The Foreign Relations Committee amended clauses that critics said could scuttle the Iran nuclear deal.
David Harris of the American Jewish Committee said the president "could not have been clearer in his description of Hezbollah and Hamas as the terrorist groups they most assuredly are."
The United States said it believes the Syrian government built a crematorium to cover up the killing of as many as 50 detainees a day at a prison north of Damascus.
"Not only will the transfer of the embassy not harm the peace process, but quite the opposite. It will advance it by correcting a historic injustice."
The man was shot in the chest during violent clashes with IDF troops in the village of Nebi Saleh.
Gen. Joseph Dunford, visiting the Jewish state, said it “would give Israel two fronts to deal with."
Arabs were also more likely to positively assess Israel's performance in various fields, such as health and education.
The clashes came amid a so-called day of rage in support of Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli prisons.
Syria accused Israel of airstrikes on a Hezbollah-operated arms depot near the airport in Damascus, and Israel acknowledged it could have been involved.
The president’s envoy to the region has made economic stimulus in the Palestinian areas a key component of efforts to create the climate for renewed peace talks.