JDCA, J Street lock horns over anti-BDS bill

Friday, December 7, 2018

ON THE HILL — The Jewish Democratic Council of America (JDCA) and J Street have locked horns over the prospective passage of an anti-BDS bill before the end of…

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Why UN failure to condemn Hamas matters

Friday, December 7, 2018

TURTLE BAY: A United Nations resolution that would have condemned militant group Hamas and its terror attacks on Israel failed to pass on Thursday.  The resolution, drafted and pushed by…

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Trump’s White House Hanukkah Party Highlights

Friday, December 7, 2018

WHITE HOUSE SCENE — President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump hosted their second annual White House Hanukkah party yesterday, which was split into two events, one in…

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How is this WH Hanukkah party different from all others?

Thursday, December 6, 2018

At one of the first White House Hanukkah parties during George W. Bush’s presidency, senior strategist Karl Rove quipped to Jeff Ballabon, a Bush campaign advisor, “If ten…

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The effort to make Israel trips a wedge issue

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Top Talker — The Intercept reported yesterday that incoming Democratic Congresswoman from Michigan Rashida Tlaib is planning a trip for fellow House members to the West Bank. Tlaib has not announced…

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Dennis Ross remembers George H. W. Bush

Monday, December 3, 2018

Dennis Ross, who served as the Director of Policy Planning in the State Department under President George H. W. Bush, shared with Jewish Insider an internal debate he and former Secretary of State…

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Rand Paul breaks with Trump on Saudi Arabia

Monday, December 3, 2018

Republican Senator Rand Paul blamed scheduling conflicts for his absence at a Washington D.C. conference hosted by right-wing think tank Frontiers of Freedom last week, instead sending a…

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White House Hanukkah party postponed

Sunday, December 2, 2018

This year’s White House Hanukkah party, scheduled for Wednesday, has been pushed off to Thursday in deference to the memorial service of President George H.W. Bush, Jewish Insider…

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Jewish groups urge Congress to act on Israel, anti-Semitism bills

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Jewish groups urge Congressional action on bills related to Israel and anti-Semitism before end of session: The ADL and coalition partners sent a letter to Congressional leaders earlier this week urging the quick…

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Rand Paul’s rationale for holding back aid to Israel

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) is expected to introduce an amendment in the coming days that would limit the amount of U.S. security assistance to Israel, Jewish Insider has…

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