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SHAI FRANKLIN IN THE NEWS
23 February 2023 (l'Obs) [French]
>> "Sometimes lobbying involves rolling up your sleeves."
11 July 2022 (JNS)
>> Shai Franklin, a partner with New York-based Gotham Government Relations and Communications who serves as chairman of the new chamber’s executive board, said American business and political relationships with Israel can be leveraged to improve relations between Israel and Kosovo, which have been somewhat held back as Israel navigates its ties with Serbia and Russia.
5 July 2022 (Vox)
>> As Franklin put it, “I tell foreign clients that there’s no shame in filing under FARA, but some of them are still pretty spooked by it, because of what happened over the last few years, because FARA has been associated with a crime.”
15 March 2022 (CNBC)
>> Your Global Strategy, a lobbying and communications firm co-founded by international political strategists Shai Franklin and Michael Steiner, is working to connect local Ukrainian government officials with American mayors and governors...
28 November 2021 (The Forward)
>> Shai Franklin, a former Jewish community executive and a Biden supporter, said some people who would want to attend the Biden White House Hanukkah party are satisfied with the policy changes and progress Biden is making, so they can accept the lack of an invite.
13 December 2019 (The Times of Israel)
>> “There’s a division of labor in the American Jewish community,” Franklin told The Times of Israel. “If the ADL has come out in support of the resolution, a lot of groups may see them as covering the wider community on this issue.”
27 September 2019 (Politico)
>> Now Gerstman and another Gotham lobbyist, Shai Franklin, have been hired to lobby on behalf of Libya’s United Nations-supported government, according to disclosure filings shared with PI.
20 August 2019 (Politico)
>> Gerstman, Schwartz and another partner at their firm, Shai Franklin, will work to “change the sanctions” affecting the Libyan Investment Authority, according to a Justice Department disclosure. They’ll also reach out to Congress, the State Department and the Treasury Department as well as the media and the “business and banking sectors,” according to the disclosure.
17 December 2016 (JTA/The Times of Israel)
>> “It had a good turnout, but it was pretty obvious which organizations weren’t there,” said Shai Franklin, a veteran Jewish insider who attended. “There were not a lot of liberal Jews there.”
8 December 2012 (The Cable)
>> "In some sense, the crown prince was right," said U.S. non-government delegate Shai Franklin, senior fellow at the Institute on Religion and Public Policy. "Since the last time we had this summit two years ago, Bahrain has been going through a difficult period. Bahrain has been assailed on Capitol Hill and elsewhere and perhaps rightly. But what has the U.S. government done to help Bahrain get through it? We’ve left it to other countries, we’ve left it to international organizations and NGOs. Maybe that’s worked, but we can’t take credit for that."