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Posts Tagged: US Congress and Israel

August 1, 2018 4:02 pm
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AIPAC Hails Key Pro-Israel Provisions of Annual Defense Funding Bill Passed by Senate

The John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act passed by the Senate on Wednesday contains a number of key pro-Israel provisions -- including $500 million...

September 28, 2017 10:27 am
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US Won’t Honor Palestinian Interpol Warrants, Top Lawmaker Says

A top US lawmaker said that Washington won’t honor Palestinian warrants issued through Interpol, though a Palestinian official claimed Ramallah had no plans to use...

January 6, 2017 2:37 pm
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Israeli Leaders, US Jewish Groups Praise House of Representatives’ Condemnation of Anti-Settlement UN Security Council Resolution

Israeli leaders and US Jewish groups warmly welcomed the passage of a motion by the House of Representatives on Thursday that expressed the legislative body’s...

November 22, 2016 2:27 pm
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Congressman Behind New Anti-BDS Bill: We Want to Do Everything We Can to Protect Israel

The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is an “insidious” phenomenon that must be tackled head-on, an Illinois congressman who co-authored a new anti-BDS bill...

September 20, 2016 7:41 pm
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Mideast Expert: Many in Washington Concerned Obama ‘Won’t Have Israel’s Back’ at UN After November Election

There is significant bipartisan concern in Washington that President Barack Obama “won’t have Israel’s back” at the United Nations following the election of his successor...

September 13, 2016 3:00 pm
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US Senator: Palestinian Authority’s Use of American Tax Dollars to Fund Terrorists ‘Morally Repugnant, Must Be Stopped’ (INTERVIEW)

The Palestinian Authority’s use of American taxpayer dollars to fund terrorists and their families is “morally repugnant and must be stopped,” a US senator told...

Culture

Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...

Features

A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...

World

US Ready to Resume North Korea Talks, Seeks Denuclearization by 2021

The United States said it was ready to resume talks with North Korea after Pyongyang pledged on Wednesday to dismantle its key missile facilities and suggested it would close its...

Israel

Israeli Police Thwart Arab Terrorism in Jerusalem on Yom Kippur

JNS.org - An attempted stabbing attack was thwarted on the night of Yom Kippur by Israeli police in Jerusalem. Just after the beginning of the holiday at 7 pm, a 26-year-old man...

Middle East

Russia, Turkey Still Working on Idlib Deal but Optimistic: UN

Russia and Turkey told a weekly meeting of the UN Syria humanitarian taskforce in Geneva on Thursday that they were still working out the details of their plan to avert...

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