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A member of the audience looks on wearing a United States-Israel themed custom suit during the AIPAC
Two thirds of Americans think it's okay to question US-Israeli ties - poll

Democrat and Republican voters were split on whether it is the duty of Congress members to either defend or question the relationship between the two countries.

Israel and the US: Is the relationship still special? – opinion

Israel must embrace the US Jewish community regardless of political views and streams of Judaism.

By NADAV TAMIR
11/06/2020
Democratic 2020 US presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) talks as former South Bend M
Would Sanders, Bloomberg or Warren move the US embassy back to Tel Aviv?

"What I happen to believe is that right now – sadly, tragically, in Israel, through Bibi Netanyahu – you have a reactionary racist who is now running that country," Sanders said.

Ehud Barak warns against Trump-Rouhani meeting

"It's a red light for all of us, which warns against Netanyahu's over-dependence on President Trump and the sharp turnarounds in [Trump's] stances," Barak claimed.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
27/08/2019
The American and the Israeli national flags can be seen outside the U.S Embassy in Tel Aviv
Record number of Israelis receiving US visas, lengthy wait times persist

On Thursday, appointment wait times for prospective tourists seeking B-2 visas, valid for up to 10 years, at the US Branch Office in Tel Aviv stood at 44 calendar days.

22/08/2019
Congressman Denver Riggleman and wife, Christine, at the Church of Nativity
AIPAC bipartisan delegation to Israel meets Jewish, Arab entrepreneurs

These trips are organized in August of every off-election year for new members of Congress, many whom have never been to Israel before.

U.S. turns to Israeli know-how for medical cannabis research

Already, many see Israel as the place to go for advanced information on medical marijuana.

By MAYA MIRSKY/JTA
11/05/2019
Lindsey Graham
Republican Senator Graham proposes U.S.-Israel mutual defense agreement

"An attack on Israel is an attack on the US," Graham told the RJC convention which is taking place in Las Vegas.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
07/04/2019
Kushner's peace plan 'includes land swaps with Saudi Arabia,' book claims

A draft of the plan included an oil pipeline from Saudi Arabia to Gaza, according to newly released 'Kushner, Inc.'

20/03/2019
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on the eve of the U.S. mid-term elections
Max Boot on leaving the Republican party, why Trump isn’t good for Israel

Max Boot’s bar mitzvah speech was unusual: Rather than discuss Torah, it offered an enthusiastic defense of Israel’s 1982 invasion of Lebanon.

By CURT SCHLEIER/JTA
05/03/2019
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