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Congress – the co-equal and systematic ally of Israel

Congress – the co-equal and systematic ally of Israel

The US Constitution, aspiring for a limited government and a non-monarchical president, gave Congress power in many crucial areas. Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 28/09/2021 22:21
Biden tweet mocked as 'economically illiterate'

Biden tweet mocked as 'economically illiterate'

US President tweets that his $3.5 trillion economic package will cost "zero dollars," and is criticized for touting economic impossibility.Dan Verbin, Canada, 27/09/2021 20:19
Zionist Org of America calls for Squad members to be removed from Congressional committees

Zionist Org of America calls for Squad members to be removed from Congressional committees

ZOA calls out far left Squad members after two incidents this week where they moved to block defensive funding allocations for Israel.Dan Verbin, Canada, 24/09/2021 22:13
Did AOC cry after Iron Dome vote?

Did AOC cry after Iron Dome vote?

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez changes initial 'no' vote to 'present' as House passes bill to resupply Iron Dome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 22:28
'Those who oppose US support for Israel got their answer today'

'Those who oppose US support for Israel got their answer today'

Israeli leaders praise US Congress for passing bill to provide $1 billion to resupply Iron Dome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 21:30
Congress approves Iron Dome resupply funding

Congress approves Iron Dome resupply funding

Bill to resupply Iron Dome batteries passed after it was removed from emergency funding bill at behest of leftists in Congress,Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2021 20:43
Democratic lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19

Democratic lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19

Rep. Tim Ryan tests positive for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated, in latest breakthrough case among Congress members.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 21/09/2021 00:08
Muslims and Jews join in Congress to press US government for kosher and halal food relief

Muslims and Jews join in Congress to press US government for kosher and halal food relief

Congressional letter backed by Muslim and Jewish groups urges govt. kosher and halal meat available through an emergency food program.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 16/09/2021 23:59
Congress marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 with rabbi's prayer

Congress marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 with rabbi's prayer

House of Representatives marks 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with prayer by rabbi and retired US Navy chaplain.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 14/09/2021 07:43
GOP congressman compares Auschwitz tattoos to vaccine passports

GOP congressman compares Auschwitz tattoos to vaccine passports

Kentucky congressman Thomas Massie compares COVID measures to Holocaust, prompting an intern’s resignation.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 28/08/2021 21:50
Infrastructure bill includes $50 million in funding for at religious institutions

Infrastructure bill includes $50 million in funding for at religious institutions

New trillion dollar infrastructure bill moving through Congress would offer $50 million to religious institutions for energy efficiency.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 04/08/2021 14:53
US lawmakers call on EU to fully ban Hezbollah

US lawmakers call on EU to fully ban Hezbollah

US lawmakers introduce resolution urging EU to fully designate Hezbollah a terrorist organization.Elad Benari, 27/07/2021 03:07
In Ohio, Jewish groups push to keep progressive candidate out of congress

In Ohio, Jewish groups push to keep progressive candidate out of congress

Activists warn that if Nina Turner gains ground in her run for Congress in Ohio, it could mean trouble for Israel down the road.Arutz Sheva Staff , 23/07/2021 13:33
Congressional trips to Israel postponed to 2022

Congressional trips to Israel postponed to 2022

AIPAC-affiliated congressional trips to Israel set for August delayed over Delta variant concerns.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 22/07/2021 11:55
Biden to ask Congress to replenish Iron Dome

Biden to ask Congress to replenish Iron Dome

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff confirms he intends to present to Congress a budget request to replenish Iron Dome.Elad Benari, Canada, 18/06/2021 20:09
Latino Jewish Congressional Caucus relaunches at AJC event

Latino Jewish Congressional Caucus relaunches at AJC event

US Congressional caucus focuses on promoting cooperation between Jewish and Latino members of Congress on areas of mutual interest.Dan Verbin, 16/06/2021 20:39
Fighting for Israel in Congress

Fighting for Israel in Congress

With Guardian of the Walls at an end, some USA lawmakers are fighting to protect Israel from criticism for the operation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/05/2021 23:52
"Squad" member Ayanna Pressley attacks Israel in speech

"Squad" member Ayanna Pressley attacks Israel in speech

Pressley accuses Israel of "police brutality and state-sanctioned violence" while making no mention of rockets from Hamas and other groups.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 14/05/2021 22:46
UFO report expected in June: 'We're under siege'

UFO report expected in June: 'We're under siege'

Pentagon whistleblower warns of intelligence failure 'unheard of since 9/11.' Experts cite multiple encounters 'over dozens of years.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 10:08
Watch: Sen. Ted Cruz struggling to keep his eyes open as Biden stumbles around speech

Watch: Sen. Ted Cruz struggling to keep his eyes open as Biden stumbles around speech

Senator Cruz seen struggling to remain awake during Biden's first address to a joint congressional meeting.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 10:00
Biden: America is on the move again

Biden: America is on the move again

Biden in address to Congress: We will work closely with our allies to address the threats posed by Iran and North Korea.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 05:27
75% of House members back no conditions on aid to Israel

75% of House members back no conditions on aid to Israel

Vast majority of lawmakers in House of Representatives reject bid to impose conditions on aid to Israel.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 23/04/2021 12:02
Congress – Israel's most systematic and challenging ally

Congress – Israel's most systematic and challenging ally

Congress has systematically supported Israel and bolstered US-Israel cooperation, expressing the view of most US citizens. And now? Op-ed.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, 02/03/2021 23:00
Pelosi speaks to Netanyahu

Pelosi speaks to Netanyahu

US House Speaker says she spoke to PM "to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between our nations".Elad Benari, 24/02/2021 23:34
Coalition for Jewish Values: Anti-Semitism now accepted in Congress

Coalition for Jewish Values: Anti-Semitism now accepted in Congress

Organization representing over 1,500 rabbis calls for House Democrats to remove Ilhan Omar from position as vice chair of committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2021 15:08
Following a string of controversies, Madison Cawthorn meets with his Jewish constituents

Following a string of controversies, Madison Cawthorn meets with his Jewish constituents

Freshman congressman who bragged about trying to convert Jews to Christianity and visited Hitler's vacation home meets with Jewish leaders.Ben Sales, JTA, 09/02/2021 07:44
Bipartisan bill, backed by Jewish vets in Congress, would join US, Israel in PTSD research

Bipartisan bill, backed by Jewish vets in Congress, would join US, Israel in PTSD research

Jewish military veterans among Democrat and Republican lawmakers pushing bill to bring Israeli and US PTSD researchers together.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 05/02/2021 14:58
Congresswoman: Gaza rockets prepared me for Capital insurrection

Congresswoman: Gaza rockets prepared me for Capital insurrection

Representative Kathy Manning North Carolina says she faced worse than the January 6 attack on the Capitol fleeing rockets in Sderot.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 02/02/2021 20:52
Congresswoman blamed deadly forest fire on Rothschild Inc and space lasers

Congresswoman blamed deadly forest fire on Rothschild Inc and space lasers

Newly-unearthed social media posts by Georgia congresswoman show she accused 'Zionist supremacists' of seeking to replace white Americans.Ben Sales, JTA, 29/01/2021 07:23
US lawmakers approve waiver for Biden's Defense Secretary pick

US lawmakers approve waiver for Biden's Defense Secretary pick

Both chambers of Congress approve waiver to permit retired Gen. Lloyd Austin to serve as Secretary of Defense.Ben Ariel, 22/01/2021 03:37
US COVID-19 bill includes clause about UFOs

US COVID-19 bill includes clause about UFOs

The newest aid bill from Congress requires USA military to publicize UFO research.Shlomo Witty, 11/01/2021 00:20
G-d is on our side, who is on theirs?

G-d is on our side, who is on theirs?

The first daily prayer in Congress invoked, for the first time in 200 years, a pagan deity alongside the Name of G-d.David Ben Horin, 10/01/2021 17:51
Congress certifies 270 votes, Biden victory sealed

Congress certifies 270 votes, Biden victory sealed

US lawmakers reconvene to certify Joe Biden's victory after session was interrupted by rioters who stormed the Capitol building.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/01/2021 10:39
Congress joint session to count, certify Electoral College votes

Congress joint session to count, certify Electoral College votes

U.S. House of Representatives and Senate meet in joint session to tally results of Electoral College ballots for President and VP.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/01/2021 18:34
New congresswoman vows to hold onto her Glock at Capitol Hill

New congresswoman vows to hold onto her Glock at Capitol Hill

Congresswoman from Rifle, Colorado announces plans to bring her handgun with her to Washington DC - drawing rebuke from local police chief.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2021 10:48
Trump criticizes Congress over COVID relief bill

Trump criticizes Congress over COVID relief bill

US President calls on both chambers to send a new bill with an increase in stimulus money for Americans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2020 04:40
Congress reaches deal on COVID-19 relief package

Congress reaches deal on COVID-19 relief package

Republicans and Democrats strike deal on a nearly $900 billion COVID-19 relief package.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/12/2020 01:20
Republican lawmaker: Remove Tlaib from all congressional committees

Republican lawmaker: Remove Tlaib from all congressional committees

Rep. Guy Reschenthaler calls for removal of Rep. Rashida Tlaib from all committees due to her anti-Israel and anti-Semitic rhetoric.Elad Benari, 07/12/2020 06:07
Is the Sudan-Israel deal in jeopardy?

Is the Sudan-Israel deal in jeopardy?

New York Times reports Sudan is demanding US Congress approve legislation protecting it from terror-related lawsuits by year's end.Ben Ariel, 02/12/2020 01:04
The Freedom Squad: 'Natural alliance based on love for America'

The Freedom Squad: 'Natural alliance based on love for America'

Fox News interviews newly-elected Rep congresswoman from NY, who says she and other refugees from Cuba elected to office will fight Dems.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2020 21:46
Congress to consider bill to provide Israel with bunker buster bombs

Congress to consider bill to provide Israel with bunker buster bombs

Bipartisan bill would allow sale of most powerful bombs in US arsenal to Israel in event Iran reaches nuclear breakout point.Gary Willig, 27/10/2020 15:30
Overwhelming bipartisan support for Abraham Accords

Overwhelming bipartisan support for Abraham Accords

91 senators and 372 house representatives have cosponsored two resolutions supporting the Abraham Accords between Israel, UAE and BahrainYoni Kempinski, 22/10/2020 15:56
'Israel must maintain a qualitative military edge'

'Israel must maintain a qualitative military edge'

US Rep. Brad Schneider: There's bipartisan consensus in Washington, Israel's security concerns are a top priority on Capitol Hill.Elad Benari, 14/10/2020 01:00
MK Yaalon briefs US Congress on recent peace deals

MK Yaalon briefs US Congress on recent peace deals

MK Yaalon briefs Congressional Israel Allies Caucus on security implications of recent peace deals and steps toward normalization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2020 10:07
Congressional candidate Julie Hall, an Air Force Colonel (ret.) who loves America

Congressional candidate Julie Hall, an Air Force Colonel (ret.) who loves America

Julie Hall, contender for Congress in Massachusetts' 4th district is for law and order, decries antisemitism and admires Israel. Op-ed.Angela Van Der Pluym, 28/09/2020 21:24
'My chances of winning congressional race get better every day'

'My chances of winning congressional race get better every day'

Maryland congressional candidate Kimberly Klacik (R) discusses endorsement from President Trump and state of her Congress race.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 08:10
Congress blocked arms sales to Turkey for 2 years

Congress blocked arms sales to Turkey for 2 years

Bipartisan group of congressmen block military deals with Turkish government after Turkey purchases Russian S-400 system.Gary Willig, 13/08/2020 22:58
Rep. Dan Crenshaw: Democrats falling for anti-Israel narrative

Rep. Dan Crenshaw: Democrats falling for anti-Israel narrative

Republican congressman from Texas says Democratic party views world through lens of 'oppressor vs oppressed,' coloring views on Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/05/2020 21:44
Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolution

Trump vetoes Iran war powers resolution

Trump vetoes "insulting" resolution aimed at constraining his ability to take military action against Iran.Elad Benari, 07/05/2020 00:59
Meet the former Israeli resident now running for Congress

Meet the former Israeli resident now running for Congress

Guido Weiss releases Hebrew political ad in the US, hoping to win over Israeli expats living in south Florida.i24NEWS, 27/04/2020 22:29
House passes coronavirus relief package

House passes coronavirus relief package

Two days after the Senate, the House of Representatives also passes historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief package.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 27/03/2020 23:14
Second US lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus

Second US lawmaker tests positive for coronavirus

Rep. Ben McAdams of Utah says he tested positive for COVID-19 and is in self-quarantine.Elad Benari, 19/03/2020 03:03
Florida congressman tests positive for coronavirus

Florida congressman tests positive for coronavirus

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart becomes first member of Congress to announce that he has tested positive for COVID-19.Elad Benari, 19/03/2020 01:27
Watch: Rep David Kustoff recites Shema at DC National Prayer Breakfast

Watch: Rep David Kustoff recites Shema at DC National Prayer Breakfast

Jewish representative from Tennessee explains importance of famous Jewish prayer at event attended by President Trump.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2020 16:08
Articles of impeachment delivered to Senate

Articles of impeachment delivered to Senate

Articles of impeachment expected to be formally read to the Senate on Thursday, trial scheduled to open next Tuesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/01/2020 03:05
House to vote to limit Trump's ability to take military action against Iran

House to vote to limit Trump's ability to take military action against Iran

House to vote on resolution to limit Trump's ability to take military action against Iran without congressional authorization.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/01/2020 03:37
White House formally notifies Congress of Soleimani elimination

White House formally notifies Congress of Soleimani elimination

Pelosi says notification on elimination of top Iranian general "raises more questions than it answers".Ben Ariel, 05/01/2020 03:38