I sincerely hope and want that every Jew, wherever they may be in Israel or around the world will strongly identify with their nation-state," said Religious Affairs minister Matan Kahana.
A vote on the bill is expected in the upcoming days. The Iron Dome funding has been stalled for six months.
Since the antisemitic terrorist attack on Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, numerous Jewish organizations have urged Congress to double the Nonprofit Security Grants Program budget.
The writer was one of the Beth Israel congregants who was held hostage at the synagogue in Colleyville, Texas.
Flyers found in Colleyville accused Jews of causing COVID-19 and made hate-filled racist statements about black people.
The Jewish Federations of North America's new "Public Priorities" documents are written in a more sweeping language and avoid mention of specific equity issues and legislation.
Monday’s announcement follows a spate of street attacks on visibly Orthodox Jews in Brooklyn, as well as last month’s hostage-taking at a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas.
Antisemitic events include the Colleyville hostage-taking, Whoopi Goldberg's comments on the Holocaust and Amnesty International's report.
A new study showed that the hostage-taking at the Beth Israel synagogue came amid an uptick in social media activity advocating for the release of Aafia Siddiqui.
Since the Colleyville attack, numerous Jewish organizations urged Congress to double the Nonprofit Security Grants Program budget.