Rep. Omar lambasts Special Envoy to Venezuela Elliott Abrams, calls him “Mr. Adams”

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Elliott Abrams, special envoy to Venezuela, clashed over his role in the Iran-Contra affair and possible U.S. military involvement in Venezuela during a…

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House GOP Chair Liz Cheney urges bipartisan vote on anti-BDS bill

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), the House Republican Conference Chair, urged Speaker Pelosi to bring an anti-BDS measure for a vote in a floor speech on Wednesday. The Senate…

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Why Howard Schultz keeps a stone from Auschwitz on his desk

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

On May 10, 2018, Howard Schultz received a Distinguished Leadership Award from the Atlantic Council. During his acceptance speech, Schultz told the audience about his trip to Auschwitz….

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Jewish Dems urge Pelosi to ‘take swift action’ to address recent anti-Semitic rhetoric

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Two Jewish members of the Democratic caucus — Reps. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and Elaine Luria of Virginia (D-VA) — have gathered 25 signatures from their colleagues in the…

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New York Dems follow Engel’s lead on Golan recognition

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Reps. Tom Suozzi (D-NY) and Gregory Meeks (D-NY) joined their fellow Democrats in supporting U.S. recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. The two New York Democrats told Jewish Insider’ on Sunday that…

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James Baker would be ‘deeply comfortable’ with Howard Schultz’s foreign policy

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

PODCAST PLAYBACK — On the Words Matter podcast, Elise Jordan, a former policy advisor to Rand Paul in 2016, asked strategist Steve Schmidt who is advising Howard Schultz about…

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Here are the Democrats who’ve denounced Rep. Ilhan Omar

Monday, February 11, 2019

So far, 45 House Democrats have condemned Omar’s anti-Semitic comments On Monday, Senior Democrats joined the growing list of Members of Congress rebuking Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) incendiary…

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Congress responds as Rep. Omar invokes anti-Semitic stereotypes

Monday, February 11, 2019

DRIVING THE CONVO — Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) ignited a fresh political firestorm Sunday evening, accusing the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) of paying members of Congress to support Israel. In response to House…

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Members of the New York Congressional delegation talk Dem support for Israel

Monday, February 11, 2019

Prominent members of the New York Congressional delegation addressed the Jewish community’s concern about a drift in the Democratic Party’s support for Israel, amid the recent comments made…

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Nimrod Novik on the timing of Trump’s peace plan rollout

Friday, February 8, 2019

Nimrod Novik, a fellow at Israel Policy Forum and former advisor to Shimon Peres, discussed the expected rollout of Trump’s peace plan in April and how it might…

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