Congressional Dems Assail Trump’s Ambassador Pick

Saturday, December 17, 2016

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats joined numerous American Jewish groups in publicly opposing President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of David Friedman as the next U.S. Ambassador to Israel over the…

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Daily Kickoff: Will Trump’s Ambassador to Israel Box In Bibi From The Right? | Israel’s MIT triples Arab enrollment | Meet new dating app ‘Bubby’

Friday, December 16, 2016

Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friends DRIVING THE CONVERSATION: “Trump Chooses Hard-Liner as Ambassador to Israel” by Matthew Rosenberg: “[David]…

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Will Trump’s Ambassador Box In Bibi From The Right?

Thursday, December 15, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday announced the nomination of David Friedman, a New York attorney and a darling of the Israeli right, as the next U.S. Ambassador to…

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Our Community’s Rare Convergence Event

Thursday, December 15, 2016

It’s no secret we’re a segmented community, operating in political and organizational silos. For better and for worse, no single individual or group “runs” or “represents” the U.S. Jewish…

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Daily Kickoff — White House Hanukkah edition: Our community’s rare convergence event | Jared & Ivanka house-hunting in DC | Israel’s Coffee King

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friends WHITE HOUSE HANUKKAH — We’ll get to everyone’s favorite spotted list in a bit…

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WATCH: Ellison Calls Past Praise of Farrakhan A ‘Distraction’

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Congressman Keith Ellison on Wednesday dismissed reports about his past statements on Israel and praise of an anti-Semite as part of a “smear campaign” to distract from the…

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Daily Kickoff: President Obama’s Final Hanukkah in the White House | Jerusalem ‘likely disappointed’ by Tillerson | Microsoft’s $1B Campus in Herzliya

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friendsDRIVING THE DAY: “President Obama’s Last Hanukkah Party a ‘Bittersweet’ Moment for Liberals With Trump…

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Telhami slams Obama for Koranic arguments in 2009 Cairo speech at Brookings Panel

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

WASHINGTON — At a crowded Brookings Panel on Tuesday discussing the role of religion in Israel and the Middle East, Shibley Telhami  — a non-resident fellow at the…

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Daily Kickoff: Bezos visits Israel quietly | Trump team: Moving Embassy to Jerusalem “very big priority” | Orin Wilf profile | Peter Baker back to DC

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friends TOP TALKER: “Trump Picks Rex Tillerson, Exxon C.E.O., as Secretary of State” by Michael Shear…

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NYT’s Peter Baker Leaving Jerusalem Bureau to Cover Trump

Monday, December 12, 2016

Peter Baker, the New York Times Bureau Chief in Jerusalem, is returning to Washington, DC next month to cover the Trump White House. “The Trump Effect has spread. The…

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