Dennis Ross remembers George H. W. Bush

Monday, December 3, 2018

Dennis Ross, who served as the Director of Policy Planning in the State Department under President George H. W. Bush, shared with Jewish Insider an internal debate he and former Secretary of State…

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Rand Paul breaks with Trump on Saudi Arabia

Monday, December 3, 2018

Republican Senator Rand Paul blamed scheduling conflicts for his absence at a Washington D.C. conference hosted by right-wing think tank Frontiers of Freedom last week, instead sending a…

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White House Hanukkah party postponed

Sunday, December 2, 2018

This year’s White House Hanukkah party, scheduled for Wednesday, has been pushed off to Thursday in deference to the memorial service of President George H.W. Bush, Jewish Insider…

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Jewish groups urge Congress to act on Israel, anti-Semitism bills

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Jewish groups urge Congressional action on bills related to Israel and anti-Semitism before end of session: The ADL and coalition partners sent a letter to Congressional leaders earlier this week urging the quick…

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Rand Paul’s rationale for holding back aid to Israel

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is expected to introduce an amendment in the coming days that would limit the amount of U.S. security assistance to Israel, Jewish Insider has…

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Middle East experts won’t convene in 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

For the past 13 years, come December in DC this invite-only gathering of top Jewish and Middle East leaders has been the hottest ticket in town. Held a…

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Russia proposes Iran sanctions relief in return for Syria withdrawal

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

REPORT — “Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said in a closed hearing on Monday that Russia recently proposed to Israel and the U.S. that Iran be granted relief from some…

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Why Trump mentioned Israel in his Saudi statement

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

President Donald Trump affirmed on Tuesday that the U.S. would continue to stand with Saudi Arabia despite Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s suspected involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last…

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Rep.-Elect Max Rose Committed to Bipartisan Israel Ties

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

JI INTERVIEW —  Congressman-elect Max Rose (D-NY) discussed his surprising victory over Republican incumbent Dan Donovan in a phone interview with Jewish Insider’s Jacob Kornbluh while at orientation on Capitol…

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Jewish groups support Ilhan Omar’s rule change push

Monday, November 19, 2018

Jewish groups support Ilhan Omar’s rule change push: A new rule change proposed by Democrats would roll back a 181-year-old ban on hats in the House of Representatives and allow religious…

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