House of Representatives

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

Pro-Israel Royce won't run for re-election

Republican U.S. Representative Ed Royce, who heads the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announces he will not run for a 14th term.Elad Benari, 1/9/2018, 2:03 AM

House passes bill allowing disaster funds for houses of worship

House of Representatives approves bill allowing 'houses of worship' to receive emergency funds, 'ending unconstitutional discrimination.'JTA, 12/23/2017, 9:31 PM

House passes bill to protect religious institutions

Bill to protect religious institutions sparked by bomb threats against JCCs.JTA , 12/12/2017, 6:50 PM

House approves bill cutting funding to PA

House of Representatives overwhelmingly approves Taylor Force Act that could end funding to PA over its financial support to terrorists.Elad Benari, 12/5/2017, 11:38 PM

House committee approves 'Taylor Force Act'

Bill cutting US aid to PA until terror payments stop unanimously approved by committee, goes to House floor for vote.Gary Willig, 11/15/2017, 8:21 PM

Jewish leaders welcome sanctions on Iran, Hezbollah

Conference of Presidents leaders praise House of Representatives for approving new sanctions on Hezbollah and Iran.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/27/2017, 11:17 PM

Hezbollah: U.S. interfering in Lebanese affairs

Hezbollah denounces new U.S. sanctions against it, says they are an "aggression" against Lebanon.Elad Benari, 10/27/2017, 4:15 AM

House approves new sanctions on Iran

U.S. House of Representatives approves legislation expanding sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and support for Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 10/27/2017, 3:12 AM

House approves sanctions on Hezbollah

House of Representatives backs sanctions on Hezbollah as part of effort to take tough line against its chief backer, Iran.Elad Benari, 10/26/2017, 3:44 AM

House approves sanctions on Iran, Russia and North Korea

U.S. House of Representatives passes legislation that imposes sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea. Trump has opposed the Russian part.Elad Benari, 7/26/2017, 2:16 AM

House approves defense bill with missile aid for Israel

House of Representatives passes 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, including $705 million for missile defense cooperation.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/15/2017, 12:41 AM

Anti-Trump anger on the left fails at the ballot box

GOP wins most expensive House election in history as it defends seats in Georgia, South Carolina. But is a Democratic wave coming in 2018?David Rosenberg, 6/21/2017, 9:45 AM

Congress mulling more sanctions on Hezbollah

House Foreign Affairs Committee is considering enhancing sanctions targeting the Hezbollah terrorist group.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/10/2017, 1:38 AM

House approves tougher sanctions on North Korea

House of Representatives overwhelmingly approves legislation to tighten sanctions on North Korea.Ben Ariel, 5/5/2017, 4:34 AM

Obamacare repeal bill passes House of Representatives

Much-anticipated bill repealing, replacing Affordable Care Act narrowly passes House of Representatives, 217 to 213.David Rosenberg, 5/4/2017, 10:53 PM

Lawmakers urge security funding for Jewish institutions

House members call for increased funding for a program that funds security for Jewish sites.JTA, 4/5/2017, 4:05 AM

Congress introduces legislation to help Holocaust survivors

Congress introduces legislation to assist survivors in obtaining restitution of assets stolen in the Holocaust.JTA, 3/3/2017, 4:57 AM

Anti-Semitism task force urges interagency mechanism

House task force on anti-Semitism urges Trump to set up an interagency mechanism to tackle the issue.JTA, 3/3/2017, 2:02 AM

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