Daily Kickoff: Abbas says he won’t accept any plan from the U.S. | Who’s your favorite Goldberg? | New at Facebook’s Menlo Park campus: Kosher Truck

Friday, December 22, 2017

Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! Ed note: News cycle permitting, this will be the final Daily Kickoff of 2017….

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Daily Kickoff: Trump’s recent generosity towards Jewish community continues | Congress on Trump’s UN threat | Manischewitz is popular… in Caribbean

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! TOP TALKER — President Donald Trump’s decision yesterday to commute the sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, the former Chief…

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Dershowitz commends Trump for ‘long overdue’ commutation of Sholom Rubashkin

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

President Donald Trump’s commuted the sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, the former Chief Executive of Agriprocessors slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa, on Wednesday, citing concerns about the “excessive” 27-year sentence “in…

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Daily Kickoff: Haley “taking names” of countries voting against Trump admin on Jerusalem | The Mooch’s Hanukkah rant | The Knicks’ Bar Mitzvah Man

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! DRIVING THE WEEK — “Israel Tells Envoys to Act to Avoid Embarrassment at…

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Daily Kickoff: Experts react to Trump’s UN veto | Bloomberg investigates Kushner Cos. holdings | How a New Orleans Kosher restaurateur got his start

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! PIC OF THE DAY — What shuttle diplomacy looks like in 2017: Mideast…

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Daily Kickoff: Sen. Schumer’s Hanukkah humor | Yair Lapid, Michael Oren react to Politico’s report on Hezbollah | NYT on ‘rainmaker’ Aryeh Bourkoff

Monday, December 18, 2017

Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! DRIVING THE DAY — “U.N. to vote Monday on call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to…

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Kafe Knesset for December 18

Monday, December 18, 2017

Hate to say I told you so: Right-wing Twitter broke out in calls of “I told you so” this morning following the Politico story on Obama, Hezbollah and…

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Daily Kickoff: HBO’s Richard Plepler has a steller Shimon Peres imitation | AIPAC, J Street call out Abbas | Rabbi Sacks on Jews and Economics

Friday, December 15, 2017

Have our people email your people. Tell your friends to sign up for the Daily Kickoff here! PODCAST PLAYBACK — Richard Plepler, Chairman and CEO of HBO, on The Atlantic…

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House committee advances Jordan MOU amidst rare Congressional critique of Amman

Friday, December 15, 2017

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed legislation that would re-authorize a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen U.S. defense ties with Jordan….

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HBO’s Plepler has a steller Shimon Peres imitation

Friday, December 15, 2017

Richard Plepler, Chairman and CEO of HBO, on The Atlantic Interview with Jeffrey Goldberg: “[Shimon Peres] was a transcendent figure on the world stage. The story is that…

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