Kafe Knesset for September 26

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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The tragic news of the Har Adar terror attack took over the agenda of the weekly cabinet meeting, which was postponed from Sunday and convened this morning. The…

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House committee to vote on Hezbollah sanctions bill

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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WASHINGTON – The House Foreign Affairs Committee announced that this coming Thursday it will vote on legislation that tightens sanctions against the Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah. H.R. 3329…

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White House explains redirected funds to Palestinians

Monday, September 25, 2017
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WASHINGTON – A White House official confirmed Jewish Insider’s report on Wednesday that the Trump administration had quietly transferred an additional $20 million to Palestinian wastewater programs after the…

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Kafe Knesset for September 25

Monday, September 25, 2017
Greenblatt meeting with Netanyahu on Tuesday - photo by Haim Zach/GPO

Trump’s mystery peace plan: Jason Greenblatt is on his way back to Israel for another round of peace talks followed by a family Sukkot holiday, and the Israeli…

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Exclusive: Trump quietly transfers $20M to Palestinian programs

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas with  Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt - Photo: Reuters

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has quietly directed an additional $20 million towards projects that would ‘directly benefit’ the Palestinian Authority, Capitol Hill sources told Jewish Insider. “It…

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Obama’s go-to speechwriter for kishke speeches

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Photo credit: Pete Souza/White House

In advance of the publication of “Thanks, Obama. My Hopey, Changey White House Years,” we conducted an iMessage interview with former White House speechwriter David Litt on Monday. This interview has…

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Kafe Knesset for September 20

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Photo by GPO

Between Trump and Sisi: Even before stepping up to the marble United Nations General Assembly podium this afternoon, Netanyahu can mark this as a very successful visit. The…

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Democrats remain non-committal about anti-BDS bill

Monday, September 18, 2017
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WASHINGTON – While the Israel Anti-Boycott bill was introduced in March and received considerable media attention, partly due to the ACLU’s opposition, many Democrats remain reluctant to take…

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Kafe Knesset for September 18

Monday, September 18, 2017
photo by Shahar Azran

Making amends: Netanyahu dedicated yesterday afternoon to patching up relations with Jewish leaders. First, he met with WJC president Ronald Lauder, marking the end of a lengthy silent…

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Will Naval Observatory tradition continue?

Friday, September 15, 2017
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Earlier this year in May, Vice President Mike Pence hosted the first-ever White House event celebrating Israel’s Independence Day. However, Pence does not appear to be continuing a…

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