Obama’s betrayal of Israel

By JOEL POLLAK, BREITBART-— Unlike previous conflicts, where a operational mistakes by Israeli forces targeting terrorists caused civilian casualties and raised international protests, in this case Israel had made no major blunders. Israel’s offense, this time, was its success–which exposed the idiocy of Obama’s foreign policy. Despite high-minded statements about Israel’s “right to defend itself,”…

Obama Using Hamas Terror as Leverage Against Israel

By ISRAEL TODAY— Israelis were once again left dumbfounded by the behavior of the American Administration after US President Barack Obama on Monday appeared to be using Hamas terrorism as leverage to get Israel to resume peace negotiations under Palestinian terms. Earlier in the day, the White House was found whining to the press as…

On Israel, Democrats are losing moral clarity

By JEFF JACOBY, BOSTON GLOBE— THE PEW Research Center last week released a new survey of American attitudes in the Middle East. The results weren’t surprising. In the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, 51 percent of Americans say they sympathize more with Israel. Only 14 percent feel greater affinity for the Palestinians. Pew’s findings…

Netanyahu slams ‘disgraceful’ Presbyterian divestment

By LEA SPEYER, BREAKING ISRAEL NEWS— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the decision of the US Presbyterian Church to divest from three companies that provide supplies to the IDF and residents of Judea and Samaria. Dubbing the recent vote “disgraceful,” Netanyahu told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that “most Americans understand that Israel is a…

Israel slams report of massive spying efforts against the US

By ATTILA SOMFALVI, YNETNEWS— Israel on Tuesday hit back at a Newsweek report claiming American officials believe Israeli intelligence-gathering efforts in the US have “crossed red lines. The Israeli embassy in Washington issued a denial, saying that “Israel does not conduct any spying activities (against the US), and condemns any attempt to tarnish Israel with…