The 41 officials thanked the members of Congress for their stance, which they said was an “expression of true friendship for Israel and concern for our country’s security and well-being.”
Accusations have been circulating claiming that the tactics the US police used to kill George Floyd were learned from the Israeli police.
While the Shin Bet and IDF report between 1,300 and 1,400 attacks in 2019, the US Department of State reported only 101.
The Israel Builders Association petitioned the High Court in May, accusing Chinese construction and engineering companies of behaving like a monopoly.
“We will do what is good for Israel, and it is good for Israel to be in full cooperation with our greatest ally in the world, the United States,” Hendel added.
White House peace team to meet today • Jordan, Egypt, Germany and France warn against move
The group filed an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to prohibit Israel from using US security assistance for the annexation of parts of the West Bank
“The administration is appreciative of the ongoing conversations and serious considerations that have gone into our recent discussions with the Israeli government,” the official said.
The former middle school principal leads incumbent Rep. Eliot Engel two-to-one, but the mail-in votes have not been counted.
Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sens. Ben Cardin and Robert Menendez said they were “compelled to express opposition to the proposed unilateral annexation of territory in the West Bank."