How Obama abandoned Israel

BY MICHAEL OREN, WSJ— ‘Nobody has a monopoly on making mistakes.” When I was Israel’s ambassador to the United States from 2009 to the end of 2013, that was my standard response to reporters asking who bore the greatest responsibility—President Barack Obama or Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu—for the crisis in U.S.-Israel relations. I never felt like I…

Oren: Obama intentionally abandoned core principles of Israel’s alliance with America

By HERB KEINON, JPOST— In polite diplomatic circles, former ambassador to the US Michael Oren is the Israeli envoy to Washington to love; current envoy Ron Dermer the one to hate. Oren the diplomatic diplomat open to everyone; Dermer nothing more than Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s “ambassador to the Republican Party.” Oren the disciplined golden…

Tell Obama: Jerusalem IS in Israel, and it’s our Capital!

The latest United States ruling states that only US President Obama can determine if Jerusalem is actually “in Israel”. That’s right – all US citizens that were born in Jerusalem cannot have Israel listed as their country of birth on their US passports. That includes the ‘undisputed’ parts of the city, areas Israel controlled since…

‘ALLY’: MICHAEL OREN’S MEMOIR TO EXPOSE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION’S ABUSE OF ISRAEL

By: Joel Pollack, Breitbart— Former Israeli ambassador Michael Oren is set to release a new memoir June 23: Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide. The book tells the story of Oren’s four years (2009-13) as Israel’s representative in Washington–and reveals just how hostile the Obama administration is towards Israel. Though he argues Obama is…

BDS: Turning America against Israel

By: RICHARD BAEHR, Israel Hayom— This past weekend, more than 50 leaders of Jewish organizations and pro-Israel groups from several countries met to plan a more systematic response to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. Many journalists found the most interesting aspect of the meeting the fact that Sheldon Adelson, a supporter of Republicans,…

Americans On Iran: Continue Present Negotiations But Okay For Israel To Bomb Facilities

By: JOHN ZOGBY, Forbes— Public opinion on the Iran nuclear deal provides mixed signals for the President and Congress, according to a new Zogby Analytics poll. On the deal itself, the poll asked 909 likely voters nationwide which of the statements represented their views more: Continue present negotiations between the major powers and Iran that…

US Supreme Court: No ‘Israel’ allowed on passports of Americans born in Jerusalem

By: YONAH JEREMY BOB, JPOST— In a major blow to a 13-year-old effort to bolster Jerusalem’s status under American law as an undisputed part of Israel, the US Supreme Court on Monday struck down as unconstitutional a Congressional law which authorized placing “Israel” on passports of Jerusalem-born Americans. The 6-3 split ruling was also a…