US-Israel Relationship Resources Archives

U.S. and Israeli leaders have developed close relations based on common perceptions of shared democratic values and religious affinities. Unfortunately, some members of the U.S Government criticize this close cooperation and this has led to some level of strained relations between the two democratic nations . None-the-less, Israel is a leading recipient of U.S. foreign aid and is a frequent purchaser of major U.S. weapons systems. The IAF is predicated on the goal to further U.S – Israel relations and bring about full U.S political, financial, and military support for Israel.

Resources

The US-Israel Economic Relationship Factsheet
The depth and durability of the US-Israel alliance is often attributed shared democratic, liberal values and common security threats. However, an equally important pillar to the alliance is the economic…Continue Reading

U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel
The U.S has long been an ardent supporter and aid to its ally in the East - Israel. The U.S and Israel have maintained strong bilateral relations through shared strategic…Continue Reading

Bipartisan Letter to President Obama to further support Iron Dome
Members of Congress sent a letter to President Obama applauding his decision to see an Iron Dome battery in person and calling for him to support increased funding for the missile defense program.

Legislation

H.Res.98
Supports Israel’s lawful exercise of self-defense, including actions to stop Iranian aggression such as a strike against Iran’s illegal nuclear program.

S.Res.498
Reaffirms the support of the Senate for Israel’s right to defend its citizens and ensure Israel’s survival. Condemns the unprovoked rocket fire at Israel and calls on Hamas to cease…Continue Reading

H.R.1992 - Israel QME Enhancement Act
**This legislation passed the House with a vote of 399-0.** Israel QME Enhancement Act - Directs the President, on a biennial basis, to: (1) carry out an assessment of the…Continue Reading

S.RES.65 Strongly supporting the full implementation of sanctions on Iran
Strongly supporting the full implementation of United States and international sanctions on Iran and urging the President to continue to strengthen enforcement of sanctions legislation. Congress asserts President Obama believes…Continue Reading

H.R. 938 United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2013
To strengthen the strategic alliance between the United States and Israel, Congress hereby declares that Israel is a major strategic partner of the United States. (1) The President is authorized…Continue Reading

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