State Dept misled Congress on Palestinian textbooks, according to gov’t report

Thursday, February 7, 2019

A new report issued by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) blames the U.S. State Department for misleading Congress in recent years on the steps the Palestinian Authority was…

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Sens. Cory Booker, Rand Paul defend vote against anti-BDS bill

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Senate overwhelmingly passed the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act, known as S.1, on Tuesday, by a vote of 77-23. The legislation incorporates four bipartisan…

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Rep. Ilhan Omar tones down Israel rhetoric at CAP

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

A week after Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) said she ‘chuckles‘ at the idea of Israel being described as a democracy, the freshman Minnesota representative offered a more humble…

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Amb. Ron Dermer discusses his tenure in Washington

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

HEARD LAST NIGHT — Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S. Ron Dermer discussed his tenure in Washington, including serving as Israel’s envoy at critical moments during the Obama and Trump…

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Trump to appoint Elan Carr Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism

Monday, February 4, 2019

Elan Carr, a former prosecutor in the Los Angeles district attorney’s office, will be appointed as the State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, according to…

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Reps. Nadler and Maloney signal support for Golan recognition

Monday, February 4, 2019

“The only thing the Golan has ever been used for by the Syrians is to bombard Israel,” Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) told Jewish Insider this morning following a…

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Zeldin, Buttigieg call out Ilhan Omar’s Israel-Iran comparison

Friday, February 1, 2019

TOP TALKER — The spat between Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) and his colleague on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), continued for the second day in a row. The…

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Rep. Omar says Israel as a ‘democracy’ makes her ‘chuckle’

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

In an interview with Zainab Salbi of Yahoo News, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN), a freshman member who sits on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, discusses her views on…

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Benny Gantz steps forward, speaks up

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

On Tuesday, former IDF chief Benny Gantz launched his bid to replace PM Benjamin Netanyahu. In a live, televised speech, Gantz described himself as neither on the right nor the left politically. He…

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Senate Dems split on pro-Israel package

Monday, January 28, 2019

The Senate voted on Monday 74-19 to advance the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019 (S.1), legislation that incorporates four bipartisan bills and includes…

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