Kafe Knesset for October 26

Thursday, October 26, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Kafe Knesset for October 19

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Mr. Liberman Goes to Washington: Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman departed last night on a four-day visit to Washington, DC and New York City. This is the second time…

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Senators slam potential Fatah-Hamas unity government

Thursday, October 19, 2017

WASHINGTON – With progress made towards a Fatah-Hamas reconciliation during the past weeks, Senators expressed concern about the role of the Hamas in a Palestinian unity government. “I…

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Kafe Knesset for October 18

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Hamas not welcome: Last night the Security Cabinet concluded a two-day session debating the reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas. A joint statement was issued describing Israel’s new “red…

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