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Senator Paul blocks effort to fast-track approval of Iron Dome funding

Senator Paul blocks effort to fast-track approval of Iron Dome funding

Democratic leadership will now need to schedule a vote at their leisure, which could be in the next several days or weeks.Elad Benari, 05/10/2021 00:58
Senator Rand Paul blocks swift passage of Iron Dome funding bill

Senator Rand Paul blocks swift passage of Iron Dome funding bill

Kentucky Senator wants money for Iron Dome offset from proposed assistance to Afghanistan.Ben Ariel, 01/10/2021 06:08
Gantz thanks Pelosi for Iron Dome funding

Gantz thanks Pelosi for Iron Dome funding

Defense Minister thanks House Speaker after the House approved $1 billion to Israel to resupply the Iron Dome missile defense system.Elad Benari, 30/09/2021 05:21
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
The Left's embrace of violence against Jews

The Left's embrace of violence against Jews

Why the Left seems to think it’s perfectly acceptable for Jews to die in the name of Palestinian self-determination. Op-ed.Dr. Richard L. Cravatts, 27/09/2021 16:36
AOC and the squad’s Type-A anti-Semitism

AOC and the squad’s Type-A anti-Semitism

A pogrom in the American House of Representatives. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 26/09/2021 10:48
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
Leading Israeli TV host rails against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Leading Israeli TV host rails against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Popular Israeli television host Avri Gilad went so far as to say he hoped for the Congresswoman to die while his show aired.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2021 15:35
The baleful significance of the Democrats’ Iron Dome fiasco

The baleful significance of the Democrats’ Iron Dome fiasco

Jewish defenders should target their enemies’ Achilles heel—their narcissism and belief in their own unimpeachable virtue.Op-ed.Melanie Phillips, 24/09/2021 05:04
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
House Democrats introduce stand-alone bill for Iron Dome funding

House Democrats introduce stand-alone bill for Iron Dome funding

The move comes a day after House Democrats removed the provision from a government spending bill following pushback from some progressives.Elad Benari, 23/09/2021 03:50
An Act of War…against Jews

An Act of War…against Jews

Tuesday was different because the Democrats abandoned Israel, although most did not want to. Leading the way were Tlaib and Omar. Op-ed.Bruce S. Ticker, 22/09/2021 22:20
Intelligence official: No Iron Dome will lead to military operations in Gaza

Intelligence official: No Iron Dome will lead to military operations in Gaza

With $1 bil. in aid for Israel nixed from the U.S. budget, former Senior Intelligence Office says chances for peace will suffer most.i24NEWS, 22/09/2021 13:13
Republican slams Dems over objection to Israel aid: 'Reprehensible & anti-Semitic'

Republican slams Dems over objection to Israel aid: 'Reprehensible & anti-Semitic'

Rep. Doug Lamborn slams Progressive Democrats for attempting to strip funding for Israel’s Iron Dome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2021 10:19
House of Representatives drops aid to Israel from spending bill

House of Representatives drops aid to Israel from spending bill

Democrats remove support for Israel's Iron Dome from spending bill, following threats by some on the Left to block budget.David Rosenberg, 22/09/2021 07:51
AIPAC: "Extremists in Congress are playing politics with Israeli & Palestinian lives"

AIPAC: "Extremists in Congress are playing politics with Israeli & Palestinian lives"

"Calling to remove funding for a lifesaving defensive system risks further conflict" the pro-Israel organization wrote.Arutz Sheva, 22/09/2021 00:40
Lapid: Israel rebuilding relations with Congress after years of neglect

Lapid: Israel rebuilding relations with Congress after years of neglect

Foreign Minister speaks to US House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer about US aid to replenish Iron Dome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2021 23:32
Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired from Gaza Strip

Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired from Gaza Strip

Sirens sounded in Eshkol Regional Council. IDF says one rocket was intercepted.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/09/2021 23:08
First US Army Iron Dome battery completes live fire test operated by US Army soldiers

First US Army Iron Dome battery completes live fire test operated by US Army soldiers

US Army, Israel Missile Defense Organization & RAFAEL completed a live fire test of the Iron Dome Battery, which US acquired from IsraelYoni Kempinski, 23/08/2021 16:05
Iron Dome interceptor accidentally fired at F-15

Iron Dome interceptor accidentally fired at F-15

During the recent Gaza conflict, an Iron Dome missile changed course and locked onto an air force plane.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 21:57
House committee approves funding for Iron Dome

House committee approves funding for Iron Dome

House Appropriations Committee approves Department of Defense funding bill for 2022, which includes aid to Israel.Elad Benari, 14/07/2021 02:58
South Korea to build their own 'Iron Dome' to defend against North Korea

South Korea to build their own 'Iron Dome' to defend against North Korea

$2.6 billion project will be modelled on idea behind Israel's Iron Dome air defense system.Dan Verbin, 28/06/2021 21:39
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
IDF on alert ahead of Flag March, Iron Dome ready

IDF on alert ahead of Flag March, Iron Dome ready

Israel prepares to respond if Hamas makes good on threat over celebratory march in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 19:39
Blinken: US committed to replenishing Iron Dome

Blinken: US committed to replenishing Iron Dome

Secretary of State reiterates Biden administration's position that Israel has a right to defend itself against rockets.Elad Benari, 08/06/2021 06:14
Biden admin supports replenishing Iron Dome after Gaza conflict

Biden admin supports replenishing Iron Dome after Gaza conflict

White House backs restocking Israel's Iron Dome - while pushing 'equality' for 'Palestinians', urges Israel to avoid settlement expansion.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 04/06/2021 07:52
House lawmakers to Defense Secretary: Replenish Iron Dome

House lawmakers to Defense Secretary: Replenish Iron Dome

At least 55 House members write to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, urge action on restocking Israel's supply of Iron Dome interceptors.Elad Benari, 03/06/2021 03:29
Sen. Lindsay Graham: Israel to seek $1 billion in aid to replenish Iron Dome

Sen. Lindsay Graham: Israel to seek $1 billion in aid to replenish Iron Dome

US Senator Lindsey Graham says Iron Dome system performed 'incredibly well' in recent conflict with Hamas, will be replenished with US help.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/2021 20:54
Watch: Iron Dome saving Israelis, Arab lives

Watch: Iron Dome saving Israelis, Arab lives

See how Israel's cutting-edge technological marvel is saving thousands of both Jews and Arabs from deadly rocket barrages by Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 14:48
John Oliver accuses Israel of 'war crimes,' 'Apartheid'

John Oliver accuses Israel of 'war crimes,' 'Apartheid'

US comedian says Iron Dome creates power imbalance which prevents a 'tit for tat,' blames Israel for violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2021 21:57
'Thanks to Iron Dome, we can celebrate Shavuot'

'Thanks to Iron Dome, we can celebrate Shavuot'

President Rivlin lauds Iron Dome teams ahead of Shavuot festival. 'Thank, guardians of our walls!'Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/05/2021 15:45
PM Netanyahu visits Iron Dome battery: 'It will take time, but we'll get there'

PM Netanyahu visits Iron Dome battery: 'It will take time, but we'll get there'

"Iron Dome protection gives us the freedom to conduct strikes - soon we'll reach the 1000th such strike."Hezki Baruch, 13/05/2021 16:37
Watch: Iron Dome intercepts dozens of rockets

Watch: Iron Dome intercepts dozens of rockets

Interceptions of rocket barrage recorded over city of Sderot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2021 21:54
Watch: Hamas rockets intercepted over Ashkelon

Watch: Hamas rockets intercepted over Ashkelon

Rockets fired from Gaza exploding over Ashkelon as Iron Dome defense system called to action.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/05/2021 18:26
'New Iron Dome systems mean Israelis can sleep peacefully'

'New Iron Dome systems mean Israelis can sleep peacefully'

Israel's upgraded Iron Dome missile defense system successfully completes series of advanced tests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2021 15:02
Israeli man spied on Iron Dome defense system for Hamas

Israeli man spied on Iron Dome defense system for Hamas

Israeli intelligence service reveals that Rehovot man has been arrested for transferring information on missile defense system to Hamas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/02/2021 10:01
Upgraded Iron Dome missile system passes test with flying colors

Upgraded Iron Dome missile system passes test with flying colors

Israel Missile Defense Organization and Rafael complete successful test campaign of upgraded version of the Iron Dome weapon system.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2021 11:58
Second Iron Dome battery delivered to US Army

Second Iron Dome battery delivered to US Army

Israel Ministry of Defense delivers the second of two Iron Dome Defense System batteries to the U.S. Army.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/01/2021 11:15
Iron Dome did not work: 'We will continue to investigate'

Iron Dome did not work: 'We will continue to investigate'

IDF releases findings of probe into incidents in which Iron Dome system wasn't activated after rocket fire from Gaza.Kobi Finkler, 22/11/2020 23:30
Bat Yam mayor: I saw the rockets pass over me

Bat Yam mayor: I saw the rockets pass over me

Mayor Zvika Brot says debris from rockets fired from Gaza found across city after Iron Dome interception.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2020 07:57
2 rockets fired from Gaza

2 rockets fired from Gaza

Iron Dome intercepts one rocket fired towards Ashkelon.Gary Willig, 22/10/2020 22:22
Red Alert siren in Gaza envelope

Red Alert siren in Gaza envelope

Several communities near Gaza border report hearing rocket warning alerts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2020 21:10
Meet the man who invented the Iron Dome

Meet the man who invented the Iron Dome

Sometimes all the money in the world won’t solve a problem. For that you need bright minds all set to a singular goal.Naor Meningher and Eytan Weinstein, 15/10/2020 03:15
Israel's Iron Dome delivered to the US Army

Israel's Iron Dome delivered to the US Army

Israel Ministry of Defense has delivered an Iron Dome battery developed by Rafael to the U.S. ArmyYoni Kempinski, 30/09/2020 16:00
Watch: Casting for the Iron Dome

Watch: Casting for the Iron Dome

Nati Dinnar exposes many facets of the story behind the Iron Dome project whose goal was deemed an impossibility.The Land Of Israel Network, 02/09/2020 02:16
Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired from Gaza

Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired from Gaza

"Red Color" siren sounded in Sderot and area. IDF confirms one rocket was fired from Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 21/08/2020 21:44
World's heaviest aircraft lands in Israel for first time

World's heaviest aircraft lands in Israel for first time

Plane brought United States Army trucks to Israel that will be used by Iron Dome systems purchased by US military.Yissachar Ruas, 03/08/2020 20:16
Kibbutz farmers vs the Defense Ministry and the Iron Dome

Kibbutz farmers vs the Defense Ministry and the Iron Dome

Southern kibbutz sues Defense Ministry for compensation after farmers banned from working in fields.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/07/2020 13:00
US military cancels plans to purchase more Iron Dome missile defense batteries

US military cancels plans to purchase more Iron Dome missile defense batteries

Plans scrapped because of difficulties integrating the missile defense batteries into existing air defense systems.Marcy Oster, JTA, 10/03/2020 08:14
Baby moderately injured on the way to a shelter

Baby moderately injured on the way to a shelter

Red Color sirens heard in Sderot and the area. IDF confirms two rockets intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, 31/01/2020 00:09
Watch: Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system completes latest interception tests

Watch: Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system completes latest interception tests

Israel's missile defense system undergoes tests highlighting its more advanced interception capabilities a decade after first test firing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2020 15:49
INTO THE FRAY: A 660 lbs. war crime

INTO THE FRAY: A 660 lbs. war crime

Every time the Burkan rocket is deployed against civilian targets in the South, it is in effect a 660 lbs. war crime—and should be treated as such.Dr. Martin Sherman, 22/11/2019 12:05
6 facts about Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system

6 facts about Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system

How much do we know about Israel's revolutionary surface-to-air missile interceptor air defense system?Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2019 14:43
190 rockets fired at Israel

190 rockets fired at Israel

Iron Dome intercepts 90% of rockets fired at populated areas as Islamic Jihad rocket barrage continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2019 19:47
Watch: Missiles over Tel Aviv

Watch: Missiles over Tel Aviv

Iron Dome missile defense system responds to Gaza rocket fire on Tel Aviv and southern Israel. Iron Dome missiles spotted over Tel Aviv.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2019 09:22