President Barack Obama pledged to veto three pieces of legislation because they contain language that would scuttle implementation of the Iran nuclear deal.
The House of Representatives easily passed a $576 billion defense appropriations bill — including an allocation of $635 million for Israel’s missile defense programs, which the president said he would veto.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Cuba, the first by a sitting U.S. president to the island in 88 years, was also a milestone for the small Cuban Jewish community of about 1,500 people.
President Obama has promoted the first openly transgender person to work in the West Wing to be the White House’s top liaison to the LGBT community.
Republican presidential candidate John Kasich criticized the Obama administration’s relations with Israel and defended Israel’s stance on peace with the Palestinians and settlements at a campaign appearance in New Hampshire.
An Orthodox Union official said a visit by President Barack Obama to a Baltimore mosque was an appropriate message embracing diversity.
Anti-Semitism is on the rise worldwide, and the United States must lead the fight against it, President Barack Obama said in remarks at the Israeli embassy.
President Barack Obama will speak at a ceremony honoring Righteous Among the Nations at the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C., a sign of warmed ties between Obama and Israel’s government.
The United States imposed sanctions on 11 companies and individuals for supplying Iran’s ballistic missile program in a move delayed by over two weeks so as not to endanger this weekend’s release of U.S. prisoners, sources familiar with the matter said.
There’s a lot of social media buzz about the nearly 2-hour documentary, “Netanyahu at War,” which chronicles Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s career and then veers into his relationship with President Barack Obama.