Kafe Knesset for September 18

Monday, September 18, 2017

Making amends: Netanyahu dedicated yesterday afternoon to patching up relations with Jewish leaders. First, he met with WJC president Ronald Lauder, marking the end of a lengthy silent…

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Daily Kickoff: Meet Doug Jemal, Washington’s eccentric mogul | Interview with Sen. Ben Cardin | How Facebook enabled advertisers to reach anti-Semites

Friday, September 15, 2017

Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! LONG-READ PROFILE: “Inside an eccentric mogul’s quest to save D.C.’s most distinctive buildings”…

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Will Naval Observatory tradition continue?

Friday, September 15, 2017

Earlier this year in May, Vice President Mike Pence hosted the first-ever White House event celebrating Israel’s Independence Day. However, Pence does not appear to be continuing a…

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State Dept Backs Taylor Force Act

Friday, September 15, 2017

WASHINGTON – After initially expressing skepticism, the State Department noted on Thursday that the “Trump administration strongly supports the Taylor Force Act.” In July, Acting Assistant Secretary of…

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Interview with Sen. Ben Cardin

Friday, September 15, 2017

Jewish Insider: The AJC released a poll this week that showed among Orthodox Jews, 71% view President Trump favorably. Given the large Orthodox constituency in Maryland, how would…

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Kafe Knesset for September 15

Friday, September 15, 2017

A blessed distraction for Bibi: Netanyahu’s Latin American tour continued this week. So far, he can call the trip a success on a few levels. Sure, when Bibi…

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Trump to hold High Holidays call with rabbis

Thursday, September 14, 2017

President Donald Trump will hold a pre-High Holidays conference call on Friday with Synagogue Rabbis and Jewish leaders despite a boycott from rabbis who belong to the Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist…

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Daily Kickoff: Trump to dial Rabbis after all | Ivanka on her White House role | Daimler invests $60M in Israeli startup StoreDot | Larry Mizel BDay

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! DRIVING THE CONVO — President Trump will hold a pre-High Holidays conference call…

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Daily Kickoff: Congress reacts to Bibi’s plea to remove sunset clause from JCPOA | Sen. Graham’s MOU amendment | Remembering Newark’s Jerry Gottesman

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! HAPPENING TODAY: “High Tech and High Design, Cornell’s Roosevelt Island Campus Opens” by…

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Should the US listen to Netanyahu on the sunset clause?

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

WASHINGTON – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a Congressional delegation last month that the United States should remove the sunset clause from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan…

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