US Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides posted a tweet on Twitter asking Knesset members to transcend political considerations and approve laws that would eliminate the need for Israeli citizens to have visas to the United States.

"Since I arrived in Israel, I have been working around the clock to help it meet all the requirements that will allow the need for visas to be eliminated. Do not lose momentum now, help the citizens of Israel and put them first," Nides wrote.