Trump orders U.S. withdrawal from Syria

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

President Donald Trump is considering pulling out all 2,000 American troops stationed in Syria, citing the defeat of ISIS as reason to leave, officials said on Wednesday. The…

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Greenblatt on hopes, challenges for Trump peace plan

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Over 100 people packed the second floor living room of the World Values Network on Manhattan’s Upper West Side on Tuesday evening for a lively panel discussion with…

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Howard Wolfson on The Axe Files podcast

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

PODCAST PLAYBACK — Howard Wolfson, a Democratic political strategist and senior advisor to Michael Bloomberg, discussed his Jewish upbringing and the rise of global anti-Semitism on The Axe Files podcast with…

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Senate resolution calls for U.S recognition of Golan Heights

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) are expected to introduce a Senate resolution on Tuesday encouraging the United States to formally recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the…

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Schumer presses Paul in Senate gym

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) has been pressing Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) to remove a hold on the U.S.-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018. During a speech at…

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CUFI’s Hagee on Rand Paul, Trump’s Peace Plan

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

JI INTERVIEW — Pastor John Hagee, founder of Christian United for Israel, discussed his group’s efforts to pressure Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) to remove a hold on the…

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WeWork’s Neumann on disconnecting for Shabbat

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

SCENE LAST NIGHT — More than 2,000 people filled up the grand ballroom at the Hilton New York Midtown for the annual dinner hosted by the UJA-Federation of New York’s Wall…

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Rep. Ocasio-Cortez won’t join AIPAC-affiliated trip

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

JI SCOOP: Incoming Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) will not join her freshmen colleagues on an AIPAC-affiliated trip to Israel later this year, according to an associate of Ocasio-Cortez. A spokesperson for…

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Kushner says not every side will love peace plan

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

On Monday night, Jared Kushner discussed the Middle East peace process with Sean Hannity in an interview on Fox News. In the interview, Kushner seemed to indicate that…

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Jewish groups fight tax hike on nonprofits

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Treasury Department issued interim guidance yesterday aimed at easing a provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Jewish and other religious groups are…

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