Tag archive for ‘House of Representatives’
Shiri Hadar On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

House Passes Legislation to Restrict US Aid to Palestinians

    The Republican-led House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday that would restrict the annual financial aid of $300 million to the Palestinian Authority until it takes steps to end what More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, January 6th, 2017

U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Denounce UN Resolution Condemning Israel

  The American House of Representatives voted on Thursday to rebuke the United Nations for its vote two weeks ago condemning Israel for settlement building. The vote passed 342-80. While almost all of the More...

Jew Of The Week On Sunday, July 26th, 2015

America’s First Jewish President?

Bernard Sanders (b. 1941) was born in Brooklyn. He studied political science at the University of Chicago in the 1960s, and was a leader of the Civil Rights Movement on campus, for which he was once arrested. More...

JNS On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Timing Is Everything: Major Christian Zionist Summit Coincides With Iran Deal

    Having spent a decade growing into America’s largest pro-Israel organization, with 2.2 million members, the journey of Christians United for Israel (CUFI) arrived at a historic crossroads on More...

Stephen Roach On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia Stephen Roach: The Currency Manipulation Charade

As the US Congress grapples with the ever-contentious Trans-Pacific Partnership – President Barack Obama’s signature trade legislation – a major stumbling block looms. On May 22, the Senate avoided it,  More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Bernie Sanders to Officially Announce Presidential Run on Thursday

– – Its official! Bernie Sanders is running for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2016. The Senator from Vermont will make his announcement on Thursday. The Brooklyn More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Congressman Reintroduces Bill to Ban Online Gambling, Just the Way Adelson Likes It

Members of the House of Representatives are reintroducing a bill that would effectively ban online gambling in the U.S., which billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has strongly supported for years. The More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

The Netanyahu Disaster

  Political commentator Jeffrey Goldberg believes that Israel Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is failing at his job, especially when it comes to the threat of a nuclear Iran. He said as much in his Atlantic More...

JNS On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Senate Bill Removes Presidential Waiver of US Embassy’s Move to Jerusalem

U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Dean Heller (R-NV) on Tuesday proposed legislation that would remove the president’s authority to waive the relocation of America’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The More...

Hedy Cohen On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Gas Deal Still on, Delek, Noble Energy Tell Jordanians

The gas export deal with Jordan is still on the agenda, despite the events of the past few days that’s the message that senior managers at Delek Group Ltd. (TASE: DLEKG) and Noble Energy wish to convey More...

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