Taylor Force Act updated in Senate

Friday, February 16, 2018

Senate Republican have updated the Taylor Force Act (bipartisan legislation that would cut off U.S. economic assistance to the Palestinian Authority (PA) until they cease payments to families of terrorists) by removing…

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What Obama told an NYC synagogue crowd

Friday, January 26, 2018

Jewish Insider obtained an audio recording from former President Barack Obama’s appearance at Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center in NYC on Wednesday evening. In a conversation with Rabbi Joshua Davidson, Obama defended his administration’s…

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Why a GOP veteran might support an Oprah 2020 run

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

While the entertainment and political worlds converged this week on the idea of Oprah Winfrey possibly running for President in 2020, after her viral Golden Globes speech, one…

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Rand Paul aide reads Trump letter at Jewish wedding

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

President Donald Trump sent a personal letter congratulating a Jewish bride and groom on Tuesday. Shlomo Segal and Devorah Ganz were married last night at Ateres Chynka hall…

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Experts on Bannon’s idea of giving Gaza to Egypt, West Bank to Jordan

Thursday, January 4, 2018

In an excerpt shared by Michael Wolff of his new book about the Trump White House, Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, Bannon is quoted sharing his policy…

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Dershowitz commends Trump for ‘long overdue’ commutation of Sholom Rubashkin

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

President Donald Trump’s commuted the sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, the former Chief Executive of Agriprocessors slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa, on Wednesday, citing concerns about the “excessive” 27-year sentence “in…

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Kafe Knesset for December 18

Monday, December 18, 2017

Hate to say I told you so: Right-wing Twitter broke out in calls of “I told you so” this morning following the Politico story on Obama, Hezbollah and…

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House committee advances Jordan MOU amidst rare Congressional critique of Amman

Friday, December 15, 2017

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed legislation that would re-authorize a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen U.S. defense ties with Jordan….

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HBO’s Plepler has a steller Shimon Peres imitation

Friday, December 15, 2017

Richard Plepler, Chairman and CEO of HBO, on The Atlantic Interview with Jeffrey Goldberg: “[Shimon Peres] was a transcendent figure on the world stage. The story is that…

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Senate misses 60 day window to reimpose Iran sanctions

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump announced with great fanfare that he was decertifying the nuclear deal with Iran on October 13. Under the terms of the Iran Nuclear…

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