Israel Allies Caucus Co-Chairs Engel, Berkley Condemn UNESCO Vote To Add “Palestine” As Member Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-NV) issued the following statement condemning today’s vote at the United Nations Economic, Social, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) making Palestine a member. Under U.S. law from the 1990’s, adding Palestine to UNESCO…Continue Reading
Committee Passes Landmark Legislation to Reform United Nations (WASHINGTON) – Today, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs approved legislation authored by Committee Chairman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) to achieve sweeping reform at the United Nations. The United Nations Transparency, Accountability, and Reform Act (H.R. 2829), passed by a vote…Continue Reading
Italy’s Israel Allies Caucus Chairman Honored in Israel JPOST - Italian Senator Lucio Malan was in Israel on Tuesday to receive an award recognizing his commitment to defending the State of Israel. The fourth annual All Nations Convocation Government Leadership Award was bestowed on Malan at the Knesset in a ceremony coordinated by the Knesset Christian Allies Caucus.
Ros-Lehtinen calls on Obama Administration to block any UNSC Res. recognizing a Palestinian State August 15, 2011 - U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement today urging the Obama Administration to publically pledge to veto any resolution, and block any statement, by the United Nations…Continue Reading
Ros-Lehtinen: “Israel does not have a partner for peace and security” July 7, 2011 – U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, made the following statement today on the House floor in support of H. Res. 268, offered by Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and Minority…Continue Reading
Franks Denounces Obama Administration for Engaging Muslim Brotherhood July 1 - Israel Allies Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Trent Franks denounced the Obama Administration earlier this month following remarks made by Secretary of State Hilary Clinton that the Administration is now pursuing a policy of “limited contacts” with Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.
Jerusalem Day Prayer Breakfast June 1, 2011 - As Israelis paraded their way through the streets of Jerusalem on June 1, around 100 people gathered at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in celebration as well. Attendees hailed from the East Coast…Continue Reading
Congressional Israel Allies Caucus Working to Move US Embassy to Jerusalem June 1, 2011 - Among the worldwide celebrations of Jerusalem Day, included an event on Capitol Hill in Washington where lawmakers used the occasion to promote legislation to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel and move the US embassy there.
PM Netanyahu issues statement on IIACF’s Jerusalem Day Prayer Breakfast June 1, 2011 - In honor of the IIACF’s celebration of Jerusalem Day on Capitol Hill, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a statement expressing his gratitude to the Congressional Israel Allies Caucus and the Jewish and Christian participants gathered for…Continue Reading
Israel Allies Caucus members respond to President Obama’s Middle East Speech May 20, 2011 - Before the State Department Thursday in a 45 minute speech outlining his plan for peace and prosperity in the Middle East, President Obama stated that Israeli-Palestinian negotiations should be based on 1967 borders with mutually agreed…Continue Reading