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,…

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Are America’s leaders testing God?

By Earl Cox, Jerusalem Post US Vice President Joe Biden visited Israel last week, supposedly to reassure an increasingly skeptical Israeli population and government that the Obama administration is committed to Israel’s security. It’s not hard to understand why so many Israelis are concerned. Biden’s arrival, however, coincided with the Israeli government’s announcement that it…

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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…

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An open letter to the world from Jerusalem

By Victor Sharpe The despicable insults heaped upon the State of Israel by members of President Obama’s Administration, namely his Vice President James Biden, his Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and by David Axelrod, all presumably orchestrated by the president himself, have emboldened the real enemies of peace in the Middle East: Iran and its…

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Israel's New Enemy: America?

By Cal Thomas “Enemy: “a person who feels hatred for, fosters harmful designs against, or engages in antagonistic activities against another; an adversary or opponent.” — Dictionary.com Despite Vice President Joe Biden’s recent pledge of unswerving fidelity to Israel during his recent visit there, the rhetoric and pressure directed by the Obama administration against the…

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US ponders denying Israel arms needed for conflict with Iran

by Debkafile Prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu convened his inner cabinet Saturday night, March 12, to discuss the spiraling crisis with Washington and his first response. Debkafile’s military and Washington sources report: The Obama administration is considering withholding from Israel military items urgently needed in case of a flare-up of hostilities with Iran. This would further…

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U.S. Jews to Biden: Leave Jerusalem Alone

By Maayana Miskin, Arutz Sheva  The veteran United States-based Young Israel movement condemned U.S. Vice President Biden on Thursday, telling Biden to leave Jerusalem alone. The American vice president had condemned Israel’s decision to allow Jews to build in historic Jerusalem, in an area that has been annexed by Israel but is claimed by the…

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