Haley reverses Congressional testimony on US aid to the PA

Monday, October 30, 2017
Photo by AIPAC

WASHINGTON – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley backtracked on remarks she made to the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC) this summer regarding Washington’s economic assistance…

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Kafe Knesset for October 30

Monday, October 30, 2017
Screenshot via YouTube/IsraeliPM

Hi-Tech Defense: The latest breaking story from Israel today is the destruction of a Hamas terror tunnel from Khan Yunis in southern Gaza, into Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin…

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If Congress was in charge of negotiating Middle East peace

Friday, October 27, 2017
Photo by Jacob Kornbluh

WASHINGTON – In a September 28 interview with Walla News, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman promised that the Trump administration would unveil within months a peace proposal…

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Kafe Knesset for October 26

Thursday, October 26, 2017
Photo by GPO

Happy Birthday, Daddy: Dozens of Likud ministers and MKs gathered in the cabinet room to celebrate Bibi’s 68th birthday. Perhaps because of the scandalous police investigations underway, no…

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Kafe Knesset for October 25

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

TKO on PM immunity: The Bayit Yehudi party put the kibosh on the controversial bill to give sitting prime ministers immunity from criminal investigations. After days of MKs…

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Kafe Knesset for October 24

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
via Twitter/@Netanyahu

Pickles and politics: Both PM Netanyahu’s speech and President Rivlin’s speech at the Knesset winter session’s opening meeting yesterday made big waves. Netanyahu’s speech was based around a…

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Corker: No timetable on new Iran sanctions bill

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Bob Corker

While Trump threatens to terminate Iran deal if Congress fails to act, top GOP Senator expresses little urgency on timetable to pass sanctions legislation WASHINGTON – The Chairman…

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Royce: Taylor Force Act to advance House committee in ‘few weeks’

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Royce Hudson

WASHINGTON – Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Ed Royce (R-CA) announced on Monday that legislation to cut off U.S. economic assistance to the Palestinian Authority, if…

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Kafe Knesset for October 23

Monday, October 23, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

Welcome back, Knesset: After a three-month summer recess, the Knesset has returned to regular work. As always, the afternoon plenum meeting will be full of pomp and circumstance,…

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Sen. Carper: ACLU’s objections motivation for declining to co-sponsor anti-BDS bill

Friday, October 20, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

Progressive Senators may still vote for the legislation but they are holding off from co-sponsoring until they receive clarification from Senator Ben Cardin WASHINGTON – With the Israel…

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