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…

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,…

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…

GOP Leads Backlash against Obama; Democrats Uneasy

By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, Arutz Sheva Republican Party leaders attacked the Obama administration Monday with unusually harsh language, charging it with an “irresponsible” position against an ally. “In an effort to ingratiate our country with the Arab world, this administration has shown a troubling eagerness to undercut our allies and friends,” said the GOP’s only…