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Will the US reinstate funding for 'peace dialogue?'

Will the US reinstate funding for 'peace dialogue?'

AIPAC and J Street support bipartisan effort to restore funds for Israeli-Palestinian peace dialogue.Ron Kampeas, JTA, & Arutz 7, 07/06/2019 09:29
Lawmakers launch bipartisan congressional black-Jewish caucus

Lawmakers launch bipartisan congressional black-Jewish caucus

Black and Jewish lawmakers from both parties team up to form black-Jewish caucus to promote hate crime laws and battle white supremacy.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 04/06/2019 07:30
PA calls on Congress to pressure Trump

PA calls on Congress to pressure Trump

PA cabinet leader urges Congress members to pressure President Trump to change his policy toward the PA.Dalit Halevi, 31/05/2019 04:12
Congress members urge Trump: Safeguard Israel’s interests

Congress members urge Trump: Safeguard Israel’s interests

Nearly 400 members of Congress sign letter calling on Trump to safeguard Israel’s interests with Syria’s civil war coming to an end.Ben Ariel, 21/05/2019 03:40
Pro-BDS imam who compared Israel to Nazis invited to Congress

Pro-BDS imam who compared Israel to Nazis invited to Congress

Democratic-led House of Representatives invites Imam who compared Israel to Nazi Germany, called for 3rd intifada to deliver opening prayer.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 12/05/2019 15:58
Anti-Israel legislation submitted to US Congress

Anti-Israel legislation submitted to US Congress

Legislation proposed by Democratic Rep. Betty McCollum would prohibit US funding to IDF over detention of children.Ben Ariel, 02/05/2019 02:05
Congress members call for Israelis to have easier entry into US

Congress members call for Israelis to have easier entry into US

Congress members push to allow Israel full participation in program allowing expedited entry for 'pre-approved, low-risk travelers.'Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 27/04/2019 21:26
Religious groups: Stop weaponizing anti-Semitism

Religious groups: Stop weaponizing anti-Semitism

20 religious groups call on Congress to ‘stop weaponizing anti-Semitism,’ slam ‘cynical’ political rhetoric.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 12/04/2019 15:37
Liberal complacency with Democratic antisemitism

Liberal complacency with Democratic antisemitism

The Democratic Party clearly has an anti-Semitism problem, but too many Jewish Democrats have been restrained in their responses. Matthew M. Hausman, J.D., 03/04/2019 05:12
Watch: Congressman compares Democrats to Nazis

Watch: Congressman compares Democrats to Nazis

Republican Congressman Mo Brooks accuses Democrats of using Nazi-like 'big lie' tactics to push Trump-Russia collusion narrative.Marcy Oster/JTA, 26/03/2019 17:53
US aid to Israel included in 2020 budget

US aid to Israel included in 2020 budget

Despite cuts elsewhere, US military aid for Israel included in 2020 fiscal plan sent by the White House to Congress.Ben Ariel, 13/03/2019 06:12
House majority whip walks back defense of Rep Omar

House majority whip walks back defense of Rep Omar

Jim Clyburn had suggested that Omar had a 'more personal' relationship to suffering than children of Holocaust survivors.JTA, 10/03/2019 07:53
AIPAC: Charges of dual loyalty are anti-Semitic

AIPAC: Charges of dual loyalty are anti-Semitic

AIPAC issues statement after House approves measure broadly condemning anti-Semitism, says US-Israel alliance is a national interest.Ben Ariel, 08/03/2019 02:45
If there is silence, Jew and Israel hatred grows with amazing speed

If there is silence, Jew and Israel hatred grows with amazing speed

There are some 11 Jewish Democrats in the House. If they remain without vigorously and effectively protesting the filth that spews from Omar’s mouth, then they shall be forever condemned by history. Victor Sharpe, 08/03/2019 01:03
Ocasio-Cortez defends Ilhan Omar amid anti-Semitism allegations

Ocasio-Cortez defends Ilhan Omar amid anti-Semitism allegations

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticizes lawmakers for 'calling out' Ilhan Omar over recent string of allegedly anti-Semitic comments.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 06/03/2019 07:47
Watch: Michael Cohen testifies before Congress

Watch: Michael Cohen testifies before Congress

Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, testifies before congressional committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2019 17:03
Former lawyer calls Trump a 'racist' and a 'con-man'

Former lawyer calls Trump a 'racist' and a 'con-man'

Michael Cohen, former personal attorney to President Trump, delivers testimony to Congress against the president.Ron Kampeas/JTA, 27/02/2019 15:45
Evangelical leader looks to oust 'pro-Hamas' Ilhan Omar

Evangelical leader looks to oust 'pro-Hamas' Ilhan Omar

Thousands sign petition calling for removal of Minnesota Democrat. "She's Hamas' representative in the US Congress."Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/02/2019 12:21
'Ilhan Omar is waging an unholy war against the Jewish people'

'Ilhan Omar is waging an unholy war against the Jewish people'

Evangelical Christian leader launches campaign to demand Congresswoman Omar's resignation over anti-Semitism. "The Jews don't stand alone."Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2019 14:01
Why did Republicans oppose their own bill on anti-Semitism?

Why did Republicans oppose their own bill on anti-Semitism?

House Republicans proposed measure against anti-Semitism, voted for it - then voted against it.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 14/02/2019 22:18
Ex-Klansman David Duke backs Ilhan Omar in anti-Semitism scandal

Ex-Klansman David Duke backs Ilhan Omar in anti-Semitism scandal

Holocaust denier and former KKK leader David Duke offers support for Ilhan Omar, demands Israel pay for Trump's border wall.David Rosenberg, 13/02/2019 08:44
Chelsea Clinton slams Ilhan Omar for peddling anti-Semitism

Chelsea Clinton slams Ilhan Omar for peddling anti-Semitism

Democratic congresswoman mocks senior Republican lawmaker who vowed 'action' against her over her anti-Israel positions.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 11/02/2019 07:37
Watch: Democratic congresswoman ducks questions on BDS support

Watch: Democratic congresswoman ducks questions on BDS support

Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar dodges CNN reporter's question regarding her support for anti-Israel boycott.David Rosenberg, 08/02/2019 13:39
Congresswoman accused of anti-Semitism after bashing Israel

Congresswoman accused of anti-Semitism after bashing Israel

Democratic freshman congresswoman Ilhan Omar accused of anti-Semitism for 'chuckling' at talk of Israeli democracy, compares Israel to Iran.David Rosenberg, 31/01/2019 21:12
Not your father's Democrats

Not your father's Democrats

Is the Bible still the Bible? The Judeo/Christian concept has sustained us from start to--- well now, suddenly, we do not know how this is to be finished, do we? Jack Engelhard, 06/01/2019 09:00
Rubio reintroduces pro-Israel legislation

Rubio reintroduces pro-Israel legislation

Florida Republican Senator reintroduces pro-Israel legislation that did not get passed in the last Congress.Elad Benari, Canada, 04/01/2019 22:03
New Congress thanks G-d, and Allah

New Congress thanks G-d, and Allah

A new heritage is coming to town…and it takes oaths on the Koran. Jack Engelhard, 03/01/2019 19:57
Legislation named for Elie Wiesel aims to stop genocides

Legislation named for Elie Wiesel aims to stop genocides

Congress passes legislation named for the late Elie Wiesel that aims to improve the US response to emerging or potential genocides.Ben Ariel, 24/12/2018 01:08
US congresswoman to wear 'Palestinian gown' at swearing in

US congresswoman to wear 'Palestinian gown' at swearing in

Rashida Tlaib announces plans to wear a “traditional Palestinian gown” when she is sworn into Congress next month.Ben Ariel, 17/12/2018 04:38
Ocasio-Cortez claims Jewish ancestry

Ocasio-Cortez claims Jewish ancestry

Democratic Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims her family is descended from Sephardic Jews forced to convert to Catholicism.David Rosenberg, 10/12/2018 11:12
Rashida Tlaib to lead congressional trip to Judea and Samaria

Rashida Tlaib to lead congressional trip to Judea and Samaria

Muslim congresswoman-elect from Michigan announces plans to lead trip of lawmakers to Palestinian Authority.JTA, 05/12/2018 07:55
Former Trump lawyer: I lied to Congress

Former Trump lawyer: I lied to Congress

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to charge of perjuring himself in testimony to Congress about Russia real estate project.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2018 17:27
Watch: City of David proves Jerusalem is Jewish

Watch: City of David proves Jerusalem is Jewish

Congresswoman Illeana Ros-Lehtinen says in US House the archaeological site of Biblical Jerusalem prove UNESCO wrong on Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/11/2018 18:40
The Ryan House will not be missed

The Ryan House will not be missed

Every Republican president of the last half of the twentieth century faced a Democratic House and Senate: Eisenhower, Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Bush Sr.    Dr. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 10/11/2018 20:13
A bipartisan opportunity for Congress?

A bipartisan opportunity for Congress?

The midterm elections exposed deep divides in American society along racial, gender and geographical lines. Can the parties get above them?NPR, 08/11/2018 04:16
ANALYSIS: All bets are off in midterms as turnout surges

ANALYSIS: All bets are off in midterms as turnout surges

As American voters head to the polls, who has the edge in the battle for Congress - and just how much faith can we put in polls?David Rosenberg, 06/11/2018 15:39
The only apology Trump deserves is our vote

The only apology Trump deserves is our vote

We are reliving our history of self destruction all over again. Through the eyes of non-Jews, we look like ungrateful people. Cindy Grosz, 05/11/2018 22:13
Why most US Jews could vote Republican in the 2026 midterm elections

Why most US Jews could vote Republican in the 2026 midterm elections

The lavish expansion of welfare schemes hurting upwardly-mobile professionals will bring the bulk of Jewish middle-aged professionals to vote conservative. Rafael Castro, 05/11/2018 06:19
The critical November 2018 mid-term US election

The critical November 2018 mid-term US election

After the elections, will Trump be a coattail – or an anchor chained – President?Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 04/11/2018 22:09
Meet the Jewish military veterans running for Congress

Meet the Jewish military veterans running for Congress

Service is a hard habit to break, and once you’re done with the military, elected office is an attractive option.JTA, 04/11/2018 12:01
Leftists crash moment of silence for synagogue attack victims

Leftists crash moment of silence for synagogue attack victims

Watch: Left-wing protesters interrupt moment of silence held at campaign event in honor of 11 victims of synagogue massacre.David Rosenberg, 29/10/2018 13:39
Florida congresswoman honored in Israel on eve of retirement

Florida congresswoman honored in Israel on eve of retirement

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen honored during trip with Israel on eve of retirement from House of Representatives.JTA, 23/10/2018 10:32
Pro-Israel Congress members push bill for investment in PA

Pro-Israel Congress members push bill for investment in PA

Bipartisan bill would invest US funds in the Palestinian Authority.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2018 19:48
Supporters of Jewish NJ candidate targeted in new vandalism wave

Supporters of Jewish NJ candidate targeted in new vandalism wave

For the third time, home of supporters of Jewish congressional candidate in New Jersey targeted by anti-Semitic vandals.JTA, 30/09/2018 15:20
Swastika painted on home of Jewish congressman's supporters

Swastika painted on home of Jewish congressman's supporters

New Jersey couple's home vandalized with swastika over their support for Jewish congressman.JTA, 23/09/2018 15:08
'Jerusalem, Israel' to be written in US passports?

'Jerusalem, Israel' to be written in US passports?

Members of Congress request US Pres. Trump order State Dep't to write 'Jerusalem, Israel,' in passports of US citizens born in Jerusalem.Guy Cohen, 22/09/2018 21:53
Billionaires Klarman, Wexner drop support for GOP candidates

Billionaires Klarman, Wexner drop support for GOP candidates

Jewish billionaires who donated to Republican candidates in 2016 say they are supporting Democrats in 2018 midterms.JTA, 17/09/2018 07:32
House passes bill upgrading anti-Semitism envoy to ambassador

House passes bill upgrading anti-Semitism envoy to ambassador

US House of Representatives passes bill upgrading envoy monitoring, combating anti-Semitism to ambassador-level.JTA, 13/09/2018 22:48
Boro Park and Five Towns have their own anti-Israel candidates

Boro Park and Five Towns have their own anti-Israel candidates

Check the tweets and websites of every candidate before it is too late. Cindy Grosz, 21/08/2018 19:33
Don’t blame Ocasio-Cortez – blame her schooling

Don’t blame Ocasio-Cortez – blame her schooling

We should not be amazed that this newly hatched Socialist Democrat is so clueless about the economy and international relations. Jack Engelhard, 19/08/2018 12:11
Good news? First Muslim woman set for US Congress

Good news? First Muslim woman set for US Congress

A Palestinian grows in Detroit. Jack Engelhard, 16/08/2018 15:06
Democratic group pans candidate’s pledge to slash Israel aid

Democratic group pans candidate’s pledge to slash Israel aid

Jewish Democratic Council of America criticizes Michigan congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib for statement of aid to IsraelJTA, 15/08/2018 17:43
Trump endorses Jewish congressional encumbent

Trump endorses Jewish congressional encumbent

US Pres tweets support for Jewish Tennessee Congressman David Kustoff amid challenge from self-proclaimed 'Christain-conservative' opponent.JTA, 02/08/2018 22:31
Time has come to recognize Israeli sovereignty on Golan Heights

Time has come to recognize Israeli sovereignty on Golan Heights

Rep. Ron DeSantis: "It's just crazy Us hasn't recognized Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights" as former Amb Dore Gold addresses committeeArutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2018 22:42
Did Trump cut funding to the Palestinian Authority?

Did Trump cut funding to the Palestinian Authority?

Nine Democratic members of Congress claim US has frozen all funding to Palestinian Authority, insist Trump release funds, clarify status.Nitsan Keidar, Chana Roberts, 12/07/2018 09:36
Muslim candidate for Congress calls Israel ‘apartheid regime’

Muslim candidate for Congress calls Israel ‘apartheid regime’

Minnesota Democratic Congressional candidate Ilhan Omar accuses Israel of 'hypnotizing the world.'JTA, 09/07/2018 20:57
White House: North Korea still an 'extraordinary threat'

White House: North Korea still an 'extraordinary threat'

White House informs Congress that North Korea remains an “unusual and extraordinary threat” and thus sanctions should be kept in place.Ben Ariel, Canada, 22/06/2018 21:05