GOP Lawmakers Appreciate Trump’s Investment in ME Peace

Friday, May 5, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON – The White House confirmed on Thursday that President Donald Trump’s first foreign trip would include stops this month in Israel and the West Bank city of…

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Kafe Knesset for April 5

Friday, May 5, 2017
photo by Shahar Azran

Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Lauder lore: In the past two weeks, since Jewish Insider first revealed that…

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WH: Trump will Reinforce Strong Alliance, Talk Peace on Israel Trip

Thursday, May 4, 2017
Photo credit: Kobi Gideon (GPO)

President Donald Trump will visit Israel later this month after visiting Saudi Arabia, his first foreign trip since taking office in January. “Tolerance is the cornerstone of peace,”…

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House Members Divided About Trump’s Optimism on ME Peace

Thursday, May 4, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON – Similar to almost every appearance by President Donald Trump, his meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday afternoon was met with great anticipation and a…

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Kafe Knesset for May 4

Thursday, May 4, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Jerusalem followed the Trump-Abbas summit yesterday closely. On Twitter, journalists were impressed…

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Joe Lieberman on Iran Deal, Jerusalem Embassy

Thursday, May 4, 2017
Photo: Screenshot via NBC News

Former Senator Joe Lieberman discussed the Iranian elections and the implications of the outcome in a phone interview with Jewish Insider on Wednesday. “Unfortunately I would say that…

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McMaster: Moment of Opportunity for ME Peace

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
via Twitter/Israeli Embassy in DC

National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster on Tuesday addressed President Donald Trump’s effort to bring peace to the Middle East on the eve of the President’s meeting with Palestinian…

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Kafe Knesset for May 3

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Photo by Jacob Kornbluh

Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Politicians unite against UNESCO on Jerusalem: The vote by UNESCO’s executive board…

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Pence at WH Independence Day Event: Jerusalem Embassy Under ‘Serious’ Consideration

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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Vice President Mike Pence celebrated Israel’s independence and touted the Administration’s unapologetic support for the Jewish State at a White House reception to mark Israel’s 69th Independence Day…

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Lowering Expectations from Trump-Abbas Meeting

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas with  Trump envoy Jason Greenblatt - Photo: Reuters

WASHINGTON – In the short time since elected into office, President Donald Trump has repeatedly pushed for securing the “ultimate deal” between Israeli and Palestinian leaders. The Commander…

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