Middle East experts won’t convene in 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

For the past 13 years, come December in DC this invite-only gathering of top Jewish and Middle East leaders has been the hottest ticket in town. Held a…

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Russia proposes Iran sanctions relief in return for Syria withdrawal

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

REPORT — “Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu said in a closed hearing on Monday that Russia recently proposed to Israel and the U.S. that Iran be granted relief from some…

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Why Trump mentioned Israel in his Saudi statement

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

President Donald Trump affirmed on Tuesday that the U.S. would continue to stand with Saudi Arabia despite Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s suspected involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last…

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Rep.-Elect Max Rose Committed to Bipartisan Israel Ties

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

JI INTERVIEW —  Congressman-elect Max Rose (D-NY) discussed his surprising victory over Republican incumbent Dan Donovan in a phone interview with Jewish Insider’s Jacob Kornbluh while at orientation on Capitol…

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Jewish groups support Ilhan Omar’s rule change push

Monday, November 19, 2018

Jewish groups support Ilhan Omar’s rule change push: A new rule change proposed by Democrats would roll back a 181-year-old ban on hats in the House of Representatives and allow religious…

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Profile: Tzipi Livni Has a Vision for Israel

Friday, November 16, 2018

Ten years ago, Tzipi Livni failed in her bid to become the second woman to serve as Prime Minister of Israel since Golda Meir. In 2015, she formed…

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Israel Anti-Boycott Act ‘right thing to do,’ says Cardin

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

INTERVIEW — Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke to Jewish Insider’s Jacob Kornbluh about Sen. Cory Booker’s (D-NJ) recently-announced support for the Israel Anti-Boycott Act in the hallways of the…

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The Return of Romney

Friday, November 9, 2018

When President Donald Trump repeatedly made reference to the late Senator John McCain’s iconic thumbs-down vote on last year’s Obamacare repeal during midterm campaign stops, his message was…

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Following midterms, Dems debate direction

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour said Tuesday night that the Democratic Party needed to appeal more to its progressive base following the midterm elections. Looking ahead to the 2020…

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Engel Pledges Israel Support if Dems Win Midterms

Monday, November 5, 2018

Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) assured a group of pro-Israel supporters on Monday that he’d remain steadfast in his support for Israel and maintain bipartisanship on the issue should…

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