Interview: Dov Zakheim blasts Netanyahu

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Dov Zakheim, former Undersecretary of Defense in President George W. Bush’s administration, harshly criticized Prime Minister Netanyahu for causing long-term damage to the U.S.-Israel relationship in a phone interview with Jewish…

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Amb. Danon welcomes Kelly Craft’s nomination as Ambassador to the UN

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

On Tuesday, Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, welcomed the nomination of Kelly Craft, the current U.S. Ambassador to Canada, to replace Nikki Haley at the United…

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Senate and House introduce bills recognizing Israeli control of Golan Heights

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

By Laura Kelly A bill certifying U.S. recognition of Israeli sovereignty of the Golan Heights was introduced Tuesday by Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Tom Cotton (R-AK) with…

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On Mideast tour, Kushner says peace plan will focus on borders & Palestinian unity

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

In an interview with Sky News Arabia, while on a visit to Abu Dhabi, White House senior advisor Jared Kushner revealed that the Trump peace plan will focus on the…

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Interview with Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto

Monday, February 25, 2019

JI INTERVIEW — Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto spoke with Jewish Insider‘s Jacob Kornbluh at the 33rd annual International Mayor’s Conference, led by the American Jewish Congress, at the Jerusalem City Council Hall Chambers.  “There is…

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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Jussie Smollett and anti-Semitism

Friday, February 22, 2019

By Laura Kelly Colorado’s first openly-gay and Jewish governor, Jared Polis, was in Washington D.C. on Friday for the National Governors Association Winter Meeting and offered comments on…

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Will the Koch’s ‘shift’ include Israel?

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Eli Groner, who most recently served as director general of the Israeli prime minister’s office under Benjamin Netanyahu, has joined Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT) as their Israel-based managing director….

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Dispatch from Denver: What it takes to produce ‘SXSW for Jewish teens’

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

DENVER, CO — Pulling off a five-day gathering in a sprawling convention center with hundreds of speakers at plenary and breakout sessions is no easy feat. Self-styled after…

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In New Hampshire, Sen. Cory Booker questioned on his support for Israel

Saturday, February 16, 2019

2020 presidential candidate, Sen. Cory Booker faced questions on his foreign policy views at a town hall event in Portsmouth, NH, on Saturday morning. Two questions, one on Syria…

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Interview with Malcolm Hoenlein

Friday, February 15, 2019

Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents, previewed the group’s annual gathering in Jerusalem in a wide-ranging interview with Jewish Insider. “We are going to…

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