Daily Kickoff: Congress misses 60 day window to reimpose Iran sanctions | Chemi Shalev & Josh Block on young Jews & social justice | Ben Bernanke BDay

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! ALABAMA ELECTION — “Trump suffers ‘big black eye’ in Alabama” by Eliana Johnson: “Doug…

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Senate misses 60 day window to reimpose Iran sanctions

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump announced with great fanfare that he was decertifying the nuclear deal with Iran on October 13. Under the terms of the Iran Nuclear…

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Daily Kickoff: Jack Lew on Shabbat while White House Chief of Staff | Spotted at Fauda Season 2 | Elie Horn on Latin American giving | Happy Hanukkah!

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! JUST IN TIME FOR HANUKKAH: “Westfield Agrees to $15.7 Billion Takeover by European…

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Lawmakers on Abbas’ cancellation of Pence meeting

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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WASHINGTON – After President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last week, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas informed the White House on Sunday that it would be canceling…

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Jack Lew on Shabbat during White House years

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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HEARD LAST NIGHT — at Columbia University’s Institute for Israel and Jewish Studies: Former Treasury Secretary Jack Lew recalled his experience working with former House Speaker Tip O’Neill,…

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Daily Kickoff: Spotted at Trump’s Hanukkah party; Congressional Dems were not | Ori Allon raises $450M from SoftBank | Trump vs. his hometown on taxes

Friday, December 8, 2017
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Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! WHITE HOUSE SCENE — by Jacob Kornbluh: President Donald Trump hosted his first White House…

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Following Jerusalem, is Golan Heights next?

Friday, December 8, 2017
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This post has been updated WASHINGTON – After US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, 22 years after Congress originally passed the Jerusalem Embassy Act, we…

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Daily Kickoff: Reactions to Trump’s Jerusalem move | Should Israel expect to make concessions now? | Disney’s Bob Iger likely to extend term past 2019

Thursday, December 7, 2017
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Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! DRIVING THE CONVO: In a move described as historic, President Donald Trump announced yesterday that the U.S. will…

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Kafe Knesset for December 6

Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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Jerusalem is holding its breath: Excitement is building ahead of the Presidential address on Jerusalem this evening, but the Israeli PM is waiting to see what exactly will…

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Senators split over US recognition of Jerusalem

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
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WASHINGTON – Anticipation is rising in Washington for the Trump administration’s upcoming decision on recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, breaking a 50 year bipartisan precedent. Axios reported last…

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