Khamenei: “We Must Have Relations with Whole World Except the U.S. and Zionist Regime”

By TheTower.org Staff, The Tower— Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged his nation to engage with every country in the world except for the United States and Israel, The Independent reported on Saturday. “I do not favour cutting ties with West, but we must know who we are dealing with,” Khamenei said, according to…

Former Israeli Ambassador Blasts Obama for ‘Completely Collapsed’ Middle East Vision

By Ruthie Blum/The Algemeiner— U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent claim about the real meaning of his 2009 Cairo speech “is patently unsubstantiated by the text,” former Israeli ambassador to the US Michael Oren told The Algemeiner on Thursday. Oren, today a member of Knesset with the centrist Kulanu party, was responding to statements Obama made…

Columnist Krauthammer: Obama’s remarks on Israel are ‘shameful’

By Erez Lin, Israel Hayom— U.S. President Obama is drawing moral equivalence between habitual Palestinian incitement to terrorism and “extremely infrequent” Israeli attacks, thus downplaying the severity of Palestinian actions, veteran Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer said Friday. Krauthammer’s statement came in response to Obama’s remarks Friday that “it is important for both Prime Minister…

Marco Rubio Hits Trump, Takes Strong Stand for Israel

By Tyler O’Niel, PJ Media-— Florida Senator Marco Rubio gave a powerful defense of Israel in Houston, Texas, on Thursday. He attacked President Obama and Republican front-runner Donald J. Trump for not supporting the Jewish state. If elected president, he promised “a foreign policy of moral clarity,” and that America would take sides (“we’re going…

Head of Conference of Presidents: Anti-Semitism in the US on the rise

By Attila Somfalvi, Ynetnews— Three-quarters of American Jewish students say they witnessed or experienced anti-Semitism on a campus, American-Jewish leader Malcolm Hoenlein told Ynet on Wednesday. “It’s not Europe yet, but (anti-Semitism) is definitely on the rise,” said Hoenlein, the executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, which is…