The House passed the Hezbollah International Financial Prevention Act, for tougher sanctions on the Lebanon-based and Iranian-funded terrorist organization.
Illinois House of Reps passed a bill to prohibit funds from including companies participating in the Boycott Divestment & Sanctions movement against Israel.
Justin Zemser, a Jewish sophomore at the U.S. Naval Academy, was one of seven people killed when an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia Tuesday night.
A Jewish woman is among those still missing after the Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia, a crash that killed at least six people and injured over 200.
The Senate passed a bill to allow a role for Congress in assessing and implementing any nuclear agreement reached with Iran.
America's House Armed Services Committee has approved an amendment to add funding for technology to thwart terror tunnels to a defense bill for Israel.
Indiana has become the second state legislature to pass a bill formally opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.
President Barack Obama issued his official Jewish Heritage Month proclamation, saying Jews continue to face bigotry in the United States.
Jimmy Carter has put an end to a planned visit to the Gaza Strip.
Thirty-one people in the US have been linked to activity on behalf of foreign terror groups motivated by Islamic extremism in the first four months of 2015.