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Spain Imposes Direct Rule After Catalonia Declares Independence

Spain's Constitutional Court has begun legal proceedings against the Catalan Parliament's declaration of independence.

Sen. Cruz Pushing Resolution Confirming Jewish Connection to Jerusalem

Senator Cruz's resolution proposes that the Senate condemns any past, present, or future efforts at UNESCO to delegitimize Israel through attempts to rewrite and deny the history of Jerusalem.

Congressman Steve Scalise, 3 Others Shot at GOP Congressional Baseball Practice

Five people were wounded, including House Majority Whip US Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, who is reported in stable condition. The gunman is in custody.

US Testing Anti-ICBM Defense System in Response to North Korea

It will be the first time the system has been used to intercept an ICBM.

Kerry Fuming as Senate Committee Imposes New Sanctions on Iran over Ballistic Missiles

The new Senate sanctions bill, with 48 co-sponsors, imposes sanctions on anyone connected to Iran’s ballistic missile program, including corporations doing business with the program.

David M. Friedman is the New US Ambassador to Israel

Friedman is expected to quickly leave for Israel where he has long maintained a residence in Jerusalem.

Marco Rubio Takes on J-Street

Marco Rubio said what needed to be said at the David Friedman hearing.

Proposed US Amb to Israel Grilled by Senate Foreign Relations Comm

Friedman: As Ambassador I will represent this administration's policies not my own; and I will welcome all Americans, of every political view, when they visit Israel.

Palestinian Authority Threatens to Withdraw Security Cooperation With Israel

PA's Abbas told French Pres. Hollande, "If the colonization continues, I would have no other choice; it would not be my fault."

Senate to Vote on Holocaust Restitution as Vienna Philharmonic Returns Looted Painting

The law allows the heirs six years to sue in US court from the day they become aware of the existence and location of the looted object.

In Strongest Showing, Trump Fails to Bridge Gap with Women

Trump's view on third-trimester abortion conflicts with mainstream Jewish halakha.

Senate May Block $1.15 Billion Arms Sale to Saudis

"If we are helping to radicalize Yemenis against us ... how can that be in our security interest?" Senator Murphy asked.

Knesset Forms Committee to Investigate Foreign Political Donations

A bipartisan committee has been tasked with investigating political organizations that are funded with money from foreign governments, such as the V15 organization.

14 Senate Democrats Call for Extending Sanctions on Iran

Cardin and Schumer called on their colleagues in both chambers to quickly advance the legislation when Congress reconvenes in September.

Finally: Congress Asking UNRWA for Real Number of Palestinian Refugees

Republicans in both houses have launched parallel efforts to compel the State Department to go on the record with who qualifies as a “Palestinian refugee.”

‘Woman in Gold’ Helen Mirren Testifies for Holocaust Art Restitution Bill

The legislation is sponsored by Republican senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn of Texas and Democratic senators Chuck Schumer of New York and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut.

Beware the Echo Chamber, Fear the Media Savvy Left, Stick to the Truth

How do you fight an opponent who wins by manipulating through media and drowning out opposing voices?

Bill Letting 9/11 Victims Sue Saudi Arabia Passes Senate

Senate Democrats went against the wishes of the Obama administration, which warned the bill could expose Americans overseas to legal risks.

Speaker of the US House to Israel: “We Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With You”

I and members of Congress are working and fighting vigorously with every discovery of BDS and boycott of Israel, Ryan emphasized.

Biden Tells Atlanta Jews ‘Honest to God, I Don’t Know If I Will Run’...

The Vice President bared his heart and emotions in a packed synagogue, saying the biggest factor is if he has the "emotional energy."

31st Democratic Senator Backs Iran Deal

Oregon's Jeff Merkley announced he is backing the nuclear deal, leaving Obama only three shy of a veto-proof majority.

Sen. Cotton to Visit Israel for More Ammunition against Iran Deal

He will arrive Sunday and will be "updated on strategic issues," meaning Iran.

Obama and Biden Running after the Jews to Back ‘ObamaDeal’

Politicians always remember you when they need you, and no one remembers better than President Barack Obama.

100 People Pay $33,000 To Meet Obama At Las Vegas Jews’ Home

Las Vegas Sun newspaper owner Brian Greenspun hosted the fundraiser for a Democratic party candidate to replace retiring Sen. Reid.

Key Democratic Senators Cardin and Mikulski Still on the Fence on Iran

Maryland's Senators have not yet decided whether or not to join Schumer and Menendez and vote against ObamaDeal.

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