U.S. Government

December 23, 2020

Anti-Israel groups give Biden list of candidates for national security positions

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Source: Joe Biden/Facebook. (JNS) — Anti-Israel and antisemitic organizations have made recommendations to the incoming Biden administration for senior national security positions. The Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, National Iranian American Council […]
December 23, 2020

In mischaracterizing COVID relief bill, Israel becomes familiar scapegoat

by Jonathan Tobin (JNS) — There’s much to complain about when it comes to the process and the end result of the massive $900 billion coronavirus relief stimulus bill that just passed Congress. No matter which side of the political […]
December 17, 2020

‘We will stand very firm with Israel,’ says incoming Alabama Rep. Jerry Carl

Congressman-elect Jerry Carl (R-Ala.). Source: Jerry Carl for Congress/Facebook. by Jackson Richman (JNS) — Jerry Carl, a Republican, easily defeated Democrat James Averhart in the U.S. House of Representatives race on Nov. 3 in Alabama’s 1st Congressional District to succeed […]
December 11, 2020

From homeless to Congress, Florida’s Kat Cammack is ready to stand with Israel

Kat Cammack during a campaign event. Source: Kat Cammack/Facebook by Jackson Richman (JNS) — In addition to Kat Cammack being one of a record number of Republican women elected to Congress this past election, she will serve as the youngest […]
November 27, 2020

No radicals, but questions abound: Biden team’s blind spot on terror

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem on June 16, 2016. Credit: David Azagury/U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv. by Moshe Phillips President-elect Joe Biden’s first major foreign […]
November 15, 2020

Obama 2.0? Myths and Facts about Biden for his critics

by Mitchell Bard After the last four Orwellian years, it should come as no surprise that some Biden critics are unhinged. To get an idea, I saw one post that said innocent Jews will die if Biden is allowed to […]
November 6, 2020

What a Biden administration could mean for Israel and the Middle East

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel, March 2016. Credit: U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv/Wikimedia Commons. by Israel Kasnett (JNS) — With razor-thin margins separating U.S. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe […]
November 4, 2020

Pro-BDS candidates, Q-Anon supporter in Georgia win their elections

Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush of Missouri’s 1st Congressional District. Source: Screenshot. (JNS) — Incumbent Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), and progressive Cori Bush — all of whom support the anti-Israel BDS movement — won their respective congressional races […]
October 31, 2020

Trump reverses U.S. restrictions on joint research projects in the territories

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivering remarks at Ariel University, along with U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman. Credit: Amos Ben-Gershom/GPO. by Alex Traiman (JNS) — Less than one week before Americans will decide whether to entrust President Donald Trump […]