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White House Forgets that it Doesn’t Think Jerusalem is in Israel

The White House today accidentally did something pro-Israel by inadvertently sending out a transcript of President Obama’s Shimon Peres eulogy which listed Jerusalem as part of Israel.

It was forced to send out this correction.

White House Jerusalem transcript

White House policy is that Jerusalem belongs neither to the Palestinians nor the Israelis, and our embassy is in Tel Aviv. To be fair, George W. Bush maintained the same policy. Congress passed legislation in 1995 calling for the embassy to be moved to Jerusalem, but the president uses waiver authority to block it every year.

Obama Statement on Shimon Peres: But Enough About Me

President Obama last night issued a name-dropping, self-referential statement about Israeli President Shimon Peres, who died Tuesday at 93, noting three times that he and Shimon were “friends.” “My friend Shimon” “Our dear friend Shimon Peres” “I will always be grateful that I was able to call Shimon my friend.” Like, what kind of friends?… Continue Reading

But Ugandan President Museveni Digresses

I found this recently and thought you might want to see it, just since it is one of the strangest things I’ve seen recently. Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu was in Uganda early last month to mark the 40th anniversary of the Israeli raid on Entebbe, which freed Israeli hostages being held by then-President Idi Amin. At… Continue Reading

Video || Netanyahu Blasts Iran Deal at UN

Here is Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cogently outlining for a non-listening world the problem with President Obama’s Iran deal: That if Iran does what it is supposed to, it will remain a tyranny, continue its aggression, and eventually build nuclear weapons: “When bad behavior is rewarded, it only gets worse,” Netanyahu said. Here, Netanyahu… Continue Reading

Obama Denies He is Anti-Semitic

President Obama was forced to address the question of whether he is anti-Semitic. In an interview – out today – with the editor of Forward, a publication that covers Jewish American issues, Obama was asked about the charge: Then, I asked, does it hurt you personally when people say that you’re anti-Semitic? “Oh, of course,”… Continue Reading

DWS Won’t Commit to the Iran Deal

You go girl! Spastically vitriolic DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is suddenly a paragon of probity and careful consideration, refusing to say whether she will vote in favor of President Obama’s Iran nuclear deal. I’m gonna go home and speak to my constituents who have been weighing in, and I’ll reach a conclusion on… Continue Reading

Don’t Free Pollard

I am Jewish American and a very strong supporter of Israel. But I am not an Israeli.  And I have no sympathy for Jonathan Pollard nor any wish that he be set free. Jonathan Pollard is a spy. Espionage is a capital offense. He is lucky to be serving a life sentence. Why his sentence allows… Continue Reading

Obama’s Iran Deal Nonsense

I actually think President Obama convinces himself that most of the things he is saying are true, and even, wise. That they are neither doesn’t make him a liar, nor even a fool. It makes him an egoist completely convinced that things are right merely because he does or says them. And, being an egoist,… Continue Reading

Book to Detail Obama Administration’s “Root Hostility” Toward Israel

A new insider book by former Israeli ambassador to the United States Michael Oren will provide “an incredibly detailed account of the root hostility of the Obama administration toward the Jewish state,” according to writer John Podhoretz. Oren was ambassador from 2009-2013 and is, as Podhoretz notes, no “flame-breathing Israeli right-winger.” Rather, he was actually suckered… Continue Reading

Lew Booed at Jerusalem Post Conference

Oh, this is priceless. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was heckled, jeered, and booed as he spoke Sunday to a conference organized by the Jerusalem Post. Clearly, those in attendance understand the enormous peril posed by the Obama administration’s appeasement of Iran. And so, naturally, they reacted with anger as Lew artlessly read the administration’s propaganda… Continue Reading