Daily Kickoff: President-in-law MIA in Aspen | Ya’alon prepping campaign | Theo Epstein named top leader | Kentucky bourbon giving Rabbis headaches

Friday, March 24, 2017
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Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friends DRIVING THE CONVERSATION: “Trump the Dealmaker Projects Bravado, but Behind the Scenes, Faces Rare Self-Doubt” by Glenn…

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Kafe Knesset for March 24

Friday, March 24, 2017
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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
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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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Daily Kickoff: Tony Blair to address AIPAC | Greenblatt defends Lempert | Chelsea & Ivanka trade places | Adam Braun’s mission to prevent college debt

Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friends SIREN: “Israel police arrest suspect in threats on US Jewish targets” by The Associated Press: “Israeli police say…

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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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House Hearing Highlights Rise in Anti-Semitism

Thursday, March 23, 2017
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WASHINGTON – The House Foreign Affairs Committee convened a hearing on Wednesday to address the recent spike in anti-Semitism worldwide. Chairman of the Africa, Global Health, Global Human…

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Congress Introducing Legislation Ahead of AIPAC Week

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Three days before the AIPAC Policy Conference commences, lawmakers in the Senate and House introduced bipartisan resolutions on Wednesday to strengthen US economic cooperation with Israel….

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Daily Kickoff: Trump is mad at the Israeli government…. Jules Trump that is | How Kushner got the UK to thwart the Obama admin | Wolf Blitzer BDay

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friends SPOTLIGHT: “Another Trump hopes Israel can make ammonia great again” by Shoshanna Solomon: “Trump is mad at…

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Evoking Holocaust, Lawmakers Demand ‘Never Again’ for Syria

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Republican and Democratic lawmakers joined together on Tuesday urging the US government to act more decisively to stop the Syrian bloodshed while drawing upon the lessons of…

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Senator Collins Backs David Friedman

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) — a moderate Republican who has already voted against one Trump nominee — told Jewish Insider that she is “inclined to support”…

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