Bill Clinton Talks Rabin, Peace Process

Friday, March 10, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Former President Bill Clinton spoke to a packed audience at Brookings Institute on Thursday and called for an end to ongoing tensions between Israelis and Palestinians….

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Kafe Knesset for March 10

Friday, March 10, 2017
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Putin’s perfect present: At home, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is dealing with an inconvenient gift scandal, but during his visit to Moscow yesterday, a gift from President Putin actually…

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Senate Committee Advances Friedman Nomination

Thursday, March 9, 2017
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WASHINGTON – The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted on Thursday to support David Friedman’s nomination for US Ambassador to Israel. The vote was mostly along party lines as…

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Professor, Politician & Wannabe Football Player: Meet Rep. Raskin

Thursday, March 9, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Public service is in the DNA of Representative Jamie Raskin’s family (D-MD). The Maryland lawmaker’s grandfather was the first Jew ever elected in the Minnesota legislature….

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Cardin to Oppose Friedman Nomination

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) announced that he will vote against the nomination of David Friedman as U.S. Ambassador to Israel at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation vote…

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Kafe Knesset for March 8

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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The Knesset erupted in debate today over the controversial Muezzin Bill, which limits the use of outdoor loudspeakers by houses of worship to daytime only. The bill passed…

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Senators Van Hollen, Duckworth Troubled by Friedman’s Nomination

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Two Senators added their concern on Tuesday regarding David Friedman’s nomination for U.S. Ambassador to Israel. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) told Jewish Insider, “At this…

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Capitol Hill Staffers Find Common Jewish Bond

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
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WASHINGTON – With Capitol Hill deeply divided, one outlet remains for those in the Jewish community interested in transcending the partisan tensions. Founded about 20 years ago, the…

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Kafe Knesset for March 7

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Knesset plenum

Introducing Lahav Harkov, the new contributor to Kafe Knesset. Lahav is The Jerusalem Post’s parliamentary reporter, and will be joining Tal reporting on what’s driving the conversation from…

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Kafe Knesset for March 6

Monday, March 6, 2017
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Police investigators are set to arrive to the Prime Minister’s Balfour residence this afternoon for the fourth time to continue the probe of “File 1000,” concerning alleged gifts…

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