White House war on Israel

By Edward Alexander, Frontpagemag.com The decision of the Obama White House to pick a public fight with Israel over its interior ministry’s fairly routine announcement of progress towards approval of the construction (some years from now) of apartments in northeast Jerusalem has by now been subjected to sharp and justified criticism for its disproportionality; its…

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Diplomacy and Hypocrisy

By Ophir Falk, YnetNews.com Diplomacy is the art of conducting international relations with tact and skill in an effort to form alliances and agreements, whereas hypocrisy is the practice of professing false virtues. By making a mountain out of a molehill incident, concerning Jewish home building in Jerusalem, the Obama administration is applying double standard…

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Netanyahu: Jerusalem is not a settlement

By Hillary Leila Krieger, Jerusalem Post Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu reiterated Israeli claims to Jerusalem and rejected assertions that it was not fully committed to peace, in a speech Monday night sandwiched between meetings with top US leaders aimed at smoothing over recent disagreements. Netanyahu arrived here Monday and held a meeting at his hotel…

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Netanyahu caves to Obama, Clinton pressure

By Israel Today Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed to a package of concessions and gestures toward the Obama Administration and the Palestinians at the weekend in an effort to ease US-Israel tensions ahead of his trip to Washington Sunday night. According to the Prime Minister’s Office, Netanyahu spoke to US Secretary of State Hillary…

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Why has US President Barak Obama decided to foment a crisis in US relations with Israel?

By Caroline Glick, Jerusalem Post Some commentators have claimed that it is Israel’s fault. As they tell it, the news that Israel has not banned Jewish construction in Jerusalem – after repeatedly refusing to ban such construction — drove Obama into a fit of uncontrolled rage from which he has yet to recover. While popular,…

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Are America’s leaders testing God?

By Earl Cox, Jerusalem Post US Vice President Joe Biden visited Israel last week, supposedly to reassure an increasingly skeptical Israeli population and government that the Obama administration is committed to Israel’s security. It’s not hard to understand why so many Israelis are concerned. Biden’s arrival, however, coincided with the Israeli government’s announcement that it…

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The 'Two Jerusalems' Myth

By Eli E. Hertz, www.mythsandfacts.com Palestinians have nurtured a myth that historically there were two Jerusalems – an Arab ‘East Jerusalem’ and a Jewish ‘West Jerusalem.’  Jerusalem was never an Arab city; Jews have held a majority in Jerusalem  since 1870, and ‘east-west’ is a geographic, not political designation. It is no different than claiming…

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An open letter to the world from Jerusalem

By Victor Sharpe The despicable insults heaped upon the State of Israel by members of President Obama’s Administration, namely his Vice President James Biden, his Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and by David Axelrod, all presumably orchestrated by the president himself, have emboldened the real enemies of peace in the Middle East: Iran and its…

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