US lawmakers embrace Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria

'We need to respect Israel's right to decide its destiny,' say congressmen visiting Samaria. 'Many Arabs would embrace Israeli sovereignty.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/25/2018, 3:52 PM

Trump's quest for Senate bipartisanship starts with Jerusalem

Recognizing Jerusalem should have been applauded by a bipartisan Senate. Has the Democratic party really changed that much? David Singer, 2/6/2018, 6:33 AM

Congress scrambles to avoid shutdown

The shutdown showdown: As a DACA deal fades, Republicans are scrambling for a strategy to keep the government open.NPR, 1/19/2018, 1:14 AM

Could the Democrats take control of Congress in 2018?

The 2018 midterms are shaping up to be a nationwide referendum on President Trump. Is control of Congress in reach for the Democrats?NPR, 1/18/2018, 2:14 AM

Congressional candidate slams 'Jewish media' critics

Paul Nehlen, who lost support of former WH chief strategist Steve Bannon over anti-Semitic comments, slams Jewish 'fake conservatives.'JTA, 1/14/2018, 9:15 PM

Congress passes massive tax reform

Largest tax reform in decades goes to President for signing.Gary Willig, 12/20/2017, 10:22 PM

Congressman: Investigate Obama protection of Hezbollah

Rep. Robert Pittenger asks House Oversight Committee to investigate report Obama Admin. derailed Hezbollah drug-trafficking investigation.Gary Willig, 12/19/2017, 3:48 PM

Congressman quotes Rebbe Nachman at hearing

Watch: Democratic congressman calls Justice Dept. investigation 'a very narrow bridge', citing Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.David Rosenberg, 12/17/2017, 8:03 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

'Palestinian rejectionism is the main obstacle to peace'

Dozens of Members of Congress and Knesset call for recognition of Israel as a Jewish State as a vital preliminary condition to talks.Hezki Baruch, 11/16/2017, 1:08 AM

MKs, Members of Congress: Let Israel win

MKs, Members of Congrerss sign document calling on US government not to dictate solution to Israeli-Arab conflictArutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2017, 7:46 PM

'Israel will not give up Jerusalem'

Dr. Dore Gold, former Israeli Ambassador to the UN, tells Congress members that moving the embassy would bring a diplomatic solution closer.Nitsan Keidar, 11/9/2017, 1:03 AM

Congress debates anti-Semitism definition

Witnesses, Congressmen trade barbs over codification of State Department definition of anti-Semitism, which includes demonizing Israel.JTA, 11/8/2017, 3:48 PM

EU foreign policy chief urges Congress not to scrap Iran deal

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini visits Washington, says Iran deal can never be renegotiated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2017, 6:36 AM

Kerry warns Congress against rejecting Iran deal

Former Secretary of State says it would be "extraordinarily dangerous" to reject the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 11/7/2017, 2:07 AM

Ambassador Haley: US will remain in Iran nuclear deal

US Ambassador to the UN says Trump administration working to prevent Iran from becoming another North Korea.Gary Willig, 10/15/2017, 7:13 PM

Netanyahu congratulates Trump for not recertifying Iran deal

'If the Iran deal is left unchanged, the world's foremost terrorist regime will have an arsenal of nuclear weapons.'Tzvi Lev, New York, 10/13/2017, 9:14 PM

Netanyahu meets 18 congressmen

Delegation of Democratic congressmen visit Israel, meet with senior political and military officials.Gary Willig, 8/7/2017, 4:43 PM

Trump: New sanctions on Russia are 'dangerous'

President Trump grudgingly signs new Russia sanctions into law, but warns moved will torpedo US-Russia relations.David Rosenberg, 8/3/2017, 4:06 PM

Congress to approve new sanctions on Russia and Iran

Congress poised to approve tough new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea this week after reaching compromise with the White House.Ben Ariel, 7/24/2017, 5:16 AM

Christian pro-Israel group lobbies to cut funding to PA

Christians United for Israel urge Congress to cut PA funding until it stops paying salaries to terrorists.JTA, 7/17/2017, 8:28 PM

Congressional bill named for Elie Wiesel aims to stop genocides

Bill named for famed Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate aims to improve US response to mass murder abroad.JTA, 6/23/2017, 9:28 AM

US congressman: We have a bull's eye on our backs

Following baseball practice shooting, Congressman Jody Hice of Georgia proposes legislation to allow lawmakers to carry guns anywhere in US.Tal Polon, 6/22/2017, 9:21 AM

Is Republican victory due to shooting of Congressman Scalise?

Senior .official says last week's shooting of Majority Whip may have helped Republicans win Georgia election.Yoel Domb, 6/21/2017, 7:39 PM

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

Democratic donor Saban backs bill to slash aid to PA

Billionaire Haim Saban backs Taylor Force Act, which would slash US funding to PA over payments to terrorists.JTA, 6/20/2017, 3:19 PM

Conference of Presidents welcomes new sanctions on Iran

Conference of Presidents welcomes Senate's passing of a bill imposing new sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 6/16/2017, 4:38 AM

Senate votes in favor of sanctions on Russia

Senate votes in favor of bill barring Trump from unilaterally easing sanctions on Moscow.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2017, 4:36 AM

Congress bill to ensure Israel's qualitative military edge

Bipartisan House bill would ensure that Israel has the tools to maintain its qualitative military edge.Elad Benari, 6/13/2017, 6:13 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

Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council pushes bill to curb hate crimes

The Muslim-Jewish Advisory Council urges Congress to pass legislation aimed at strengthening efforts to combat hate crimes.JTA, 6/8/2017, 9:49 PM

'Trump's visit to Israel was an extraordinary success'

Ambassador David Friedman speaks with Arutz Sheva about U.S-Israel relations amid the celebration of Jerusalem's reunification.Yoni Kempinski, 6/8/2017, 2:06 AM

Congress, Knesset, to celebrate in joint trans-Atlantic ceremony

Simultaneous live broadcasts from Israel and the US mark 50 years of a united Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/7/2017, 4:01 PM

Congressmen, MKs call for recognition of Israel's victory

US Congressmen and Israeli MKs say only recognition of Israeli victory by its enemies can lead to peace.Gary Willig, 6/6/2017, 11:13 PM

Congress urged not to prejudge diplomatic process

Religious Zionists of America welcomes resolution reaffirming Embassy move, says it should not include clause on Jerusalem being divided.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/3/2017, 12:43 AM

Congress marks Jewish Heritage Month

Both houses of US Congress hold celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month in Capitol building.JTA, 5/24/2017, 8:47 PM

'We reaffirm our support for the capital of Israel, Jerusalem'

Congresswoman Ros Lehtinen says Congress stands by Jerusalem as capital of Israel and the Jewish people against UN delegitimization.Eliran Baruch, 5/19/2017, 9:49 AM

'Nothing like this has ever happened before'

Dr. Martin Oliner praises 'unprecedented' event in US Congress celebrating 50th anniversary of reunification of Jerusalem.Eliran Baruch, 5/18/2017, 8:24 PM

Congress salutes Jerusalem - Live

Congress holds event celebrating 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. Watch live on Arutz Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2017, 7:22 PM

AIPAC thanks Congress for Israel assistance in spending bill

Pro-Israel lobby thanks Congress for $3.1 billion in defense assistance to Israel allocated in the new spending bill.JTA, 5/7/2017, 5:09 PM

Congressmen to Trump: Recognize Jerusalem as part of Israel

Congress members call on Trump to permit Americans to list Jerusalem, Israel as their birthplace.Ben Ariel, 5/5/2017, 6:04 AM

Congress rejects paying salaries to terrorists

New Senate funding bill includes security aid to Israel, as well as provision reducing aid to PA if it pays terrorists.Nitsan Keidar, 5/5/2017, 4:06 AM

Congress salutes Jerusalem - Live

At 12 pm (EDT) - the congressional conference in honor of Jerusalem. Watch here live.Chana Roberts, 4/23/2017, 3:03 PM

Trump explains Syria strike to Congress

Trump tells Congress missile strike on Syria was in the vital national security and foreign policy interests of the U.S.Ben Ariel, 4/9/2017, 4:35 AM

Healthcare - all for the best

The media will make it a bad weekend for the GOP, but then a new week starts. The flaws in the first iteration of replacing Obamacare will be fixed, but they need more time and more negotiating. Meanwhile, Obamacare will implode on its ownRabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 3/26/2017, 7:00 AM

Congress members urge Trump to back 'two-state solution'

191 Congress members send letter to Trump, urge him to reaffirm support for two-state solution.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/25/2017, 12:22 AM

American Jewish Committee to pressure Trump on 2-state solution

AJC seeks congressional signatures on letter to Trump saying 2-state solution is the only solution to Arab-Israeli conflict.JTA, 3/16/2017, 8:49 PM

Congress to investigate alleged Obama wiretapping

Rep. Devin Nunes promises to look into Trump claims that former President spied on his presidential campaign.Ben Ariel, 3/6/2017, 12:05 AM

Congressmen to visit Israel, discuss embassy move

Official delegation of congressmen to visit Israel in order to discuss potential move of embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/3/2017, 9:03 PM

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

A new Trump or just one unusual speech?

Prof. Eitan Gilboa believes Trump's conciliatory speech on Wednesday was aimed at Democrats. 'He will need his rivals' help to legislate.'Benny Toker, 3/2/2017, 9:45 AM

'We stand united in condemning hate and evil'

In address to Congress, Trump condemns anti-Semitism, calls for unity among Americans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2017, 5:13 AM

Congress urges feds to probe JCC bomb threats with ‘urgency’

More than 150 members of Congress sign a letter urging federal officials to investigate wave of bomb threats on JCCs around the US.JTA, 2/23/2017, 11:49 AM

'The travel ban was rolled out too quickly'

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the administration should have taken more time to inform Congress about immigration order.Ben Ariel, 2/8/2017, 1:15 AM

Muslim, Jewish leaders raise Trump ban in congressional meetings

Muslim and Jewish leaders share concerns with lawmakers in Congress about Trump’s recent orders banning entry to refugees.JTA, 2/3/2017, 4:29 AM

Bills launched to confer Congressional Gold Medal on Anwar Sadat

Legislation in US House and Senate seeks to honor late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat for being first Arab leader to make peace with Israel.JTA, 2/2/2017, 4:25 PM

'I will ask Congress to help move US embassy to Jerusalem'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein travels to Washington DC tonight to meet with Congressmen, speak on Iranian threat and US embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2017, 6:39 PM