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Medical vehicles at the scene of a shooting attack on Dizengoff Street in central Tel Aviv this evening.

Terrorism in the Heart of Tel Aviv

Just hours ago, a shooting attack in the heart of Tel Aviv left two people dead and injured 12, four of them seriously. The attack took place on Dizengoff Street, in an area where bars and restaurants were full of patrons on a spring night. The shooter or shooters are still at large at last report.


The Republican Jewish Coalition expresses our profound grief and outrage at this violence against Israeli civilians. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims tonight. We hope that the Israeli police and military personnel participating in the manhunt will swiftly find the killer or killers and bring them to justice.

Congress Taking Action on Iran

The Washington Free Beacon reports on efforts on Capitol Hill to stop the Biden administration from entering an Iran nuclear deal that is even worse than the 2015 JCPOA:

Bipartisan legislation in Congress would force the Biden administration to release information about how its bid to unwind economic sanctions on Iran would empower and fund the hardline regime’s regional terrorism enterprise against Israel.


• Congressional Republicans are spearheading a legislative effort to bar the Biden administration from lifting terrorism sanctions on Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as part of a new nuclear agreement with Tehran… [T]he Preventing Terror Sympathizers from Appeasing Terrorists Act… would block the White House from delisting the IRGC from the Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO) list without congressional approval.

In addition, Jewish Insider reports:

Eighteen House Democrats came together in a joint statement and press conference on Wednesday to voice concerns about the ongoing talks with Iran over its nuclear program, but left unclear whether they would all vote against a deal if or when it comes before Congress… Reps. Kathleen Rice (D-NY) and Ritchie Torres (D-NY) have separately expressed concerns to JI, bringing the total number of House Democrats who have publicly raised concerns about the talks to 20.

… Around 15 House Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee held their own press conference on Wednesday opposing the deal and calling for continued “maximum pressure” sanctions.

The Washington Examiner adds:

House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Michael McCaul told reporters that lawmakers are planning to file a discharge petition to force a resolution of disapproval of the Biden administration’s plan to revive the Iran nuclear deal… McCaul, a Texas Republican, is now looking to use the discharge petition, a procedural mechanism that requires the support of 218 lawmakers and allows members to circumvent leadership and force a vote on a measure on the floor, to require the administration to obtain congressional approval to enter the deal.

Further reading:


We could be days away from a new, even more dangerous, nuclear deal with Iran. Until Iran takes meaningful steps to end its pursuit of nuclear weapons capability, we must maintain and expand strong sanctions on the regime in Tehran and on states and entities that do business with it. President Trump's "maximum pressure" sanctions on Iran were working and must continue.

Tell your Senators and Congressman: Please don't let this existential enemy of the US and our ally Israel achieve its nuclear weapons goals. Oppose the Biden administration’s bad nuclear deal with Iran.


Please make your voice heard NOW!

Israeli medical equipment heading to Ukraine

A police forensics expert after a shooting attack in Bnei Brak, Israel, on March 30. In the last two weeks, 13 Israelis have been killed in terrorist attacks.

Cohanim: Terror Wave in Israel Demands Biden Administration End False Equivalencies

Ellie Cohanim, a senior fellow with Independent Women's Forum and the former US deputy special envoy to combat antisemitism, writes at Newsweek:

Israelis last week went from experiencing a national high, as Israel hosted for the first time on her soil a regional summit with the foreign ministers of four Arab countries and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, to national mourning as a wave of terror attacks in the country led to a bloodbath that left 11 Israelis dead. These events are related. Also related is the Biden administration's posture toward Israel, reverting back to failed American polices that would pretend that the obstacle to achieving a durable Israeli-Palestinian peace is Israel, rather than Palestinian intransigence and Palestinians' rejection of the very existence of a Jewish state.

Read more here.


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Short Takes

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Contrary to claims from the White House, economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco say President Joe Biden's stimulus package contributed significantly to inflation.

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