The Unbreakable US-Israel Bond

Stand for Israel  |  May 1, 2023

This week, the United States continues to stand for Israel during the celebration of her 75 years of independence. And to help underline the two allies’ friendship, Kevin McCarthy addressed the Knesset, which our friends at Ynet News tell us is just the second time in a quarter century that an American congressional leader has spoken at Israel’s parliament:

The Knesset’s summer session opened with a festive gathering on Monday afternoon, which included a visit from U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Kevin McCarthy.

The California lawmaker’s Knesset speech marked a special occasion as it was only the second time in 25 years that an American congressional leader addresses the Israeli parliament…

“America is grateful for our friendship with Israel, we are a better nation because of it and we must never shy away from defending it,” he said.

“We have come so far in 75 years but the promise of years ahead is just as compelling. I believe the best days for Israel and our unbreakable bond are ahead of us…”