U.S.-Israel Relations

July 20, 2023

Is the U.S. losing Israel?

U.S. President Joe Biden with Israeli President Isaac Herzog during a ceremony at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem, July 14, 2022. Photo: Yonatan Sindel/Flash90 by Lawrence Solomon (JNS) — The mantras that “the U.S.-Israel relationship is rock solid” and “the […]
July 16, 2023

Israel Heritage Foundation honors Trump with “Crown of Jerusalem”

Presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump speaks at an event of the Israel Heritage Foundation at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster, N.J., where he was awarded a Keter Yerushalyim (Crown of Jerusalem) Award on July 10, 2023. Credit: Israel […]
July 13, 2023

Georgia, Tennessee law-enforcement delegation visits Israel

A visiting group of the Israel Police for the Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange meets with Avshalom Peled, deputy Israeli police commissioner (center, front row). Credit: Israel Police. (JNS) — Last month, 20 police and public safety executives from Georgia […]
June 17, 2023

Tenn. Rep. Green: Rejoining UNESCO undermines U.S.-Israel relationship

The logo of the UNESCO on the main building in Paris, France. Photo by Bumble Dee/Shutterstock. by Menachem Wecker (JNS) — The U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization announced on June 12 that the United States plans to rejoin the […]
June 1, 2023

Historic Arkansas resolution emphasizes Israel’s claim to Judea and Samaria

Rep. Mindy McAlindon, sponsor of the pro-Israel resolution, speaks in the Arkansas State House of Representatives. Courtesy. by David Isaac (JNS) — A resolution passed by a unanimous vote in the Arkansas House of Representatives, which includes a strong statement […]
May 23, 2023

Georgia governor visits Israel on trade development trip

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on a state visit to Israel. Source: Twitter/Gov. Brian Kemp. (JNS) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp arrived in Israel over the weekend for a weeklong visit focused on strengthening economic ties between the southern U.S. state […]
May 6, 2023

Women’s summit builds bridges between African Americans, Israel

Cathelean Steele, national project coordinator at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, leads a workshop about sex trafficking in the United States, July 21, 2017. Source: Twitter. by Etgar Lefkovits (JNS) — A delegation of 200 African-American Christian women will hold […]
April 30, 2023

In Israel, DeSantis signs antisemitism bill, rejects those who reject Israel

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis addresses a conference in Israel organized by The Jerusalem Post and the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Museum of Tolerance, April 27, 2023. Credit: TPS. (JNS) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill on April 27 to […]
April 20, 2023

US House Speaker McCarthy to lead 20 Congress members to Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Rep. Kevin McCarthy in Jerusalem, Aug. 12, 2019. Credit: Kevin McCarthy/Speaker of the House website. (JNS) — U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) will lead a bipartisan congressional delegation to Israel later this month and become […]
April 19, 2023

Alabama Legislature salutes Israel at 75

In May 2021, Alabama passed a resolution supporting Israel during an onslaught of rocket fire from Hamas in Gaza. Consul General Anat Sultan-Dadon attended the signing by Governor Kay Ivey. (IIS file photo) On April 14, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey […]
March 25, 2023

Problematic legacy: Don’t believe the Jimmy Carter revisionists

Former President Jimmy Carter speaks onstage at Emory University in Atlanta on Nov. 10, 2008. Credit: Nir Levy/Shutterstock. by Jonathan Tobin (JNS) — The stock of historical figures rises and falls with the changing times that follow them. That is […]