers from the Atlantic discussed the alt-right ideology and it’s future on a Monday evening panel. Speaking before…

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