ZOA blasts disunity among Jewish-American groups over PM’s speech

By TIMES OF ISRAEL AND JTA— The right-wing Zionist Organization of America suggested Monday that some American-Jewish groups’ behavior surrounding Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned address to Congress is similar to that of the “Jewish leaders of the 1930s,” in reference to the lack of unity and organization in the American-Jewish community in the years…

White House lashes Israeli envoy over Netanyahu speech

By TIMES OF ISRAEL— In a scathing rebuke, a senior Obama administration official has charged that Israel’s ambassador to Washington, Ron Dermer, has been working to advance the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the expense of the US-Israel relationship, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The accusation marks a striking escalation in…

Netanyahu ‘spat in our face,’ White House officials said to say

By TIMES OF ISRAEL— The White House’s outrage over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to speak before Congress in March — a move he failed to coordinate with the administration — began to seep through the diplomatic cracks on Friday, with officials telling Haaretz the Israeli leader had “spat” in President Barack Obama’s face. “We…