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Barkat Fumes at Netanyahu for Granting Jerusalem Ministry to Elkin

05/26/2015 9:35 AM

In a political chain reaction, Likud MK Ze’ev Elkin was bumped from the Strategic Affairs Ministry which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu awarded to Likud’s number two

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Netanyahu Insists He Was Chosen to Serve as Emissary of the Jewish People

05/21/2015 3:02 PM Updated: 5 days ago

When Netanyahu went to speak to the US Congress, he said he was going as an emissary, “of the entire Jewish People.” It is not the

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Netanyahu Appoints US-Born Eli Groner as PMO Director General

05/21/2015 11:16 AM

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his decision today to appoint Eli Groner to the position of Director-General of the Prime Minister’s Office. He will assume office in the

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Israel’s Top Diplomat: A Religious Woman And a Believer in One-State Solution

05/15/2015 12:40 PM Updated: 1 week ago

Israel’s top diplomat, starting Monday, will be a woman, a hardliner who believes in a one-state solution, and religious. On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

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Bernie Sanders Wants Wife to Debate Bill Clinton

05/13/2015 1:32 PM Updated: 1 week ago

Aspiring to become the first Jewish president of the United States, Senator Bernie Sanders is banking on his non-Jewish wife to boost his candidacy, just like

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Satmar Pays Off Election Boycotters

04/01/2015 11:33 AM Updated: 1 month ago

Election day has passed and the Satmar Hasidim (Wsb”g), headed by Rabbi Zalman Leib Teitelbaum, are keeping their promise: millions of dollars were paid to people who

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Left Out, MK Yaakov Asher Appointed as Sec. General of Degel Hatorah

03/22/2015 3:12 PM Updated: 2 months ago

After the publication of the final results of the 2015 elections, according to which the United Torah Judaism party recorded a loss of one mandate and


Lhota Attacks Catsimatidis For ‘Disingenuous’ Mailer Invoking Holocaust

09/01/2013 4:38 PM Updated: 1 year ago

Jacob Kornbluh reports: The following is a statement by Joe Lhota’s campaign spokeswoman, Jessica Proud, responding to John Catsimatidis’ most recent mailer accusing Mr. Lhota of


Following Anti-Jewish Tweets, de Blasio Staffers Told To Lay Low On Twitter

05/12/2013 3:07 PM

NYC Elects reports: Following the latest social media problems within the Bill de Blasio campaign, with the resignation of two staffers who tweeted anti NYPD, racist


Bibi Responds: Only Israelis Will Decide Who Represents Israel’s Interests

01/16/2013 10:44 AM Updated: 2 years ago

BibiFeed reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded to US President Barack Obama’s criticism of his policies which lead, according to Obama, to Israel’s near-total isolation. “Everyone


Livni on Condi Rice: ‘Thats Nonesense! Bulls**t! Its a Lie!’

12/16/2012 5:15 PM Updated: 2 years ago

The Bibi Report: Livni got very agitated in an interview with Gil Hoffman for the Jerusalem Post, when former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s book


Jewish Representation in Congress Declines

12/11/2012 4:26 PM Updated: 2 years ago

ABC reports: The Jewish religion is the third most represented denomination in Congress, trailing behind the Protestants and the Catholics, but since 2008, the numbers of


Lew Fidler: A Challenge that Simcha Felder Must Answer

11/15/2012 2:30 PM Updated: 2 years ago

Mr. Fidler, who yesterday criticized Senator-elect Simcha Felder for vowing to cross party lines and caucus with the Republicans, took another pass this afternoon in a


Hikind: Don’t Castigate Felder for Being Independent

11/15/2012 11:17 AM Updated: 2 years ago

Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) is outraged at talk about expelling fellow Democrat, Simcha Felder from the party after the State Senator-elect announced he would caucus with the


FINAL: Felder to Caucus with Senate Republicans

11/13/2012 5:03 PM Updated: 2 years ago

Capital Tonight reports this exclusive story: Senator-elect Simcha Felder, a conservative Brooklyn Democrat who has been keeping people guessing about his political loyalties since he announced


Satmar Feud Dampens Its Political Power

11/13/2012 12:22 PM Updated: 2 years ago

Chris Bragg Writes in Crain’s Insider: An interesting trend continued this election cycle in Kiryas Joel, a heavily Satmar town of about 20,000 in Orange County,


Jewish Republicans Advise the Party on Way Forward

11/12/2012 12:08 PM Updated: 2 years ago

Ron Kampeas reports in the JTA: The Republican Party as a whole is having the morning-afters, reconsidering how it might have done better in an election


Democratic Leaders Insist They Can Lure Felder to Their Side

11/12/2012 11:11 AM Updated: 2 years ago

City and State reports: Felder could become a key vote among Democrats if the party is able to claim 32 seats or more. Counting Felder and


Felder: No Decision Yet on Which Party to Caucus With

11/11/2012 10:46 AM

ALBANY — The NY Post reports: The courting of Simcha Felder has begun now that the Brooklyn Democrat holds one of the keys to control of


Brooklyn, NY – Storobin Considering a City Council Run

11/07/2012 9:42 PM

Fresh off a lopsided loss Tuesday night, state Sen. David Storobin,  R-Brooklyn, told The Insider that he’s considering running for the New York City  Council in

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