Kafe Knesset for August 18

Friday, August 18, 2017

Bait and switch: As usual, the Barcelona terror attack was widely and quickly denounced by everyone in the Israeli political system. But the PM appeared to be putting…

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Daily Kickoff: Republican Jewish Coalition calls for “greater moral clarity” | Mort Klein won’t end campaign against McMaster | Cuban’s new venture

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friends  EXODUS: “After Trump Hedges His Condemnation of Hate, C.E.O.s Organize a Mass Defection” by David Gelles, Landon…

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Kafe Knesset for August 17

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Alternative realities: The front pages of the two biggest Israeli newspapers – Noni Mozes’s Yediot Aharonot and Sheldon Adelson’s Israel Hayom, are many times mirror images of each…

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Klein Won’t End Campaign Against McMaster

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mort Klein, President of the Zionist Organization of America, is calling reports about Sheldon Adelson disavowing his campaign against H. R. McMaster “fake news” and “rubbish.” Klein, who…

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RJC, Orthodox Groups Reject Trump’s ‘Both Sides’ Remarks

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Jewish groups, with some members that have been more sympathetic to President Trump in recent months, have joined the widespread criticism against the President for drawing a moral…

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Eisen On Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump’s Silence

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Norman Eisen, former White House ethics czar and ambassador to the Czech Republic, discussed President Donald Trump’s “both sides” comments in an interview with Jewish Insider on Wednesday. “What he…

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Daily Kickoff: Eric Cantor blasts Trump’s remarks: “there’s no moral equivalence” | Abe Foxman: This is Javanka’s ‘Mordechai and Esther’ moment

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Have our people email your people. Share this sign up link with your friends  DRIVING THE CONVO: “Trump Gives White Supremacists an Unequivocal Boost“ by Glenn Thrush and Maggie Haberman: “President Trump buoyed…

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State Dept Annual Report Critiques Israeli Actions in West Bank

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

WASHINGTON – In a move likely to upset conservative supporters of President Donald Trump, a new State Department report released on Tuesday criticized both Israeli and Palestinian policies…

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Kafe Knesset for August 16

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Just one side: President Trump’s controversial press conference, backtracking from his condemnation of white supremacists in Charlottesville in favor of blaming “both sides,”drew strong criticism in Israel. Justice…

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Foxman: Now is Jared and Ivanka’s ‘Mordechai and Esther’ Moment

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

“This is a dark moment for those of us who remember what hatred can do,” is how Abe Foxman, a Holocaust survivor and former National Director of the…

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