Joint Statement from Jason Dov Greenblatt and David Friedman, Co-Chairmen of the Israel Advisory Committee to Donald J. Trump

By Jason D. Greenblatt, Medium— It has been an exhilarating election cycle. Approximately seven months ago, we were blessed to have been tapped by Donald J. Trump to be his top advisors with respect to the State of Israel. We have been fortunate to work with a talented team of people and have put together…

Will Obama administration betray Israel at the UN?

By Isi Liebler, The Algemeiner— Throughout his entire presidential term of nearly eight years, President Barak Obama has insisted that he “has Israel’s back.” The reality is that Obama’s appalling foreign policy has been geared toward the creation of “daylight” between the US and Israel. To this end, Obama reneged on the long-standing bipartisan policy…

Obama Preparing Anti-Israel Offensive ….Plans to Recognize Palestine

By Ted Belman, Israpundit— 1. Wall Street Journal: Obama Plans to Recognize Palestine White House plan that would kill the peace process. 10/27/2016 2. Obama Preparing Anti-Israel Offensive by Jenna Lifhits, WEEKLY STANDARD The Obama administration is manufacturing a crisis with Israel in anticipation of a post-election diplomatic push targeting the Jewish state, and this…

Is Obama preparing a parting shot at Israel?

By Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post— Last week, the U.N.’s premier cultural agency, UNESCO, approved a resolution viciously condemning Israel (referred to as “the Occupying Power”) for various alleged trespasses and violations of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Except that the resolution never uses that term for Judaism’s holiest shrine. It refers to and treats it…

Why it matters: Israel

By Matthew Lee AP Diplomatic Writer— THE ISSUE: Support for Israel has been a mainstay of American foreign policy since the Jewish state’s creation in 1948. Despite occasionally strong and even pointed differences, successive U.S. administrations of both parties have steadily increased financial, military and diplomatic assistance to Israel over the past six decades. The…

White House: Obama will discuss ‘settlements’ with Netanyahu

By Ben Ariel, Israel National News— U.S. President Barack Obama will raise concerns about “Israeli settlements” during his meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in New York on Wednesday, White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said on Tuesday night, according to Reuters. Rhodes was quoted as having told reporters that the United States…