News and updates about US

NY Board of Rabbis Pres:

'Genuine support for Israel & Jews, runs deep in the US'

Rabbi Eli Weinstock, Pres. of the New York Board of Rabbis, says that, 'The answer to antisemitism is being Jewish, proud Jewish, continuing Jewish life as much as possible. Living Judaism.'

'Genuine support for Israel & Jews, runs deep in the US'

Reward for info on death of US ambassador's granddaughter

The boat did not stop after hitting Ella Adler, granddaughter of the US ambassador to Belgium, and a $20,000 reward was offered for info which led to the arrest of a suspect.

Reward for info on death of US ambassador's granddaughter

Biden Must Pick: Israel or Hamas

Joe Biden is a weak and evil man who cannot tell good from evil — and he, not Trump, is responsible for wrecking America’s reputation, power, and influence abroad.

Biden Must Pick: Israel or Hamas

Deputy Secretary of State:

'We don't believe Israel's strategy will lead to total victory'

Deputy US Secretary of State Kurt Campbell says the US is “struggling over what the theory of victory is” in Gaza.

'We don't believe Israel's strategy will lead to total victory'

Anti-Israel rapper:

Rapper Macklemore releases pro-Palestine track: Nakba never ended

US rapper, released song ‘Hind's Hall,’ calling Israel, among others, "A state that's gotta rely on an apartheid system, to uphold an occupyin' violent."

Rapper Macklemore releases pro-Palestine track: Nakba never ended

US government outraged at Hamas response

New York Times reports that Biden officials are outraged at Hamas’ response to discussions to reach an agreement for the release of the hostages.

US government outraged at Hamas response

Normalization with Saudi Arabia

Deal to include five-year 'pathway' to Palestinian state

US, Saudi Arabia, may sign deal on condition that Saudi Arabia normalize relations with Israel the moment Israel's government is willing to agree to a Palestinian state along the 1948 borders.

Deal to include five-year 'pathway' to Palestinian state

Report:

US mediating agreement between Israel and Lebanon

Israeli official says the first phase would include a "freeze of the situation" under which Hezbollah would be removed from the border by several kilometers - but not beyond the Litani River.

US mediating agreement between Israel and Lebanon

Jewish student sues Columbia U.:

'University did not provide a safe study environment'

Following violent anti-Israel protests, a Jewish student suing Columbia University, details her fears in the lawsuit: ‘Jews were beaten and spat on, were prevented from walking around freely or attending classes.’

'University did not provide a safe study environment'

Report:

Biden considering bringing Palestinian Arabs from Gaza to the US

President Biden is considering offering Palestinian Arabs a permanent safe haven, with various benefits that could eventually lead to permanent residency and possible US citizenship,

Biden considering bringing Palestinian Arabs from Gaza to the US

Pres. of Maccabi World Union:

‘Stop anti-Israel activity’

Maccabi World Union calls for an end to antisemitic violent protests throughout US campuses, ‘We respect free speech, not hate speech.’

‘Stop anti-Israel activity’

Jewish doctor ordered to pay after court date set for Yom Kippur

A Jewish family physician from Pennsylvania appealed a court ruling to pay $4.1 million Dollars, which he was not able to attend, because the session was held on Jewish holy day.

Jewish doctor ordered to pay after court date set for Yom Kippur

Fmr. Ambassador Oren:

'Sanctions on IDF unit will harm the US as well'

Dr. Michael Oren tells Arutz Sheva that on the one hand has to thank the US for the security partnership, but also must fight against the notion of sanctioning Netzach Yehuda.

'Sanctions on IDF unit will harm the US as well'

Unless it is sold

House passes legislation that would ban TikTok

US House of Representatives passes legislation that would ban TikTok in the United States if its China-based owner doesn't sell its stake within a year.

House passes legislation that would ban TikTok

US House approves bill to provide Israel with military aid

Bill could be taken up by US Senate next week, would provide funds for Israel's missile defense system, report says.

US House approves bill to provide Israel with military aid

US vetoes

UNSC resolution accepting PA as full member fails to pass

12 countries voted in favor of the resolution. Two countries abstained.

UNSC resolution accepting PA as full member fails to pass

Anti-Defamation League:

New Record in antisemitic incidents in the US

A massive spike was recorded after the events of October 7; the number of campus incidents tripled, threats to blow up Jewish institutions increased tenfold.

New Record in antisemitic incidents in the US

US expects Israel to respond to Iran attack, but in limited scope

Despite cautions against further escalation in the region, Gilad Erdan, Israel’s representative to the UN, said that Israel 'reserves the legal right to retaliate. The world cannot settle for inaction.’

US expects Israel to respond to Iran attack, but in limited scope

Iran expert to Arutz Sheva:

Iran conveyed double message after the attack

Iran expert, Dr. Menahem Merhavy: 'Iran conveyed a double message; on the one hand, a sense of victory to its people, raising the morale of the security forces after the attack, but on the other, a desire to avoid further rounds against Israel.'

Iran conveyed double message after the attack

US poll:

42% support Israel, 24% support Palestinians

A New York Times poll shows 42% support Israel | Gap between US President Joe Biden and Donald Trump is narrowing

42% support Israel, 24% support Palestinians

State Department:

PA should seek statehood through talks, not at UN

State Department spokesman says establishing an independent Palestinian state should happen through direct talks with Israel, as PA seeks UN vote on the issue.

PA should seek statehood through talks, not at UN

US could reconsider designation of Houthis

US special envoy for Yemen says US would consider revoking its recent designation of Houthis as terrorists if they cease their shipping attacks in and around the Red Sea.

US could reconsider designation of Houthis

Report:

US promised Egypt: No Rafah op before mid-May

Reports say Israel promised not to conduct Rafah ground operation before May, has changed its position on number, identities, of terrorists to be released in prisoner swap.

US promised Egypt: No Rafah op before mid-May

Report:

US in talks on peacekeeping team in Gaza

Biden administration officials reportedly in preliminary conversations on proposal to help fund either a multinational force or a Palestinian Arab peacekeeping team in post-war Gaza.

US in talks on peacekeeping team in Gaza

US and Britain sanction Hamas fund-raising network

US Treasury Department says the punitive measures target two individuals and three entities described as key financial facilitators involved in fundraising for Hamas.

US and Britain sanction Hamas fund-raising network

US stresses:

'We will continue airdrops of aid to Gaza'

US National Security Council says airdrops of aid to Gaza will continue, despite pleas from Hamas to stop the practice.

'We will continue airdrops of aid to Gaza'

Alan Dershowitz:

'My vote for Democrats would be a vote against Israel'

Prominent law professor lambasts Biden Administration's decision not to veto UN ceasefire resolution in interview with Israeli television. 'This will lengthen the war. This is a terrible decision both for us and for Israel.'

'My vote for Democrats would be a vote against Israel'

Defense Min. takes off for US visit

Defense Min. takes off for official visit to the US, promises to focus on preserving Israel’s qualitative military edge, achieving common goals of victory over Hamas, returning hostages home.

Defense Min. takes off for US visit

44 years later:

DNA from discarded gum leads to murder conviction

DNA collected from chewing gum leads to arrest and conviction in 1980 cold case murder. Genealogist who discovered the DNA: ‘one of the highlights of my career in genetic genealogy.’

DNA from discarded gum leads to murder conviction

US to submit draft UNSC resolution on Gaza

US says the new resolution will urge "an immediate ceasefire" in Gaza linked to the release of the hostages held by Hamas.

US to submit draft UNSC resolution on Gaza

Finland and Israel:

Top list of happiest countries in the world

The World Happiness Report finds a drastic drop in happiness in the US. Finland tops the overall list for the seventh successive year.

Top list of happiest countries in the world

Report:

US Congress deal bars funds to UNRWA until 2025

Sources say an agreement reached by US congressional leaders and the White House will continue a ban on US funding for UNRWA until March 2025.

US Congress deal bars funds to UNRWA until 2025

Watch

Fatah official: US aid to Gaza should be supervised

Fatah secretary in Cyprus: The US is complying with "genocide" in Gaza, the American President is a liar to the bone.

Fatah official: US aid to Gaza should be supervised

US finalizes draft UN resolution on Gaza war

The draft supports international diplomatic efforts to establish Gaza ceasefire as part of a deal that releases the hostages.

US finalizes draft UN resolution on Gaza war

US elections:

Poll: Small gap in race between Biden and Trump

After Biden and Trump officially secured nominations in their respective parties, a new poll shows a very close race within the range of a sampling error.

Poll: Small gap in race between Biden and Trump

Flatbush, NY:

Israel real estate event cancelled

Arutz Sheva has been informed that immense pressure had been put on the NY Police Dept. to cancel the event, because the event and the hosting community have been targeted by violent protest groups.

Israel real estate event cancelled

Gazan reveals: What do US aid packages contain?

In addition to four nutritious meals, aid packages include candies. A Gazan videoed the package.

Gazan reveals: What do US aid packages contain?

US airdrops humanitarian aid into Gaza

In joint operation, US and Jordan airdrop 66 bundles of humanitarian aid into Gaza.

US airdrops humanitarian aid into Gaza

US and Britain sanction Houthi supporters

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels targeted in sanctions imposed by the US and the UK.

US and Britain sanction Houthi supporters

Iran:

'US and Britain seek to escalate tensions'

Iran criticizes US and British strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen, says the two countries seek to "escalate tensions and crises" in the region.

'US and Britain seek to escalate tensions'

'Strong disappointment'

China criticizes US veto of resolution on Gaza

China's permanent representative to the UN after US vetoes Security Council resolution calling for ceasefire in Gaza: The US veto sends a wrong message.

China criticizes US veto of resolution on Gaza

US official:

'We won't rush to vote on UNSC resolution on Gaza'

Senior US official says the Biden administration is not planning “to rush” passage of UN Security Council resolution that urges a temporary ceasefire in Gaza.

'We won't rush to vote on UNSC resolution on Gaza'

US resolution:

Temporary Gaza ceasefire, opposition to Rafah op.

US proposes alternative draft Security Council resolution calling for temporary ceasefire and opposing Israeli ground offensive in Rafah.

Temporary Gaza ceasefire, opposition to Rafah op.

France sanctions 28 Judea and Samaria residents

Paris has decided to impose sanctions against 28 residents of Judea and Samaria, after Britain and the US imposed a similar decision.

France sanctions 28 Judea and Samaria residents

Israel-US discuss exile of Hamas leaders from Gaza.

Israel-US discuss exile of Hamas leaders from Gaza. Netanyahu's confidants: "a very good option"

Israel-US discuss exile of Hamas leaders from Gaza.

US, Britain strike targets in Middle East

The US and Britain announce they struck 36 targets of the Iranian-affiliated Houthis in 13 locations in Yemen.

US, Britain strike targets in Middle East

US sanctions Iranian, Hezbollah financial network

US sanctions three entities and one individual based in Turkey and Lebanon for giving "critical financial support" to financial network used by Quds Force and Hezbollah.

US sanctions Iranian, Hezbollah financial network

US officials:

'UNRWA needs to make fundamental changes'

US Ambassador to the UN says US is seeking more detail from Israel about the allegations against UNRWA. State Department spokesperson: US needs to see accountability from UNRWA.

'UNRWA needs to make fundamental changes'

Paris summit:

'Progress in discussions; differences still wide'

Israel is demanding to put additional pressure on Hamas to reduce its demands and agree to an outline of a two-month ceasefire, in exchange for the release of the hostages.

'Progress in discussions; differences still wide'

Hanan Ben Ari returns to the stage - in the US

Hanan Ben Ari posted three concerts that will take place in April in the US. "I wish you would all come, I hope we can lift each other up"

Hanan Ben Ari returns to the stage - in the US

Yemen:

US army destroys two Houthi anti-ship missiles

In latest strike against Iranian-backed rebels, US army destroys two Houthi anti-ship missiles that were ready to be launched.

US army destroys two Houthi anti-ship missiles

US social media influencer:

'Gen Z needs an awakening'

Emily Austin, social media influencer: "You'd be surprised how many students don't know Hamas is a terror group. They think it's just a war between Israel and Hamas, not realizing they're right up next.”

'Gen Z needs an awakening'

Houthi leader:

'US and British strikes will only make us stronger'

Houthi leader unfazed by US and Britain's strikes: The American and British must understand that our people do not know how to surrender.

'US and British strikes will only make us stronger'

“Operation Poseidon Archer”

US and Britain strike Houthi targets in Yemen

US and Britain strike eight Houthi targets in Yemen as the US names the ongoing operation to target Houthi assets in Yemen “Operation Poseidon Archer”.

US and Britain strike Houthi targets in Yemen

US and UK strike Houthi targets in Yemen

US and UK launch air strikes struck more than a dozen Houthi targets inside of Yemen. Biden: I will not hesitate to direct further measures.

US and UK strike Houthi targets in Yemen

Pentagon:

'No plans to withdraw troops from Iraq'

Pentagon says it is not currently planning to withdraw its troops from Iraq, despite Baghdad's announcement it would begin removing the US-led military coalition.

'No plans to withdraw troops from Iraq'

Despite US condemnation:

Smotrich encourages emigration from Gaza

Minister of Finance Bezalel Smotrich continues to encourage emigration of Gaza's Arabs, despite condemnation from US administration.

Smotrich encourages emigration from Gaza

US to extend military presence in Qatar for 10 years

CNN report: The United States quietly reached an agreement that extends its military presence at Al Udeid Base in Qatar.

US to extend military presence in Qatar for 10 years

'Reckless behavior':

Four countries condemn Iran over uranium enrichment

France, Germany, Britain and US condemn Iran after IAEA report said it increased its production rate of highly enriched uranium.

Four countries condemn Iran over uranium enrichment

USA: 6 year old flew alone – and landed in wrong city

A 6-year-old boy flying alone to visit his grandmother in Florida was mistakenly put on the wrong plane by the airline.

USA: 6 year old flew alone – and landed in wrong city