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Posts Tagged: US Government Shutdown

February 12, 2019 9:32 am
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US Lawmakers Reach Tentative Deal to Avoid Government Shutdown

US congressional negotiators on Monday reached a tentative deal to try to avert another partial government shutdown on Saturday, but congressional aides said it did...

January 29, 2019 8:04 am
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Shutdown Over, Senate Advances Middle East Bill

The US Senate advanced legislation reaffirming support for allies in the Middle East on Monday, including fresh sanctions on Syria and a measure that combats the anti-Israel boycott,...

January 25, 2019 3:06 pm
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Trump Announces Deal With Lawmakers to End Government Shutdown

President Donald Trump said on Friday he has reached a tentative agreement with US lawmakers for three weeks in stop-gap funding that would end a...

January 25, 2019 9:57 am
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US Lawmakers Search for Remedies as Government Shutdown Rolls on

The US Senate, after rejecting two shutdown-ending bills, was searching for a way to end a government closure entering its 35th day and threatening the...

January 24, 2019 9:08 am
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Senate Stirs With Votes on Bills to End US Shutdown

The Republican-led US Senate planned votes for Thursday on competing proposals, one broadly backed by Democrats and the other by Republicans, to end the partial government...

January 23, 2019 9:52 am
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Senate Sets Votes, but US Shutdown Likely to Go on

There was no sign of quick relief for 800,000 federal workers going without pay because of the partial government shutdown as the US Senate scheduled votes...

January 18, 2019 9:38 am
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On Day 28, No Sign of End to US Federal Government Shutdown

As the partial US government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on either side of the standoff over President Donald Trump's demand...

January 17, 2019 1:19 pm
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Jewish Soup Kitchen Offers Free Food to Unpaid Federal Employees at LaGuardia Airport as Government Shutdown Grinds On

Staff members and volunteers of a Jewish soup kitchen and food pantry handed out flyers for free food at LaGuardia Airport on Tuesday to federal employees struggling...

January 15, 2019 10:04 am
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Trump to Meet Lawmakers at White House as Shutdown Enters 25th Day

President Donald Trump will meet members of Congress at the White House later on Tuesday as the partial US government shutdown enters a 25th day without...

January 11, 2019 9:02 am
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As US Shutdown Ties Record, Trump Weighs Emergency Declaration

President Donald Trump, facing the prospect of the longest US government shutdown in history, is considering declaring a national emergency that would likely escalate a...

January 10, 2019 10:03 am
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Air Travel Fears Mount as US Government Shutdown Drags On

US airport security workers and air traffic controllers working without pay warned that security and safety could be compromised if a government shutdown continues beyond Friday,...

January 9, 2019 9:33 am
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First Bill of New US Congress, on Middle East Policy, Stalls in Senate

Legislation reaffirming US support for allies in the Middle East, including a measure to punish Americans who boycott Israel, fell victim on Tuesday to a...

January 8, 2019 10:34 am
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Seeking Support for a Wall, Trump Plans Prime-Time Speech, Border Visit

Aiming to bolster his case for a wall along the US border with Mexico, President Donald Trump said on Monday he would make a prime-time...

January 6, 2019 2:01 pm
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White House Signals Some Compromise in Ending US Government Shutdown

The White House chief of staff said on Sunday that the US federal government shutdown, now entering its third week, could "drag on a lot...

Features

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

World

University of Essex Ratifies Jewish Society After Controversy, Suspends Lec...

The University of Essex on Friday announced the immediate establishment of a Jewish society that was previously voted against by...

Israel

Israeli Gunfire Kills Gaza Rioter at Border Demonstration

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager and wounded around 40 others at a protest attended by thousands on the Gaza Strip border on Friday, Gaza health officials said. Israel's military...

Middle East

Syria Kurds Evacuate Civilians From Islamic State Redoubt, Hail Trump Troop...

Kurdish-led forces in Syria said they would complete the evacuation of thousands of civilians from Islamic State's last redoubt in...

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