Meet the Democrats Who Declined to Sign Two-State Letter

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Josh Gottheimer

WASHINGTON – Amidst the showers of praise for Israel at this week’s AIPAC Policy Conference, one speaker departed slightly from the party line. Speaking before thousands of pro-Israel…

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Kafe Knesset for March 29

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Screenshot via YouTube/IsraeliPM

Never-ending crisis mode: PM Netanyahu and Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon met this morning for the fourth time this week, in an attempt to find an agreed-upon solution to…

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Key Senators Non-Committal About New Iran Sanctions Bill

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON – Influential Senators on the Foreign Relations Committee declined to take a position on the bill introduced last week to boost sanctions against Iran for its ballistic…

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Menendez Signals Openness to Taylor Force Act

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Bob Menendez AIPAC

WASHINGTON – Democratic Senator Bob Menendez showed openness on Tuesday to consider backing the Taylor Force Act, a bill calling on the US to cut its financial assistance…

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Kafe Knesset for March 28

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Photo by AIPAC

Is the Temple Mount heating up again? The Temple Mount is back in the headlines, with Prime Minister Netanyahu saying he will no longer prohibit politicians from visiting…

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Kafe Knesset for March 27

Monday, March 27, 2017
via Facebook/ Benjamin Netanyahu

The Netanyahu-Kahlon faceoff is still ongoing, as well as the looming coalition crisis over the future of Israeli public broadcasting. Yesterday, the PM and Finance Minister met twice,…

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Panel at AIPAC Blasts Trump’s Proposed Foreign Aid Cuts

Monday, March 27, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON – At an AIPAC panel on Sunday, the highlighted speakers assailed the Trump Administration for its massive reductions in the proposed foreign aid budget. Retired General Charles…

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Kafe Knesset for March 24

Friday, March 24, 2017
via Facebook/Naftali Bennett

Bayit Yehudi is in turmoil – not because of its leadership race, but because MK Bezalel Smotrich made a statement that goes against party leader Naftali Bennett’s raison…

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Senate Confirms Friedman by 52-46 Vote

Thursday, March 23, 2017
David Friedman - PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON – The Senate confirmed the nomination of David Friedman for U.S. Ambassador to Israel by a near party-line vote (52-46) on Thursday afternoon. Almost all Senate Democrats…

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Kafe Knesset for March 23

Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Bibi is finally back from China but for everyone who is waiting…

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