Benjamin Netanyahu and President Trump at White House (Official White House Photo/Shealah D. Craighead)

The United States and Israel: A history in pictures

The United States recognized Israel as an independent state 70 years ago. Here's a photo essay of U.S.-Israeli relations over the years.
Woman in spacecraft simulator (© Amir Cohen/Reuters)

U.S., Israel protect astronauts from space radiation

An Israel-based company created a vest that astronauts could wear on a mission to Mars. These unique garments are designed to protect internal organs from radiation.
Four people sitting in a room (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

White House visit underscores strong U.S.-Israel ties

President Trump welcomed Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House to discuss peace plans, the U.S. Embassy and Iran.
Five people standing in a line with awards (The White House)

Vice president’s wife attends Holocaust remembrance ceremony in Israel

Karen Pence, the wife of the U.S. vice president, honors two Israelis who are active in ensuring the world never forgets the horror of the Holocaust.
Bike wheels (Detroit Bikes)

U.S. and Israeli companies join to build a better bike

An innovative binational foundation offers grants for joint research-and-development projects combining companies in the U.S. and Israel.
View of old city looking down from stone wall with tower (Shutterstock)

Historic roots for recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel [video]

President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital reflects long-standing U.S. political support — for Israel and for peace.
Domed synagogue at night (© AP Images)

President Trump: ‘Jerusalem is Israel’s capital’

President Trump has officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. See quotes from the president and other U.S. officials on Israel.
Women wearing headscarves working at computers (© Shawn Baldwin/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

A U.S. company in Israel builds the Palestinian tech sector

Cisco in Israel has made investments in the Palestinian tech sector to make it more robust and build the Palestinian territories' tech economy.
Conan O'Brien in chair (© AP Images)

U.S. comic Conan O’Brien visits Israel

American comedian Conan O’Brien recently made headlines in the U.S. and Israel as he toured that country for a special series on his television show.