Israel One of Two Countries with Higher Trump Favorability Than Obama

Monday, June 26, 2017
Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

The Pew Research Center released extensive public opinion polling on Monday showing Israel and Russia as the only two countries where President Donald Trump has higher favorability marks…

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Former Envoys: Abbas ‘Shunning’ Friedman is a Non-Issue

Monday, June 26, 2017
Photo credit: Mark Neiman (GPO)

The Trump Administration has reportedly protested Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ refusal to meet with U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. “Ties were further strained after Abbas refused…

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Kafe Knesset for June 26

Monday, June 26, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Kotel compromise, conversion on the chopping block: The day after the cabinet capitulated…

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Congress Urges Trump to Appoint a Jewish Liaison

Friday, June 23, 2017
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Several members of Congress are urging President Donald Trump to continue a 40-year tradition by immediately appointing a White House liaison to the American Jewish community. “While it…

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Kafe Knesset for June 23

Friday, June 23, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Just in time for Shabbat… Religious issues are on everyone’s lips today, with…

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Ambassador Haley Blasts UN Forces in Lebanon

Thursday, June 22, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Speaking at a Capitol Hill National Security forum on Thursday, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed the UN peacekeeping forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL)…

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Dems Charge GOP with Stalling Iran Sanctions

Thursday, June 22, 2017
PHOTO: REUTERS

WASHINGTON – With the Senate passing bipartisan legislation strengthening sanctions against Iran last week by a vote of 97-2, the House bill targeting Tehran remains stalled. Chairman of…

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Kafe Knesset for June 22

Thursday, June 22, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Herzliya Conference Highlights — Minister of Defense Avigdor Liberman: The Palestinians do not…

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Kafe Knesset for June 21

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Herzliya Conference highlights: Dozens of politicians, defense officials, academics, government officials and experts are…

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Rep. Jacky Rosen Confirms Senate Run

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Jacky Rosen

WASHINGTON – Representative Jacky Rosen (D-NV) confirmed to Jewish Insider that she plans on running against incumbent Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) in 2018. While CNN and others reported…

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