State Dept. Office on Anti-Semitism to Cease Operations

Thursday, April 13, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

The Trump administration is following through with its initial plan of dramatic cuts to the State Department’s budget, leaving empty the office of the Special Envoy to Monitor…

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Kafe Knesset for April 13

Thursday, April 13, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Q: What could possibly unite such disparate figures as Prime Minister Benjamin…

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Where in the World Are Jared & Ivanka for Passover? Canada

Thursday, April 13, 2017
courtesy of Four Season Resort and Residences Whistler

In a misdirection of sorts, Ivanka Trump posted the following photo on Monday of her family at the White House: During #Passover, we reflect on the significance of…

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Kafe Knesset for April 10

Monday, April 10, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Cabinet debates humanitarian aid for Syria: After the dramatic weekend, the security…

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From Republican Governor to Democratic Congressman: Charlie Crist’s Journey

Monday, April 10, 2017
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WASHINGTON – When the 2008 economic downturn struck America, Florida was hit especially hard. Charlie Crist — who was then serving as the state’s Governor — received a…

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EXCLUSIVE: Trump White House to Host Seder

Friday, April 7, 2017
PHOTO: Pete Souza/The White House

UPDATED 04-10 18:55: The Seder – Glatt Kosher – will be held in the Indian Treaty Room in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building and at least one cabinet…

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Kafe Knesset for April 7

Friday, April 7, 2017
Photo credit: Avi Ohayon (GPO)

Israel loves The Donald: If a popularity contest of world leaders were be held in Israel this morning, Donald Trump would be the big winner. Waking up to…

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Senate Churns Into High Gear on Syria

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Photo via Facebook/Sen. Ben Cardin

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed a resolution on Thursday morning that condemns the Assad regime for launching the grisly strike. The resolution was introduced just one day…

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We Need to ‘Seize Opportunity’ With Trump: Palestinian Official

Thursday, April 6, 2017
L to R: Jibril Rajoub, Secretary of the Fatah Central Committee, DF Brigadier General (Res.) Michael Herzog, and moderator Tamara Cofman Wittes, director of the Center for ME policy at Brookings

Conditions are ripe for a regional peace initiative given President Donald Trump’s interest in achieving a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians with the backing of Arab countries, says IDF Brigadier…

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Kafe Knesset for April 6

Thursday, April 6, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day As news of a second chemical attack in Syria came out today,…

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