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Media Say Cuba Embassy Opening is “Historic;” Jerusalem is “Controversial”

This is just a great video contrasting the media’s treatment of Barack Obama’s decision to open a U.S. embassy in the brutal totalitarian dictatorship with Cuba and President Trump’s opening of an embassy in Jerusalem.

As you might have guessed, nobody thinks it’s a big deal to grant this concession to the Cuba tyrants, who as far as I’ve seen have changed their behavior very little since Obama did this years ago. But do something that upsets Hamas and supports the democratic Israeli state, and oh boy, you’ve got a problem.

A big H/T to the Washington Free Beacon.

Poll: Israeli Jews Think Trump is Just Great

Fifty-nine percent of Jewish Israelis have a favorable opinion of President Trump, about 20 points higher than the positive reviews given Trump by Americans, according to a new Unversity of Maryland poll.

The survey, which was described by the pollster in Politico, found that 70 percent of Orthodox Israeli Jews back Trump, but even 45 percent of secular Jewish Israelis support him while only 30 percent of them have an unfavorable view.

The pollster, Shibley Telhami, cautions that the poll was conducted as Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, a move that could have bumped his number up.

The poll also found that 73 percent of Jewish Israelis support moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and believe now is the time to do it.

Netanyahu: Trump Embassy Move Will Be Remembered By Jews “Throughout the Ages”

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Monday compared President Trump’s actions toward Israel to those of British Lord Balfour and Harry S. Truman, who played key roles in establishing the state of Israel, saying that moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem would be remembered by Jews “throughout the ages.” He said the U.S. Israeli alliance has never… Continue Reading

Nikki Haley Suggests Abbas lacks “Courage and Will” to Seek Peace

Wow. What a difference an administration makes. From the Obama administration efforts under former UN Ambassador Samantha Power to placate the Palestinians and attack the Israelis, we now have a UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, who minces no words and has no fear about calling out the Palestinians for their double-dealing and lack of seriousness about… Continue Reading

Video || Pence Warmly Welcomed In Israel, which Knows Who Its Friends Are

I’ve said this many times before, but it’s well worth repeating. It is galling that so many of my fellow Jews who say that one of the most important issues to them is the survival of Israel nevertheless disdain Republicans, who have for half a century have been Israel’s most reliable itisupporters. Republicans usually lack… Continue Reading

Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital HELPS Mideast Peace

That’s right. All the conventional, in-the-box thinking you’re hearing about how President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel – which, de facto, it already is – and move the embassy there actually increases to prospects for an eventual negotiated settlement between the Israelis and Palestinians. Even supporters of the move who… Continue Reading

Trump to the Israelis and Palestinians: Let’s Make a Deal

President Trump Tuesday offered up the dubious proposition that the Palestinians are ready for peace with Israel. As far as I’ve observed, the Palestinians are always ready to make a deal, until it comes time to make a deal. And they suggest they are ready to live with Israel, but teach their children to throw… Continue Reading