Bibi Changes the News Narrative, Perhaps Intentionally

Monday, May 22, 2017
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President Trump came to Israel with an ambitious task: relaunch the peace process and get the Israelis and Palestinians to agree to certain guidelines that would help the…

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Daily Kickoff: Trump trip highlights | Tillerson calls Tel Aviv ‘home of Judaism’ | The Israelis behind Waze Carpool | Seth Klarman wins the Preakness

Monday, May 22, 2017
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Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friends ISRAEL WELCOMES TRUMP — Top 5 tweets: 1. Gil Hoffman: “Camera picks up Sara Netanyahu telling the Trumps: Also…

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Kafe Knesset for May 22

Monday, May 22, 2017
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The Eagle Has Landed: President Donald Trump arrived in Israel Monday. He was welcomed on the tarmac at Ben-Gurion Airport by almost all of the government’s ministers and…

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Daily Kickoff: Jared Kushner, the Saudis’ Personal Shopper | Shabbat Force One | Facebook snooping on Israeli Houseparty App | Israeli judge on emojis

Friday, May 19, 2017
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Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friends IF YOU SAY SO — “Ivanka and Jared get a rabbinical pass to fly Air Force One”…

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Kafe Knesset May 19

Friday, May 19, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day A not-so-warm welcome for Trump: Israelis are not as excited about President…

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Interview with Ilan Goldenberg on Trump, Peace Process

Friday, May 19, 2017
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Ilan Goldenberg, a former State Department official under John Kerry and a Middle East expert at the Center for a New American Security, shared his thoughts about Trump’s trip and push…

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Dems Undecided on Imminent Iran Sanctions Vote

Friday, May 19, 2017
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WASHINGTON – The Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) is expected to advance legislation next week tightening sanctions against Iran with a vote possibly coming as early as Tuesday,…

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Daily Kickoff: Israel decides it can keep extra US funding | Jewish groups kvetch about White House access | Inside the battle to buy Loria’s Marlins

Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friends KAFE KNESSET — Mo Money, No Problem — by Tal Shalev and JPost’s Lahav Harkov: Israeli officials adamantly…

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Republicans Struggle to Address Trump at Jerusalem Celebration

Thursday, May 18, 2017
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WASHINGTON – In an overflowing room on Capitol Hill Wednesday afternoon, a bipartisan group of Senators and House Members — including Ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations…

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Kafe Knesset for May 18

Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Sign up for the Daily Kickoff newsletter to read Kafe Knesset in your inbox each day Lowering expectations for Trump’s visit: Just four days before the President’s arrival,…

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