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

Five Jewish Congressmen to boycott Trump inauguration

5 Jewish Democrats in Congress to boycott Trump inauguration Friday.JTA, 1/18/2017, 7:38 PM

New York Jewry protests anti-Israel UN Resolutions

New York rabbis organize rally outside UN to call on Congress to cut funding to Israel-obsessed organization.Gary Willig, 1/13/2017, 10:27 AM

US government agency to investigate UNRWA terror ties

US Government Accountability Office to investigate UNRWA incitement in schools and ties to terrorism following request by US senatorGary Willig, 1/12/2017, 4:24 PM

Congressmen urge Trump: Move the embassy to Jerusalem swiftly

More than 100 Congress members urge President-elect to relocate the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem as soon as he takes office.Elad Benari, 1/12/2017, 6:02 AM

Erekat blasts Congress for condemning UN

PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat blasts Congress after it voted to condemn UN Security Council Resolution 2334.Elad Benari, 1/9/2017, 5:34 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

Percentage of Jews in Congress sees slight rise to 5.6 in 2017

The number of Jewish lawmakers increased in the newly elected Congress.JTA, 1/4/2017, 6:21 AM

Republicans seek to disapprove 'anti-settlement' resolution

Two Republican lawmakers in both chambers to introduce resolutions formally disapproving UN Resolution 2334 which condemned Israel.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2017, 6:26 AM

Gingrich to Congress: Condemn Obama over anti-Israel resolution

Former House speaker urges Congress to condemn Obama for allowing anti-Israel resolution to pass the UN Security Council.Ben Ariel, 12/27/2016, 6:10 AM

Renewal of Iran sanctions becomes law without Obama signature

Iran Sanctions Act becomes law as President Obama refuses to sign despite passage by overwhelming majorities in Congress.Gary Willig, 12/15/2016, 6:19 PM

Congress demands that Obama veto anti-Israel resolutions

U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation urging Obama to oppose anti-Israel resolutions at the UN.Yoel Domb, 12/8/2016, 11:16 AM

Report: MOU's restrictions on Israel may be unconstitutional

Bipartisan group of congressmen claims the new Memorandum of Understanding is unconstitutional for preventing Israel from seeking more aid.Gary Willig, 12/1/2016, 9:42 PM

Making America good

Trump is the jolt that America needs. Larry Gordon, 11/6/2016, 3:54 PM

Jewish Congress members denounce UNESCO resolution

Group of Jewish American lawmakers strongly condemn UNESCO resolution denying the Jewish connection to Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 10/20/2016, 5:45 AM

Swastika attack targets Indian-American Congress candidate

Swastikas painted outside the home of an Indian-American candidate for Congress with a Jewish-sounding surname.JTA, 10/14/2016, 4:02 AM

Saudi Arabia: 9/11 bill could have 'disastrous consequences'

Saudi Arabia warns against United States law allowing 9/11 victims to sue the kingdom, after Congress overrides Obama's veto.Ben Ariel, 9/30/2016, 6:14 AM

Obama blasts Congress for overriding veto of 9/11 bill

President Obama says Congress move to override his veto of 9/11 bill was political.Ben Ariel, 9/29/2016, 5:15 AM

Congress rejects Obama's veto of 9/11 bill

For the first time in Obama's tenure, Congress overwhelmingly rejects his veto of a bill. 9/11 victims will now be permitted to sue Saudis.Ben Ariel, 9/29/2016, 2:16 AM

'Barak wants to remind us of his existence'

Tourism Minister Yariv Levin isn't impressed by former Defense Minister's opposition to aid agreement.Ido Ben Porat, 9/16/2016, 12:24 PM

FBI to Congress: Obtain approval before publishing Clinton docs

FBI clarifies it expects Congress to obtain approval before releasing any of documents that were turned over in Clinton email saga.Ben Ariel, 8/17/2016, 5:44 AM

FBI sends Congress a report on Clinton emails

FBI sends to Congress a report it provided to the Justice Department to explain why it recommended no charges in Clinton private emails.Ben Ariel, 8/17/2016, 3:14 AM

Wasserman-Schultz and challenger compete to be more pro-Israel

In Florida congressional race, incumbent Debbie Wasserman-Schultz pits pro-Israel credentials against those of challenger Tim Canova.JTA, 8/16/2016, 9:25 AM

Obama: 'I'm President, and I have the better argument'

Defying popular opinion in his party, Obama thinks America needs to join Trans-Pacific Partnership - or be swept under the global economy.Rachel Kaplan, 8/3/2016, 8:48 AM

White supremacist David Duke planning congressional bid

White supremacist leader David Duke is gearing up to run for Congress.JTA, 7/14/2016, 2:54 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

Congress urges Obama to increase military aid to Israel

Resolution 729 calls to expedite completion of new, long-term Memorandum of Understanding on US military aid to Israel.Ilana Shneider, 5/18/2016, 6:15 PM

Congress asks Germany for more funding for Holocaust survivors

US Congress calls on German government to provide additional aid to aging Holocaust survivors.JTA, 4/26/2016, 7:15 AM

Islamic radicalization fuels 'dire' threat to Jews in Europe

Congressional commission hears testimony on how Islamic radicalization in Europe has ramped up risk for Jewish communities.JTA, 4/20/2016, 3:38 AM

Elder care bill includes directive to assist Holocaust survivors

New provision in bill funding assistance for the elderly directs the federal government to assist Holocaust survivors.JTA, 4/11/2016, 3:58 AM

Ethics complaint against Rep. Alan Grayson remains open

Congressional ethics committee keeping open its review of Rep. Alan Grayson over allegations he ran a hedge fund while in office.JTA, 4/7/2016, 3:48 AM

Deal or no deal, Congress can still lead the fight against Iran

Congressman Lee Zeldin warns Iran agreement was never actually signed - so it's up to Congress to offset Obama's naive detente with Tehran.Ari Soffer, Washington DC, 3/25/2016, 2:11 PM

US bill to expand law on monitoring travel in and out of Iran

US Congress members introduce bill to expand monitoring of travel to and from Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/21/2016, 5:03 PM

Report: Congress delaying aid to PA

PA says Congress members are delaying $159 million in aid in an effort to pressure the PA to relaunch negotiations with Israel.Elad Benari, 3/21/2016, 5:44 AM

Congress moves to 'boost Israel ties, hammer BDS'

New resolution to be raised Wednesday demands Obama invest in Israeli technologies, in a slap in the face to boycott movement.Ari Yashar, 2/22/2016, 8:12 PM

US to demand visas for some Muslim EU citizens

Congress passes deal to screen Muslims with dual nationalities from Iran, Iraq, Sudan, and Syria; EU threatens repercussions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/16/2015, 4:30 PM

Congressional report suggests Bergdahl swap was 'illegal'

New congressional report says prisoner swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl may have violated several laws.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2015, 5:12 AM

Gaping holes in US Secret Service security

Congressional report reveals multiple incidents between 2011 and 2015, blames poor management and budgetary cuts.Tova Dvorin, 12/4/2015, 12:07 PM

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

Jewish Members of Congress condemn 'offensive' UNESCO vote

Jewish-American legislators issue bipartisan condemnation of vote blaming Israel for violence, listing Jewish holy sites as 'Muslim.'Ari Soffer, 10/22/2015, 12:42 PM

Democrats Offer Plan to Track Iran's Nuclear Compliance

Senate Democrats suggest plan that helps prevent Tehran from cheating in nuclear agreement and boosts security for Israel.Ben Ariel, 10/2/2015, 4:44 AM

At Congress Pope Praises Obama Over Cuba, Iran

Pope Francis praises 'courage and daring' in rapprochement with despotic regimes, days after Cuba visit in which activists were repressed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2015, 6:00 PM

Democrats Block Iran Deal Legislation for a Third Time

Senate Democrats block legislation meant to kill the Iran nuclear deal, ensuring Congress won't disapprove it at all.Ben Ariel, 9/18/2015, 3:13 AM

NYT Forced to Retract Article with Anti-Semitic Implications

Article linking Congressmens' political stance on Iran to Jewish heritage revised after uproar.Tova Dvorin, 9/13/2015, 1:14 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 Passes Resolution to Restart Iran Deal Review

After Senate move to block deal fails, House calls to restart review, accusing Obama of breaching Review Act with secret side deals.Ari Yashar, 9/11/2015, 8:06 AM

Obama: Vote on Iran Deal a 'Victory for Diplomacy'

President hails Congressional vote allowing deal with Iran to go ahead.Ben Ariel, 9/11/2015, 3:16 AM

Democrats Bury Republican Bid to Block Iran Deal

Senate votes 58-42 to end a debate on a resolution disapproving the Iran deal, handing Obama a victory.Elad Benari, 9/10/2015, 11:37 PM

European Powers Urge US to Accept Iran Deal

British PM David Cameron, German PM Angela Merkel, and French President Francois Hollande insist nuclear deal is for the greater good.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2015, 10:54 PM

US Senate to Vote on Iran Deal Thursday

Vote to be held at 3:45 pm EST; Republicans lash back ahead of expected Democratic victory.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2015, 6:46 PM

New Phone App Helps Warn Senators of Iran's Murderous Intentions

New app lets US constituents demand their representatives prevent terror money from reaching Iran.Orly Harari, 9/9/2015, 6:28 PM

Washington Democrat Becomes 42nd Senator to Back Iran Deal

Senator Maria Cantwell announces she will support the Iran deal, becoming the 42nd senator to do so.Elad Benari, 9/9/2015, 6:16 AM

Lapid on Congress Support for Iran Deal: It's Netanyahu's Fault

Yesh Atid chairman says all of Netanyahu's theories "crashed" after 41 Senators support Iran deal. Likud: Lapid doesn't get it.Elad Benari, 9/9/2015, 4:13 AM