Republicans and Democrats Dispute Iran Sanctions Delay

Friday, June 30, 2017
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WASHINGTON – With the House still unable to pass Iran sanctions legislation, Members of Congress are disputing the source of delay, naturally based on party lines. Representative Ted…

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WH to Ramp Up Pressure on Iran Without Congress

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Mnuchin

Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin on Thursday promised to increase economic pressure on Iran as the advancement of the new Russia-Iran sanctions bill – recently passed by the…

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Haley Defends UNRWA’s Schools and Healthcare Against Congressional Attacks

Thursday, June 29, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Amidst an onslaught of Congressional criticism, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley defended UNRWA, the UN agency responsible for aiding Palestinians. “I will say…

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Kafe Knesset for June 28

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Interview with Tzipi Livni: As the White House is brushing off reports which…

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Feinstein ‘Regrets’ Netanyahu’s Western Wall Decision

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) told Jewish Insider on Tuesday that she “regretted” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent move to scrap…

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Sherman Reflects on the Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Wendy Sherman

Wendy Sherman, former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs and chief U.S. negotiator for the Iranian nuclear deal discussed her experience leading the negotiations in a conversation with…

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De Blasio: NYC is Center of the Jewish Universe

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
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Mayor Bill de Blasio, running for reelection in November, touted his strong pro-Israel credentials in front of a large Jewish crowd at City Hall’s annual Jewish Heritage reception,…

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Haley Vows to Veto Any Palestinian For Senior UN Post

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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WASHINGTON – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley promised to block the appointment of any Palestinian official for a senior role at the United Nations on…

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Kafe Knesset for June 27

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day The religious wars continue: Two days after the controversial government decisions to suspend…

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JI Interview: Meet Rep. Brad Schneider

Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Rep. Brad  Schneider

The Dem who puts his own money where his mouth is on Israel WASHINGTON – The 10th Congressional district in Illinois is one of the most competitive across…

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