Kafe Knesset for September 1

Friday, September 1, 2017
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The BB-Sheldon Hotline: So just how close are Bibi and Sheldon and what is the extent of the PM’s involvement in Adelson’s freebie, Israel Hayom? That was the…

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Greenblatt’s Gaza proposal leaves more questions than answers

Thursday, August 31, 2017
via Facebook/Jason Greenblatt

WASHINGTON – Towards the end of Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt’s trip to the Middle East this week, he visited the Israeli-Gaza border with IDF Maj. Gen. Yoav…

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Kafe Knesset for August 31

Thursday, August 31, 2017
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Bibi against Meni Naftali: PM Netanyahu’s Rosh Hashana toast was, as promised, quite a show. Two thousand Likud activists gathered at the Avenue Conference Center near the Ben…

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Kafe Knesset for August 30

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
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Bibi launches Rosh Hashana toast season: It is that time of the year again, as the Jewish New Year approaches. Politicians are starting to make the rounds with…

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Kafe Knesset for August 29

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Greenblatt meeting with Netanyahu on Tuesday - photo by Haim Zach/GPO

Greenblatt’s tour: The President’s special envoy, Jason Greenblatt, stayed on after the senior White House delegation visited the region last week. According to senior Israeli sources, Greenblatt is…

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White House declines to criticize Netanyahu for comments on settlements

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
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WASHINGTON – A senior Trump administration official refrained from criticizing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for promising on Monday that he would not uproot West Bank settlements. “It…

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Kafe Knesset for August 28

Monday, August 28, 2017
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Guterres in Jerusalem: The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres arrived in Israel yesterday for his first visit to the region. His first meeting was last night, as he…

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Interview with Rep. Lee Zeldin

Monday, August 28, 2017
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Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY) discussed his role as the most prominent Jewish Republican in Congress, his work as a lawmaker, and President Donald Trump’s response to the Charlottesville…

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Kafe Knesset for August 25

Friday, August 25, 2017
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Trump-Netanyahu Instagram diplomacy: The Kushner-Greenblatt-Powell short visit to Jerusalem and Ramallah hardly made headlines this morning. The niceties of the Kushner-Netanyahu meeting, and the smiles in the Ramallah…

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Netanyahu: Moving Embassy to Jerusalem could ‘easily be done’

Friday, August 25, 2017
U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv - photo by Jacob Kornbluh

WASHINGTON – In a meeting this month with Republican Members of Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continued to express support for moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel…

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