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Biden said the day is a reminder of the "terrible toll that slavery took on the country and continues to take."
Tali Farhadian Weinstein – who, if elected, would take over the investigation relating to former President Trump’s taxes – reported income as high as $107 million but paid no federal income taxes.
The poll found that 47% of Republican respondents viewed a tweet as antisemitic when they knew it was said by Democratic Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.
Biden also named his ambassador picks to NATO, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Gambia, Guinea, Paraguay and Costa Rica.
The new US strategy will encourage and support American intelligence agencies studying social media trends in order to help analyze and prepare for domestic terror threats.
The issue took on new urgency after the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol by supporters of former president Donald Trump who were trying to overturn Joe Biden's election victory.
Last month, Greene compared a supermarket’s decision to add a logo to the badges of vaccinated workers to the yellow stars that Jews were forced to wear in Nazi-occupied Europe.
The US "remains unwavering in its support for Israel's security," Biden said, saying that the US government is committed to working with the new Israeli government
Biden said he had told Putin before being elected he would look at whether the Russian leader had been involved in trying to interfere with the US election
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said his office was beginning a review of the department's "use of subpoenas and other legal authorities to obtain communication records
The Taliban's position poses serious questions for the United States, other countries and international organizations with missions in Kabul
Garland said the Justice Department will prosecute threats against election officials, double the number of prosecutors devoted to voting rights and closely examine how states conduct their elections
Secretary of state Antony Blinken, will report to the US congressional committees on whether UNRWA followed the new guidelines and requirements before the release of the funds.
Ilhan Omar, a Democratic member of Congress, tweeted a video in which she compared Israel and the US to Hamas and the Taliban.
The lawmakers said that Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s announcement about the move to reopen the two offices “is deeply concerning.”
A State Department official claimed there was no internal effort to stop using "Abraham Accords," and simply uses "normalization agreements" as a description of what they are.
Omar shared a video of a conversation between herself and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, where she called for "accountability and justice," for victims of crimes against humanity.
Biden during the May 10-21 conflict backed Israel’s right to defend itself against rockets fired by Hamas.
In the video, Nearmen stressed "if you accuse me of knowing anything about it, I will deny it."
“Netanyahu decided to go all-in with Republicans. He has undermined the trust of Democrats.”
Gantz is the first Israeli politician to visit the White House and the US State Department since the beginning of Biden’s term as President
Salem stresses that any humanitarian or financial aid that enters Gaza will manifest into weapons to fire upon Israel
Deutch called out “people in the United States who hear that the entire state of Israel is some unacceptable creation”
The company also said there would be a set of escalating sanctions that would be triggered if Trump broke further rules that could lead to his permanent removal.
Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said that the decision was made because it could open the door for other challenges to the rule set in place in July
"I think, over the years, the coalition that he has put together has become more right-wing, and in some cases, part of that coalition is overtly racist."
The European Union envoy coordinating the talks on Wednesday said he believed a deal would be struck at the next round starting next week
“For decades, Israel wisely cultivated relations with both Democrats and Republicans...Bibi broke that tradition and threw his lot in with the Republicans"
Meanwhile, a group of 17 Senate Democrats sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, urging him “to immediately take steps to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.”
In 2019, she traveled to Israel in part to research Israeli agricultural technology advances, but also to demonstrate that Democrats remained in the pro-Israel camp.
What we can expect from the Biden administration if Bennet and Lapid manage to form a unity government.
For the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, 59% of respondents they sided more with Israel, while 24% said they support more the Palestinians.
“We must all stand together to silence these terrible and terrifying echoes of the worst chapters in world history, and pledge to give hate no safe harbor"
The lawsuit sought an order declaring that Trump, Barr and other officials violated the constitutional rights of the demonstrators
Greene, a firebrand ally of former President Donald Trump, was broadly denounced by her fellow Republicans on Tuesday for likening COVID-19 masks and vaccinations to the Holocaust.
Giuliani also states that the recent rise in antisemitic hate crimes would not have happened had former US President Donald Trump won the 2020 election.
Women's and civil rights groups, who say the amendment disproportionately impacts low-income women, hailed its omission in Biden's proposal on Friday
Republicans are concerned that the commission would focus attention on the violence and on Trump's persistent false claims about the 2020 election until well into next year.
The Democratic president in April provided a partial wish list for about $1.5 trillion in government spending for the fiscal year that starts on Oct. 1, just a sliver of the total budget.
Senator Jim Risch reportedly is behind a hold on $75 million in congressionally approved aid President Joe Biden wants to send to NGOs administering humanitarian assistance in the Gaza Strip.
The State Department has already issued a memo on the issue, asking staff to immediately report any symptoms.
The expired passport rule will only apply to people traveling to the US from abroad, and can only be used once.
The American Jewish Congress called on Greene to apologize.
The national Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll found that 53% of Republicans believe Trump, their party's nominee, is the “true president” now, compared to 3% of Democrats & 25% of all Americans.
“I don’t think we’re in a place where getting to some kind of a negotiation for what ultimately, I think, has to be the result, which is a two-state solution."
“US assistance headed to areas under Hamas control should be redirected to Israel to resupply the Iron Dome,” said Arizona Senator Tom Cotton.
The president also expressed hope that the ceasefire would develop into potentially bigger movements towards progress in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
"We should encourage the killing of terrorists, not negotiating with them," United States Representative Chip Roy said at a Stand with Israel conference on Thursday.
The bill to establish an independent commission to probe the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol was passed by 252-175 in the US House of Representatives.
Meeks, a New York Democrat who just months ago pledged to leave sacrosanct defense assistance to Israel, promised greater oversight of arms sales, including to Israel.
In a letter led by Senator Rubio, the senators wrote: “In light of these recent attacks by Hamas against Israel, the United States should take all steps necessary to hold Tehran accountable."
As the recent round of escalation is unfolding, the administration finds itself with no ambassador in Israel and with no special envoy to the region, with a limited ability to make an impact.
The Treasury Department said in a statement that it had blacklisted Ibrahim Ali Daher, who it described as chief of Hezbollah's Central Finance Unit, as a specially designated global terrorist.
Biden, a Democrat, committed during the transition to making White House visitor logs public, after Trump, his Republican predecessor, refused to release the names of people coming and going
Lockheed plans to deliver between 133 and 139 of the jets this year.
Underpinning the pressure to name Wexler is the hope among traditionally pro-Israel Democrats that Biden maintains a close relationship with Israel
Biden voiced his support for a waiver - a sharp reversal of the previous US position - in remarks to reporters
Several Jewish organizations advocated in the past two years to increase the project’s funding in light of antisemitic attacks in several states across the US.
A Democrat, Biden formally reversed himself just 2 weeks after his administration announced it would keep the cap at the 15,000 level set by his Republican predecessor, an immigration hawk.
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Kamala Harris’s husband is Douglas Emhoff, who is Jewish and Chuck Schumer is a Jewish Democrat from New York, who became Senate majority leader in January when Democrats retook the Senate.
Idaho’s Anti-Boycott Against Israel Act states that public entities cannot do business over a total of $100,000 with companies that do not expressly oppose the BDS movement
Austin called for harnessing technological advances and better integrating military operations globally to "understand faster, decide faster and act faster"
President Joe Biden issued a proclamation on January 20, his first day in office, ordering a freeze on border wall projects
The RJC-affiliated political action committee endorsed a number of Latino and Asian relative newcomers to the US House of Representatives.
Denying sexual assault allegations against him, Scott Stringer says he will not be dropping out of the NYC mayoral race.
"China and other countries are closing in fast. We have to develop and dominate the products and technologies of the future," Biden said.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have been investigating Giuliani's business dealings in Ukraine.
Just 200 people, mostly lawmakers plus a handful of representatives of other arms of government and select family members, will attend the masked, socially distanced speech.
In the new indictment, Fox, Croft and Harris were accused of planning to destroy a bridge near Whitmer's vacation home in order to hinder the response by law enforcement.
Thomas R. Nides emerges as a likely candidate for ambassador to Israel ahead of President Biden's nominee announcements.
The policy reversal marks a major victory for states and cities that have been unable to access awards they received for police funding without first cooperating with ICE.
In Berlin, she is relieved from deciding whether she wants to be inside, one of them. She is not one of them.
The National Council of Jewish Women is endorsing two of President Joe Biden’s nominees to appeals courts.
Lieberman, whose last acts in Congress included a DC statehood bill in 2012 that went nowhere, told Forbes he “would be glad” to make the case.
A majority of the State Central Committee voted Thursday for a religious exemption to voting at the convention taking place on May 8, a Saturday.
The move comes three days after Democratic senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders said during the J Street conference that the administration should consider conditioning aid to Israel.
By a vote of 216-208, the Democratic-controlled House approved the initiative with no Republican support.
A gun control bill named after a Jewish Parkland shooting victim is reintroduced after a spate of mass shootings across the US.
US President Biden is expected to formally recognize the genocide of the 1.5 million Armenian men, women, and children who lost their lives under the Ottoman Empire.
It’s a sign of increasing bipartisan support for the initiative launched by former President Donald Trump.
Despite half of the poll respondents saying they approve of Governor Greg Abbot's handling of his job, only a third said they would vote for him over McConaughey.
US senators Dianne Feinstein and Bob Menendez introduced a bill requiring the president to certify that F-35 sales to other countries will not "undermine Israel’s qualitative military edge"
President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that the United States will withdraw its remaining 2,500 troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the al Qaeda attacks.
Currently, 59% approve of the way Biden is handling his job as president, while 39% disapprove.
Republican lawmakers Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar are involved in the caucus, Representative Louie Gohmert, who is considering joining, confirmed to reporters.
According to the report, the Biden administration feels 'uneasy' regarding the recent Israeli operation in Natanz.
75 co-plaintiffs are suing the former president in a class action lawsuit for the United States' coronavirus death toll and for economic and psychological problems.
After the segment, the Anti-Defamation League called on Carlson to be fired. But Fox declined to act, citing Carlson’s claim that he wasn’t talking about race, and Carlson isn’t backing down.
On Friday, Biden made it official: He would not be raising the cap on refugees above the limit set by Trump.
Stone was indicted by Robert Mueller, the former special counsel tasked with investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trump granted him a presidential pardon in December.
"The Pompeos made over 100 requests to employees in the office of the secretary to conduct work that appeared to be personal in nature," the report said.
Protesters during last summer's anti-racism demonstrations were injured by such weapons.
Yang visited Toys 4 U, a Borough Park toy store that caters to the local Orthodox community, calling it “the heart of Borough Park,” according to local news site BoroPark24.
The top US diplomat's sharp words underscored criticism from other members of the Biden administration over Beijing's lack of transparency in the crucial early days of the pandemic.