House of Representatives

House committee to investigate Russia-Trump ties

House of Representatives intelligence committee to investigate allegations of collusion between Trump campaign and Russia.Ben Ariel, 3/2/2017, 3:37 AM

Republicans block resolution against Trump Holocaust statement

House Republicans block Democratic effort to vote on a resolution slamming the White House for its Holocaust Remembrance Day statement.JTA, 2/9/2017, 2:58 AM

J Street-backed lawmakers demand Bannon's removal

Two members of House of Representatives endorsed by J Street spearhead letter demanding removal of Stephen Bannon.JTA, 2/7/2017, 4:59 AM

House bill replicates Senate bid to cut funding to UN

House Republicans introduce companion to Senate bill that would cut funding to the UN until it repeals its recent anti-Israel resolution.JTA, 2/2/2017, 3:29 AM

Netanyahu thanks US Congress for opposition to UN resolution

'Congressional vote against UN resolution reflects tremendous support Israel enjoys among American people'.David Rosenberg, 1/6/2017, 2:27 PM

House overwhelmingly condemns UN's anti-Israel resolution

House of Representatives votes in favor of a resolution rebuking UN for passing Resolution 2334.Elad Benari, 1/6/2017, 2:30 AM

Trump ally wants to remove ‘two states’ from bill condemning UN

Rep. Steven King introduces amendment to remove references to 'two states' from Congressional bid to condemn anti-Israel UN resolution.JTA, 1/4/2017, 10:54 PM

Ryan easily re-elected as House Speaker

Paul Ryan earns the vote of all but one House Republican as he is re-elected Speaker.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2017, 2:09 AM

Controversial anti-Semitism bill dies in House

House of Representatives ends congressional session without taking action on a bill targeting campus anti-Semitism.JTA, 12/13/2016, 3:55 AM

House passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art

Bill to facilitate the return of Nazi-looted artworks to their original owners passes U.S. House of Representatives.JTA, 12/9/2016, 4:01 AM

House introduces bill targeting campus anti-Semitism

A bipartisan slate of leading House members introduced a bill that would expand how the US Department of Education defines anti-Semitism.JTA, 12/5/2016, 6:30 PM

Iran threatens retaliation if US extends sanctions

Iranian leader Ayatollah Khamenei says US would be in violation of nuclear deal if it extends sanctions, and that Iran would retaliate.Gary Willig, 11/23/2016, 9:25 PM

House votes to bar aircraft sales to Iran

Republican-led House of Representatives approves legislation banning the sale of commercial aircraft to Iran.Elad Benari, 11/18/2016, 4:44 AM

Iran angry after U.S. House extends sanctions

Senior Iranian officials threaten Washington after House passes bill renewing the sanctions on the Islamic Republic for 10 years.Elad Benari, 11/17/2016, 5:14 AM

House extends Iran sanctions for 10 years

House of Representatives reauthorizes the Iran Sanctions Act for a period of 10 years.Elad Benari, 11/16/2016, 6:13 AM

House bill extends criminal penalties to compliance with BDS

New bipartisan bill stipulates that criminal penalties for boycotting Israel would be extended to companies complying with BDS.Ben Ariel and JTA, 11/16/2016, 4:45 AM

Paul Ryan re-elected as House Speaker

Paul Ryan re-elected to serve a second term as speaker of the House.Ben Ariel, 11/16/2016, 4:14 AM

Jewish contingent in House grows from 19 to 23

Five more Jews were elected to US House of Representatives for the first time during Tuesday's Congressional elections.JTA, 11/9/2016, 10:10 PM

House introduces anti-Nazi bill

Bill to facilitate the return of Nazi-looted artworks to their original owners or heirs introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.JTA, 9/27/2016, 5:56 AM

House of Representatives approves resolution honoring Wiesel

U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approves resolution honoring the life and work of Nobel Laureate.JTA, 9/14/2016, 4:00 AM

House approves 9/11-Saudi Arabia bill

House of Representatives approves legislation that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia. Obama expected to veto.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/9/2016, 11:51 PM

House to vote on bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia

House of Representatives to vote Friday on bill that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts.Ben Ariel, 9/8/2016, 4:42 AM

Congress blocks Iran-Boeing agreement

House of Representatives passes amendments authored by Rep. Peter Roskam to block the sales of Boeing and Airbus aircraft to Iran.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/8/2016, 11:05 PM

House approves defense aid to Israel despite veto threat

House of Representatives passes defense spending bill which includes $635.7 million for U.S.-Israel missile defense programs.Ben Ariel, 6/17/2016, 6:14 AM

Congress calls on Germany to up aid for Holocaust survivors

US House of Representatives overwhelmingly backs resolution calling on Germany to increase aid to Holocaust survivors.JTA, 6/9/2016, 12:44 PM

House passes bill protecting circumcision, ritual slaughter

Bill broadens definition of 'violations of religious freedom' to include bris milah, shechita - and atheism.Ron Kampeas, 5/18/2016, 9:39 PM

Obama hasn't prosecuted a single Palestinian terrorist

Justice Dept. officials admit to House hearing they failed mandate regarding terrorist murderers of US citizens in Israel.Ari Yashar, 2/3/2016, 10:30 AM

House approves greater oversight of Iran deal

Republican-backed legislation would give Congress greater oversight of Iran deal. White House threatens veto.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2016, 6:44 AM

House votes in favor of sanctions on North Korea

Legislation that would broaden sanctions over North Korea's nuclear program passes by a 418-2 vote.Ben Ariel, 1/13/2016, 1:46 AM

US Reps slam EU's 'boycott' labeling scheme

Bipartisan House members table resolution condemning EU for 'encouraging boycott of all Israeli goods,' in ploy for 'one-sided concessions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2015, 6:06 PM

House approves Hezbollah sanctions bill

By a 425-0, lawmakers approve sanctions on banks found to be knowingly handling transactions with Hezbollah.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2015, 6:44 AM

House passes legislation on visa waiver overhaul

New legislation would bar those from Iraq, Syria, Iran and Sudan from traveling to the United States without a visa.Ben Ariel, 12/9/2015, 4:44 AM

Democrats abandon Obama, vote to pause migrants

House of Representatives votes to ban influx of Syrian, Iraqi migrants until proper screening process in place.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2015, 10:03 PM

Congress demands Abbas stop inciting terror

369 Representatives write letter to Abbas demanding he condemn terror, stop inciting, and renew direct peace talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2015, 10:53 PM

House passes bill to help protect European Jews

House passes legislation urging United States and Europe to help keep Jews safe amid growing anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 11/5/2015, 5:44 AM

House passes unanimous resolution against Palestinian incitement

House resolution 293 condemns Abbas for inciting violence against Jews, Israelis - with unanimous and bipartisan support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2015, 12:50 PM

Fostering a culture of death has its price

The US House of Representatives has had the integrity to ignore the State Department and freeze funds to the PA. Mark Silverberg, 10/26/2015, 5:18 PM

House committee blasts PA over incitement

House Foreign Affairs Committee passes resolution condemning PA incitement, urges State Department to monitor the PA.Ben Ariel, 10/23/2015, 4:14 AM

House of Representatives Symbolically Rejects Iran Deal

House of Representatives votes to reject deal with Iran; move will have no consequences for the deal's implementation.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/11/2015, 9:10 PM

Could Congress Sue Obama Over Iran Sanctions Relief?

Obama failed to uphold critical laws regarding full disclosure in the Iran deal, legal expert notes - making a Congressional vote moot.Tova Dvorin, 9/11/2015, 8:37 AM

House Delays Vote on Iran Deal Amid Republican Rebellion

Republicans claim Obama has kept some information on the Iran deal a secret, delay vote on procedural motion.Ben Ariel, 9/10/2015, 4:12 AM

House of Representatives to Vote on Iran Deal Next Week

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says the House will vote next week on a resolution disapproving the Iran deal.Elad Benari, 9/3/2015, 6:13 AM

American Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Prevent Iran Deal

Representative Ed Royce introduces legislation that would prevent the implementation of the nuclear agreement with Iran.Elad Benari, 8/5/2015, 3:13 AM

Dermer Meets With House Republicans On Iran Deal

Israel's ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, met with a group of House Republicans Wednesday to lobby against the Iran nuclear deal.Yaakov Levi, 7/23/2015, 8:30 AM

House Leader Urges Lawmakers to Back Iran Deal

Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, says deal with Iran is "a major accomplishment".Elad Benari, 7/21/2015, 4:15 AM

Congressman Introduces Legislation Condemning Iran Deal

Congressman Peter Roskam introduces legislation, backed by 171 co-sponsors, which condemns the deal with Iran.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/18/2015, 12:12 AM

House Approves Closer Military Ties with Jordan

House of Representatives approves legislation to ramp up military cooperation with Jordan, including arms sales.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2015, 3:43 AM

US Congress Resolution to Target Rampant Palestinian Incitement

Resolution to the House details PA anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incitement in violation of 'Oslo II,' and demands actions to counter it.Ari Yashar, 6/16/2015, 5:12 PM

New House Law Would Prohibit Embassy in Cuba

Proposed appropriations bill would prohibit funds for an American embassy or other diplomatic facility in Cuba.Ben Ariel, 6/3/2015, 2:44 AM

House Approves Iran Nuclear Review Bill

House of Representatives passes by a majority of 400-25 the bill that would give lawmakers the power to review a deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 5/15/2015, 6:12 AM

House Majority Leader Supports Iran-Related Legislation

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he supports bill that would force Obama to submit any agreement with Iran for Congress approval.Elad Benari, 4/14/2015, 6:15 AM

Congress Launches Taskforce to Fight Anti-Semitism

8 US Reps. launch new initiative to battle Jew hatred globally, noting 'political' excuses given don't hide base hatred of Jewish 'faith.'Ari Yashar, 3/24/2015, 4:10 PM

Jewish Democrats to Boehner: End the 'Firestorm' Over Netanyahu

Reps. Steve Israel, Ted Deutch and Nita Lowey say speaker John Boehner "politicized" U.S. relations with Israel.Elad Benari, 2/15/2015, 4:26 AM

Senators May Boycott Netanyahu's Congress Speech

A group of Democratic Senators consider boycotting Netanyahu's speech in protest of Boehner's 'disregard for US protocol.'Cynthia Blank, 2/5/2015, 9:25 AM

House Passes Bill Denying Social Benefits to Nazis

By a vote of 420-0, House passes bill that closes loopholes that allowed Nazi war criminals to collect social benefits.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2014, 3:43 AM

U.S. House Passes Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism

House of Representatives unanimously passes a resolution condemning rise in anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 9/19/2014, 6:13 AM

House Approves Obama's Request to Arm Syrian Rebels

House approves President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against the “Islamic State” group.Ben Ariel, 9/18/2014, 1:12 AM