House of Representatives

Erekat: Trump and Israel destroying 'two-state solution'

PLO official welcomes resolution passed by House in support of "two-state solution".Dalit Halevi, Sunday, 5:17 AM

House approves resolution supporting 'two-state solution'

Resolution reaffirming US support for two-state solution approved by majority of 226 to 188.Elad Benari, Canada, Friday, 7:26 PM

House Intelligence Committee says Trump abused power

Democrats on House Intelligence Committee release report on impeachment inquiry.Ben Ariel, 12/4/2019, 12:42 AM

Bill aims to restore rights of Holocaust-era beneficiaries

House bill would help Holocaust survivors and families recover billions in insurance payments.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/27/2019, 8:05 AM

Jewish congressmen introduce pro-Israel resolution

Reps. Josh Gottheimer and Lee Zeldin introduce bipartisan resolution condemning rocket attacks, supporting Israel’s right to defend itself.Ben Ariel, 11/27/2019, 5:12 AM

House Judiciary committee schedules first impeachment hearing

House Judiciary Committee to take over Trump impeachment probe, sets December 4 hearing.Ben Ariel, 11/27/2019, 4:53 AM

House Democrats demand State Dept reverse 'settlements' decision

106 congressional Democrats, including 12 committee chairs, condemn State Dept. declaration that Israeli settlements are legal.Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/24/2019, 9:15 PM

Once the House impeaches, it cannot retract its decision

President Trump’s relative passivity during the House Impeachment phase is lulling the House Democrats into a false state of security. Mark Langfan, 11/22/2019, 12:15 PM

New legislation to help Israel fight terror?

Bipartisan House legislation would help Israel combat ‘killer drones.’Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/15/2019, 12:34 PM

House approves sanctions against Turkey

House of Representatives approves sanctions against Turkey over Syria operation.Elad Benari, 10/30/2019, 6:07 AM

US House votes to recognize Armenian genocide

House of Representatives passes resolution rebuking the Ottoman Empire's genocide against the Armenian people by majority of 405-11.Ben Ariel, 10/30/2019, 12:33 AM

Congress condemns withdrawal from Syria

House of Representatives passes measure opposing US withdrawal from northern Syria, abandonment of the Kurds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2019, 10:47 PM

House to vote on resolution condemning Syria withdrawal

Vote on resolution condemning President Donald Trump's decision to pull back troops in northern Syria likely to take place on Wednesday.Elad Benari, 10/16/2019, 4:02 AM

House approves resolution opposing BDS

House of Representatives approves resolution opposing boycotts of Israel by overwhelming majority of 398 to 17.Elad Benari, 7/24/2019, 3:07 AM

House committee adopts anti-BDS resolution

US House Foreign Affairs Committee approves resolution condemning BDS and reaffirming support for Israel.Elad Benari, 7/18/2019, 3:39 AM

House votes against Trump impeachment

House of Representatives votes to kill first articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.Ben Ariel, 7/18/2019, 2:05 AM

House approves resolution condemning Trump tweets as 'racist'

House of Representatives approves resolution condemning Trump's tweets against four Democratic congresswomen.Ben Ariel, 7/17/2019, 2:00 AM

House bars Trump from going to war with Iran without approval

House of Representatives overwhelmingly passes amendment barring Trump from going to war with Iran without congressional approval.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/13/2019, 1:16 AM

US lawmakers call on Merkel to blacklist Hezbollah

Four members of US House of Representatives urge German Chancellor to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist group.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/15/2019, 1:33 AM

More than half of Democrats back 'two-state solution'

More than half the Democrats in House of Representatives say peace plan that does not back two states would endanger peace.Ben Ariel, 6/13/2019, 6:01 AM

Pro-BDS imam who compared Israel to Nazis invited to Congress

Democratic-led House of Representatives invites Imam who compared Israel to Nazi Germany, called for 3rd intifada to deliver opening prayer.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 5/12/2019, 3:58 PM

House Republicans push for bill protecting states penalizing BDS

Top Republicans in U.S. House of Representatives join effort to force a vote on bill that targets Israel boycotters.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 4/11/2019, 8:28 AM

House majority whip walks back defense of Rep Omar

Jim Clyburn had suggested that Omar had a 'more personal' relationship to suffering than children of Holocaust survivors.JTA, 3/10/2019, 7:53 AM

AIPAC: Charges of dual loyalty are anti-Semitic

AIPAC issues statement after House approves measure broadly condemning anti-Semitism, says US-Israel alliance is a national interest.Ben Ariel, 3/8/2019, 2:45 AM

House approves resolution condemning hatred

Measure condemning anti-Semitism as well as other forms of hatred approved by majority of 407-23.Elad Benari, 3/8/2019, 12:42 AM

'Anti-Semitism is worthy of being condemned on its own'

Bill originally meant to condemn anti-Semitism but later expanded to white supremacism and 'Islamophobia' to be voted on in House Thursday.David Rosenberg, 3/7/2019, 9:52 PM

House passes legislation to block Trump’s border emergency

Democratic-controlled House of Representatives passes legislation to block Trump’s emergency declaration at the southern border.Ben Ariel, 2/27/2019, 2:05 AM

Why did Republicans oppose their own bill on anti-Semitism?

House Republicans proposed measure against anti-Semitism, voted for it - then voted against it.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 2/14/2019, 10:18 PM

House Minority Leader promises 'action' against Tlaib, Omar

Republican House leader Kevin McCarthy says he will take action against anti-Israel reps if the Democrats fail to do so.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 2/10/2019, 9:42 AM

Longest-serving congressman in US history dead at 92

John Dingell, a Michigan Democrat, served a record 59 consecutive years in the US House of Representatives.David Rosenberg, 2/8/2019, 12:35 PM

House pushes bill to fund Holocaust education in schools

Bipartisan group of lawmakers introduces bill to fund Holocaust education in schools.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 2/6/2019, 9:57 AM

Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib win powerful House committee roles

Liberal freshmen are quickly becoming power players in the Democrat-led House of Representatives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2019, 1:08 PM

Rabbis call Omar appointment a 'slap in the face'

Rabbinical group: Rep's appointment to House Foreign Affairs Committee 'tantamount to saying that anti-Semitism is acceptable to US House.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2019, 11:44 PM

House Committee to look into report on Trump as Russian agent

House Judiciary Committee to look into report that FBI opened an investigation on whether Trump worked as agent for Russia.Ben Ariel, 1/13/2019, 2:04 AM

Trump's former attorney to testify before Congress

Michael Cohen will voluntarily testify on February 7 before the House Oversight and Reform Committee.Ben Ariel, 1/10/2019, 11:24 PM

Not your father's Democrats

Is the Bible still the Bible? The Judeo/Christian concept has sustained us from start to--- well now, suddenly, we do not know how this is to be finished, do we? Jack Engelhard, 1/6/2019, 9:00 AM

Democrats pass legislation to end shutdown

US House of Representatives pass legislation to end partial government shutdown, but it may not even be voted upon by the Senate.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2019, 6:15 AM

How will new House Dems influence Israel relations?

House of Representatives will be changing hands from the Republicans to Democrats. How will this this affect relations with Israel?i24News, 12/18/2018, 4:30 PM

House backs bill targeting groups that use human shields

US House of Representatives approves bill that would target for sanctions Hezbollah and Hamas for using civilians as human shields.Elad Benari, 12/12/2018, 3:36 AM

Rashida Tlaib to lead congressional trip to Judea and Samaria

Muslim congresswoman-elect from Michigan announces plans to lead trip of lawmakers to Palestinian Authority.JTA, 12/5/2018, 7:55 AM

US House approves resolution condemning Pittsburgh massacre

Bipartisan resolution condemning anti-Semitic attack on Tree of Life synagogue unanimously approved.Elad Benari, 11/15/2018, 2:39 AM

Kevin McCarthy to serve as Republican House minority leader

House Republicans elect California lawmaker as their new minority leader for the next Congress.Ben Ariel, 11/15/2018, 12:06 AM

House introduces resolution condemning synagogue massacre

Bipartisan group of lawmakers propose House resolution condemning anti-Semitism following shooting attack that killed 11 in Pittsburgh.JTA, 11/8/2018, 11:00 PM

Challenge to Democrat-controlled House: End the PA dictatorship

What a Democrat-controlled US House of Representatives can do to prevent the continuity of a Palestinian Arab dictatorial regime. David Bedein, 11/8/2018, 1:03 PM

The critical November 2018 mid-term US election

After the elections, will Trump be a coattail – or an anchor chained – President?Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 11/4/2018, 10:09 PM

Can Republicans hold on to Congress?

Republicans take lead in key Senate races as Democratic lead in House narrows. But will it be enough for GOP to retain majority?David Rosenberg, 10/29/2018, 12:51 PM

Florida congresswoman honored in Israel on eve of retirement

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen honored during trip with Israel on eve of retirement from House of Representatives.JTA, 10/23/2018, 10:32 AM

House supports $38 billion aid package for Israel

House of Representatives approves defense aid package for Israel negotiated in the final days of the Obama administration.Elad Benari, 9/14/2018, 12:05 AM

Jewish candidate for House in hot water over social media post

Republican party pulls support for Seth Grossman, following report that he shared article which asserted black people 'are a threat.'JTA, 7/11/2018, 8:55 PM

US House passes bill to aid Holocaust survivors

House unanimously passes bill to help Holocaust survivors obtain restitution, seized assets.JTA, 4/25/2018, 7:43 AM

House approves Holocaust restitution bill

House of Representatives unanimously passes bill to help Holocaust survivors and the families of victims obtain restitution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2018, 3:35 AM

US lawmakers urge Iceland to back down on circumcision ban

Senior Republican and Democrat congressmen team up to take on Iceland's proposed ban on circumcision.JTA, 4/13/2018, 8:21 AM

House Speaker Ryan to step down

House Speaker Paul Ryan announces he will not seek another term in Congress.Ben Ariel, 4/12/2018, 4:38 AM

House bill would fund Holocaust education programs in schools

Bipartisan slate of House members to introduce a bill that would grant money to Holocaust education in schools.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2018, 4:16 AM

House bill would codify U.S.-Israel MOU into law

Bipartisan bill would codify into law a 2016 memorandum of understanding guaranteeing Israel $38 billion in defense assistance.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/2/2018, 11:02 PM

Hamas condemns American bill sanctioning the group

Hamas says new U.S. bill that sanctions the group for using civilians as human shields sides with the "Israeli narrative".Elad Benari, 2/16/2018, 6:13 AM

House of Representatives okays bill sanctioning Hamas

US House of Representatives condemns Hamas for using human shields.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2018, 12:53 PM