Evoking Holocaust, Lawmakers Demand ‘Never Again’ for Syria

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Republican and Democratic lawmakers joined together on Tuesday urging the US government to act more decisively to stop the Syrian bloodshed while drawing upon the lessons of…

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Senator Collins Backs David Friedman

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) — a moderate Republican who has already voted against one Trump nominee — told Jewish Insider that she is “inclined to support”…

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Kafe Knesset for March 21

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day The crisis is still on: Political crises in Israel tend to be…

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Kafe Knesset for March 20

Monday, March 20, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Crisis not averted: Did you think the public broadcasting crisis was behind…

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Trump Fails to ‘Shoot Iran’s Little Boats Out of the Water’

Monday, March 20, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Speaking at a crowded campaign rally in Pensacola, Florida last September, then Republican nominee Donald Trump issued a stern threat to Tehran. Responding to a recent…

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Kafe Knesset for March 17

Friday, March 17, 2017

Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Sorry, not sorry: The Israeli PM is known to be a man…

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Meet The Republican Congressman Who Calls for a Settlement Freeze

Friday, March 17, 2017
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WASHINGTON – In many ways, Representative Walter Jones (R-NC), is a staunch conservative. He blasted former President Barack Obama’s “burdensome” environmental regulations as “completely out of touch with…

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Joe Lieberman: Amb. Friedman Will Perform Above Expectations

Thursday, March 16, 2017
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Former Senator Joseph Lieberman assured opponents of David Friedman’s nomination as U.S. Ambassador to Israel that he will perform his duties satisfactorily even beyond expectations. “David, who I…

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Kafe Knesset for March 16

Thursday, March 16, 2017
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War and peace: Another coalition crisis flamed out in less than one day, with multiple ministers going from a state of war against one another – to getting…

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From Synagogue President to Member of Congress

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Jacky Rosen

WASHINGTON – As President of the Reform Synagogue Ner Tamid, Representative Jacky Rosen (D-NV) was largely unknown outside of the Jewish community in Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District. However,…

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