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US Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY) speaks during a pro-Israel rally
The fallout from Eliot Engel’s likely defeat and a look at other primaries

"Engel's defeat is a blow to the historically bipartisan support for Israel in the US Congress."

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
26/06/2020
House Democrats sign letter to Israel warning about annexation

As of Thursday, a letter to Israeli leaders warning of annexation’s perils had garnered 191 of the 233 members of the Democratic caucus in the US House of Representatives.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
26/06/2020
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.

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.

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