U.S.-Israel Relations

May 10, 2024

Sen. Cotton: “No choice” but to impeach Biden over Israel armaments delay

U.S. President Joe Biden’s choice to halt offensive munitions transfers to Israel has inspired some Republicans to see a parallel in former President Donald Trump’s conduct with Ukraine which led to his first impeachment. Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) stated on […]
May 8, 2024

Biden Admin. withholding munitions to Israel over Rafah, “played” Israel with Hamas hostages “deal”

Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, May 7, 2024. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90. by Joshua Marks (JNS) — The Biden administration on May 7 confirmed reports that it had held up […]
May 5, 2024

Report states U.S. withheld shipment of ammo to Israel

U.S. President Joe Biden in Tel Aviv on Oct. 18, 2023. Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90. (JNS) — The Biden administration has halted a shipment of U.S.-made ammunition to Israel, Axios reported on May 5, citing two officials in Jerusalem. According to […]
May 3, 2024

Unusual times: Could the Jewish vote be in play, and swing the election?

Former U.S. Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and U.S. President Donald Trump on the campaign trail in 2020. Source: Trump campaign via Facebook/Biden Campaign via Facebook. by Caroline Glick (JNS) — A few weeks ago, a sermon […]
April 22, 2024

U.S. looking at sanctions against Israel Defense Forces battalion

Israel Defense Forces soldiers of the Netzach Yehuda Battalion patrol near the Gaza border, Oct. 20, 2023. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. (JNS) — The Israel Defense Forces is not aware of possible U.S. sanctions against its Netzach Yehuda Infantry Battalion […]
April 21, 2024

House passes Israel supplemental aid bill, poised for Senate approval

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-La.) at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s 2023 Annual Leadership Summit in Las Vegas. Credit: Gage Skidmore via Wikimedia Commons. by Mike Wagenheim (JNS) — American Jewish and pro-Israel groups lauded the April 20 passage […]
April 20, 2024

U.S. House deems “River to the Sea” chant antisemitic

Rep. Sydney Kamlager-Dove (D-Calif.). Source: Screenshot. by Kylie Ora Lobell (Jewish Journal) — The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution on April 16 declaring the slogan “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free” antisemitic. Forty-four members […]
April 19, 2024

Iran’s attack on Israel based on perceived U.S.-Israel rift

Iranian military missiles, long-range, short-range and satellite missiles on display at a military museum in Tehran. Credit: saeediex/Shutterstock. by David Isaac (JNS) — On April 14, Iran for the first time broke with its longstanding policy of attacking Israel only […]
April 18, 2024

Report: Israel scrapped major Iran response after U.S. pressure

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Tel Nof Air Base, April 11, 2024. Photo by Kobi Gideon/GPO. (JNS) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu backtracked on a pre-approved military response to Iran’s massive drone and missile attack due to […]
April 9, 2024

Alabama resolution strongly backs Israel, condemns Hamas and its supporters

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs a resolution supporting Israel and condemning Hamas. Behind her are (left to right) Rep. Phil Ensler, who is also director of the Jewish Federation of Central Alabama, Rep. Laura Hall, Israel Consulate Director of Government […]
April 7, 2024

Not “Israel”: U.S. considering relabeling Israeli products made in the territories

Members of the Nachala Settlement Movement near Kiryat Arba in Judea, July 20, 2022. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90. (JNS) — The Biden administration is preparing to label goods produced in Judea and Samaria, the Financial Times reported on April 5, […]