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DM Gantz at Iron Dome battery: "Activities will continue and intensify"

Defense Minister Benny Gantz visited one of Israel's counter-missile emplacements and delivered remarks on 'Operation Breaking Dawn.'

"Activities will continue and intensify"

Ukrainian Ambassador demands Israel give Ukraine Iron Dome

Ukraine Amb. to Israel Yevgen Korniychuk says Israel's words of support during Russian invasion of his country not backed up by actions.

Ukrainian Ambassador demands Israel give Ukraine Iron Dome

Ahead of Flag March, Iron Dome batteries deployed throughout Israel

Israel increases aerial defense ahead of possible rocket fire from Gaza, southern Lebanon.

Iron Dome batteries deployed throughout Israel

US economic ‘aid’ to Israel no longer exists

The “patron-client” relationship between Israel and the US is now a partnership, like the planned joint simulation drill against Iran.Op-ed.

US economic ‘aid’ to Israel no longer exists

Rocket fired from Gaza at Israel

Iron Dome intercepts rocket as red alert siren activated in Gaza envelope. No casualties reported.

Rocket fired from Gaza at Israel

Senate approves Iron Dome funding for Israel

US Senate approves spending package which includes defense aid for Israel. The bill will now go to Biden, who will sign it.

Senate approves Iron Dome funding for Israel

Defense Minister Benny Gantz thanks U.S. administration for Iron Dome funding

Gantz notes "extraordinary bond based on common values & shared aspiration for more peaceful and free world."

Defense Min. Gantz thanks U.S. for Iron Dome funding

House approves funding for Iron Dome

House of Representatives passes spending package which includes $1 billion in emergency funding for Iron Dome.

House approves funding for Iron Dome

Watch: First 'Protective Dome' intercepts over water

Defense Ministry, IDF, and Rafael company, successfully complete series of tests for maritime 'Iron Dome' intercept system.

Watch: First 'Protective Dome' intercepts over waterplayer

Fearing Russian backlash, Israel blocks Iron Dome sales to Ukraine

Yedioth Aharanoth report claims Israel blocked Iron Dome sales to Ukraine over fears it would lead to Russian backlash.

Israel blocking Iron Dome sales to Ukraine

Sen. Paul again blocks Iron Dome funding

Kentucky Senator blocks vote on Iron Dome funding bill on the grounds that there is a need to find a financial source.

Sen. Paul again blocks Iron Dome funding

UAE pressing to purchase Iron Dome batteries from Israel

Israel does not wish to sell Iron Dome systems to UAE due to Iranian presence in country.

UAE pressing to purchase Iron Dome batteries from Israel

'US committed to Israel's Iron Dome - and to preventing Iran from getting nuclear weapons'

New US Ambassador to Israel vows Biden administration will prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, continue to back Iron Dome.

'US committed to Iron Dome - and to stopping Iranian nukes'

US lawmakers urge Biden to request Iron Dome supplemental funding

Addressing the president, group of mostly Democrats calls on White House to include $1 billion for the Iron Dome in upcoming legislation.

US lawmakers urge Biden to request Iron Dome supplemental funding

Bennett meets two US Congressional delegations

Bennett meets delegations led by US Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT).

Bennett meets two US Congressional delegations

US testing Iron Dome against Chinese missiles

US military in Guam tests effectiveness of Israel Iron Dome system against cruise missiles amid growing threat from China.

US testing Iron Dome against Chinese missiles

Iron Dome missile downs Hamas drone

Israel's Iron Dome missile defense network activated near Gaza border, interceptor missile launched at target in frontier area.

Iron Dome missile downs Hamas drone

Launching missiles, muting responses

Why doesn't Israel put an end to the Gaza-launched missiles the way any other country would if a weaker neighbor was bombarding them? Op-ed.

Launching missiles, muting responses

Coincidence? Iron Dome triggers rare bipartisan stand over process in Congress

Whether intended or not, Israel was isolated from all else. An argument about procedure can just as readily be applied to other issues.Op-ed

Coincidence? Iron Dome triggers bipartisan stand in Congress

Sanders to support Iron Dome funding bill

Sanders agrees to back bill providing funding to Iron Dome after being assured that humanitarian aid will also be provided to Gaza Strip.

Sanders to support Iron Dome funding bill

Senator Paul blocks effort to fast-track approval of Iron Dome funding

Democratic leadership will now need to schedule a vote at their leisure, which could be in the next several days or weeks.

Sen. Paul blocks fast-track approval of Iron Dome funding

Senator Rand Paul blocks swift passage of Iron Dome funding bill

Kentucky Senator wants money for Iron Dome offset from proposed assistance to Afghanistan.

Senator Rand Paul blocks swift passage of Iron Dome funding bill

Gantz thanks Pelosi for Iron Dome funding

Defense Minister thanks House Speaker after the House approved $1 billion to Israel to resupply the Iron Dome missile defense system.

Gantz thanks Pelosi for Iron Dome funding

Congress – the co-equal and systematic ally of Israel

The US Constitution, aspiring for a limited government and a non-monarchical president, gave Congress power in many crucial areas. Op-ed.

Congress – the co-equal and systematic ally of Israel

The Left's embrace of violence against Jews

Why the Left seems to think it’s perfectly acceptable for Jews to die in the name of Palestinian self-determination. Op-ed.

The Left's embrace of violence against Jews

AOC and the squad’s Type-A anti-Semitism

A pogrom in the American House of Representatives. Op-ed.

AOC and the squad’s Type-A anti-Semitism

Zionist Org of America calls for Squad members to be removed from Congressional committees

ZOA calls out far left Squad members after two incidents this week where they moved to block defensive funding allocations for Israel.

ZOA calls out Squad members for blocking Iron Dome funding

Leading Israeli TV host rails against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Popular Israeli television host Avri Gilad went so far as to say he hoped for the Congresswoman to die while his show aired.

Leading Israeli TV host rails against Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The baleful significance of the Democrats’ Iron Dome fiasco

Jewish defenders should target their enemies’ Achilles heel—their narcissism and belief in their own unimpeachable virtue.Op-ed.

The baleful significance of the Democrats’ Iron Dome fiasco

Did AOC cry after Iron Dome vote?

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez changes initial 'no' vote to 'present' as House passes bill to resupply Iron Dome.

Did AOC cry after Iron Dome vote?player

'Those who oppose US support for Israel got their answer today'

Israeli leaders praise US Congress for passing bill to provide $1 billion to resupply Iron Dome.

'Those who oppose US support for Israel got their answer today'

Congress approves Iron Dome resupply funding

Bill to resupply Iron Dome batteries passed after it was removed from emergency funding bill at behest of leftists in Congress,

Congress approves Iron Dome resupply funding

House Democrats introduce stand-alone bill for Iron Dome funding

The move comes a day after House Democrats removed the provision from a government spending bill following pushback from some progressives.

House Democrats introduce stand-alone bill for Iron Dome funding

An Act of War…against Jews

Tuesday was different because the Democrats abandoned Israel, although most did not want to. Leading the way were Tlaib and Omar. Op-ed.

An Act of War…against Jews

Intelligence official: No Iron Dome will lead to military operations in Gaza

With $1 bil. in aid for Israel nixed from the U.S. budget, former Senior Intelligence Office says chances for peace will suffer most.

Intelligence official: No Iron Dome means attacks on Gazaplayer

Republican slams Dems over objection to Israel aid: 'Reprehensible & anti-Semitic'

Rep. Doug Lamborn slams Progressive Democrats for attempting to strip funding for Israel’s Iron Dome.

Republican official slams Dems: 'Reprehensible & anti-Semitic' player

House of Representatives drops aid to Israel from spending bill

Democrats remove support for Israel's Iron Dome from spending bill, following threats by some on the Left to block budget.

House of Representatives drops aid to Israel from spending bill

AIPAC: "Extremists in Congress are playing politics with Israeli & Palestinian lives"

"Calling to remove funding for a lifesaving defensive system risks further conflict" the pro-Israel organization wrote.

"Extremists in Congress are playing politics with lives"

Lapid: Israel rebuilding relations with Congress after years of neglect

Foreign Minister speaks to US House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer about US aid to replenish Iron Dome.

Lapid: Israel rebuilding relations with Congress, Democrats

Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired from Gaza Strip

Sirens sounded in Eshkol Regional Council. IDF says one rocket was intercepted.

Iron Dome intercepts rocket fired from Gaza Strip