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Obama and Israel

The First Week on Office

Giving Gaza Arabs more than 20 million in aid

First official phone call to Abbas

Second Week in office

Obama envoy George Mitchell tells Palistinians " they believe can extract from Israel concessions reaching "much further" than during talks held under the previous administration

Appoints extremist Samantha Powers to head foreign policy team

George Mitchell resigns from a Saudi Lobbying firm, two weeks into his appointment as "Special Middle East Envoy"

Secret nuke talks with Iran/Syria

Third Week in Office

A Syrian paper reported that the Obama U.S. Dept. of Commerce agreed to sell plane parts to Syria

Fourth Week in office

Obama administration will participate in planning for a UN conference on racism dubbed "Durban II," despite concerns that the meeting will be used by Arab nations and others to demonize Israel.

The Obama administration pledges to the Palestinian Authority it will closely monitor Jewish construction in the West Bank and will protest any new housing developments in the biblical territory.

Chas W. Freeman Jr. former US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia is about to be named as Chairman of the National Intelligence Council. Freeman is noted for his belief that that ALL MUSLIM TERRORISM stems from Israel's battle with the Palestinians.

Fifth Week in Office

Obama's administration attended four full days of negotiation at the "Durbin II" conference

*The United States (Obama) plans to pledge more than $900 million to help rebuild Gaza after Israel's offensive against Hamas and strengthen the Palestinian Authority, a U.S. official said on Monday

New York Jews Say (Obama's) Secretary Of State Not The Hillary Clinton They Used To Know Hillary Pressuring Israel To Speed Up Aid To Gaza.
In a swift about face from her views as New York's senator, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is now hammering Israel over its treatment of Palestinians in Gaza.

Sixth Week in Office

A senior US official says the United States has decided not to participate in a UN conference on racism in April unless the outcome document is changed to drop all references to Israel and the defamation of religion. President Obama's administration sent two representatives to Geneva last week, where negotiations on the final document are taking place to assess the negotiations on the final document, an official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because an official announcement has not yet been mad

Barack Obama just added double-dealing to his foreign policy repertoire. On Friday, administration officials led many Jewish leaders to believe that the president had decided to boycott the United Nation's "anti-racism" conference known as Durban II. At the same time, however, human rights organizations were being led to believe that the administration was not pulling out and was looking for a way to "re-engage."

The IDF can no longer use American foreign military aid to purchase "non-essential military items,".   The vast majority of Israel's FMF has to be spent in the US, and a small percentage can be converted into shekels and used to purchase equipment not defined as weaponry.  Officials said that under the new regulations, the Defense Ministry would have to provide the Pentagon with quarterly reports on its spending.

The United States returned Wednesday to the U.N. Human Rights Council, a body it left nine months ago saying it was biased against Israel and had failed to confront notorious rights abusers.

Seventh Week in Office

Obama's failed appointee Freeman blames his departure on the "Israel Lobby".... on Purim

Eigth Week in Office

Another Israel hating pastor for  possible new Obama Church

Israel's chief of staff comes home early after doors close in Obama's Washington

Ninth Week in Office

Hamas chief praises Obama- says an official opening to his Palestinian Islamist movement was only "a matter of time".

U.S. furious over Israel's demolition of East Jerusalem homes, will likely be first clash between Obama administration and Benjamin Netanyahu government

Lebanese Armed Forces receive shipment of American military vehicles as part of aid package agreed upon between the two countries following visit to Washington

VIDEO: Obama seems to hide American flag in address to Iranians

Syrian Reactions to Initial Contacts with Obama Administration: The U.S. has Capitulated to Syria and Iran; The Resistance, Not Obama, has Changed the World

Tenth Week in Office

Obama is considering meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad this summer

New Yorker: Obama Pressed to End Cast Lead, Wants Syrian Pact

Obama supports Saudi Mideast peace initiative; Israel must give all of West bank, half of Jerusalem and a "Just Settlement"

Eleventh Week in Office

Joe Biden: Israel would be "ill-advised" to attack Iran

The US has been training senior Palestinian security officials in an advanced officers course in Ramallah for top-brass

Obama "Supplemental Military Request includes undercover money to Palistinians and North Koreans, promises last "emergency" spending for wars in Iraq and Afghanistan

Obama will grant waiver allowing Palestinian Liberation Organization to maintain office in Washington

Twelfth Week in Office

Rahm Emanuel told Jewish leaders in Washington this week- If Israel wants US help to defuse the Iranian threat, then get ready to start evacuating settlements in the West Bank

Obama administration is preparing a Middle East peace process that will include simultaneous bilateral talks between Israel and the Palestinians, and between Israel and Syria

More pressure on Israel: Obama's Mideast envoy George Mitchell says that a "two-state solution is the only solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Obama will move to create a Palestinian state "more quickly than anybody could imagine." ..... message the Palestinian Authority claims it received from the U.S.

U.S.: Palestinians need not recognize Israel as Jewish state before talks

Thirteenth Week in Office

Israeli Politician Ya'acov "Ketzele" Katz sends letter to Obama's chief of staff Rahm Emanuel admonishing him not to forget his Jewish and Israeli origins after Emanuel's reported verbal exchange between Emanuel and an unidentified American Jewish leader

Obama tells King Abdullah of Jordan Israel and the PA “cannot talk forever" ,demands both sides show “goodwill.” The Netanyahu gov. leaders are “going to have to solidify their position."

Fourteenth Week in Office

U.S. State Dept. Israel must sit down and talk with Syria

Secr. of State Clinton on second day of testimony to house committee: Aid can go to Hamas

Obama appointment Mogahed called for "engagement with Muslim Brotherhood"

Obama approves 20.3 million to transfer Gaza Arabs to the US

Fiftheenth Week in Office

United States refuses to allow Israel to repair computer systems in the Joint Strike Fighter, F35: holding up an official Israeli order for the fifth-generation fighter jet

Obama did what Israelis have long feared and linked the resolution of the Iran nuclear crisis to the creation of a Palestinian state

Obama's efforts to curb the spread of nuclear weapons threaten to expose and derail a 40-year-old secret U.S. agreement to shield Israel's nuclear weapons from international scrutiny

Reports: National Security Adviser James Jones told a European foreign minister that the US is planning to build an anti-Israel coalition with the Arabs and Europe to compel Israel to surrender Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem to the Palestinians

Obama renews sanctions against Syria for another year, citing continuing “national emergency” facing the US from Syria’s support for terrorist organisations and weapons trade

Sixteenth Week in Office

U.S. helps Lebanon crack alleged Israeli spy rings

The U.S.will sit on the UN human rights councel for the first time

 Administration sources said the White House has drafted measures that could prevent Israel from procuring U.S. fighter-jets, including the F-35.

Obama has sent a message to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanding that Israel not surprise the U.S. with an Israeli military operation against Iran

ead of Netanyahu's trip to Washington, the Obama has been urging Israel to "tone down" its rhetoric on Iran and to stop threatening a military strike on its nuclear installations

Seventeenth Week in Office

Only 31 percent of Israelis consider the views of American president Barack Obama's administration pro-Israel, according to a Smith Research poll

Obama reiterated comments made by other top officials, saying that he understands why Israel considers Iran an existential threat, (but does not say he agrees)

Obama informed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he intends to promote a new regional peace initiative for the Middle East

Obama calls for demilitarized Palistinian state in four years.

One day after Netanyahu concluded his first official visit to the White House, US Sec. of State Hillary Clinton calls for an absolute stop to all settlement activity

Biden goes to Lebanon for the second time, Hamas says he's interfering with the election

Netanyahu Rejects Obama's 'UN Flag at Kotel'; Star of David to Remain

The Obama administration told the Palestinian Authority that Jerusalem will never be united under Israeli sovereignty

Eighteenth Week in Office

The US State Department said Sunday that the future status of Jerusalem would be determined through peace negotiations, after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's declaration Thursday that the capital would "never again be partitioned and divided

The Obama administration wants to abrogate a secret deal that President Bush made to allow Israel to construct homes in previously existing West Bank Jewish communities

Obama has drawn a line on Israeli settlement expansion. A former US official says "almost unprecedented" in toughness toward ally Israel

Israel defied a surprisingly blunt U.S. demand that it freeze all building in West Bank Jewish settlements, saying it will press ahead with construction

Obama meets with Abbas, again

Obama says that Palistinian state with Jerusalem as its capital "In American Interest"

After meetings with George Mitchell, Israeli negotiators state; "All of the understandings reached during the [George W.] Bush administration are worth nothing....The United States is taking a line of granting concessions to the Palestinians that is not fair toward Israel,"

 Nineteenth Week in Office

Obama considers "symbolic" measures to punish Israel for their position on settlements

Israel will not freeze settlement construction for natural growth, despite intense pressure from the Obama administration to do so

Obama blocks sale of 6 AH-64D helicopters to Israel - approves 12 to Egypt

Obama: "I don't think we have to change strong support for Israel,"

AUDIO: Full NPR interview with Obama

Mitchell flies back to Israel next week, says "wants to know in particular why Israel has refused to freeze construction..."

Obama Tour to Include Germany, Egypt, Not Israel

Top Israeli politicians: Obama administration meddling in Israeli politics

Obama to tell Israel: Form new peace policy by July

The U.S. State Department Tuesday refused to state whether the Obama administration will honor a promise by the previous government that Israel will retain sovereignty over large Jewish areas in the West Bank in the event that a new Palestinian Authority state is created

 In speech to Muslims, Obama rejects Israeli settlements

Key congressional Democrats from John Kerry on down remain firmly aligned with Obama against Netanyahu on settlements, Israel backers jittery

Obama Suggests Netanyahu Can Stop Israeli Settlements Just As Nixon Went to China

Obama Drops Key Clause in Jerusalem Embassy Memo: "My Administration remains committed to beginning the process of moving our embassy to Jerusalem."

Israeli politiciams on the Right expressed outrage on at US President Barrack Obama's comparison of the suffering of the Palestinians to what Jews endured in the Holocaust.

Israeli officials reject on a statement by US Sec. of State Hillary Clinton dismissing Israeli assertions that the Bush administration had agreed to allow some construction in the settlements to allow for natural growth

Twentieth Week in Office

U.S. Secr. of State Hillary Clinton said on Sunday that she thinks "there would be retaliation" from the United States in the event of an Iranian attack on Israel but stressed the need to prevent a nuclear arms race. During her campaign last year for the presidential nomination, she was more assertive, stating that an Iranian “attack on Israel would incur massive retaliation from the United States."

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has urged U.S. President Barack Obama to impose a solution on the festering Arab-Israeli conflict if necessary

POLL: A majority of Israelis think Obama's policies are not good for Israel

Washington Post to Obama: Back Down on Israeli ‘Settlements'

Two Arab Reporters Passed on Obama Interview to Avoid Israeli Journalist

US Mideast envoy George Mitchell's is trying to lower the volume in the US dispute with Israel over settlement construction. Mitchell emphatically denied he had said, as was reported Sunday in the Hebrew press, that the days of Israel lying to the US over settlements were over.

U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell, en route to Jerusalem, told reporters that U.S. President Barack Obama wants the Palestinian Authority and Israel to meet for “immediate” talks towards the creation of a new PA state, but PA Chairman Abbas refused.

Palistinians convert 46 ambulances to military vehicles,  violating US conditions for foreign aid, Obama adminstration ignores violations

U.S. envoy George Mitchell assured the Palestinians on Wednesday of Washington's commitment to a state of their own, calling its establishment the only viable solution to their conflict with Israel.

Secr. of State Hillary Clinton will no longer state that an attack on Israel as if it were an Attack on the US

The proposals to be outlined in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech on Sunday will not be enough to satisfy the Obama administration

Obama's special Mideast envoy George Mitchell said that Washington supports the creation of a Palestinian state "as soon as possible

Twentyfirst Week in Office

Obama’s strongest supporters among Jewish leaders are deeply troubled by his recent Middle East initiatives, and some are questioning what he really believes

Palistinians: "No matter what is the position of the Israeli government and no matter what are the statements of Netanyahu, what counts is what was promised to us by Obama, which is totally the opposite [of Netanyahu's positions]."

The U.S. administration is prepared to show flexibility on construction in West Bank settlements, a government source in Jerusalem says. The Americans will apparently not demand a full freeze on construction, but will agree that projects now underway can be completed, Israeli officials say.

Former President Jimmy Carter passed a message to Hamas from the Obama administration, according to senior sources in the Islamist group

Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, clashed face to face with her Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman, Israel’s foreign minister, In what appeared one of the most tense encounters between the sides for several years, Clinton and Lieberman, disagreed on both the US call for a complete freeze on settlement growth and Israel’s contention that the administration of George W. Bush, the former president, had signalled that some expansion was permissible.

U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell has advised Israel to relax restrictions at the Gaza crossings without demanding that Hamas free kidnapped soldier Gilad Shalit

Only 6 percent of Jewish Israelis consider the views of American President Barack Obama's administration pro-Israel

The Obama Administration insistently reiterated its support for Israel this weekend after a Jerusalem Post poll found that only 6 percent of Jewish Israelis now consider Obama to be pro-Israel.

Twentysecond Week in Office

US Senate majority leader Harry Reid sent a letter to Obama last week criticizing the latter for his administration's heavy pressure on Israel to be the facilitator of the Middle East peace process.

The end of the racist Durbin II conference included two apologies from the Obama administration for missing Durban II. Obama officials also lauded countries and UN officials for working to improve the Durban II outcome and re-focusing the conference on fighting racism. No effort was made to distance itself from the actual conference - which sported an antisemite as opening speaker - or its outcome which singled out and demonized Israel as racist.

US says settlement freeze includes east Jerusalem

U.S. finally approves the sale of 25 F-35 fighter planes to Israel with enchanced Israeli communications systems developed by Israel's defense system.

Obama's administration is examining a proposed Israeli-Syrian peace plan that is based on demilitarizing the Golan Heights and transforming it, along with a strip of the Jordan Valley, into a nature preserve, or "peace park," that would be open to visitors during the day

Elliot Abrams, who served under United States Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush,"Despite fervent denials by Obama administration officials, there were indeed agreements between Israel and the United States regarding the growth of Israeli settlements on the West Bank."

Hezbollah: "Several US officials at different levels and more or less close to the administration have asked to speak with but we have refused

Twentythird Week in Office

The Obama administration told the Palestinian Authority the "golden era" of Israeli constructionin sections of Jerusalem and the strategic West Bank will soon come to an end

The United States has re-approved its Israel loan guarantees program, subject to meeting fiscal targets

The composition of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government is "under assault" by the U.S. and Europe, says a top minister in the Israeli government. "It seems there is a coordinated assault between the U.S. and some European countries to remove Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and his party and to replace them with the Kadima party," the minister said.

Becasue of Obama's attacks on Israeli settlements some Israeli politicians calling for a boycott on July 4 celebration at the Israeli ambassador's residence

Obama is turning to the Pope to back his vision of a new Arab state on all of Judea and Samaria and eastern Jerusalem. The president told the Catholic Italian newspaper Avvenire, one week before a scheduled meeting with the Pope in Italy, “It [the Middle East] is a subject I am keen to discuss with the pope. I think he will share my approach."

Twentyfourth Week in Office

Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday that the Obama administration would not stand in Israel's way should the latter chooses to take military action to eliminate Iran's nuclear threat.

Obama administration backtracks on Biden's comments about not standing in Israel's way if they decide to attack Iran

After Biden comments, US clairifies its position on an Israeli attack on Iran- again

'We'll evacuate 23 outposts very soon'- said after Barak from Israel met with Mitchell in London

VIDEO: Biden And Obama On Israel Attacking Iran

A top aide to Obama, Valerie Jarrett , provided a keynote address at last weekend's 46th Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) national convention, a gathering that attracted thousands of people and also featured anti-Semitic, homophobic rhetoric and defense of the terrorist group Hezbollah.

Obama meets with Jewish leaders, excludes those who want to are for settlements

Obama tells American Jewish leaders that he wants to help Israel overcome its demographic problem by reaching an agreement on a two-state solution, but that in order to do so, Israel would need "to engage in serious self-reflection."

The American Jewish Committee praised President Obama for the unequivocal commitment to Israel's security that he expressed to U.S. Jewish leaders in an hour-long White House meeting today

Obama's first meeting with Jewish leaders includes more left-wing groups such as Peace Now- kept out traditional participants Zionist Organization of America, the Lubavitch movement and the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, all of which are on the more conservative part of the spectrum

Twenty fifth Week in Office

Israeli radio stations say the U.S. has told Israel to halt construction project in east Jerusalem.

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert wrote Friday in the Washington Post, Obama is making a big mistake by insisting that Israel freeze all building for Jews in Judea and Samaria

The Israel Air Force will review the possibility of purchasing the advanced American F-22 fifth-generation stealth fighter jet if a congressional ban is lifted, enabling it to be sold abroad

Twenty Sixth Week in Office

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu issued a sharp response to US pressure to stop Jews from building in parts of Jerusalem claimed by the Palestinian Authority. Israel's sovereignty in Jerusalem is “not up for debate,” Netanyahu said, and Jews are permitted to build in any part of the capital city, as are Arabs.

Def. Sec. Gates warns: 'Israel must consider ties with US when weighing attack on Iran'

Analysis: Netanyahu-Obama confrontations are harming the Israeli military's capability on Iran

Arabic-language Al Quds newspaper based in Jerusalem reported Monday morning that the United States has proposed to agree to Israel’s building a hotel on Jewish-owned property in eastern Jerusalem and several hundred homes elsewhere in return for the American government's setting new borders for Israel and the proposed Palestinian Authority state

Netanyahu to Obama: "Jerusalem is not a settlement"

Washington reiterates its opposition to east Jerusalem construction

Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, says he was barred from attending the meeting because of criticism he aimed at Obama

Alan Solow, one of the president's closest Chicago friends and long-time supporters turns against Obama.  Solow, chairman of the Conference of President of Major Jewish Organizations,released a highly critical statement on behalf of the 52-member group, in which he thoroughly disagrees with Obama's demand that Israel halt all construction of Jewish housing in East Jerusalem, including the Old City -- the holiest place in Judaism.

U.S. issues stern warning to Israel not to build up West Bank corridor

The US State Department rebuffed speculation that the Obama administration was considering imposing economic sanctions against Israel in order to prevent it from continuing West Bank settlement construction. Spokesman Phillip Crowley told reporters on Thursday that remarks made by deputy spokesman Robert Wood earlier this week had been "misinterpreted."

Obama Administration has transferred $200 Million directly to the Fatah PA in violation of the criteria of the Palistinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006

Twenty Seventh Week in Office

The Obama administration is dispatching four of its most senior foreign policy and security figures to Israel this coming week with the same message on two open questions causing friction between the close allies: Stops all settlement construction in the West Bank and shelve any plan for a military strike to sabotage Iran's nuclear facilities

A senior U.S. source told Asharq Al-Awsat that if there is a war against Iran, Barack Obama’s presidency “will be over

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told European foreign ministers last week that Israel will agree to temporarily freeze construction in settlements in the framework of new understandings that Jerusalem will reach with Washington

Obama to End US Embargo Against Syria

'US lifts ban on Syrian air industry'

Anti-Obama Rally in Jerusalem

Israel hardened its insistence that it would do anything it felt necessary to stop Iran from getting a nuclear bomb, -U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates reassured Israel that the new Obama administration was not naive about Iran's intentions, and that Washington would press for new, tougher sanctions against the Iranians if they balk.

VIDEO: Israelis Turn Out to Protest President Obama in Jerusalem

"Mitchell tells Abbas that contrary to what has been said in the mass media there is no agreement with the Israeli side on anything,"

About 1,000 Jews read the book of lamentations outside US consulate in Jerusalem on the 9th of Av fast day to protest against the Obama administration's demand to freeze Jewish construction in eastern sections of the city.

Saudi Arabia on Friday bluntly rejected U.S. appeals for improved relations with Israel as a way to help restart Middle East peace talks, saying the Jewish state is not interested in a deal.

Twenty Eigth Week in Office

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday said Israel's evictions of Palestinian families from east Jerusalem are "deeply regrettable" and urged the close US ally to refrain from such "provocative" actions.

The Obama Administration is close to presenting its plan for peace in the Middle East to Israel and the Palestinians, senior officials said .

Two pro-Israel American organizations and the Republican Jewish Coalition lashed out at U.S. President Barack Obama for awarding a Presidential Medal of Freedom to Mary Robinson

The U.S. State Department has summoned Israel Ambassador Michael Oren over “unacceptable” and “provocative” evictions of Arabs from Jewish-owned homes in the Sheikh Jarreh neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem

The Obama administration has set up an apparatus to closely monitor Jewish construction in Jerusalem and the strategic West Bank to the point of watching Israeli moves house-to-house in certain key neighborhoods

American Middle East envoy George Mitchell has asked Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak for a "deposit," an advance commitment of a one-year freeze on construction in West Bank settlements.

The American Consulate in “eastern Jerusalem” serves 600,000 Jews in the “occupied territories” of Judea and Samaria and many parts of Jerusalem, but its website is devoted to helping Arabs only. English and Arabic are the two languages used by workers, and its telephone answering system does not offer an option for Hebrew.- View the website at... http://jerusalem.usconsulate.gov

Obama's chief advisor on counter-terrorism Brennan offers words of praise for Hezbollah "Hezbollah started out as purely a terrorist organization back in the early ’80s and has evolved significantly over time.

Twenty Ninth Week in Office

Seventy-one senators have signed an AIPAC-backed letter to US President Barack Obama supporting his effort to encourage Arab states to normalize relations with Israel.   It comes after Americans for Peace Now and other left-wing pro-Israel groups - including Brit Tzedek v'Shalom and J Street - made a battleground of the document

Jewish leaders on the West Bank in Israel say that the Obama administration sends out spies: "They drive around the towns, check up on what's going on. They try to mingle with us to get more information on what we're up to and what we're doing," ,... ... the consular officials present themselves as advisers to the U.S. consul-general.... "But we know they are really spies for the Obama administration"

Daniel Kurtzer, President Obama's Mideast adviser, is the lead candidate to serve as U.S. ambassador to Syria, a senior Egyptian security official told WND. Kurtzer, a former U.S. ambassador to Israel, long has been seen in Jerusalem as one of the Jewish state's greatest foes in Washington. He has been identified by Jewish and Israeli leaders, including prime ministers speaking on the record, as biased against Israel and is notorious for urging extreme concessions from the Jewish state.

Thirteth Week in Office

The United States has harshly criticized new Israeli restrictions placed on foreign nationals entering the West Bank via the Allenby Bridge, calling the new regulations 'unacceptable'.

The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee said last week that the Obama administration is making a mistake in demanding Israel completely freeze construction in the settlements

Thirty First Week in Office

The Middle East peace plan that United States President Barack Obama will unveil soon involves the creation of a Palestinian Authority state by 2011 and the transfer of Islamic holy sites in Jerusalem [presumably including the Temple Mount – ed.] to Arab-Muslim sovereignty, Saudi newspaper Al-Ukaz has learned.

Obama plans to bring Israeli and Palestinian leaders together for a face-to-face meeting at the United Nations General Assembly next month in a bid to revive long-stalled peace talks.

U.S. drops demand for Israel building freeze in East Jerusalem  The Obama administration has agreed to Israel's request to remove East Jerusalem from negotiations on the impending settlement freeze.According to both Israeli officials and Western diplomats, U.S. envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell has recognized the fact that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cannot announce a settlement freeze in East Jerusalem. The officials said the U.S. will not endorse new construction there, but would not demand Jerusalem publicly announce a freeze.

Obama is expected to moderate a September meeting between Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Israeli President Shimon Peres said in an interview.  Says the two leaders would be meeting at the United Nations.

VIDEO: Gibbs sidesteps question about poll that says only 4% of Jewish Israelis support Obama

Washington will announce the renewal of talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority through a trilateral summit of U.S. President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The meeting would take place on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly late this month; two years would be allotted to completing talks on a peace agreement.

Partial Israeli, US Agreement on Judea and Samaria, 9 month settlement freeze except for current building underway

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will soon approve the construction of hundreds of new housing units in West Bank settlements before he declares a moratorium on building in those locales, according to a senior government source.

Israeli plan to build hundreds of new housing units in West Bank settlements draws harsh criticism from the Obama administration

The United States is funding a Palestinian Authority project to place non-Hebrew road signs throughout Judea and Samaria. The PA plans to implement it in exclusively Israeli-controlled areas as well.  The project is part of American aid “towards the establishment of an independent Palestinian state,” as a top official of USAID (United States Agency for International Development) in the PA, Howard Sumka, told the Al-Hayat Arabic daily.

Thirty Third Week in Office

Israel defied U.S. pressure to halt construction in its West Bank settlements,. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak are expected to approve orders for about 500 new apartments

Obama floats middle east plan with Arab leaders: IncludesDeploying international forces in the Jordan Valley and some areas of the West Bank.  The United States commits to the establishment of a Palestinian state in the summer of 2011.

Thirty Fourth Week in Office

George Mitchell applies the pressure to Israel to halt settlements

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday rejected U.S. calls to freeze all settlement construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, angering Palestinians and putting a New York summit in question.

A frantic effort by the US Middle East envoy to wrest an agreement that would restart peace talks appeared to have ended in failure yesterday, inflicting President Obama’s first important foreign policy setback.

Thirty Fifth Week in Office

Former National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, Zbigniew Brzezinski who was a foreign policy adviser to President Obama during the campaign, has suggested that the United States should shoot down any IDF Plane on the way to attack Iranian nuclear facilities.

Obama used his speech to the U.N. General Assembly Wednesday to fire a warning at Israel that "America does not accept the legitimacy of continued Israeli settlements." Obama's stark declaration, which drew applause, was coupled with a call for Palestinians to end their "incitement of Israel." But it was the use of the U.N. forum to carry the settlement message to Israel that drew the most enthusiastic response on the floor -- and incredulous reaction outside its walls.

Israelis and Palestinians said Wednesday that their envoys would meet with U.S. officials but not with each other, cementing the impression that a U.S.-sponsored meeting between their leaders had fallen flat.

A White House official "misspoke" when he said the Obama administration would not allow the Goldstone report recommendations on Israel's conduct in the Gaza war to reach the International Criminal Court. A top White House official told Jewish organizational leaders in an off-the-record phone call Wednesday that the U.S. strategy was to "quickly" bring the report -- commissioned by the U.N. Human Rights Council and carried out by former South African Judge Richard Goldstone -- to its "natural conclusion" within the Human Rights Council and not to allow it to go further

A cloud of pessimism is suffocating hopes that U.S. President Barack Obama can pull off a miracle in the Middle East by setting negotiations on course for rapid progress towards a comprehensive peace agreement. The New York encounter he arranged between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas this week produced no more than a schedule of lower-level meetings this week and next, which has only deepened scepticism

Thirty Sixth Week in Office

The United States called on its close ally Israel on Tuesday to conduct credible investigations into allegations of war crimes committed by its forces in Gaza, saying it would help the Middle East peace process

The (cached) material on the Obama organization official website that equates Israelis to Nazis

Barack Obama's official Web site, over which Obama's organization exercises editorial control, carried an entry that equates Israelis to Nazis and their treatment of Palistinians to the Holocost (now removed)

Thirty Seventh Week in Office

The U.S. administration is furious over Israeli incitement against President Barack Obama, Democratic congressmen close to Obama told an Israeli source who returned from a visit to Washington this week.

Thirty Eigth Week in Office

After the Obama administration forces Israel to reduce check point security, weapons flow freely

U.S. officials in recent days expressed to the Palestinian Authority that President Obama's administration is "disgusted" with Israel, said a top aide to PA President Mahmoud Abbas. The term "disgusted" was used more than once in recent meetings with U.S. envoys to describe the administration's attitude toward Israel.

Thirty Ninth Week in Office

The Obama administration appears to be welcoming the efforts of the left-leaning Jewish lobby in Washington, J Street.  Senior U.S. administration will be attending the group's October 25 conference.  Officials who have confirmed their participation in the conference include James Jones, national security adviser in the Obama administration. Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren has still not acknowledged an invitation to address the conference. Oren apparently is inclined not to participate and to send a lower-ranking diplomat in his stead.

Israeli shot in his car.  Attack directly attributed to the Obama forced removal of roadblocks

The Obama administration has allegedly offered to enrich Iranian uranium.  The Iranians have not been able to remove low percentages of metallic fluorides from the UF-6 feed stock that they've laboriously enriched to 3.5% U-235 over the past five years. This has the potential to stop their enrichment program cold—at the level used for civilian nuclear power. The Obama administration has offered to have Iran's impure 3.5% UF6 shipped to Russia where it can be enriched to 19.75%

Fortieth Week in Office

Former Israel-hating Republican Senator Chuck Hagel has been  named co-chair of President's Intelligence Advisory Board

Obama videotapes a message to Israelis on the anniversity of Rabin's murder. Tries to speak directly to Israeli Jews due to his lack of popularity in Israel.

Dealing a blow to the Obama administration’s efforts to restart Middle East peace talks, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton failed to persuade Abbas to accept an Israeli proposal that would slow but not stop the construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Forty First Week in Office

Palestinians accused US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton of undermining progress toward Mideast peace talks after she praised Israel for offering to curb some Jewish settlement construction.

Sec. of State Hillary Clinton now backtracks on statements to Israel about settlement construction.  After drawing criticism from Arabs about her praise of Israel, she then read from prepared remarks not to "accept the legitimacy" of settlements

Obama's mideast tutor and friend Rashid Khalidi bemoans Hamas' inability to fire more rockets into Israel

A top advisor to PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, considered to be a “moderate” and a peace partner by the U.S. government, has charged that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is a “liar” who is being bribed by “Zionists.”  Omar Hilmi Al-Ghul, and advisor to Fayyad and a columnist for a PA daily made the comments in an article translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton defended the U.S. stance toward Israeli settlement building to worried Arab allies on Wednesday, saying Washington does not accept the legitimacy of the West Bank enclaves and wants to see their construction halted "forever."

Forty Second Week in Office

There are reports indicating that Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad has reached a secret understanding with the Obama administration over U.S. recognition of an independent Palestinian state unilaterally, bypassing Israel completely.

The Obama White House stood silent as the  U.N. General Assembly debated a resolution endorsing the stacked investigation that accused Israel of committing crimes against humanity in the Gaza conflict.

The White House waited several days to confirm that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could meet with President Barack Obama Monday, and sought conditions first

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu left the White House after a one-hour and 40-minute meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama Monday night without speaking to reporters

Dispelling rumors in the Israeli media, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday had been "warm."   Netanyahu made the comments as he boarded a plane Tuesday leaving the U.S., on his way back to Israel.

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday defended Obama's Middle East policies, saying that efforts to engage Iran through dialogue and earnest attempts to jump-start the peace process were bearing fruit.

U.S. Officials punish Netanyahu with media blackout.  Senior US diplomatic sources have confirmed that the media blackout and shroud of secrecy surrounding Monday's meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Obama was the result of strained relations between the two leaders. Speaking to Israel's Army Radio on Wednesday morning, one unnamed US diplomat said the Obama Administration had become unhappy with what is viewed as Netanyahu's efforts to manipulate its policies during press briefings, and imposed the media blackout on Monday's meeting as a means of bringing the Israeli leader back in line.

The U.S. wants Israel out of the West Bank.   One of the top US State Department officials on Tuesday acknowledged that the ultimate goal of US Middle East policy is to cleanse all of Judea and Samaria of Jews and hand that territory in its entirety over to the Palestinian Arabs.

A top State Department official spelled out on Tuesday that the goal of the United States in its negotiations in the Middle East is to pressure Israel into expelling Jews from Judea and Samaria in order to "end the occupation that began in 1967."William J. Burns, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, said in his address to the Middle East Institute Tuesday that he sees the U.S.mandate as one of "determined leadership" and that American must be straightforward about its intentions.

US Diplomat says that Netanyahu was "trying to manuever the White House" on Army Radio

The White House has not released any official photos of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's meeting this week with President Obama – just one of several signs indicating a rift between the two leaders.

The White House expressed disappointment in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent visit to Washington, with officials saying that they had hoped that the prime minister would present a concrete plan to scale back Israeli construction in West Bank settlements, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

While Massachusetts recipients of federal stimulus money collectively report 12,374 jobs saved or created, a Globe review shows that number is wildly exaggerated. Organizations that received stimulus money miscounted jobs, filed erroneous figures, or claimed jobs for work that has not yet started.

Obama to pick anti-Israel J-streeter, Hannah Rosenthal, the envoy to combat global anti-semitism.  Rosenthal is now a member of the advisory council of the faux Pro-Israel organization J-street, formed by George Soros and mentored by President Obama in order to give his administration a false appearance of being pro-Israel


The United States does not accept continued Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank, a senior U.S. state department official has said, adding that Jerusalem's commitment to restrain settlement activity is not enough. In an address to the Middle East Institute, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs William J. Burns on Tuesday said that the Obama administration does not "accept the legitimacy of continued Israeli settlements."  "We consider the Israeli offer to restrain settlement activity to be a potentially important step, but it obviously falls short of the continuing Roadmap obligation for a full settlement freeze," he said.

4 days late, the Obama administration releases photo of Obama-Netanyahu meeting

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A top Palestinian Authority negotiator told World Net Daily that the Obama administration won't stand in the way of a Palestinian threat to unilaterally ask the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state outside of negotiations with Israel.

Netanyahu says to the U.S and Palistinians- that if the Palistinians make unilateral moves, so will Israel

Strained relations between Israel and the United States hit a fresh low today when the State Department condemned the construction of 900 new housing units in an East Jerusalem settlement suburb as “dismaying”.

White House officials told the New Republic magazine this week that the Obama administration has been embarrassed at least twice by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, for revealing in public information and policies that the State Department was supposed to keep private between Israel, the Palestinian Authority, and the U.S.

Obama told Fox News in an interview that additional settlement building did not make Israel safer.

Obama has warned Israel that ignoring US pleas and continuing to expand housing in sensitive areas of Jeruslaem could end up being "very dangerous"

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Israel: Obama criticism of Jerusalem construction is racist

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused US President Barack Obama of doing "nothing" to achieve peace in the Middle East

The Obama administration welcomed Israel's decision Wednesday to freeze new construction in Jewish settlements in the West Bank temporarily as a step toward resolving the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

U.S. gives lukewarm praise for Israeli settlement freeze.  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded within moments of Netanyahu's announcement, issuing a statement of approval for the decision. Middle East envoy George Mitchell added minutes later at a news briefing in Washington D.C. that "it falls short of a full settlement freeze," but still is "more than any other Israeli government has done before."

Emissaries of the Obama Administration have been traveling around Judea and Samaria in recent weeks, asking residents about construction in their towns and passing the information back to Washington. In Efrat, for instance, the “capital” of Gush Etzion, Regional Council head Sha’ul Goldstein met with an American diplomat who asked for a briefing on the pace of construction in the region.  Settler and ex-MK Elyakim Haetzni warns Judea/Samaria towns against divulging construction information to Obama’s roving representatives.

Two senior officials from the White House, Dennis Ross and Jeffrey Bader, made a trip to China on a "special mission" to garner support in Beijing over the Iranian nuclear program according to a Thursday report in The Washington Post. The officials visited China two weeks before US President Barack Obama arrived in Beijing. The officials reportedly carried the message that if China would not support the US on the issue, Israel would be likely to bomb Iranian nuclear facilities.

A day after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced that the security cabinet had approved a partial moratorium on building in the West Bank, Sports and Culture Minister Limor Livnat launched an unprecedented attack on US President Barack Obama. Speaking at a Likud activists' meeting in Beersheba, Livnat said that Israel had "fallen into the hands of a horrible American administration." "The administration isn't what it once was; it is harder [on us]," she added.

Rank-and-file Likudniks and lawmakers in the ruling Likud party lambasted the Obama administration at a gathering on Saturday, in response to Israel's decision to temporarily freeze construction in West Bank settlements.

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Members of the Obama administration recently assured the Palestinian Authority that most Jewish communities in the strategic West Bank will be evacuated

The Palestinian Authority has been negotiating an understanding with the Obama administration regarding a Palestinian threat to unilaterally ask the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state outside of negotiations with Israel

The United States and Egypt, along with France, are planning a joint move to restart Israeli-Palestinian talks on the basis of the June 4, 1967, borders, territorial exchanges and a complete freeze of construction beyond the Green Line, including East Jerusalem. The freeze would not be announced publicly.

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U.S. President Barack Obama has warned his Chinese counterpart that the United States would not be able to keep Israel from attacking Iranian nuclear installations for much longer, said senior officials in Jerusalem

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The United States has demanded clarifications from Israel after IDF special forces killed three terrorists Saturday who murdered a civilian, Rabbi Meir Chai, on Thursday.

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The Obama administration said today it opposed Israel’s move to build about 700 apartments in East Jerusalem.

The Palistinian Authority believe the US will force Israel to allow them to build an airport

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The Obama's administration supports Egypt's vision for a Middle East peace plan that would include a complete halt of construction in West Bank settlements as well as the release of senior Palestinian officials from Israeli prisons, the Qatar-based news network Al-Jazeera reported

After Obama granted diplomatic immunity to INTERPOL, was he aware of their history of Jew hatred?

The United States is “fed up” with Israelis who "adopt the right ideas too late," and also with the “Palestinians who always miss opportunities,” White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel angrily told an Israeli diplomat recently.

US airplane manufacturer Lockheed Martin has been given permission by the US government to sell 24 F-16 jet fighters to Egypt in a $3.2 billion deal. Additionally, Egypt will receive four batteries of highly advanced Harpoon Block II anti-ship cruise missiles, four fast missile boats, 450 Hellfire anti-tank missiles (to be sold with restrictions on use and transfer, according to the Pentagon), and 156 jet engines for F-16 aircraft.  Saudia Arabia, Jordan, Morocco and the United Arab Emirates also have new military acquisition contracts with the United States.

Israel's Prime Minister's Office issued a complaint to the White House lamenting ongoing incitement against Israel by Palestinian leaders. In the complaint, senior officials in the Prime Minister's Office urged their American counterparts to demand that Palestinians President Mahmoud Abbas cease to glorify the memory of terrorists who murdered Israelis. The complaint went on to insist that the Palestinians live alongside Israelis peacefully and spread peace.  

George Mitchell:  The U.S. can cut aid to Israel

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An American official said Saturday night that Mideast envoy George Mitchell's remark that US aid to Israel may be jeopardized was not a threat, but a response to an interviewer's question on the American administration's options if Israel refused to resume peace talks with the Palestinians

Israel downplays White House envoy Mitchell's threat to cut off Israel loan guarantees

George Mitchell, Obama's Middle East envoy, is using a suspect poll regarding Israelis' views of Barack Obama in order, apparently, to pressure Israel.  Interviewer Charlie Rose questions Mitchell as to why Obama's poll numbers in Israel show him at a historically low 4%.  The poll Mitchell relies upon seems to be from the "New America Foundation", a Soros left wing group run by George Soros' son Jonathan Soros.

In a step widely seen as off limits for government officials, Hannah Rosenthal, Obama's appointed "anti-semitism" envoy, criticized in a newspaper interview the Israeli ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, for his characterization of J Street as a “unique problem. A breach of protocol by the administration’s new envoy on antisemitism recieved an implicit rebuke from her superiors at the State Department and a sharp retort from her former colleagues in the organized Jewish community

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Getting the Israelis and Palestinians to agree to negotiate, or even to agree to the framework in which negotiations will take place, "is just really hard," US President Barack Obama said in an interview with Time magazine published Thursday, as the president was completing his first year in office

United States envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell arrived in the region this week in efforts to further press the Jewish state into relinquishing territory to the American-backed Palestinian Authority. According to PA sources quoted by the London-based Arabic newspaper al-Hayat, Mitchell is unveiling a five-point plan that will force local parties back to the negotiating table and press Israel to retreat back to the Armistice Line that existed between the Jewish state and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan between the years 1949 and 1967.

Chevron activists Baruch Marzel and Itamar Ben-Givir, who also serve as parliamentary aides to MK (Ichud HaLeumi) Dr. Michael Ben-Ari, have sent a letter to White House Chief of Staff Rom Emanuel suggesting he celebrate his son’s bar mitzvah elsewhere, not at the Kosel as reports indicate he plans to do.

Following his early morning meeting with US envoy George Mitchell, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday that during their discussions, "new and interesting ideas" were raised for the resumption of peace talks with the Palestinians.

Same day as meeting with US envoy Mitchell, Netanyahu speech: The settlements blocs of Ariel, Ma'aleh Adumim and Gush Etzion are an indisputable part of Israel

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Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's coalition partners are preventing him from going as far as he would like to in peace talks with the Palestinian Authority, US President Barack Obama said Thursday.  Obama was speaking at a town hall meeting in Tampa, Florida. Answering a question on the subject, he explained to the audience that the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority are both being held back by more extremist elements in their nations.

The U.S. is concerned that the continued flow of arms to the Hezbollah militant organization could prompt a war between Israel and Lebanon, State Department official Jeff Feltman said in remarks published Sunday by the London-based Al-Hayat daily.

The Obama administration is delaying an upgrade project for Israel's military on the grounds that it could be deployed against Palestinian militants.  The sources said the delay of the Apache project stemmed from the White House's concern that Israel was rebuilding its military for another war. Sources said that Obama was dismayed by the widespread use of the Apache and other U.S. platforms during the January 2009 war with the Hamas regime in the Gaza Strip.

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The United States Treasury has taken all but one member of Hamas off the international list of terrorists, thus enabling funds from the European Union to enter Hamas-controlled Gaza

The United States Treasury has taken all but one member of Hamas off the international list of terrorists, thus enabling funds from the European Union to enter Hamas-controlled Gaza. United States will to Donate $40 Million to UNRWA

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has said he is unhappy about the change in American policy toward settlement construction.
In an interview published Sunday by
Der Spiegel, Abbas told the German magazine he would not change his position and would not agree to resuming negotiations unless Israel completely halts construction in West Bank settlements and recognizes the 1967 borders. PA president: Obama should use his power to pressure Israel on settlements.

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The United States expressed readiness to provide Lebanon by 2013 with aircraft designed for light attack, the local daily As Safir reported Friday.

Rashad Hussein, White House official and President Obama’s newly appointed Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Conference, has a history of participation in events connected with the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood as well as support for Brotherhood causes, once having called prosecution of the U.S. leader of a Palestinian terrorist organization one of many “politically motivated persecutions.”

President Obama’s newly appointed envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, Rashad Hussain, was quoted in 2004 as saying an American who aided a Palestinian terrorist group was the victim of “politically motivated persecutions” who was being used “to squash dissent.”

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Reversing yet another policy of former President George W. Bush, current U.S. President Barack Obama announced this week that he would nominate career diplomat Robert Ford to become Washington's first ambassador to Syria since 2005

The U.S. should encourage greater assimilation of the Hezbollah terrorist organization into the Lebanese government, argued President Obama's counter-terrorism advisor, John Brennan.

A radical Muslim group, the Islamic Society of North America, or ISNA.- that was an unindicted co-conspirator in a scheme to raise money for Hamas has an extensive relationship with the Obama has ties to Obama.  ISNA President Ingrid Mattson represented American Muslims at Obama's inauguration, where she offered a prayer during the televised event. Mattson also represented ISNA at Obama's Ramadan dinner at the White House. Last June, Obama's top aide, Valerie Jarrett, invited Mattson to work on the White House Council on Women and Girls, which Jarrett leads. In July, the Justice Dept. sponsored an information booth at an ISNA bazaar in Washington, D.C.

The Obama administration criticized Israel for designating two shrines on Palestinian territory as Israeli national heritage sites. ...US displeasure with the designations of the Cave of the Patriarchs in the flash point town of Hebron and the traditional tomb of the biblical matriarch Rachel in Bethlehem had been conveyed to senior Israeli officials by American diplomats.

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An Arab political source said Friday that special U.S. Mideast envoy George Mitchell has requested to resign due to his frustration with the way the Obama administration has been handling the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to a Nazareth-based daily. Hadith a-Nass reported that Mitchell's request stemmed partly from to his own failure to advance the resumption of peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians and also from his perception that certain elements within the State Department hold biased favor toward Israel.

US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton sent a message to Beirut that Washington cannot prevent an Israeli strike in Lebanon as long as arms smuggling to Hezbollah continues

The United States is concerned over the approval of a plan to build 600 new housing units in East Jerusalem, the State Department said on Monday, adding that both Israel and the Palestinians should refrain from unilateral actions which could undermine trust between the two parties.

U.S. Pressing Israel not to attack Iran

Senior Israeli diplomatic official: US Vice President Joe Biden is important, but no substitute for President Barack Obama, and a speech he is expected to give next week during his stay in Israel should not be considered compensation for Obama’s speech to the Arab world in Cairo last June

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Secret Report: White House cozying up to Palistinian demands.  The U.S. administration will not put a lot of effort into the upcoming indirect negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians, opting instead to focus on the November Congressional elections, according to an internal Foreign Ministry report that was distributed to Israeli diplomatic missions abroad. The classified report claims that in the preparatory discussions for the Israeli-Palestinian proximity talks the Obama administration adopted positions that are closer to Palestinian demands.

Mitchell told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that the understandings reached following the 2007Annapolis Conference are non-binding in the current round of negotiations

Israel approves 112 new settler homes as Joe Biden arrives

The US has said Israel's authorisation of new building in a Jewish settlement in the West Bank does not violate a recently announced
moratorium.

US Vice President Joe Biden is Israel to reignite the peace process, but the Interior Ministry seems unmoved by the political statements made and on Tuesday approved the addition of 1,600 housing units in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo, which is located beyond the Green Line. The Ministry's District Committee for Planning and Construction approved the plan be submitted for public comment.

Vice President Joe Biden is condemning Israel's approval of 1,600 new settlement homes in disputed East Jerusalem and says the timing undermines the peace process the United States is attempting to revive.

US Vice President Joe Biden tried to put the furor over announcement of plans to build 1,600 units in Ramat Shlomo behind him, saying during a speech Thursday at Tel Aviv University that he condemned the move because as a friend he was compelled to "deliver the hardest truth," but adding that he appreciated the clarifications he received on the matter from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyhau.He opened the speech by stressing the importance of US-Israel friendship and Washington's commitment to the security of the  Jewish state, saying that "US President Barack Obama and myself know that the US has no better friend in the community of nations than Israel." Biden said that he realized that construction in east Jerusalem "is a very touchy subject in Israel," but because Israel's decision to advance the housing project, in his view, "undermined the trust required to conduct the negotiations, I – at the request of President Obama – condemned it immediately."

Officials said the administration of President Barack Obama has warned Israel that its exercises along the borders with Lebanon and Syria were escalating regional tension.  They said Israel has responded by canceling or reducing exercises meant to prepare for a war with Syria. "We are receiving daily phone calls from the Americans, who want to know details and schedules of exercises, what weapons will be used and in what scenarios," an official said.

What Biden told Netanyahu behind closed doors: "This is starting to get dangerous for us"

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden snubbed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last night by arriving 90 minutes late to a scheduled dinner. Biden's late arrival was in response to Israel announcing 1,600 new homes will be built in disputed east Jerusalem during his visit to the region.

Vice President Biden made clear that it was Obama who made the decision to "condemn" the Israeli government -- one of the harshest criticisms ever leveled against Israeli leaders by an American president.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered a stinging rebuke to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahufor his government's announcement this week of new Jewish housing in East Jerusalem

Former Assistant Secretary of State Elliot Abrams places the blame squarely at the feet of the President for the poor state of US/Israel relations

Israel's relationship with the United States, a defining feature of the troubled Middle East, was under severe strain as diplomats scrambled on Saturday to save newborn U.S.-brokered peace talks with the Palestinians.

Clinton calls Israeli announcement "Insulting" to the United States

The Anti-Defamation League said it was shocked at the Obama administration's "public dressing down" of Israel over its decision during Vice President Joe Biden's weeklong visit to move forward with the construction of 1,600 housing units in East Jerusalem.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he thought his apology to Joe Biden over the ill-timed announcement of east Jerusalem construction was sufficient and believed the matter was closed.

Middle East envoy George Mitchell promised Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that the U.S. will bring a halt to Israeli building in East Jerusalem.

Instead of accepting Netanyahu's partial apology and letting bygones be bygones, Obama issued a stern warning to the Israeli prime minister and is now demanding that he take "specific actions" to show he is "committed" to the U.S.-Israel relationship and to the peace process itself.

The Palestinian Authority on Saturday hailed the rare US condemnation of Israel over the Jewish state's plan to build more settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem.

The Jerusalem District Planning and Building committee has canceled two meetings planned for this week, apparently out of concern that any more decisions on construction might result in further tensions with the United States

US Middle East envoy George Mitchell has promised the Palestinians that Israel will not construct new homes in east Jerusalem during peace negotiations, the London-based newspaper Al-Quds Al-Arabi reported Saturday

David Axelrod, US President Barack Obama's chief political adviser, said on Sunday that the Israeli decision to build in Jerusalem was both an "affront" and an "insult."

Obama administration monitors Jews on the Temple Mount in Israel

Netanyahu keeps strong position despite American pressure. Says 'cabinet's decision to end construction freeze after 10 months remains standing' Despite the unprecedented crisis with the White House following Israel's plan to build 1,600 new housing units in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Ramat Shlomo, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he plans to forge ahead with construction in Jerusalem "as we have since the Six Day War".

BBC: Relations between the U.S. and Israel the worst in 35 years

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday switched from apologies to the Obama administration for building for Jews in Jerusalem and went on the offense. Buoyed by virtually unanimous Cabinet support, he told Likud Knesset Members at a party meeting, “Building in Jerusalem and in all other places will continue in the same way that has been accepted in the last 42 years.”

The US State Dept said Monday it was waiting for a "formal" Israeli response to its concerns, declining comment on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's remarks in support of settlements.

Republican lawmakers came out swinging Monday against President Barack Obama's hard line toward Israel over its controversial plans to expand a settlement in East Jerusalem.   The number three Republican in the House of Representatives deplored the Obama administration's stance on Israel as "irresponsible" a week after Israel gave the green light to build 1,600 new homes for Jewish settlers in the area the Palestinians want as the capital of their future state.

Israel remains a strategic ally of the  United States, the US State Dept.reaffirmed Monday amid a dispute over Israeli plans to build settler homes in east Jerusalem

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) today urged the Obama Administration to call a halt to its public denunciations of the Israeli government and return to the use of language befitting the close relations between Washington and Jerusalem

The Obama administration's fierce denunciation of Israel last week has ignited a firestorm in Congress and among powerful pro-Israel interest groups who say the criticism of America's top Mideast ally was misplaced.

U.S. Middle East envoy George Mitchell has delayed his scheduled trip to Israel on Tuesday while the United States waits for a formal response from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on his intentions concerning a building project for Jews in Jerusalem

Obama runs out of patience with Israel.  The US is now said to be demanding substantive concessions from Israel after a warning by the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that he would not take part in talks if the plan to expand the mainly ultra-orthodox Ramat Shlomo settlement went ahead.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that Israel must prove it is committed to the Middle East peace process, but brushed aside suggestions that U.S.-Israeli relations are in crisis.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday said that Israel would continue to build in Jerusalem in the same way that it has over the last 42 years. "The building in Jerusalem - and in all other places - will continue in the same way as has been customary over the last 42 years,"

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Tuesday that Israel had proven its commitment to peace before both in words and actions, after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged Jerusalem to do more to prove it was serious about the Middle East process

The White House nor State Department had anything to say about the fact that the U.S.-financed Palestinian Authority, led by “moderate” Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, renamed a central public square in Ramallah on Thursday in honor of Dalal Mughrabi, the woman who in 1978 helped carry out the deadliest single terrorist attack in Israel’s history.

The United States has diverted a shipment of bunker-busters designated for Israel.    Officials said the U.S. military was ordered to divert a shipment of smart bunker-buster bombs from Israel to a military base in Diego Garcia. They said the shipment of 387 smart munitions had been slated to join pre-positioned U.S. military equipment in Israel Air Force bases. "This was a political decision," an official said. In 2008, the United States approved an Israeli request for bunker-busters capable of destroying underground facilities, including Iranian nuclear weapons sites. Officials said delivery of the weapons was held up by the administration of President Barack Obama.

Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has refused to buckle to US pressure to scrap a Jewish building project in East Jerusalem in a crucial telephone conversation with America's top diplomat

Friday, US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, who at President Barack Obama’s behest gave Netanyahu a 43 minute dressing-down over the phone last week,  told BBC that pressure against Israel paid off, and that Jerusalem will now be willing to compromise.

Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, will use a visit to Washington this week to press the US to release sophisticated bunker-busting bombs needed for a possible strike on Iran’s nuclear sites.

Rather than peace process, the new buzz phrase in Washington is "regime modification", as the Obama administration examines how it can force a rupture in the ruling right-wing coalition and put talks between the Israelis and Palestinians back on a real meaningful track.

Outsiders cannot force peace on the Middle East and any final settlement will have to be initiated by the Israelis and Palestinians themselves, Israel's Washington envoy said on Saturday.

Ahead of his trip to Washington Sunday night, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has bowed to U.S. demands and promised the Obama administration that Israel will make several goodwill gestures toward the Palestinian. For the first time since Operation Cast Lead, Israel has agreed to ease the blockade on the Gaza Strip. Netanyahu has also agreed to discuss all core issues during the proximity talks, with the condition of reaching final conclusions only in direct talks with the PA.

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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s visit to the United States this week will include a demand that U.S. President Obama release previously-promised bunker-busting bombs, the Times of London reported Sunday.  The United States has diverted 387 bombs to an island in the Indian Ocean following the latest diplomatic clash between Israel and the United States over the proposed Ramat Shlomo hosing project in Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he would not restrict construction in east Jerusalem, a step requested by the U.S., but would upgrade upcoming indirect talks with the Palestinians to include the main issues dividing them

New Israeli construction on land claimed by the Palestinians threatens peace efforts and undermines America's ability to help end the Arab-Israeli conflict, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told a leading Jewish organization Monday.  In a speech to AIPAC, Clinton said that Israel's recent announcement of new housing in east Jerusalem exposed differences between the U.S. and the Jewish state that others could exploit. She defended the Obama administration's strong criticism of the move because she said it hurt attempts to launch indirect peace talks.

Netanyahu: "Jerusalem is not a settlement.

Obama Won’t Allow Any Photos of Him With PM Netanyahu

The White House is seeking "clarification" on Israel's plans to build 20 new apartments in east Jerusalem

Israel to U.S.: Latest East Jerusalem building okayed last year

Obama snubbed Netanyahu for dinner with Michelle and the girls, Israelis claim

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Israel insisted on Friday it would not change its policy of building homes in East Jerusalem, keeping the Jewish state at odds with Washington on how to renew stalled peace talks with Palestinians.

More than 75 percent of Congressmen in the U.S.House of Representatives have signed a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressing support for Israel and demanding an end to the highly-publicized state of tensions with Israel.

Details of the "frosty" meeting between Obama and Netanyahu"- the Obama administration was clearly sending a message of extreme displeasure.  [Obama] immediately presented Mr. Netanyahu with a list of 13 demands designed both to the end the feud with his administration and to build Palestinian confidence ahead of the resumption of peace talks. Key among those demands was a previously-made call to halt all new settlement construction in east Jerusalem.  When the Israeli prime minister stalled, Mr Obama rose from his seat declaring: "I'm going to the residential wing to have dinner with Michelle and the girls."

A top aide of US President Barack Obama told CNN's State of the Union program on Sunday morning that Obama did not snub Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu when the two met in the White House last week.

During U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s first year in office, some of the heftiest contributions to her husband’s charitable foundation came from royal families of Arab nations. The list of those who donated to the William J. Clinton Foundation in 2009 was released to the media last week.

Obama accused of waging diplomatic war to topple Netanyahu

U.S. President Barack Obama's demands during his meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last Tuesday point to an intention to impose a permanent settlement on Israel and the Palestinians in less than two years, political sources in Jerusalem say.

No anti-Israel resolution on east Jerusalem was in the works at the UN Security Council, senior officials in Washington were quoted Tuesday as saying, amid reports that the US would not veto such a resolution if it were brought to the UN body.

Israel cannot be found on the US State Dept. Website.  The following message appears when looking for Israel: "We’re sorry. That page can’t be found and may have moved" (In bold red letters)

Obama wants Israel to freeze construction in East Jerusalem for four months in exchange for an attempt to renew stalled Israeli peace talks with Palestinians, an Israeli newspaper said on Wednesday.

Obama has refused every Military request from Israel since taking office

The administration of United States President Barack Obama has encouraged "resistance" by Arabs to protest Israel's presence in eastern Jerusalem, according to a senior Palestinian Authority official cited by WorldNetDaily on Thursday

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Several high-profile former U.S. officials, some with close ties to the Obama administration, met with leaders of the Palestinian militant group Hamas in recent months, raising hope inside the group that its views are being heard at the White House.

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US Refuses Visas to all Israeli Nuclear Scientists; the Israeli government was stunned when every nuclear technician at Israel's Dimona reactor who had submitted visa requests to visit the United States for ongoing university education in Physics, Chemistry and Nuclear Engineering had their visa applications summarily rejected, specifically because of their association with the Dimona reactor.

Netanyahu pulls out of Obama’s nuclear summit

In an unprecedented move, the U.S. has been conducting negotiations with Israel on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, according to a senior PA negotiator and sources in the Israeli government.

The Obama administration in recent weeks has stepped up its monitoring of Jewish construction projects in eastern Jerusalem and is protesting to the highest levels of the Israeli government even small building or improvement projects, WND has learned

Obama fighting Israel's Nuclear program

US President Barack Obama's national security adviser says that Israel will still have a "robust" delegation at a nuclear security summit in Washington next week, even after Israel's prime minister abruptly decided not to attend.

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White House says visas for Israeli scientists not denied, but never mention the name of Israeli reactor site; Dimona

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government said it would reject any moves by the Obama administration to set its own timeline and benchmarks for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, potentially establishing a new fault line between the U.S. and Israel.

Obama has told French President Nicolas Sarkozy that he is determined to keep the pressure on Israel and the Palestinians to renew peace talks and implement confidence-building measures. Obama made his comments despite potential political damage at home ahead of the mid-term congressional elections in November

Obama administration says support of Israel to be 'balanced against other interests

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On Tuesday, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, pro-Israel lobbying group, publicized letters to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, signed by 76 senators and 333 House members, that implored the administration to defuse tensions.

Letter by AIPAC to Hillary Clinton, link to signatories

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Clinton: The U.S. won't impose peace deal on Israel

Speaking at a dinner attended by the ambassadors of Israel and several Arab states, Mrs Clinton urged Israel to "refrain from unilateral statements and actions" that could undermine peace.

A new Jewish organization has been started in the United States – openly supportive of Sarah Palin, but its bottom-line goal appears to be opposition to President Barack Obama and his tilt against Israel.

In a veiled warning to President Barack Obama, Israel's foreign minister said on Tuesday that any move to impose a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians would lead to greater conflict

United States administration officials have voiced harsh criticism over advertisements in favor of Israel's position on Jerusalem that appeared in the U.S. press with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's encouragement

State Dept.: U.S. unsure whether Syria sent missiles to Hezbollah

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said in an interview on Monday that the time has not come yet for a new U.S. Mideast peace proposal.

U.S. officials slam pro-Israeli ads in American media

US Won’t Promise Won’t Shoot Down Israeli Planes

Israeli Officials Weigh Option of Attacking Iran Without U.S. Consent

The Obama administration is pushing Israel to hand the Palestinian Authority full control of a major neighborhood in Jerusalem as a so-called confidence-building gesture to jumpstart Israeli-PA negotiations

The Obama administration pledged to the Palestinian Authority it will secure an extension of a freeze on Jewish construction in the West Bank and a de facto freeze in eastern Jerusalem, a top PA leader told WND

Israel's prime minister on Thursday rejected U.S. calls to halt construction in disputed east Jerusalem

In an interview with Channel 2 television news (Israeli TV), Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that there will not be a construction freeze in Jerusalem, and that there is “a full understanding that there must not be preconditions for negotiations.

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The White House is engaged in an aggressive effort to reassure Jewish leaders that the tense relationship between the Obama administration and the Israeli government that has played out in public in the last few months does not signify any fundamental change in U.S. policy.

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has been invited to Washington in May for talks with US President Barack Obama, Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erakat said on Sunday.

VIDEO: Obama’s National Security Advisor Tells Joke Depicting Jews as Greedy Merchants

Jews gather outside the Israeli Consulate Sunday to protest President Obama's position towards Israel.

National Security Adviser James Jones apologized Monday for telling a joke last week that depicted a member of the Taliban getting tricked by a Jewish merchant looking to make a sale. 

U.S. President Barack Obama held an impromptu meeting with Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Monday, during which Obama affirmed his country's "unshakeable commitment to Israel's security."

The Netanyahu government has allowed a de facto building freeze on new homes in parts of Jerusalem in order to placate President Obama.

The Anti-Defamation League’s National Director Abe Foxman: US shift in Israel policy "deeply distressing"

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The administration of President Barack Obama has launched what officials termed a psychological warfare campaign meant to topple Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Two recent rounds of US/Israeli talks about the sale of Lockheed Martin F-35s to the Israeli air force have ended with the same gap that has so far prevented the signature of a letter of agreement.

Obama has vowed to take action against Israel or the Palestinians if either undermines indirect peace talks, a senior Palestinian official said on Thursday

US gives Abbas private assurances over Israeli settlements

Clinton Warns Iran, Syria on U.S. Commitment to Israel

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Secretary Clinton to AJC Gala: 'Israel's Security is a Personal Commitment'

Obama has told several European leaders that if Israeli-Palestinian talks remain stalemated into September or October, he will convene an international summit on achieving Mideast peace, senior Israeli officials told Haaretz on Thursday.

United States officials who spoke to the pan-Arab paper Al-Sharq il-Awsat denied Thursday that America would stop using its United Nations veto to help Israel. The New York Times had reported that US President Barack Obama warned that America would no longer veto anti-Israel resolutions in the UN Security Council.

Obama has warned Israel he will pave the way for an independent Palestinian state if the peace process remains deadlocked until the autumn (UK Telegraph)

Obama made clear in a recent letter to the Palestinians that he views Israel as the obstacle to peace and will approach further peace efforts from that point of view, according to senior Palestinian Authority officials. -Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat confirmed for the Bethlehem-based Ma'an news agency that such a letter was sent, and that in it Obama "clarified the US stance on the peace process and Israel's intransigence on the issue of settlements.

The White House, in the midst of an intense charm offensive aimed at the Jewish and pro-Israel communities, has dropped an archaic phrase that has, in the past, rankled Jewish groups. The use of the proclamation boilerplate "in the year of our Lord" for a celebration of Jewish Heritage Month had struck a slightly off-key note for Jewish groups in Obama's last proclamation, as in those of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.  This year, the phrase has been replaced by the simple phrase, "in the year two thousand ten.”

The White House is engaged in an aggressive effort to reassure Jewish leaders that the tense relationship between the Obama administration and the Israeli government that has played out in public in the past few months does not signify any fundamental change in U.S. policy

Obama, Elie Wiesel share 'good kosher lunch

Following a private lunch with President Obama, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel said he believes tensions are gone between the United States and Israel.

Obama is working closely with Russia and Egypt on an effort to rid Israel of its supposed nuclear weapons arsenal, according to several mainstream media reports this week. Most prominently, the Wall Street Journal reported that Obama is keen to adopt an Egyptian proposal to declare the Middle East a nuclear-free zone. A follow-up regional conference would put heavy pressure on all nations to comply

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The US has assured the Palestinians there will be no “acts of provocation” by any party during the indirect talks between the PA and Israel next week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday....The PA understood that acts of “provocation” include settlement construction by Israel and incitement by the Palestinians- Abbas’s comments were published on a day when US envoy George Mitchell met for the second time in 24-hours with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. The talks are taking place amid an almost total news blackout, with neither side releasing any information about the discussions.

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Israel has agreed to freeze construction in east Jerusalem's Ramat Shlomo for two years, the US  State Department said Sunday, following the completion of the first round of indirect Middle East peace talks.

The Obama administration has “screwed up the messaging” about its support for Israel over the past 14 months, and it will take “more than one month to make up for 14 months,” White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel said on Thursday to a group of rabbis called together for a meeting in the White House.

Obama to Abbas: I am committed to creation of Palestinian state

US President Barack Obama urged the Palestinians to move to direct negotiations as soon as possible in a phone call with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday.  Obama said that the two sides need to “negotiate seriously and in good faith” and stressed his intention "to hold both sides accountable for actions that undermine trust during the talks,” according to a statement put out by the White House following the call.

Netanyahu: We will never divide Jerusalem During a speech marking Jerusalem Day, the prime minister said that Israel will continue to build and develop in Jerusalem.

Netanyahu turns to Bible in tussle over Jerusalem

Obama’s is the first administration to state explicitly that the Jewish presence in the parts of the city that the Jordanian occupiers vacated in 1967 is illegal and to actively oppose the building of Jewish housing even in existing Jewish neighborhoods in the city.

The Ministry of Planning of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) announced on Wednesday that the United States will provide the PNA 500 million U.S. dollars as a support for the year 2010.

Obama will have the US to join a UN advisory group with anti-Israel past: Alliance of Civilizations.  The Obama administration is preparing to join an international advisory group that the United States generally has shunned due to fears it would adopt anti-Israeli and anti-Western positions

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As part of the continuing White House effort to assuage the American Jewish community of its pro-Israel credentials, White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel met with a group of 15 rabbis from across the country

E. Jerusalem: Demolition orders for illegally constructed Arab homes in east Jerusalem are highly unlikely to go ahead in the near future, it emerged on Thursday, despite a recent announcement to the contrary by Public Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch. The U-turn came after the US State Department sought clarifications over comments by Aharonovitch, who said on Wednesday that “police have no instructions to refrain from carrying out the demolitions.

US Sends Israel Smart Bombs To Match Syrian Missiles For Hizballah

Interior Minister: Israel will never freeze construction in Jerusalem

White House Reports Two-Year Building Freeze in Ramat Shlomo

The Obama administration is looking for ways to build up "moderate elements" within the Lebanese Hezbollah guerrilla movement and to diminish the influence of hard-liners, a top White House official said on Tuesday.

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Palestinian negotiators have surprised Washington with a bold opening offer to White House peace envoy George Mitchell that includes concessions on territory beyond those offered in past Palestinian-Israeli peace talks, according to officials briefed on the current negotiations.

US envoy George Mitchell left Israel on Thursday afternoon, ending the second round of proximity talks, with each side claiming their contacts with the American mediator focused on something completely different.

Fatah does not rule out the possibility of resuming an ''armed struggle'' against Israel if the US-sponsored proximity talks fail

Obama Advisor: Warm Words for Saudi Arabia, Hizbullah- John Brennan, Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security, called Jerusalem “Al-Quds,” praised Saudi Arabian religious tolerance, and is encouraging of Hizbullah. Speaking to an apparently Muslim audience at New York University in February, at a forum co-hosted by the White House and the Islamic Center at New York University." Brennan first told a story in Arabic, evoking laughter and concluding with, “Don’t tell the folks who don’t speak Arabic what I said.” He then said that his favorite city in the Middle East is “Al Quds, Jerusalem.”

John Brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, met with Lebanese leaders during a recent visit. "Hezbollah is a very interesting organization," Brennan told a Washington conference

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and his family dined on seafood at an Eilat restaurant and left the bill for the Israeli Tourism Ministry, according to reports in Israeli media.

IDF Prepares for Potential Attack from US-Trained PA Military- The Kfir brigade, created December 2005 to deal with unrest in Israel’s Judea and Samaria regions, trained extensively in urban warfare and simulated a scenario in which IDF soldiers were pitted against the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority’s new American-trained military.

Rahm Emanuel invites Netanyahu to visit Obama.  Will allow an photo-op this time

Axelrod Says No Proof Sestak Received Illegal Job Offer

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Obama US stopped Israel from targeting Hizballah missile shipment

U.S. Trying to Deport Born-Again 'Son of Hamas' as Terrorist: The Department of Homeland Security is trying to deport the son of a Hamas founder who told of his conversion to Christianity and decade of spying for Israel in a New York Times best-seller. "Son of Hamas" author Mosab Hassan Yousef revealed on a blog hosted by his publisher he is scheduled to appear June 30 before Immigration Judge Rico J. Bartolomei at the DHS Immigration Court in San Diego. Yousef said the DHS informed him Feb. 23, 2009, he was barred from asylum in the U.S. because there were reasonable grounds for believing he was "a danger to the security of the United States" and "engaged in terrorist activity."

Netanyahu to ask Obama to block measures over Israel's nukesThe Israeli prime minister will meet with the U.S. president at the White House on Tuesday, after the U.S. backed a call for inspection of Israeli nuclear installations at the NPT Review Conference. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will ask for clarifications about the U.S. position on the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference when he meets with Obama at the White House on Tuesday.

Jerusalem Restricts Emanuel Bar Mitzvah Party; White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel’s son Zach will celebrate his Bar Mitzvah Sunday at the Davidson Center near the Western Wall but without catering or music.

Obama's Charm Offensive Masks Israel Policy Change: as Jewish leaders were meeting in the White House, the president's diplomatic team was busy in New York cutting a nuclear deal at the UN with Egypt and other Arab states that stabs Israel in the back. With U.S. support and endorsement, representatives of 189 nations adopted a nuclear non-proliferation declaration that calls for expedited action on a nuclear-free Mideast zone, with an international conference in 2012 to get this project moving to fruition.   But even before 2012, the declaration already calls on Israel to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and invite UN inspectors' full access to lay bare its nuclear activities.

Washington's unprecedented backing for a UN resolution for a nuclear-free Middle East that singles out Israel has both angered and deeply worried the Jewish state although officials are cagey about openly criticising their biggest ally

Hamas leader says American envoys making contact, but not openly

Netanyahu is canceling a scheduled meeting with Obama at the White House to return to Israel to deal with the fallout of the raid by Israeli forces to enforce the Gaza blockade on a flotilla of ships trying to run the blockade

Netanyahu, who is currently visiting Canada, stressed Monday that IDF troops were forced to use force against Gaza sail activists after they refused to cooperate and attacked the soldiers.

The White House on Monday said it "deeply regretted, and is currently working to understand the circumstances surrounding this tragedy," said White House spokesman William Burton.

Obama’s close family friends, terrorists Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn, and top campaign bundler Jodie Evans from Code Pink are top activists with the Gaza flotilla group that attacked the IDF today.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been privately asking foreign leaders to "dial down" criticism of Israel until all the facts of the flotilla attack are known

VIDEO: Sec. Hillary Clinton condemns the Israeli flotilla raid.

Hillary condemned the Israeli flotilla raid, but not the White House: The White House and lawmakers on Tuesday refrained from condemning a deadly Israeli attack on Gaza-bound ships carrying humanitarian aid.

The Obama administration appears to be rebuffing calls from some Jewish groups for the United States to be more assertive and public in defending Israel regarding the flotilla incident.

Vice President Joe Biden defended Israel's handling of the raid on a Gaza aid flotilla, departing from the Obama administration's posture of wait and see. Biden said Israel has an "absolute right" to defend its security interest

Obama offered Netanyahu guarantees that the U.S. would not let any decision made during the recent NPT review conference 'harm Israel's vital interests.'

An Israeli government official said the White House asked Netanyahu for concessions in Israeli-Palestinian negotiations in exchange for U.S. opposition to the establishment of a United Nations commission to investigate Israel's commando raid of a flotilla earlier this week that resulted in the deaths of nine violent activists.

The Obama administration considers Israel’s blockade of Gaza to be untenable and plans to press for another approach to ensure Israel’s security while allowing more supplies into the impoverished Palestinian area, senior American officials said Wednesday.- describes flotilla defensive measures as a "deadly attack"

US to probe American death in Israeli raid- "We will look into the circumstances of the death of an American citizen, as we would do anywhere in the world at all times," State Department spokesman Philip Crowley told reporters. Crowley declined to specify who is "evaluating the facts" surrounding the death of the dual US-Turkish national, whom he identified as Furkan Dogan, a 19-year-old born in Troy, New York.

Obama is calling the deadly Israeli raid on an aid flotilla bound for the Gaza Strip "tragic" and says the loss of life that resulted was unnecessary. Obama stopped short of condemning the actions of Israeli forces, saying that the U.S. wants to wait for an investigation.

VIDEO: Obama advisor Brennan refers to Jerusalem as "Al Quds"

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The White House is encouraging an Irish aid ship bound for the blockaded Gaza Strip to avoid a possible repeat confrontation with Israel and instead sail to the Israeli port of Ashdod to deliver its supplies.

The White House said on Friday Israel's blockade of the Gaza Strip was unsustainable and urged a Gaza aid vessel sent by pro-Palestinian activists to divert to an Israeli port to reduce the risk of violence.

The United States continues to supply weapons and other security systems to Lebanon's security forces amid rising tensions with Israel

VIDEO: Helen Thomas Mocks Gibbs Over White House's Lack Of Condemnation Of Israel's Act Of War

VIDEO: White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs today called anti-Jewish remarks by Helen Thomas “reprehensible”

Controversial remarks about Israel by veteran White House reporter Helen Thomas drew sharp criticism from the Obama administration on Monday

The United States has asked Israel to investigate an incident in which an American woman lost an eye after being shot by Israeli forces with a tear gas canister during a pro-Palestinian protest in Jerusalem

Obama-Hamas connection?

In less than a week, the Obama administration left Israel hanging out to dry three separate times: UN Security Council, the administration succumbed to the rush to criticize Israel in a statement, at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva it failed to sway opinion, and at the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference, the United States joined the consensus on a statement condemning Israel

The Netanyahu government’s attitude to the United States shows it is “waiting for President [Sarah] Palin, an Obama official reportedly told Peter Beinart, writing for the Atlantic Monthly news site.

Under Obama, the United States no longer provides Israel with automatic support at the United Nations where the Jewish state faces a constant barrage of criticism and condemnation

Obama has updated America's official vision of Israel's future to stress that the Jewish state must ensure equal rights for Israeli Arabs

White House rejected Israeli intel, blocked use of anti-riot gear against flotilla: Diplomatic sources said the White House rejected Israeli intelligence assessments that the six-ship flotilla contained weapons and Islamist fighters trained to resist any boarding operation.

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Obama Administration to Support Anti-Israel Resolution at UN Next Week

US officials on Friday denied reports that the Obama administration plans to support the establishment of an international UN-monitored commission to investigate last week's flotilla raid.

Was the White House involved in the Israeli Flotilla incident?  Speculation grows of White House involvement to create an event to force Israel to capitulate to Obama concessions.  Implications of a conspiracy.

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The White House welcomed Israel's new rules for its land embargo, which has drawn heightened international criticism since a deadly raid on an aid flotilla bound for the Hamas-run Palestinian territory. "We believe that the implementation of the policy announced by the government of Israel today should improve life for the people of Gaza," White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said.

Another crisis between the Netanyahu and Obama administrations looms over housing in Jerusalem, this time because of Jerusalem’s plan to wreck 22 illegally built Arab homes to make way for an archaeological park. The Jerusalem municipality proposal also calls for making legal 66 other Arab buildings built without permits.The U.S. State Department said Monday afternoon it is “concerned” over the plan that “we think undermines the trust that is fundamental in making progress to the proximity talks and ultimately in direct negotiations.”

There are profound differences between the Obama administration and Israel when it comes to the perception of the threat posed by a nuclear-armed Iran

Seventy Fifth Week in Office

Rashad Hussain, Obama’s special envoy to the Organization for the Islamic Conference (OIC), the Saudi-based body formed in 1969 to “protect” Jerusalem from the Israelis, announced a new title this week for Obama. According to Hussain, Obama is America’s “Educator-in-Chief on Islam.”

Israel's ambassador to Washington, Michael Oren, painted a dark picture of U.S.-Israeli relations during a briefing at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem last week. Israeli diplomats say Oren described the current situation as a "tectonic rift" in which Israel and the United States are like continents drifting apart.

The Obama administration is still not saying what it will do if and when the U.N. calls for another international investigation into the Gaza flotilla incident.

A senior Hamas figure said Friday that official and unofficial US sources have asked the Islamist group to refrain from making any statements regarding contacts with Washington, this following reports that a senior American official is due to arrive in an Arab country in the coming days to relay a telegram from the Obama Administration.

Israel is trying to prevent a big defense contract between the United States and Saudi Arabia from going through.   The deal includes the purchase of scores of new F-15 fighter jets and the upgrading of the 150 F-15s already in the Saudi air force. Israel expressed a number of reservations to the Americans over the past month, and the issue is expected to come up in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's meetings in Washington on Tuesday. Defense Minister Ehud Barak raised the deal in meetings with U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates and National Security Advisor General Jim Jones two weeks ago in Washington. Israel also made its reservations clear at a meeting in Tel Aviv between top Israeli defense officials and a delegation led by U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy.

An Obama-linked public relations firm has taken on a new job: Making Israel look bad on behalf of Qatar.  Fenton Communications is working with Qatar on the Al Fakhoora project – an Internet campaign dedicated to breaking Israel's blockade of Hamas in Gaza.

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is relying on former U.S. President Bill Clinton’s initiative as Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu flies to Washington. White House officials refuse to comment on former President George W. Bush’s written promises to Israel.

The Bush letter to Israel, no confirmation by the Obama administration on its definitions of borders

Obama has approved military sales to three Arab League states in advance of his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced that the settlement freeze will not continue

Senior White House officials say there is "absolutely no rift" between the United States and Israel as President Barack Obama prepares to host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Tuesday

Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu worked Tuesday to dispel rumors of a U.S./Israeli rift.

White House Meeting Over, Obama Avoids Question on Freeze

Photo: Netanyahu goes through the White House back door again.  Greeted by staffer.

VIDEO: Obama Bristles at Reporter’s Question on if His “Distancing from Israel” was a Mistake

Obama backs down from his position: tells Binyamin Netanyahu that the United States will not encourage a Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) conference unless all countries "feel confident that they can attend” and on condition that Israel is not singled out.

 Obama is 'still evil,' say Israeli lawmakers

Obama said in an Israeli TV interview broadcast on Thursday it is highly unlikely the Jewish state would surprise Washington with an attack on Iran's nuclear facilities. "

Obama: Israelis suspicious of me because my middle name is Hussein

Obama to Abbas: I will make every effort to ensure Palestinian statehood-  U.S. President calls Abbas days after meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu to voice support for Palestinian leadership.

Jerusalem’s planning commission ended the de facto building freeze Monday night by approving building 32 new housing units in Pisgat Ze’ev, where 50,000 Jews lives in the northeastern part of the city.

Obama has rejected another Israeli request for advanced combat platforms. Diplomatic sources said Obama refused a request by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for Israeli access to a proposed stealth variant of the F-15E fighter-jet.

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday criticized US President Barack Obama for failing to provide him with clear answers to a number of questions regarding the future of peace talks with Israel. Abbas also confirmed that Obama has been exerting pressure on him to enter direct negotiations with Israel.

U.S. upgrades status of Palestinian mission in Washington ... on the 9th of Av

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Abbas: Obama Promised Continued Construction Freeze

PLO Flag to Fly in Washington D.C.

Obama appointee Donald Berwick is heavily involved in the anti-Israel Physicians for Human Rights organization

Obama was behind British Prime Minister Cameron's attack on Israel

Eightieth Week in Office

Obama Reaches Out to Jews, Excludes Pro-Yesha Zionists

Israel blames U.S., France for arming Lebanon

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'Investigate US aid to Lebanese army'- A Florida congressman is seeking an investigation into whether American equipment was used by Lebanese forces who fired on Israel last week or if the soldiers had received US-funded training

The Obama administration plans to sell advanced F-15 fighter jets to Saudi Arabia

State Dept. delayed 24 hours to condemn recent Lebenese attack at Israel border

The Spanish Government decides to Fund Freeze Continuation Campaign for building on the Israeli West Bank... right around the time Michelle Obama is in Spain

The Obama administration, citing evidence of continued troubles inside Iran’s nuclear program, has persuaded Israel that it would take roughly a year — and perhaps longer — for Iran to complete what one senior official called a “dash” for a nuclear weapon

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Obama's recess appointment, Dr. Donald Berwick, to head the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services is a key figure in Physicians for Human Rights, an international organization that in recent years has been an aggressive and dishonest critic of Israel.

WH Visitor Logs Suggest J Street Contributed To U.S.-Israel Diplomatic Crisis J Street representatives met with the Obama administration frequently during the flare-up resulting from Joe Biden's visit to Israel.

The controversial imam behind a proposal  to build an Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero has advocated a plan that is widely regarded here as promoting the eradication of Israel as a Jewish state.

Eighty Fourth Week in Office

Obama will visit Jerusalem in coming months to press for a Middle East peace deal to be signed this year and implemented within a decade, according to a leaked White House report.

Are U.S. tax officials punishing Zionists who won't toe the White House line? Right-wing Z-Street sues IRS over claims it withheld tax breaks because campaigners' policies clashed with Obama's: 'This is a clear violation of the First Amendment.'

Obama 'to visit Jerusalem and Ramallah to press for peace'

The United States condemned the words of Shas' spiritual leader Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef against PA President Mahmoud Abbas and Palestinian Arabs. A statement released the by the US State Department said that Rabbi Yosef's words are "not only very harmful, but also affect the efforts to achieve peace."

Israel rabbi remarks on Palestinians 'deeply offensive': US

US Funds Left-Wing Palistinian Authority ‘Peace Partner’ PR Campaign

Jews killed on road where Obama demanded removal of checkpoints

On the eve of Middle East peace talks set to get underway at the White House Wednesday, the White House has condemned the attack Tuesday claimed by Hamas that killed four Israelis near Hebron, in the West Bank., then says..."We note that the Palestinian Authority has condemned this attack,"

The United States will not participate in a joint military exercise hosted by Turkey if Israel is not invited to join, a US embassy spokesperson said, according to a Wednesday report by Turkish newspaper Hurriyet.

Obama press conference on the second day of Rosh Hashana

Eighty Fifth Week in Office

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton backtracked on Friday from her previous pledge that “Israel’s right to exist in safety as a Jewish state, with defensible borders and an undivided Jerusalem as its capital, secure from violence and terrorism, must never be questioned.”

Obama to call rabbis

"Rabbi "Obama: Rosh Hashana greetings to Jews, gives advice: We Should Encourage Those Who Work Towards Peace

Obama, Clinton call on US Jews, Muslims to back talks

Eighty Sixth Week in Office

Newly discovered statements by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the man behind the Ground Zero mosque project- supported by Obama, show he supports the destruction of Israel

Middle East peace talks falter over question of Israeli settlements: The US repeated its demand that Israel extend a 10-month partial freeze on settlement building before it expires later this month.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday morning laid the groundwork for arguing that Israel needs a new Arab state in order to remain “democratic and Jewish."

Obama's top nuclear envoy warned Arab ambassadors Wednesday that they risk contributing to a failure of Middle East peace talks if they use an upcoming meeting in Vienna to pressure Israel over its nuclear program

Obama Wants To Restore Lebanon Aid Congress Feared Would Be Used Against Israel

Eighty Seventh Week in Office

Mitchell Says US Supports Lebanese Army

Obama ethics: 'Israel mulls deal to extend freeze for Pollard's release'

Obama not keen on Iran strike; 'not ideal solution'

Eighty Eighth Week in Office

Hillary Clinton makes last-ditch effort to save Middle East peace talks

Revelation about funding sources prompts distancing from J StreetThe White House appears to be distancing itself from the liberal advocacy group J Street that it once embraced as its envoy to the U.S. Jewish community

Eighty Ninth Week in Office

PLO Decides to Break Off Talks. Obama Still Hoping for Change

Jewish voters don't reflexively back Rahm Emanuel for Chicago mayor Some local Jewish voters at odds with Emanuel's role in Obama's Israel policy, his politics when in Congress — and his coarse language

Israel haters: Obama connected Israel group 'J Street' Co-Founder Daniel Levy: Israel’s Creation “An Act That Was Wrong"

A senior diplomatic source in Jerusalem said Thursday that there is “no chance” that Obama would consent to renewed settlement construction in two months' time, even if Israel consents to extending the building freeze in Judea and Samaria.(the west bank)

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Obama signed a waiver last week that allowed him to transfer funds to the Palestinian Authority, while relaxing some of reporting requirements. The announcement of the waiver, published October 7, did not include information on the amount or its purpose.

Double-talking on Israel: U.S. aids Palestinians? Obama demands Jews stop construction while building PA foothold in same areas

State Department spokesman says region must 'accept existence of Israel as homeland of Jewish people' after Netanyahu tells Knesset he is willing to extend settlement freeze in exchange for Palestinian recognition of Israel as Jewish

The Obama administration has refused to answer if it is bound by the 2004 Bush letter 22 times so far, it took six attempts yesterday to get the State Department spokesman, P.J. Crowley, to answer whether the U.S. recognizes Israel as a Jewish state

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The US is negotiating the future borders of the Palestinian state with Israel, according to a report released by Arab newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat on Friday. One option is reportedly that Israel would lease land in east Jerusalem from the Palestinian state for 40-99 years

Ninety Fourth Week in Office

The US government has condemned Israeli plans to build more than 1,000 new Israeli settler homes

Announcements from the municipality of Jerusalem on new housing units while Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden may be aimed at “embarrassing” the Prime Minister, U.S. State Department spokesman Philip Crowley suggested Monday.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office sharply rejected international criticism of Israel’s most recently announced building plans in East Jerusalem, saying in a statement: “Jerusalem is not a settlement

US to transfer $150m aid to Palestinians

Ninety Fifth Week in Office

'US failed to convince Netanyahu to halt construction'

U.S.: We'll oppose delegitimization of Israel in exchange for settlement freeze

Saturday night: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has convened his top mini-Cabinet of seven ministers for an emergency meeting in which they will vote on the United States demand that Israel re-freeze Jewish construction in Judea and Samaria for another three months.  In exchange, the U.S. promises 20 jet fighters, as well as an automatic veto of any anti-Israel resolution or demand in the United Nations.

The Obama administration did not seek to confront Israel publicly on the issue of plans for new building in east Jerusalem neighborhoods, a White House official told American Jewish leaders in a conference call

U.S. offers Israel warplanes in return for new settlement freeze (F-35)

Obama's statement Sunday hailing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for proposing a new settlement freeze in the disputed West Bank sent Israeli officials scrambling to clarify that the cabinet has not yet approved any action to stop construction

Israel: The security cabinet will not vote on a US proposal for a three-month settlement freeze until the Obama administration's promises are officially delivered to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in writing,

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers is demanding more assurances from the Obama administration that a record $60 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia won’t give the kingdom new military capabilities that threaten Israel.

US State Dept: Israel Similar to Iran, Iraq and Sudan: The department’s annual International Religious Freedom Report, released Wednesday for the year 2009, placed Israel in the same category as countries “where violators of religious freedom have been noteworthy” due to the Jewish State's emphasis on maintaining the status quo with regard to respect for Jewish legal standards

Ninety Sixth Week in Office

United States officials are unfamiliar with the commitments America is allegedly offering Israel in exchange for a ban on Jewish construction

Israeli PM: Cabinet to review US freeze deal when we get letter  Speaking to Likud MKs and deputy ministers, Netanyahu says will not bring issue to vote if written assurances don't arrive from US

Clinton and Obama Pulled 'Bait and Switch' on Netanyahu: As Israel waits for a letter clarifying America's guarantees in exchange for a proposed building ban for Jewish residents of Judea and Samaria, a diplomatic source has come forward saying that no such letter is on its way. United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton misled Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, and contrary to reports, the U.S. does not guarantee an end to the freeze, the source said.

IRS to Jewish group: 'Does your organization support the existence of the land of Israel?'

Netanyahu: No Document Means No Progress

Obama votes present as an attack on Israel: United Nations Human Rights Council this month adopted nine resolutions against Israel, the United States opposed none of the resolutions

Ninety Seventh Week in Office

US warns Israel of WikiLeaks release

Report: Israel growing frustrated with the US

Obama's lies to Israel, documented by Wikileaks

The Obama administration Adopts Israeli Anti-Terror Tactics, but Waffles on Defending Israel’s Use of Them

Obama choice for Rabbi at the White House Chanukah party, Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater is a J Street activist - ...Regular contributor to the Huffington Post, Defends Gay Jews",... -Defends Obama ....- Attacks oil exploration,

The United States on Tuesday abandoned its effort to persuade Israel to freeze construction of Jewish settlements

The Israeli government has spurned U.S. requests for a new moratorium of new Jewish settlements in Palestinian territories. Spurns offer of  F-35 fighters

A top Palestinian official questioned Washington's ability to forge Middle East peace after a new breakdown in American attempts to revive negotiations

Middle East peace talks collapse

Here we go again...U.S. does not, will not condone Israel's settlement activity, official says

Ninety Ninth Week in Office

Israel's leader does not want to share Jerusalem

J Street's anti-Israel agenda exposed?: Jiki Leaks

IRS finally issues reason why it won't allow tax exempt status for pro-Israel lobby group Z Street: ...In a signed affidavit, an IRS official explains that there is no "Israel Special Policy," instead it is a Terrorism Special Policy, and that Israel is included.  That's right, Israel is a terrorist state because terrorism happens there

Z ST's Opposition to Government's Motion to Dismiss the Complaint

IRS affidavit against Z Street

IRS Brief to Z Street

Palestinians to Mitchell: U.S. must demand that talks on borders be based on 1967 lines

Envoy says US committed to Palestinian state

Obama encouraging 'diplomatic assault' on Israel?..PA officials: President quietly permitting recognition of Palestinian state

Week One Hundred in Office

The media and the US administration are again colluding with the Israeli Left’s political leadership to overthrow the Netanyahu government

Netanyahu Decides to Ask Obama to Free Pollard

US stop-gap budget missing pledged increases for Israel

U.S. may delay aid for Israel's anti-rocket system due to budget woes

"Small amounts" of US Arms Reach Hizbullah, US Official Admits

Administration says they are against the UN anti-settlement resolutions proposed on Israel, but refuses to say if they will veto it

Obama Appointee Robert Ford, Ambassador to Syria, The previous ambassador to Syria was withdrawn by former President George W. Bush in 2005 in response to the assassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, as well as its support for Saddah Hussein-sympathizers and terrorism in general

Week One Hundred and Two in Office

The US has been secretly communicating with Syrian officials in recent weeks in hopes of brokering a comprehensive peace agreement between Syria and Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says he has sent a letter to Obama asking him to free Jonathan Pollard

White House: We've Received Pollard Letter

U.S. criticizes Israel over Jerusalem settlement

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton early today condemned Israel's demolition of an east Jerusalem hotel complex, saying it undermines chances for peace with the Palestinians

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton dismissed on Sunday Israeli assessments of delays in the Iranian nuclear program and called for more work on sanctions to bring Tehran to heel.

Week One Hundred and Four in Office

A newsletter-publisher said to have ties with the Obama administration has called on Washington to end its strategic alliance with Israel

Obama is silent as the PLO mission raises flag in D.C.

Week One Hundred and Five in Office

Obama to Sanction Islamic UN resolution Declaring Jewish Homes in Israel illegal

Obama has lost all credibility in the Middle East, PA negotiator Saeb Erekat told US envoy George Mitchell in October 2009

George Schultz urges Obama to free Pollard

Week One Hundred and Six in Office

Israel shocked by Obama's "betrayal" of Mubarak

Obamadiplomacy: Jordan: Peace Treaty with Israel in Doubt if Egypt Falls

Week One Hundred and Seven in Office

Hillary Clinton: Obama Has Done More for Israel’s Security Than Any Other U.S. Administration

U.S. official: Israel's actions in East Jerusalem go against Mideast peace efforts

The United States will use "the tools that we have" to block a UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements

Week One Hundred and Eight in Office

Germany's Merkel calls for peace with Israel, Obama did not...Obama, in a lengthy, 17-paragraph document addressing the historic changes taking place in Egypt, did not mention Israel or regional peace once

Is the White House Choosing Now to Launch a Public Relations Broadside Against Israel?

Egyptian youth group: Halt gas shipments to Israel

In major reversal, U.S. agrees to rebuke Israel in Security Council

Obama effect? Four Israeli Embassies, Consulates Reported Shut Down

At UN, US sides with Israel's enemies on settlement issue

Jordan's new justice minister continued to inflame tensions with Israel, whom he called a "terrorist state that will be destroyed" in an interview with Jordanian newspaper Al-Arab Al-Yom on Wednesday

Week One Hundred and Nine in Office

Under high congressional pressure, U.S. vetoes controversial Israel resolution

Hillary Clinton: Israeli Settlements 'Illegitimate'

The Obama administration in vetoes a U.N. condemnation of Israel while publicly agreeing with it

Week One Hundred and Ten in Office

Obama lectures Jewish leaders:  urged Israel 'search your souls' about seriousness on peace.

Obama assures leaders Israel will retain Jewish areas

Week One Hundred and Eleven in Office

Obama: Unrest a positive for Israel

Obama has asked Israel to immediately give the Palestinian Authority more control over cities in the West Bank... Obama's envoys to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict met in recent days with officials from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office to express the requestBack to first page

Why is the Deputy National Security Advisor meeting with Hamas Supporters?

Week One Hundred and Twelve in Office

Palestinians Hand Out Candy After Murder of 5 Israelis in Their Sleep... No comment from the White House

Finally the US responds to the recent gruesome murders of Israeli Jews- in condemnation of Israel for building more settlements

Israeli Government approves hundreds of new housing unts after terrorist murders

Week One Hundred and Thirteen in Office

Report: U.S. considering strategic outreach to Hezbollah

The Obama effect: Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister calls for bombing of Israel

Israel Bus-Bombing... no statement from Obama

After attack on Jews, Obama gives condolences to... Palestinians

Defense Sec. Gates: "No sovereign state can tolerate having rockets fired at its people"

Obama calls Netanyahu to offer condolences for a bus bombing- after he consoled the Palistinians first

Week One Hundred and Fifteen in Office

'US firmly opposed to PA seeking UN statehood declaration'  Top White House ME adviser Dennis Ross tells ADL conference that negotiations the only way to produce a Palestinian state; former US envoy to Israel Indyk: Hold quiet talks while Arab world isn't watching.

J'lem local committee approves 942 housing units in Gilo ...Plans to expand neighborhood located beyond Green Line come as Peres in US to meet Clinton, Obama; may include additional 300 units

US agrees with Goldstone: Israel didn't commit war crimes

Jewish School Bus Hit by Islamic Rockets From Gaza- Obama silent

The State Dept. denounces school bus rocket attack- Obama silent

Week One Hundred and Seventeen in Office

'Obama drafting potential new peace proposal'

Obama has created his own diplomatic plan for talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority to rival that of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu: ...The plan includes the creation of a PA state in Judea and Samaria, with borders based on the 1948 armistice line, the split of Jerusalem, the negation of the PA “right of return” for descendants of Arabs who fled Israel in 1948

Hamas, PA reject any peace plan without right of return - Reject Obama's Peace Initiative

Week One Hundred and Eighteen in Office

Islamic Terrorists Trained by General Dayton Shoot Israelis

The US administration has launched talks with Israel and the Palestinian Authority to avoid a situation where the Palestinians would ask the UN in September to recognize a Palestinian state on the 1967 lines

Holder confirms: DOJ scuttled prosecution of Hamas-linked CAIR leader Omar Ahmad

Netanyahu quotes remarks by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in April 2009, that Israel would not hold talks with a Palestinian government, including Hamas, until Hamas recognized Israel and abandons violence.

Week One Hundred and Nineteen in Office

State Department won’t rule out aid to a Fatah-Hamas government

 Egypt warns Israel: Don't interfere with opening of Gaza border crossing- change in policy since the 'uprising'

Egypt calls on US to recognise Palestinian state

U.S. prods Israel over intended freeze of Palestinian tax money

Court to hear US passport dispute over Jerusalem

Week One Hundred and Twenty in Office

The Muslim Brotherhood opposition group in Egypt has called for a review of the 1978 peace treaty between Egypt and Israel and says it should be resubmitted to a “freely elected” parliament for approval

Twenty-seven US Senators appealed to Obama to halt funding to a unified Fatah-Hamas government that refuses to renounce terrorism or recognize Israel

Obama’s newest ambush: while Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is in Washington next week, and before the premier has a chance to give his scheduled address to a joint session of Congress, Obama will give a new speech to the Arab world

The United States on Monday urged Israel to exercise “maximum restraint” when dealing with unauthorized crossings by Arabs over its borders, and demanded that Arab countries restrain the Arabs doing the crossing- blames Syria for the Golan crossing

Obama: Two-state solution in Middle East 'more vital than ever'

Obama will call on Israel to withdraw to the 1967 borders and agree to additional concessions that will enable a resumption of the peace process, Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth revealed

AIPAC tells its members...: Don't boo Obama

Obama's draft speech to urge '67 borders, negate PA's state bid

Week One Hundred and Twenty-One in Office

Date of George Mitchell's resignation letter: April 6. Date his resignation was announced by the WH: May 13

Jewish Donors Warn Obama on Israel

Obama: "A Full and Phased Withdrawal" by Israel to "1967 Lines"

Obama says Palestine must be based in 1967 borders ..Flashback: Obama: Jerusalem must remain undivided, Israeli capital

Right wing Israeli MKs: Obama is the new Arafat

Netanyahu responds to Obama's speech: Rejects call to return to '67 borders, on Facebook: "no territorial concession will bring peace."...and on Twitter

Obama Peace Plan sounds a lot like the Saudi Peace plan of 2002...

State Deptartment statement separates J’lem from Israel

Flashback: Candidate Obama in 2008--"Jerusalem Will Be Israel's Capital"

Isreal's answer to Obama... more building

Israel Expects Obama to Take Back ‘1967 Lines’ Demand

Week One Hundred and Twenty-Two in Office

Protest Rally against Obama's "Jihad Against Israel" to be held in NYC

Netanyahu en route to a Washington meeting with Obama: "there are certain things that cannot be swept under the rug."

Obama’s Position on Israel’s Future Borders Contradicts Assurances by President Bush

Obama Said "1967 lines" Not "Borders"

Obama wants 'big concessions' from Bibi

Senator Lieberman calls Obama Israel remarks: "profoundly ill-advised.

Netanyahu tells Obama: Israel cannot go back to the 1967 borders

VIDEO: Obama, Netanyahu Meet Amid Discord Over 1967 Borders

VIDEO: Obama, Netanyahu Meet Amid Discord Over 1967 Borders : Netanyahu rejects 1967 border talk

White House press secretary Jay Carney on Friday downplayed tensions between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

The Harper government (Canada) is refusing to join the United States in calling for a return to 1967 borders as a starting point for Mideast peace

VIDEO: Body Language of Netanyahu & Obama At Whitehouse Meeting

 'Obama knows Israel won't retreat to '67 lines'

Obama: Hamas attack = Israeli self defense - draws moral equivalence in major Mideast policy speech

 Top Jewish Americans ponder support for Obama

Obama Challenges Israel to Make Hard Choices Needed for Peace

Obama: 1967 Lines With 'Swaps' Means Different Israeli Border Than in 1967

AIPAC also ‘appreciates’ Obama

Obama double downs at AIPAC: repeats '67 lines again, recieves stony silence

Obama: "Israel Must Be Able To Defend Itself, By Itself, Against Any Threat" (video)

 Israel's Leader Denies Crisis With U.S.

Israel 'approves new West Bank settler homes'

Does Obama Think Jerusalem is Outside Israel?

Obama: Palestine Has "Right" To Be A "Sovereign And Contiguous State" (video)

Netanyahu: "Time To Stop Blaming Israel For All Of Region's Problems"

State Department says Jerusalem is separate from Israel

ABC News Reports That Netanyahu Got More Standing Ovations In Congress Than Obama Got For SOTU Address

Netanyahu Speech Rebukes Obama in Front of Congress

Benjamin Netanyahu wows Congress

Netanyahu speaks to Congresses, full text, video

Open thread: Netanyahu speaks to Congress; Update: Live video added

Harry Reid rebukes Barack Obama over Israel

U.S.: Hamas can't be peace partner until it recognizes Israel

Obama dumped by big Dem donor

Biden Refuses to Clap After Netanyahu’s Jerusalem Comments? ...Video

Dividing Jerusalem from Israel in official communiques affirms what the White House is too timid to say openly, -Obama sees carving up the city as a legitimate path to peace

Poll: 12% of Israeli Jews consider Obama to be pro-Israel

Substantial evidence indicates that during his pre-Washington years, Obama was both supportive of the Palestinian cause and critical of America’s stance toward Israel

Week One Hundred and Twenty-Three in Office

Senate confirms Shapiro as U.S. ambassador to Israel: Obama's policy advisor to Israel, had central role in talks regarding the settlement building.  Long time Democrat operative

DNC Chair Woman Debbie Wasserman st joint meeting with Republicans and Israel's prime minister- requests that Israel not be used as a campaign issue after Netanyahu's speech to congress... hoping to dissuade them from using Obama's poor treatment of Israel as a campaign issue

US Embassy ‘Lies and Spies’ on Maaleh Adumim

Obama faith advisor, Lynne Hybels, Green, Socialist, and anti-Israel

Netanyahu asked Canada PM to thwart G8 support for 1967 borders

Obama arrives in Warsaw; Polish Jews urge him to support Israel

Egypt reopens Rafah border crossing into Gaza Strip - .. Prepares to halt gas sales to Israel

Body Language Expert: Obama Has "Contempt In His Eyes" For Netanyahu

 Netanyahu: Jerusalem is the foundation for Israel's unity

Israeli commentator:  "Since his policy speech, president has taken a series of steps that only reinforce sense that he is most hostile US leader Jewish state has ever faced."

Obama's causing Democrats to worry about being seen as "Anti-Israel"

Benjamin Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas agree on one thing only: they don't like Barack Obama

Has Obama lost support of some Jews – and their funding?

U.S. to Boycott Durban III Racism Conference

US Slams 'Provocation' By Activists Planning Flotilla to Gaza

Week One Hundred and Twenty-Four in Office

Rahm Emanuel: Obama doesn't mean return to 1967 lines

Obama Continues US Routine of Keeping Embassy out of Jerusalem

Fatah PA Islamists praise Obama for not moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel-Aviv

U.S. State Department Warns Turkey Over Planned Gaza Flotilla

Obama Inspired Ship to Join IHH Gaza Flotilla

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas: "We Refuse to Recognize a Jewish State"

Just as Israeli officials feared,... Obama's "vision" of pushing Israel back to it's 1967 borders has become the basis for international peace efforts in the Middle East

US 'deeply troubled' at killings on Israel-Syria border

White House trying to restart Mideast peace talks based on Obama guidelines

The United States holds Syria responsible for the violence on the Golan Heights Sunday, a State Department spokesperson said Monday

Obama Toying With American Jewry over Pollard?

Syria "clearly" inciting Israel border protests: U.S.

Week One Hundred and Twenty-Five in Office

White House seeks Israeli agreement to negotiate on 1967 lines

Steve Simon, the top National Security Council official dealing with Israel and the Palestinians, told Jewish leaders in a conference call on Friday that the Palestinians had been "forthcoming" on the terms Obama laid out in a May 19 Middle East policy speech, although the White House was not yet totally "comfortable" with the Palestinian side.  Now, he said, the White House was "waiting to see" what Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's position would be.  Simon said the sides had about a month to decide, otherwise the Palestinians were likely to seek statehood recognition at the United Nations.  Simon said the United States would block such a move, but Obama administration officials have said that even with a U.S. veto, U.N. recognition of "Palestine" would damage U.S. and Israeli interests.

If you want to know what the Palestinians are going to do tomorrow, just listen to what US President Barack Obama says today

White House waiting for Netanyahu to accept Obama’s peace talk principles

Report: US gives Netanyahu ultimatum on resuming talks

OBAMA SCREAMS AT STAFF: “What the F**k Was That?” After Netanyahu Meeting

Obama Dictates to Israel: Jerusalem is Not Your Capital

Obama bullies Israel; so much for promises at AIPAC

Obama’s Not Done Hammering Israel on 1967 Lines

Mara Rudman , Israel critic set to be next new USAID assistant administrator for the Middle East

Anti-Israel and anti-Semitic postings at my.barackobama.com

Week One Hundred and Twenty-Six in Office

Israel will officially request that the Obama administration give convicted spy for Israel Jonathan Pollard leave from prison to attend his father's funeral.

Jonathan Pollard Denied Attendance at Father's Graveside

US efforts to reform the UN Human Rights Council have failed miserably.-anti-Israel agenda prevails

Obama tells Jewish donors he strongly backs Israel

Obama warned that new "tactical" disagreements loomed between Israel and Washington, but vowed to leverage his administration's "creative powers" in the cause of peace.

OBAMA...Tells Jewish Donors His Administration Has Done More Than Any in 25 Years to Support Israel Security

If the United Nations General Assembly in September votes for a Palestinian state through a rarely used Uniting for Peace resolution, the United States would consider withdrawing its funding of the UN

Week One Hundred and Twenty-Seven in Office

The Obama administration is currently listing Israel among 36 “specially designated countries” it believes “have shown a tendency to promote, produce, or protect terrorist organizations or their members

Jewish Dems Start to Abandon Obama

Obama Administration Puts Israel On List Of Countries That Support Terrorism, Removes North Korea

Week One Hundred and Twenty-Eight in Office

Obama campaign to go on the offensive against conservative critics of Israel stance

Obama may be losing the faith of Jewish Democrats

Obama 2012: Campaign Assembles Team of Influential Jewish Surrogates to Fight Criticism of Israel Policy

Outgoing U.S. ambassador: Obama planning to visit Israel

Gallup poll: U.S. Jewish support for Obama on the decline

Obama 2012: Campaign Assembles Team of Influential Jewish Surrogates to Fight Criticism of Israel Policy

Outgoing U.S. ambassador: Obama planning to visit Israel

U.S. admits adding Israel to terror watch list, says it was a mistake

Dick Morris: Obama losing Jewish voters

Ambassador to Israel: 'US made a really concerted effort to support Israel'

Week One Hundred and Twenty-Nine in Office

Despite revolution, US set to approve tank sales to Egypt

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has sworn in U.S. President Barack Obama’s “peace advisor” Dan Shapiro as new ambassador and reveals the United States learns so much about Israel by spending time in Florida.

Netanyahu fears 'surprise' for Israel in Quartet's latest peace push

The Obama administration forcefully pushed back against threats from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to cut off aid to the Palestinian government because of its ties to the Hamas terror group

Obama administration: U.S. aid to Palestinian Authority critical to Mideast stability

Middle East Quartet meeting 'excellent', says U.S. official

Obama bleeding Jewish support

'Majority of US Jews worried about Obama Israel policies'

Week One Hundred and Thirty-One in Office

The Obama administration is launching a media- and public-outreach program to improve Palestinian opinion of U.S. policy

'US paying salaries for jailed Palestinian terrorists'

U.S. report recommends ending loan guarantees to Israel at end of 2011

Obama’s hollow claim of commitment to Israel’s security

Week One Hundred and Thirty-Two in Office

Netanyahu Concedes to Obama – if Abbas Drops UN Ploy The Netanyahu government has confirmed it will accept renewed talks with Abbas, based on 1949-1967 borders, if PA scraps its UN initiative.

IRS Warns US Jews Living in Israel: they are required to report annual income to the US tax authority, the IRS. This is the case even if they don't work in the US or do not have a bank account in the US

Ambassador Won’t Say if Obama Aware of Pollard Pleas

Week One Hundred and Thirty-Three in Office

The Palestinian Authority is spending more than $5 million per month in salaries for 5,500 convicted and alleged terrorists imprisoned in Israel

Palestinians Planning UN Action Regardless of Peace Talks

Israeli Stock Market Halts Trading As Stocks Crater

Tel Aviv Stock Exchange opens to 6% losses as global crisis felt in Israel

After S&P downgrade of US, Israeli stock market delays opening on fears of steep plunge

White House Cleanses Israel from  itsWebsite

The United States said Tuesday it is "deeply concerned" by Israel's approval of new housing construction in East Jerusalem.

The White House Cleanses Israel from Its Website (video)

Obama funded Revived Mujahidin faction emerges in the Gaza Strip

Week One Hundred and Thirty-Four in Office

'Hamas, US reach compromise on Gaza aid'

Obama pressured by Jewish supporters to release Pollard

Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Obama and Israel are not on the same page

Israel Says It Won’t Apologize to Turkey for Deadly Flotilla Raid

Israel's largest daily newspaper, Yediot Ahronot, reported on Wednesday that the Obama Administration is threatening Israel to either apologize to Turkey over its bloody interception of a Gaza aid flotilla last year, or risk strained ties with Washington

Obama Re-Writes History on Bush and Jerusalem

Mubarak falls, Sinai terror rises

The White House condemns Thursday’s attacks in Israel near Egypt.

White House Mischief

Week One Hundred and Thirty-Five in Office

Obama policies in Egypt lead to terror on Israel.  Since Mubarek deposed, weapons flow to terrorists in the Sinai. Men who attacked Israelis wearing Egyptian uniforms

Mubarek's possible successor: 'Anything that kills Israelis is good'

White House Mischief: Recent Anti-Israel pro-Islamist activities

Egyptians Demonstrating opposite Israeli Embassy in Cairo Shows Sign with Swastika Saying "The Gas Chambers Are Ready"

Week One Hundred and Thirty-Six in Office

The U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem has denied widespread reports that it directly told the Palestinian Authority that American aid would be cut off if it goes to the United Nations for recognition.

Congresswoman Wasserman-Schultz Heckled

Egyptian daily reports Washington is threatening to cut aid to Cairo if it doesn't release Ilan Grapel, back down over border incident

The Obama Effect: This election highlights a growing phenomenon: non- Jewish Republican candidates outflanking Jewish Democrats in pro-Israel positions.

Week One Hundred and Thirty-Seven in Office

New Pro-Jewish NYC Campaign: ‘President Obama Is Not Pro-Israel’

Report: 'Clinton Adviser Greenberg is Behind Israeli Protests'....'March of the Million': Over 100,000 gather in Tel Aviv...400,000 rally for social justice across the country.... Anti-Israel Movements Backing Protest

U.S. Appeals to Palestinians to Stall U.N. Vote on Statehood

US Desperate to Resurrect Peace Process US makes a desperate last-minute try to return to the “peace process” and stop the PA from going to the UN for recognition.

'Gates lashed out, called Netanyahu an ungrateful ally'

Leak Offers Look at Efforts by U.S. to Spy on Israel

Wikileaks Bombshell: New Israel Fund Official Endorses End of Jewish State--The cables summarize meetings between U.S. officials and leaders of the New Israel Fund, B’Tselem

US Formally Asks PA to Drop Statehood Bid

PLO official: US obsessed with preventing UN state bid: Showing "disdain" for Arabs

Top U.S. official: Hamas must release Gilad Shalit unconditionally

Israel’s Growing Isolation—and America’s Decreasing Regional Power

Week One Hundred and Thirty-Eight in Office

Egyptian protesters break into Israeli Embassy in Cairo; Obama expresses concern to Netanyahu

US tells Israel, Turkey to 'cool it' amid tensions

Beyond Cairo, Israel Sensing a Wider Siege

U.S. told Egypt it must rescue Israeli embassy workers or suffer 'consequences,' sources say- Leon Panetta handled the situation

Egyptian commandos rescue six Israelis from Cairo embassy mob, but the diplomatic danger is growing

Israelis Flee Cairo Embassy as Protesters Invade Offices

Egypt's Military Rulers Ignored Pleas From US As Mob Attacked Israeli Embassy

NY-9 TV Ad: You Can't Be Pro-Israel and Pro-Obama

The New York Times reports that President Obama and 'moderate' 'Palestinian' President Mahmoud Abbas Abu Mazen have not spoken since February.

Obama's Egyptian 'democracy'--violence against Israel

'Turkish Navy sending 3 warships to eastern Mediterranean'

A referendum on Obama and Israel: Bob Turner vs. David Weprin is really about the President

U.S. Scrambles to Avert Palestinian Vote at U.N.

Hillary: Counting Jews in Jerusalem

Palestinian ambassador reiterates call for a Jew-free Palestinian state

Report: Turkish warplanes now able to fire at Israeli targets

NYT: Obama, Dems Race To Save Jewish Vote

Netanyahu orders evacuation of Israel embassy in Jordan, fearing violent protests

Obama Loses ‘PA Referendum’ in NY Election

Several days after the attack on Israel's Embassy in Cairo, Ambassador Yitzhak Levanon says, "This is not the same Egypt."

Gallup: Four out of 10 Jewish voters now disapprove of Obama

Egypt PM: Israel Treaty 'Not Sacred'

Erdogan: No Free Movement for Israel in E. Mediterranean

ZOA Details Obama's Hostility to Israel

Obama trying to unseat Israeli leader? Country’s social protests may be engineered for regime change

Week One Hundred and Thirty-Nine in Office

Pro-Hamas Turkey and U.S. Will Co-Chair Obama-Backed Counter- Terror Forum--Israel Not Included

A New, Selective 'Semi-Antisemitism'? Only Jews Opposing Obama Are Evil, Greedy, and Have Dual Loyalty

Turkey: We don't need U.S. mediation to end crisis with Israel

The UN Disaster is Obama's Fault

Netanyahu to Meet with Obama

In 2012, GOP Could Carry Largest Percentage of Jewish Vote Since Eisenhower

Ed Koch to President Obama: I'm staying on your case about Israel

US urges Turkey to keep door open with Israel

67% of Voters Say Obama isn’t Pro-Israel

Obama's Palestinian Extravagance: Predicted a Palistinian state about a year ago

Obama conflicted over Palestine question

U.S. to Netanyahu: Don't sanction Palestinians following statehood bid at UN

Romney: Palestinian Statehood Bid 'Culmination' of Obama's Israel Policy

Obama State Dept Refuses To Tell Turkey The U.S. Would Side w/ Israel If Armed Conflict Breaks Out

Turkey, Trying to Isolate Israel, Gets Cordial Treatment From Obama Administration

Obama UN address Contradicts His Own Supporters on May Speech: completely contradicts the president’s Jewish defenders.  

Benjamin Netanyahu: President Obama deserves 'badge of honor'

As Palestine pushes for a seat at the UN, Barack Obama is in serious trouble with his Jewish base

Netanyahu, Obama meet in efforts to avert UN ‘train wreck'

Hikind to Obama: We Don't Like Your Policy on Israel

Obama Rebuffed as Palestinians Pursue U.N. Seat

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee says President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party will own the Jewish vote in 2012

Palestinian Analyst..Says Palestinians "Disappointed" by Obama's Speech to the UN General Assembly

Week One Hundred and Forty in Office

Obama discussed the Middle East and education policy in a pre-Rosh Hashanah call with 900 reform movement rabbis

Palestinians submit application for UN recognition

News leak to save Jewish votes: Obama OK’d sale of bunker-busters to Israel in 2009

Taysir Khaled, a member of the PLO Executive Committee : Obama Has Forgotten That "the Victims of the Nazi Beast Are Practicing the Same

Fatah Central Committee Member Abbas Zaki Calls Netanyahu and Obama "Scumbags"

Netanyahu insists Obama just as much a friend of Israel as George W. Bush

US State Department says former president Clinton's comments blaming Netanyahu for impasse in peace process those of "private citizen."

Obama's Approval Ratings Among Jewish Voters Plummeting

The White House's Advice for Your Rabbi

Palestinian State Will Not Accept Palestinian Refugees

Egypt Uncovers Libyan SA-24 Anti-Air Missiles And Sea Mines Bound For Gaza - smuggled from Libya

Netanyahu: Abbas Trying to 'Detour' Negotiations

Obama Administration Apparently Leaks Misleading Story To Seem More Pro-Israel Than Bush

Obama Rosh HaShanah message for Jews: Israel faces “the uncertainties of an unpredictable age.”... "The United States will continue to stand with Israel"

Israel approves 1,100 more settlement homes: Hillary Clinton.. settlement plan.. counter-productive

Obama Administration Puts Itself in Tough Spot over Palestinian Statehood

Clinton, in a Sharp Turnaround Warns Against Even Symbolically Recognizing Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

Netanyahu: Gilo is Not a Settlement

Week One Hundred and Forty-One in Office

Report: Obama Wanted to Release Pollard, Biden Refused

Report: Congress freezes aid to Palestinians  The Independent reports that US Congress blocked $200 million in aid to Palestinian Authority following Mahmoud Abbas' bid for UN membership and is threatening wider sanctions

Leon Panetta Echos Obama's Anti-Israel Disinformation Campaign

Panetta Warns Israel Getting More Isolated

 Senior Fatah man calls Obama, Netanyahu "scumbags," explains how Israel would "come to an end" if exits Judea and Samaria.

Obama Shared Podium With Virulent Anti-Semite in ‘07: members of the New Black Panther Party and leader Malik Shabazz

The United States Congress has blocked nearly $200m in aid to the Palestinians,

Team Obama: Bashing Israel, again

U.S. Defense Secretary: Israel must coordinate Iran policy with international community

'Armed men force Libyan Jew from Tripoli synagogue'

Libya's New Rulers Hate Jews Too? A Libyan Jew returned from exile, believing he was safe to restore Tripoli's main synagogue. He discovered he barred from entering

Palestinians Accost US Delegation Visiting West Bank, Hurl Shoe at Convoy

Palestinians Say American Aid is Their Entitlement

Reform, Conservative, Orthodox unite against Biden: Leaders of the three movements are expected to criticize US vice president at Rosh Hashana toast over his comments on Pollard

Jews are invited to the Bidens'

Biden to US Jews: Israel is our dearest ally

Week One Hundred and Forty-Two in Office

How Obama Got Around Congress Withholding $200 M In Aid To The 'Palestinians': The Saudi's gifted it..

Week One Hundred and Forty-Three in Office

US Flip-Flops, Criticizes Shalit Deal US officials retracted praise of Israel's terrorists-for-Shalit deal when it was learned some of those released had killed US citizens.

Gilad Shalit released alive: world leaders comment, - but none from Obama

Week One Hundred and Forty-Four in Office

Abbas to Pay Released Murderers’ Pensions With U.S. Aid Money

Silencing Critics for Obama

Israel denies US request for settlement freeze

Hamas boosting anti-aircraft arsenal with looted Libyan missiles

Week One Hundred and Forty-Five in Office

The US cuts its aid to UNESCO, but remains a member

US says it is cutting off funding for UNESCO because of Palestinian membership vote

White House says vote to admit Palestinians to UNESCO is 'premature' (from Twitter)

Israel: UNESCO vote "bad for peace"

UNESCO votes to grant Palestinians full membership

White House Condemns New Israeli Settlements Announced on Eve of Israeli President’s Visit

Obama asks Bosnia not to support Palestinian bid... in a letter

Instead of proudly defending Israel against UNESCO's power grab, however, the administration was nearly apologetic.

Obama 'Remains Deeply Committed to UNESCO' Despite Vote to Admit Palestine, U.S. Envoy Says

Week One Hundred and Forty-Six in Office

Source: Pentagon Concerned About Possible Israeli Strike on Iran Nuclear Facilities

U.S. concerned Israel could strike Iran

Obama to Sarkozy about Netanyahu: "You're fed up with him, but I have to deal with him every day!"

The White House declined comment on conversation between Sarkozy and Obama insulting Netanyahu

Sarkozy gaffe rekindles talk of US-J'lem tensions: ..."Obama’s true face has been revealed."

Barack Obama’s Israel-bashing is an embarrassment for the leader of the free world

White House tries to limit Netanyahu "liar" damage

Report: US supplied Israel with 55 bunker busters this month

Obama: Was there any doubt he dislikes Bibi?

Americans born in Jerusalem denied naming Israel as country of birth

Week One Hundred and Forty-Seven in Office

Israel refuses to tell US its Iran intentions

Media Attempt to Cover up Obama Comments on Israel

Israel rushes airliner defenses as Libya leaks SAMs

Obama 'not going to comment' on hot mic gaffe

Lack of Trust in Obama Makes It Hard for Israel to Consult on Iran

Why Did Sarkozy and Obama ‘Dis’ [Disrespect] Bibi

Week One Hundred and Forty-Eight in Office

Panetta Seems More Interested in Stopping Israel Than Iran

Panetta Cautions Israel Against Iran Military Strike

Week One Hundred and Forty-Nine in Office

Board Member’s Hamas Flirtation Shows J Street’s Radicalism

Obama in NY says Israel is most important ally

Obama:“I Try Not to Pat Myself on the Back” But I’ve Done More For Israel Security...

Week One Hundred and Fifty in Office

Boehner slams Obama Israel remark

Clinton criticism sparks Israeli anger

Panetta’s antagonistic speech on Israel

US Ambassador Under Fire for Comments on Anti-Semitism*

Israeli Government ministers push back against Clinton

The White House distanced itself from an ambassador’s blaming Israel for fueling anti-Semitism because of the standoff with the PA.

Simon Wiesenthal Center Calls on Secretary of State Clinton to Rebuke US Ambassador Blaming Muslim Hatred of Jews on Israel

Going Rogue or Staying on Message?  Ambassador’s controversial comments raise questions about admin.

Video: Anti-Semitism blamed on Israel by US ambassador Howard Gutman at EJU in Brussels, Belgium

Rush ballot in Israel's Likud linked to U.S. outlook and Obama

Scary US views

Obama admin has "full confidence" in Ambassador who says Israel to blame for anti-Semitism.

Barack Obama’s 'smart power' foreign policy looks amateurish as US ambassador to Belgium insults Israel

A Gutman backlash — except in the White House

Is America no longer an ally to Israel?

Week One Hundred and Fifty-First in Office

Obama’s Default Mode: Blame Israel

Hamas sets up rocket production line in Sinai

 US Ambassador Lays Down Rules for Arab Democracies

Obama’s dishonest Israel ads ....New Facebook ads raise the specter of Republicans cutting American aid to Israel

The (other) 'N word' ... PM Netanyahu's name has somehow become one US officials would rather not mention

GOP Jews Offer Some Assessments of Obama: ‘Train Wreck,‘ ’Con Man’ & ‘Certainly No Friend to Israel’

Clinton slams Gingrich comments on Palestinians: US Secretary of State Clinton says Gingrich's claim that Palestinians are an invented people is "unhelpful."

U.S. Jewish conservatives target Obama for treating Israel 'like a punching bag'

The Vatican is now reiterating demands for control of religious sites in Jerusalem.

Week One Hundred and Fifty-Second in Office

Obama meets with the Israeli Defense minister for the first time in two years

Obama defends Israel policy, again

U.S. Jewish lawmaker: Palestinians have to prove they deserve a state

Obama at Reform Judaism's Confab: Does not mention Netanyahu once

Obama: "I am proud to say that no US administration has done more in support of Israel’s security than ours"(video)

Israel-US to hold largest-ever missile defense drill

Israel's Barak boosts Obama amid U.S. threats on Iran

Israel’s Ehud Barak hails ‘leader’ Obama

Week One Hundred and Fifty-Third in Office

Obama to Reform Jews: Don’t let anyone challenge my Israel bona fides

Obama's Stealth Betrayal of Israel?

Bunker buster bombs sold to Israel by the US may be defective

ElBaradei: U.S., Egypt In Secret Talks On Fate Of Israel Peace Treaty

Hamas' Haniyeh Meets Egypt's Brotherhood Leader

Palestinian News: Obama Wants Israel to Release Killer Barghouti

According to the Spanish daily ABC, a Libyan rebel commander who played a key role in overthrowing the rule of Muammar Qaddafi previously participated in the May 2010 attempt to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza

The Obama administration is trying to assure Israel privately that it would strike Iran militarily if Tehran’s nuclear program crosses certain “red lines”—while attempting to dissuade the Israelis from acting unilaterally

Week One Hundred and Fifty-Fourth in Office

U.S. releases $40 million to PA ( Palestinians )

Syria's Future Leaders: Israel Likely to Remain an Enemy

Bye Bye Oslo, Hullo Jordan and Egypt

NGOs slam ‘anti-Semitic’ US think tank comments

Muslim Brotherhood Plans to Cancel Peace Pact with Israel

Muslim Brotherhood: No Talks or Deals With Israel

Muslim Brotherhood vows not to recognize Israel

Barak: Cracks in US Mideast Hegemony- Defense Minister says recent US statements increase pressure on Iran, but 'crippling sanctions' not likely

Israel Security Council: Obama Naive on Muslim Brotherhood

US troops deploying to Israel?

Thousands of US troops deploying to Israel

Week One Hundred and Fifty-Fifth in Office

 'Muslim Brotherhood pledged to honor Israel peace treaty': US State Department spokeswoman says Egypt's strongest political party assured Washington it will abide by all previous governments' agreements

$58 Million USAID Contract to Help Steer Tourists Out of Israel and into West Bank, Gaza

'Islamist success in Egypt puts Israel in peril'

Egypt cancels annual pilgrimage to rabbi's grave

Obama to ‘take on’ Netanyahu after election? ...Palestinians say White House asked them to delay demands till 2nd term

Week One Hundred and Fifty-Sixth in Office

U.S. Army Chief Heads To Israel As Fears Over Attack On Iran Mount

False Advertising: Obama Campaign Asks for Money on 'Dishonest Israel Ads,' cont.

Obama, Netanyahu Discuss Mideast, Iran

US, Israel in open rift over Iran: Big joint military drill cancelled....... fears over American spying on Israeli military prep for Iran?

Netanyahu deputy "disappointed" with Obama on Iran

Russia: Attack on Tehran is Attack on Moscow

Israel raises alarm over Sinai-Gaza cooperation

'Western intelligence: Israel behind Iran bombs'-  says unnamed western intelligence sources

Joint US-Israel drill called off by Netanyahu, to Washington's surprise

Obama promises to consult Jordan on Israeli-Palestinian peace talk issues

U.S. pressures Israel to avoid Iranian conflict

'Muslim Brotherhood site rife with anti-Semitism'

Year 4

Week One Hundred and Fifty-Seventh in Office

Brzezinski: Israelis “Buy Influence” In Congress, Says He’s Able To “Shares His Views” With Obama…

‘Israel to Give Obama No More Than 12 Hours Notice on Attacking Iran’

Netanyahu Featured in Obama Campaign Clip

U.S. General Urges Closer Ties With Israel

US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice told the UN Security Council- that Israel must "step up efforts to its efforts to counter anti-Palestinian violence and hate crimes against Palestinians

Soros-Manufactured Chaos in Israel

Obama's State of the Union message to Israel: Military ties strong- the rest... no so much

Week One Hundred and Fifty-Eighth in Office

Former IDF Chief: Israel Must Prepare for War

A7 Report: Bibi Willing to Cede Judea and Samaria

U.S. criticizes Israel plan to subsidize West Bank settlement construction

Panetta lets stand report Israel may attack Iran

‘Panetta believes Israel will attack Iran this spring'

Week One Hundred and Fifty-Ninth in Office

Israel Warns US Jews: Iran Could Strike Here

Krauthammer: Leak indicates Israeli attack on Iran 'certain'

'Iran threats against Jewish targets in US growing'

Obama: U.S. working to keep Israel from striking Iran

U.S. "Friends" Like Wexler, Obama Play Israel for the Fool

Obama: 'Israel has not made decision on Iran attack'

Obama should apologize to the American people for revealing that Israel is planning an attack on Iran’s nuclear capability this spring, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum declared Friday in Fulton

Anti-Israel Republican: About Rep. LaHood, Scary Transportation Secretary

Obama playing chicken with Israel on Iranian nukes?

'Israel is aiding terror group to kill Iran's scientists'

Report: US Officials Say Israel Backing 'Terrorists: A report by NBC claims Israel's Mossad is backing an Iranian terror group in an assassination campaign against Iranian nuclear assets.

Week One Hundred and Sixty in Office

For the second straight year, President Obama is seeking to decrease funding to joint U.S.-Israel missile defense programs.

Congress is set to significantly increase funding for Israeli missile defense to more than make up for White House cuts to the program

Muslim Brotherhood Warns U.S. Aid Cut May Affect Egypt’s Peace Treaty With Israel

Two of the House’s top foreign policy voices have petitioned President Obama to reconsider his proposal to reduce U.S. missile defense funding to Israel

Political Extortion: The Effort to Get Jews to Keep Quiet About Obama and Israel

Netanyahu says he hopes sanctions will work, but so far they haven't, calls Iran a regime "that breaks all the rules," says US and the rest of the world should be worried about Iranian pursuit of nukes.

Obama Wants to Restore U.S. Funding for UNESCO, After It Admitted ‘Palestine’

Week One Hundred and Sixty-One in Office

As concerns over Iran’s nuclear program escalate, Obama sends national security adviser to Israel

The U.S. and Britain on Sunday urged Israel not to attack Iran's nuclear program as the White House's national security adviser arrived in the region

Report: Obama won't commit to stopping Iran, US and Israel no longer sharing all Iran intelligence

Undermining Israel: Americans seem to be trying to undermine Israel’s confidence in its military capabilities to attack Iran

 Israel to U.S.: Disagreement over attack on nuclear sites serves Iranian interests

White House: Netanyahu, Obama To Meet In Washington On March 5

Egyptian Official: War with Israel, US in Three Months

Week One Hundred and Sixty-Two in Office

This week Israel’s Civil Administration approved a plan to build 500 housing units in the West Bank community of Shiloh. U.S. State Department spokesman Mark Toner complained like clockwork that such building is not “constructive.

Netanyahu will urge Obama to publicly back attack on Iran, sources say

Top US General Grilled on Iran Strike For the second time in two weeks... Sen. Lindsey Graham took aim at the Pentagon's top man over deteriorating relations with Israel. ...US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey .. told a Senate panel he did not counsel Israel against attacking Iran over its nuclear program.

Israeli Officials angry and dismayed that Obama is conducting secret back channel talks with Iran

Why won't Barack Obama cut ties to a group promoting anti-Semitism?

Clinton defends administration record on Israel

Israeli PM demands Obama commit to military action if Iran sanctions fail

U.S. Officials Escalate Warnings to Iran.... could join Israel in attacking Iran

Week One Hundred and Sixty-Three in Office

Netanyahu: Israel reserves the right to defend itself

Barack Obama warns against premature strike on Iran

Obama: US Support for Israel 'Sacrosanct'   -US president Barack Obama is seeking to shore up his Israel credentials as he prepares for a high-profile meeting with Israel's leader.

Obama on Iran: 'I don't bluff'...Obama's goal in upcoming talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to persuade him that the United States "has Israel's back"

Daylight: New film blasts Obama's Israel record..........(Trailer)

Obama tries to reassure Israel about U.S. stand on Iran

Netanyahu and Obama play high-stakes poker over Iran

Obama urges Israel to use diplomacy in nuclear stand-off with Iran

Obama Claims Bush Administration Dropped the Ball on Iran

Obama Tells AIPAC He Supported Israel After Gaza Flotilla Interception …(Not True)

Obama to AIPAC: I make no apologies for pursuing peace

Obama Rewrites His Record on Israel

Obama's Deeds Do Not Match Obama's Words.

Daylight: The Story of Obama and Israel

Likud politicians mock Obama AIPAC speech

Israeli PM Lectures Pres. Obama to His Face  (video)

Obama meets Netanyahu, says all Iran options open ...US president tells Prime Minister that all options remain on the table ahead of their highly anticipated meeting; PM says Israel must be able to defend itself, "by itself."

In Netanyahu Meeting, Obama Says 'The United States Will Always Have Israel's Back.'

Obama: My Commitment To Israel's Security Has Been "Unprecedented" (video)

Picture: Obama poking Netanyahu in the chest

Obama says he will depend upon diplomatic talks with Iran... one day after talking with Israel's Netanyahu and saying "all options are on the table"

Israeli state officials disappointed with Obama meeting:  Senior officials claim US views Iranian issue in the context of 2012 election year; assert it's now certain Washington will not strike Islamic Republic

White House denies Obama weapons offer to Israel

US offered Israel advanced weaponry in exchange for delaying Iran attack: report

Obama’s Black Panther Mentor, Charles Ogletree, Asks Obama to Pardon Spy Johnathan Pollard

Week One Hundred and Sixty-Three in Office

Obama Promises Bunker Busters To Israel If Netanyahu Delays Iran Invasion Until After US Elections

Obama's Israel Flip-Flops

Obama Seeks to Delegitimize Israeli Concerns over Iran

US asks Palestinians to sit tight

Week One Hundred and Sixty-Four in Office

Obama Denies Visa to Israel Parliament Member; Israeli Legislative Trip to US Canceled

Week One Hundred and Sixty-Five in Office

Netanyahu: We Don't Need US Permission to Attack Iran

Brent At $126 As Israel Security Cabinet Votes 8 To 6 To Attack Iran

Obama's Muslim Adviser: Assad Too Soft on Israel: A Muslim adviser to the Obama White House tweeted last week that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad can't deliver 'resistance to Israel.'

White House Faith Advisor Pushes Back Over Anti-Israel Remarks

 'Israel Gap' Growing between U.S. Parties.. Republican support for Israel is 25 points higher than in Democratic Party, where only 53%, sympathize with Israel

Israel says Iran's nuke program soon strike-proof

Pentagon Finds Perils for U.S. if Israel Were to Strike Iran

Media Matters Boasts to Al-Jazeera: Obama Mistreated Netanyahu

Obama Loses Big Bundler Over Israel

Is the Obama administration gettting ready to blame Israel for high oil prices?

Barack Obama’s Radical Rabbi:.... Rabbi Arnold Wolf, a key member of a cadre of liberal rabbis and Jewish activists who blamed Israel for the failure to achieve peace in the Middle East

U.S. Unblocks Aid to Palestinian Authority Two Republicans in the House of Representatives release restrictions on the disbursement of U.S. assistance to the PA.

US lawmakers release $88.6m in Palestinian aid

Week One Hundred and Sixty-Six in Office

8-1 decision; Justices Decline to Say if Jerusalem-Born Americans Can Claim Israeli Birthplace

The Supreme Court handed down a ruling on Monday that was also significant. In an 8-1 decision, the high court ruled that a legal challenge to the State Department’s refusal to state on a child’s passport that he was born in Jerusalem, Israel, could proceed

State Department Won’t Say Jerusalem Is in Israel

Obama Aide Refuses to Say if the President Has Approached any Arab or Palestinian Leaders to Seek "Space" for Post-election "Flexibility"

Video: State Dept Wont Recognize Jerusalem As Capital Of Israel

Mideast officials: Obama in secret talks with Iran Asking Tehran to guarantee it won't hit U.S. if Israelis strike

Israeli-Azerbaijan Deal Leaked, Bolton Blames Obama

Obama Leaking Info to Media to Thwart Israeli Strike and Protect Iran's Nuclear weapons Program

Week One Hundred and Sixty-Seven in Office

Israelis Suspect Obama Media Leaks to Prevent Strike on Iran

Obama's Media War Against Israel

Mossad Cuts Back on Covert Operations in Iran

Former Marine Strike Planner: "Start viewing this administration as an existential threat to Israel"

Report: U.S. Blaming Israel for Rising Fuel Prices

With Leaks, Obama's Last Excuse on Israel Gone

Israelis: Obama Leaked Intel to Prevent Us from Attacking Iran

If Israel Attacks Iran, Obama Loses Presidency?

U.S. Delegation Meets Muslim Brotherhood Candidate

Israelis are accusing the White House of leaking extremely sensitive information to reporters in order to prevent an Israeli strike on Iran

Obama's Most Dangerous Israel Leak: ...administration leaks showing a trend that is sabotaging Israel’s ability to strike at Iran’s nuclear facilities

Israeli embassy in Egypt calls off seder  For first time since 1979 peace treaty Israeli ambassador to Cairo will not hold Passover traditional feast as diplomatic relations scale down

Israeli alarm over treaty with Egypt grows

Netanyahu vows to strike back at those attacking Israel, says Sinai has become a "terror zone"

Week One Hundred and Sixty-Eight in Office

White House rejects President Peres’ plea to release Pollard

Former US Official: Pollard May Yet be Released Former US undersecretary of defense Lawrence Korb says Jonathan Pollard may yet be released, perhaps in June.

Obama Chooses ‘Anti-Pollard’ Biden to Appease Jews.... Biden, who has said Pollard should die in jail, will address US rabbis as part of Obama’s effort for Jewish votes and campaign money.

Obama Administration Leaks ANOTHER Israeli Defense Secret

Week One Hundred and Sixty-Nine in Office

Netanyahu Blasts Obama's Iran 'Freebie'

After Netanyahu's criticism, U.S. official says Israeli PM was briefed on Iran talks

Israel & US Disagree Over Iran

U.S. Sends Anti-Israel Advisor to Anti-Semitic Sweden

"Fierce Israel Critic" Ashton, Not Obama, in Charge of Iran Talks

Barak: Israel did not promise not to attack Iran

Obama to speak at Holocaust Museum

Obama’s Secret Dealings With Iran Conflict With US-Israeli Understandings

Week One Hundred and Seventy in Office

Egypt Unilaterally Breaks Off Gas Deal: Cairo breaks agreement that is part of the peace treaty

Obama's come-uppance from Elie Wiesel during self-serving visit to Holocaust Museum

Obama at Holocaust museum: ‘I’ll be there for Israel’

Obama says 'seeds of hate' must not take root

Egypt offers to sell gas to Israel at new price

Egypt Says Gas Agreement 'Suspended, Not Cancelled'

Obama: U.S. is steadfast in its commitment to Israel's security

Obama Selects Woman Who Wanted to Invade Israel As Chair of Genocide Panel: Samantha Power

State Dept. Refuses to Support Israeli Participation in NATO Summit

PM: Egypt's Sinai turning into a 'Wild West'- since the fall of Mubarek

Jewish Ire 'Could Cost Obama Florida'

Netanyahu Certain Of Iranian Nuclear Threat: ‘We Know’

Turkey Blocks Israel From NATO Meet, Obama Shrugs

Obama imitating 1948 State Dept threats on Israel?

Obama sends his "best wishes" for Israel Independence Day... and then talks about the Palistinians

Obama Cites “National Security” As Reason For Bypassing Congress To Give $147 Million To Palestinians

Week One Hundred and Seventy-one in Office

Triple Play! Obama Blows Off Congress, Funds Palestinians, Lies About PA Stance on Israel

Obama to Release $147 Mil to PA, With No Restrictions

Netanyahu's father dies: Mitt Romney sends condolences to Netanyahu, no word yet from Obama

Leading candidate in Egypt presidential race calls Israel peace accord 'dead and buried'

Jewish Voters Leaving Obama Polling significantly worse than in 2008

Israel: Six army battalions called up under emergency orders to meet growing threat on Egypt, Syria borders

Crown Heights Murder Victim's Brother Speaks Out Against Sharpton, Obama

Week One Hundred and Seventy-Two in Office

Israel's atomic arsenal could fall victim to a new U.S. nuclear policy

TV report: Netanyahu holding elections so he is free to deal with Iran in September-October ...Channel 2 commentator says PM is going to polls early so he can handle Iran threat when safely re-elected and with Obama paralyzed in presidential campaign

O’s Israel Basher Bundler:  Team Obama includes a self-identified “Muslim Palestinian-American” campaign fundraiser who has a history of blasting Israel in highly charged letters and newspaper articles about the Middle East conflict. Hala Hijazi, a Jordanian native and current San Francisco city employee, has personally secured between $100,000 to $200,000 for Obama’s reelection effort, according to Federal Election Committee filing

After Clinton, Biden Defends Obama on Israel VP Biden defends Obama's record on Israel, says Obama imposed “most damaging sanctions” on Iran

Obama Accepts Big Money From Israel-Hater:  Hala Hijazi. ...  Has long record as an Israel-hater

The Shadow Cabinet; Obama meets with left-wing critics of Israel to plot next moves

Week One Hundred and Seventy-Three in Office

U.S. Concerned Netanyahu, Mofaz May Attack Iran ...U.S. worried that Israel's new unity government could result in an attack on Iran at any given moment

Israel's channel 10 is reporting that U.S. officials are working frantically to prevent a pre-emptive Israeli attack on Iran

‘We might have a regional war soon, and then we’d have had to join the government anyway,’ says Kadima MK Nachman Shai

Israel Not Invited to Chicago’s NATO Summit

'Hamas has infiltrated the U.S. government and the rules of war no longer apply': Second anti-Muslim class run by military officials revealed

Israel fears nuclear deal between Iran, world powers as Baghdad talks draw near

Israel Won’t Be at ‘Biggest Summit in NATO History

US Leads Major War Drill in Jordan - Israel Not Invited

J St admits it takes direction from this Administration, the Hill to MOVE American Jews left

Putin: 'Israel will take care of Iran,' Khameni: Clash between Iran, US and Israel 'inevitable'

Top U.S. think tank warns against Israeli, American strike on Iran

Israel to send fighter jets for joint exercises in the US

U.S. Approves $70 Million in Iron Dome Aid .....-Defense Minister Ehud Barak meets U.S. counterpart in Washington, says defense relations were never stronger

The US military option for Iran is ‘ready,’ American ambassador to Israel says

Week One Hundred and Seventy-Four in Office

Poll: Twice as Many US Voters in Israel Favor Romney to Obama

PM: Israel will continue to build, develop capital J'lem

U.S. criticizes Israel's treatment of African migrants in annual human rights report...Report quotes statistics provided by the UNHCR, showing that during the year out of 4,603 new asylum applications 3,692 were rejected. Only one was approved.

Israel Worried by US's Made-in-China Jet Parts

Week One Hundred and Seventy-Five in Office

State Department Opposes Senate Measure to Accurately Count Palestinian Refugees

The US State Department and Jordan are trying to block a Senate bill that would require an accurate accounting of how many 'Palestinian refugees' receive American aid dollars.

Migratory Sabotage: Obama Administration Paying for Illegal Immigration Into Israel

Obama ... Stressed He Probably Knows About Judaism More than Any Other President'

Obama to rabbis: I'm vilified because of Muslim name

Jewish Congregations Rebel Against Obama in Florida

Week One Hundred and Seventy-Six in Office

Campaign Holds 'Obama Shabbat' Across Washington, D.C.

Liberal Jews Turn on Obama

No Anti-Obama Jews Wanted in These Synagogues: -Obama's U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice speaks at a synagogue... anti Obama Jews denied entrance and told by law enforcement to leave the property

Report: Obama secretly ordered cyber attacks on Iran's nuclear program: According to New York Times report, Stuxnet worm was part of joint U.S.-Israel effort to sabotage computers that control Iran's nuclear enrichment facilities.

Rabbi Arnold J. Wolf, the Socialist, anti-Israel Rabbi who Taught Obama What He 'Knows' About Judaism

Obama to U.S. Orthodox leaders: My administration is 'decidedly more attentive to Israel'

Barack Obama's knowledge of Judaism doubted

Rumsfeld: Israel Can't Trust Obama

Showdown Brews Between Obama, Congress Over Accuracy of Count of Palestinian Arab Refugees

DNC chair disinvited from Jewish temple

Week One Hundred and Seventy-Seven in Office

US Ousts Israel From Counterterrorism Forum ... due to fierce objections from Turkey

Oh No You Didn't: Mossad Agents Claim Obama Lying About Stuxnet:...Israeli intelligence first started developing cyberspace warfare against Iran, only convincing the U.S.--with some difficulty--to join in.

'White House believes Benjamin Netanyahu prefers Romney' ........-New Yorker magazine uncovers Obama's foreign policy plans for a potential second term: 'He won't get personally involved in the peace process unless he is certain Netanyahu wants a deal.'

Is Hamas Building a 53,000 Square Foot Facility in America

Jewish support for Obama evaporating?

Panetta: US-Israel military cooperation stronger than ever

Obama Losing New York's Jewish Support

Obama Not Releasing Pollard

Putin to Visit Israel. Not Obama

Obama aims to shore up Jewish support

Week One Hundred and Seventy-Eight in Office

Are American Jews Waking Up?

Most Israelis think Romney would be 'friendlier'

Israel Blames Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood for Hamas Rocket Attack

Minister Barak: Egypt Losing Control of Sinai

IDF tanks move closer to Egypt border

One is killed building fence on border

Deadly attack on Israel-Egypt border

Another Obama Leak?... U.S., Israel developed computer virus to slow Iranian nuclear efforts, officials say

U.S. Condemns Attack Near Border with Egypt ..-U.S. condemns attack by terrorists who crossed the Egyptian border, expresses concern over security in the Sinai.

Ex-U.S. official: American dominance over Mideast peace process is ending

Week One Hundred and Seventy-Nine in Office

U.S. concerned Israel may launch attacks on Syrian WMD sites

Holder stonewalls on Holy Land Foundation documents

The Incredible Shrinking U.S.-Israel Security Cooperation

Obama Offers Israel Election Year Platitudes, Putin Offers Strategic Economic Partnerships

Week One Hundred and Eighty in Office

Obama Turns His Back on Israel at the U.N....For the very first time, the U.N. Security Council has invited the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights to "brief" the Council specifically on the subject of Israel and the commissioner’s list of trumped-up sins. Though the U.S. is a veto-holding power, the extraordinary move has full American approval

Romney to Visit Israel (While Obama Still Hasn’t As President)

Clinton to Visit Israel, Discuss Peace Efforts...as part of an 8 nation tour

Palestinians skeptical on Clinton-Abbas meet

Palestinians disappointed with Obama

Week One Hundred and Eighty-One in Office

Obama and the ADC President Participates in Confab of Anti-Israel Activists

Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood’s Leader Says Jihad on Israel Is Every Muslim’s Duty

Picture: Jew Hater MD Alam and Joe Biden

Democrat Jew-hatred: Missouri Muslim Politician Claims "no Jews died during the attacks of 9/11": 2008, MD Alam ..satellite campaign manager for Obama and the Democratic party in the Kansas City area.

Obama Administration Slams Levy Report- US officials say the Levy Report's conclusion that Israel is not an 'occupier' in Judea and Samaria is a cause for 'concern'

 Israel’s Plight Ignored... Counterterrorism forum excludes Israel despite state’s record of suffering terrorist attacks

US Ignores Israeli Terror Victims The Israel is one of the world’s largest targets of terror, but the US did not even mention the country at a global anti-terror conference.

Israel to deploy Iron Dome system on Egyptian border

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has allegedly deposited nearly $13 million in U.S. taxpayer aid into a secret bank account

NY Times Claims Israel ‘Took’ Yesha from Jordan in 1967 ....Times editorial rewrites history: Israel "took" Judea and Samaria from Jordan in 1967, when Jordan fled the areas in the Six Day war

Republicans: Israelis first to see Obama faults

European Commission to Israel and Islamists: Can't We All Just Get Along?

Week One Hundred and Eighty-Two in Office

Hamas says Egypt's Mursi will defy Israel, end Gaza blockade

Hamas leader: Egypt will protect Gaza from Israeli attack Hamas PM Ismail Haniyeh says he is confident that Egypt's new president, Mohamed Mursi, will fully open Egypt's borders with Gaza.

Team Obama Invites Jews to Big Synagogue Campaign Stop – Misspells Israel

State Dept. Doubles Down on Palestinian Aid

US tells Egypt okay to break treaty if Israel doesn't withdraw to 1949 armistice lines?

Ahead of Romney, Hillary Clinton Visits Israel; Obama Still a No-Show

The Washington Post: Where Obama failed on forging peace in the Middle East

 Pollard's Prosecutor: No Chance Obama Will Pardon Him ....-Joseph de Genova, Jonathan Pollard's prosecutor, believes there is no chance that "double-talk" Obama will pardon Pollard.

Clinton: U.S., Israel on the same page regarding Iran

 Egypt Attaches Strings to Peace with Israel..... Clinton silent as Egyptian officials reinterpret Camp David Accords

Debbie Wasserman-Shultz cites abortion as the reason Jewish voters should support Obama

Obama's 'Arab-First' Approach to Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process is a Bust

Clinton in Israel: A Time for Pleasantries.... Other than "It's a beautiful day" and other pleasantries, Hillary Clinton’s remarks had little content – four months before US elections

Marvin Hier: 'Israel being excluded from counterterrorism parley'

MI chief: Over 10 recent Sinai attacks thwarted... Aviv Kochavi tells Knesset c'tee that Muslim Brotherhood's ascendance in Egypt strengthens Hamas, weakens PA.

'Here in Israel': In Jerusalem, Clinton Breaches U.S. Policy: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton... identified Jerusalem’s location at least three times as being in Israel

DNC Head Gets Heckled At Synagogue Rally

Mideast peace slips to second billing for US

Clinton: I do not expect Pollard to be released

Clinton leans on Netanyahu for more concessions, hails Abbas as peacemaker

Where Obama failed on forging peace in the Middle East

Obama vows to 'bring to justice' those behind attack in Bulgaria

Burgas suicide bomber identified by media as Guantanamo jihadist (VIDEO)

Suicide bomber had fake Michigan ID.... 'Caucasian' suspect in attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria

Week One Hundred and Eighty-Three in Office

Obama Admin official describes Bulgarian attack as 'tit for tat' reprisal

White House not blaming Iran, Hezbollah in Bulgaria attack

Ahead of Romney trip, Obama says he's bolstered U.S.-Israel ties 

'US, Israel discuss destroying Syrian weapons'

Obama stresses Israel ties after 'barbaric' attack

Media Silent On Assassination Attempt On Hillary Clinton In Israel

Obama camp: 'Expect' second-term Israel visit

Netanyahu's Subtle Diss of Barry: ...Netanyahu asked if he shared any of his recently acquired intel with President Obama....Bibi fell silent for a few seconds, ....When finally responding, said he had shared the intel with the "appropriate agencies." -With "friendly regimes."

Romney slams Obama for 'lecturing Israel's leaders'

Stolen Valor: Democrats’ Holocaust Distortions

Israel’s Channel 10: U.S. Officials Believe Israel Will Strike Iran at End of Summer

Israel Navy conducts joint exercises with Greek Navy...instead of with Turkey and the U.S. as in previous years

U.S., Lockheed reach deal on Israeli F-35s

One day before Romney's visit, Obama to sign act expanding military cooperation with Israel

White House Won't Name Capital Of Israel

Week One Hundred and Eighty-Four in Office

Obama exaggerates aid to Israel.... Obama says '$70 billion' for Israeli missile defense program -- rather than actual $70 million

Former U.S. officials say CIA considers Israel to be Mideast's biggest spy threat

Carney and WH Web Site 'Follow Up' Won't Admit to What the Law Dictates: Jerusalem Is Israel's Capital

Netanyahu, Obama aide discussed possibility of Iran strike, U.S. official says

Israel denies report Obama aide shared Iran war plan

Obama evolves on Israel security bill just before Romney visit

White House wants Romney to explain Israel remarks

White House Differs with Romney on Jerusalem as Capital of Israel

Israel's message to Panetta: U.S. can't prevent an attack on Iran

Obama vs. Obama: 2008 Candidate Claims Jerusalem Is Israel's Capital, While 2012 President’s Admin Denies Its Status

Candidate Obama Also Called Jerusalem Israel’s Capital, Then Backtracked

Obama Admin Sides With Palestinians, Hits Romney

 Netanyahu to Panetta: Get Serious; Israeli PM criticizes Obama administration’s stance on Iranian nukes

Panetta asks Israel for patience on Iran

Panetta to Netanyahu: We Won't Let Iran Acquire Nukes

CNN Tries To Force Former Israeli President To Campaign For Obama

Andrea Mitchell: "Terrorism" Against Palestine Has Damaged Economy

Panetta tells Israel force is option on Iran

Week One Hundred and Eighty-Five in Office

Panetta Gets Earful From Netanyahu and Barak on Iran

Muslim Brotherhood Joins War in Syria.... Israel may be faced with a choice of two evils if Assad falls: Al Qaeda or Muslim Brotherhood. Both groups have jumped into the war.

Romney Releases Ad Contrasting Policies with Obama on Israel and Jerusalem

Israeli officials slam Obama's 'wretched' Iran red line

When Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Insulted Palestinian Culture

Israel said to be readying October attacks on Iranian nuclear sites: Administration is asking for "more time" for sanctions to work

Israel defense chief says Obama has new NIE bringing U.S. worries over Iran in line with Israel's

60 Egyptian Tanks in Sinai -Egypt reportedly sends 60 tanks, 400 armored vehicles to El Arish in biggest deployment since 1979

Huffington Post Calls Romney's Jewish Fans 'A Pack of Orthodox Jews'

Week One Hundred and Eighty-Six in Office

Obama's Glare at Paul Ryan and Bibi Netanyahu

U.S. Democratic Jews: Choice of Ryan as VP shows Romney doesn't reflect Jewish values

Dempsey, Panetta Play Down Israeli Strike in Iran.... General Dempsey says an Israeli strike won't destroy Iran's nukes, as Panetta says he believes Israel hasn't yet decided to attack.

In violation of peace accord, Egypt deploying troops in Sinai without Israel's prior approval

NJDC Scours Streets of Israel to Find Obama Supporters... The National Jewish Democratic Council released an ad featuring testimonies from Israelis 'thanking Obama.'

US punched Bibi, Barak in the face -- Analysis: Dempsey's remark regarding IDF's inability to destroy Iran's nuclear capability meant to show Israel who's boss

Week One Hundred and Eighty-Seven in Office

OBAMA AND ISRAEL By Discover The Networks

Yadlin to Obama: Visit Israel to allay Iran fears.. Former MI head asks US president to publicly display US commitment to stopping Iran's nuclear program.

Israel Asks Egypt to Take Armor Out of Sinai - Report Arab paper: Israel was only informed retroactively about deployment of armored forces in Sinai.

 Netanyahu 'determined to attack Iran' before US elections, claims Israel’s Channel 10 TV reporter adds: 'I doubt Obama could say anything that would convince PM to delay a possible attack'

 Israeli defense officials consult with Rabbi Ovadia Yosef over Iran strike

Israel, U.S. View Iranian Threat Differently, Says Top U.S. Gen. Dempsey says Israel and the U.S. have a different interpretation of the same intelligence reports regarding Iran’s nuclear program.

Gas mask distribution in Jerusalem

Obama campaign launches 'Rabbis for Obama'..........-600 mostly Reform or Conservative Rabbis

Dems censor, blindside Jewish debaters in So. Florida again

A 'Rabbi for Obama' once had dinner with Iran's anti-Semitic president: Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb

Week One Hundred and Eighty-Eight in Office

Egypt Fully Remilitarizing Sinai - with US Help

Obama 'Using Israeli Paper to Foil Iran Strike'

President Lists Anti-Israel Activists Among 'Rabbis for Obama'

Egypt to Israel: Our tanks needed in Sinai

Confirmation: Egypt 'Deployed U.S.-Made Tanks, SAMs in Sinai'

'Rabbis for Obama' Boycott Israel and defame Israel: includes many anti-Israel figures who support the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement

Obama campaign refuses to drop 'radical' rabbi

State Department says it will continue to provide support for anti-semites and annihilationalists

U.S. to Israel: If You Attack, We Don’t Have Your Back -General Martin Dempsey: "I don't want to be complicit" if Israel chooses to attack Iran

Week One Hundred and Eighty-Nine in Office

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly shouted "Time has run out!" at U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro

Israeli Paper Details Alleged Tense Confrontation Between Netanyahu and U.S. Ambassador Over Obama’s Iran Policy: 'Lightning and Sparks Flew'

Netanyahu initiates shouting match with US Ambassador Shapiro on Obama's Iran policy.

Ya'alon says US is undermining military threat against Iran

Romney: Obama threw Israel under the bus

Many "Rabbis for Obama" Support BDS and the Palestinian Cause against the Jewish State: Do They Reflect Their Candidate?

U.S. Scales-Back Military Exercise with Israel, Affecting Potential Iran Strike

US disowns Israel over Iran strike: No weapons or military backup

'US is undermining military threat against Iran'

White House claims 'cooperation with Israel has never been closer'

It's too late to stop Iran's nuclear programme: U.S. military chief says Israeli strike would NOT crush Tehran's ambitions

US Preparing for a Post-Israel Middle East?... study was commissioned by the US Intelligence Community comprising 16 American intelligence

Wall Street Journal Editorial: Why Israel Doesn't Trust Obama The U.S. is harder on its ally than on Iran's nuclear program

WSJ in Scathing Editorial Justifies Israel's Mistrust of Obama... Largest U.S. paper says Obama's "animus and incompetence" are pushing Israel to strike Iran

J'lem puzzled by Dempsey comment on Iran strike

Netanyahu urges international "red lines" to stop Iran

Official: Obama will make Bibi pay after elections

Israeli Officials See Gap With U.S. Widening Over Iran

Obama's True Agenda For the Middle East Revealed? .... Won't stop Iran's development of nuclear-tipped missiles -- -instead, .. will rely on an antimissile defense system

'US ups threat against Iran to delay Israeli strike'

Washington denies it made back-channel deal to avoid conflict with Tehran

Washington reportedly sends Tehran indirect message saying it will not back Israeli strike on nuclear facilities as long as Iran refrains from attacking American facilities in Persian Gulf

US to Iran: 'In Case of Israeli Strike, Please Don’t Fire on Our Bases'

US rattles saber against Iran in attempt to stall Israeli strike

Summary of recent events over nuclear Iran

AUDIO: Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Israeli ambassador called GOP "dangerous for Israel"

DWS attacks Examiner for ‘deliberately’ misquoting her, but here’s the audio

DNC chair denies GOP-Israel quote......video

Israeli Amb. Calls DNC Chair a Liar   - video

Cold-shouldering Netanyahu, coddling Morsi

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Israeli ambassador called GOP "dangerous for Israel"

Durbin dodges questions on no 'God,' 'Jerusalem' in Democratic Party platform (VIDEO)

Democrats Strip Pro-Israel Language From Platform

'Jerusalem' comes out of Dem platform language

Obama’s Platform Puts Israel, PA on Back Burner -Democrats' platform states "unshakeabale commitment" to Israel, with no mention of Jerusalem or peace process

Dems change platform to include Jerusalem language after Obama intervened

Dems Boo Jerusalem on Day Jerusalem-Born Natalie Portman to Speak at DNC

VIDEO: Dem's put 'God' & 'Jerusalem' back into platform by forced & controversial voice vote,  floor delegates boo decision

DNC Overrules Delegates, Rams God and Jerusalem Back into Platform

Iran: We treat Israeli military threats as American

Schumer Says He Doesn’t Know Obama’s Position on Jerusalem

Rivlin says Obama doesn't understand Middle East: Knesset speaker says Democrats' removal of Jerusalem as Israel's capital from platform is a bigger problem than disagreements on Iran, may have far-reaching consequences; Ariel: Obama's true face is revealed

Official: Obama will make Bibi pay after elections

If Obama comes through with promised assurances, 'Israel will not attack Iran' — TV report

Dem official: Arab-Americans 'got punched' over Jerusalem switch

Democrats Ignored Advice Against Radical Changes to Platform Language on Israel

Intel Committee Chair Describes Explosive Confrontation Between Netanyahu and American Ambassador

Number 2 US Military Chief in 'Secret' Talks with Barak... The vice chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff met Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak amid rising tensions over Iran's nuclear program.

Joint Military Drill with Israel scaled down: The US cuts approximately two-thirds the number of American troops supposed to participate

DNC Rabbi's Closing Benediction: No Israel Mention

DNC Platform Still Guts Pro-Israel Language

Obama knew of the omission of God and Jerusalem from the platform before the convention

Division over platform at DNC: Obama had seen language prior to the convention but "did not seek to change it", -and then denies Obama saw it

Wasserman Schultz: Jerusalem Being Left Out Of Platform "Technical Oversight"

DNC Nightmare over Israel Language

Axelrod And Jarret Throw Fellow Dems Under The Bus, Say It Was Their Fault Jerusalem And God Were Left Out Of Democratic Platform…

Arab-Americans object to Jerusalem changes

"Indefinite Leave" for anti-Christian Florida Dem official

Damage control: Palm Beach County Dem chair apologizes for anti-Christian rant

Florida DNC Boss: Christians Want Jews Slaughtered............- video

God, Jerusalem and American foreign policy: By removing both God and Jerusalem from the platform, Obama and his fellow Democrats stirred the furies of that American soul at its foundations.

 Muslim Democrats Not Happy About Platform Flap Keith Ellison to WFB: 'I don't like your attitude'

Democrat's Mask Slips on Israel

Week One Hundred and Ninety in Office

Presidential Polls, Israel, and Iran's Nuclear Ambition

Axelrod Won't Discuss, God, Jerusalem Issues in Dem Platform

 Arutz Sheva Op-Ed Triggered U.S. Worries on Iran EMP Strike: London Times notes spy agencies' 'growing concerns' were set off by article on this page they think was written by Israeli officials.

Villaraigosa defends vote revising DNC platform on Jerusalem, God

Israeli Science Website article declaring Obama birth certificate is forged

Israeli science website: Obama birth certificate forged ...Award-winning, former Netanyahu adviser behind assessment

Israel, U.S. Spar Over 'Red Lines' for Iran, Israel responds to Clinton's remarks about setting red lines for Iran, and Clinton's spokeswoman responds to Israel

Obama Announces Letterman Appearance on Day He Snubbed Netanyahu

Obama Turns Down Meeting with Israeli PM Netanyahu UPDATE: Obama Meets 'The Pimp with the Limp'

White House declines Netanyahu request to meet with Obama

U.S. has no right to block Israel on Iran: Netanyahu

MK Danon: Clinton's Words are a Slap in Israel's Face

Poll Shows Obama Getting Lowest Jewish Support Since Carter

Jerusalem official accuses White House of lying about requested Netanyahu-Obama meeting

White House denies Obama snubbed Netanyahu

 Netanyahu To Obama: 'Wait For What? Wait Until When?'

Obama: Let's Renew the Bond with Israel President Obama says the Jewish New Year is a time to "renew the unbreakable bond we share with our friends and allies."

Week One Hundred and Ninety-One in Office

Obama invited Muslim Brotherhood Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi to meet with him in New York next week. But, not Netanyahu.

US official: Nuclear bomb is our red line: US president has rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's request to define the size of Iran's uranium stockpile as threshold for US military strike, New York Times reports, citing top official

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has suggested that Israel cannot rely on the U.S. to act against Iran's suspect nuclear program

Netanyahu: I am not interfering in US presidential election

Netanyahu Weighs In On U.S. Embassy Attacks: 'You Want These Fanatics To Have Nuclear Weapons?'

Netanyahu: Containment Policy For Iran Won't Work

Report: Obama to meet with Netanyahu, as Naval ships heading for Strait of Hormuz

Panetta: 'Little red lines' on Iran a political ploy

Israeli Foreign Ministry officials say U.S. ignored Arab radicalization; Foreign Ministry official on signs of 'radicalization' in Arab world: 'We knew what was happening, but the Americans preferred to find excuses.'

Democrats attack Netanyahu on Twitter

Iran six-seven months from nuclear bomb capability: Netanyahu

CNN's Crowley to Netanyahu: "There Are Legitimate Peaceful Purposes For Enriching Uranium" (video)

Netanyahu Blasts Those Who Think Military Strike Worse Than Nuclear Iran: 'New Standard for Human Stupidity'

Joe Klein Eviscerates Bibi Netanyahu: "He wants us to do his dirty work for him"  (video)

Palestinians may cancel Oslo Accords with Israel, says top negotiator

Picture:  The person Obama met instead of Netanyahu (a pirate)

Wolf Blitzer Excuses Obama's Netanyahu Snub for Letterman Appearance: He Was 'Very Smooth'

Obama Continues to Snub Israeli Leaders, Refuses All NY Meetings

Video: Netanyahu Ads Being Ran by Conservative Group in Florida: America, Waiting Until When?

The real reason Obama snubbed Netanyahu

Week One Hundred and Ninety-Two in Office

Netanyahu To Obama: I Won’t Interfere In Election On Romney’s Behalf

Why Is Obama Disputing Israeli and Libyan Intelligence

 Breitbart News is doubling its reward--to $100,000--for one of the missing pieces of Barack Obama’s past, which may be the key to understanding his collapsing Middle East policy: the “Khalidi tape,” a video kept under wraps by the Los Angeles Times since April 2008.

IDF Soldier Killed in Terrorist Attack on Egypt Border

Obama's dangerous consistency

LA Times: Why We Won't Release The Khalidi Video

Obama brushes off Israeli pressure over Iran: likened Israeli pressure on him .. as noise he tries to ignore

Obama Refers to Israel Concern Over Iran as 'Noise'

Ahmadinejad Defends Holocaust Denial at UN; Israel Walks Out, U.S. Sticks Around to Listen

Obama: Israel "One of Our Closest Allies in the Region"..............-Downgrades US-Israel alliance

Netanyahu to meet Clinton, Ban, but not Obama, at UN confab

Jewish Dems warn Netanyahu to stay out of US presidential election

U.S. OKs Iranian President giving anti-Jewish Speech at U.N. on Yom Kippur

Was Obama's Illegal War in Libya A Trial Run to Attack Israel?

Ed Koch: Obama not 'Best President' for Israel

U.S. Unimpressed by Netanyahu Speech, Won't Set Red Lines- The Obama administration reiterates that the President would not set “red lines” for Iran, despite Netanyahu's UN speech

Netanyahu Draws 'Red Line' for Obama

Netanyahu draws Israel's red line for Iran amid secret discussion with US on a spring attack

Statement by Erin Pelton, Spokesperson, U.S. Mission to the United Nations, September 26, 2012

The Obama Take on Iran and Yom Kippur: Too Little, Too Late

Shock Photos of Netanyahu at U.N. from AP, Reuters

Obama WILL speak to Netanyahu but only on the phone and a day AFTER Hillary Clinton meets him in New York

President Has Open Afternoon Schedule, But Refuses to Meet With Netanyahu

State Dept. Apologizes for Turning Away Jews in WWII (VIDEO)

Soros's Samuel L. Jackson Ad Mocks Jewish Education

Week One Hundred and Ninety-Three in Office

Obama Tweets Pic of Phone Call with Netanyahu

Obama, Netanyahu speak by phone...........for 20 minutes

Obama does not agree to red line in call with Netanyahu

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice Skipped Netanyahu Speech

Serial Liar Susan Rice Snubs Israel--Again

RJC Presents: "Perilous Times"

Bibi Shelving Pro-Settlement Report Sources say Netanyahu is burying the pro-settlement Levy report for 'diplomatic reasons.' US elections may be a factor

Obama appoints Vicious Anti-Israel, Pro-Hamas Muslim Leader...to Warsaw Human Rights Conference

Week One Hundred and Ninety-Four in Office

The State Department defended its selection of a controversial anti-Israel activist to participate in a human rights forum in Poland, praising the longtime Israel critic as "valued and highly credible."

US officers in Israel for military exercise: report

 Israeli Lawmaker: Obama Is No Friend of Israel

'Obama and the Threat to Israel': See the 'Absolutely Uncertain' Video That’s Gotten 650K Hits in Three Days

Absolutely Uncertain: 18-minute mini-documentary follows the journey of Irina, a 23-year-old liberal, Jewish New Yorker who voted for Obama in 2008.

IDF Faces 'New Reality' of War along 'Peace Border' with Egypt -The IDF’s Sagi Brigade trains soldiers with tools to deal with new threats at the border with Egyptian, ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood.

Week One Hundred and Ninety-Five in Office

Poll: Only 18% Of Israelis Think Obama Favors Israel Over The Palestinians

UN peace envoy draws up plan for 3,000 strong peacekeeping force in Syria

The Republican Jewish Coalition presents "Perilous Times"

'Gaza Terrorists Fired Missile at Israeli Aircraft' Last Week... smuggled from Libya

Week One Hundred and Ninety-Six in Office

Obama and His Animus Toward Israel

Netanyahu: 'I Don't Know of Iran-U.S. Contacts'

 US has 'zero' influence over peace: Carter

Clinton Guru Helping Labor Unseat Netanyahu Democratic strategist Stanley Greenberg, reportedly behind "social protests," hired for Labor campaign

Residents: Obama uses Sderot as campaign tool

Obama: Cooperation with Israel has never been stronger-  Touting his record, US president points to Romney quote saying he'd "do the opposite" of Obama's policies; in debate, Obama says current military, intelligence cooperation with Israel is unprecedented.

Israel threatens response after advanced-missile firings: -Netanyahu: Israel Prepared for 'Deeper' Activity in Gaza Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned Gaza terrorists Wednesday that “deeper activity” in the region lies ahead if rocket fire continues.

 Obama’s Anti-Israel Bundler J Street-allied bundler has raised more than $500k for president: Deborah Sagner

Israeli Officials Asked to Be Silent on Issue of U.S.-Iran Talks

Week One Hundred and Ninety-Seven in Office

Obama: Israel isn't the only country I've skipped

Congress Demands Answers on Anti-Israel Delegate to Confab

800 Prominent Michigan Jews Take Out Newspaper Ad Endorsing Mitt Romney

Israel rattled by rise in anti-Semitic rhetoric from Egypt

Sudan: Israel is 'Legitimate Target' Now

Pro Israeli billboard in Florida: Friends don't let friends get nuked

Obama Attempts to Justify Not Visiting Israel as President; In an interview with NBC News, President Barack Obama attempted to justify why he has not visited Israel since becoming president.

Jewish Leaders Blame Hillary Clinton For 'Legitimizing' Ukraine's Neo-Nazi Party

Palestinian cop-shop contract shrouded in secrecy Obama-West Bank tech project details limited; Palestinian police stations across the West Bank soon will undergo modernization of their information technology systems courtesy of the Obama administration, which is arranging to retrofit the law enforcement facilities with new IT equipment.

Clinton’s Political Hit Man in Israel to Take Down Netanyahu: Stanley Greenberg

Is Barack Obama Really A Saudi / Muslim "Plant" in the White House?

Did Obama Write Anti-Semitic Poetry?

Obama Sec of Labor Voted Against Israel

Week One Hundred and Ninety-Eight in Office

Senior Israeli defense official: Egypt's Morsi won't talk to us

Three Syrian Tanks Enter DMZ on Israeli Border

Israel on alert after Syrian tanks enter Golan Heights

Israel Military Vehicle Hit by Syria Gunfire: Army

Obama Honors Radical Israel Hater: Linda Sarsour

Obama spies monitor Jewish growth in Jerusalem, Palestinians eyeing state that encompasses parts of capital

Obama supporters celebrate: No more Israel; kill those motherf***ers

Kadima MK: Victory of Left in US will be mimicked in Israel

Exit polls: No major Jewish erosion for Obama

Hostile critic of Israel, Chuck Hagel, named for possible secretary of defense

U.S. Amb. to Saudi Arabia: U.S. Foreign Policy Will Change After Obama Victory

The state of Israel will not capitulate before President Obama, whose "naive" leadership has hurt the U.S., stated Danny Danon, deputy speaker of Israel’s Knesset.

Week One Hundred and Ninety-Nine in Office

Palestinian President to Continue Pursuing Statehood Despite 'Personal' Call From Obama Sunday

IDF fires warning shot into Syria after shell hits Golan

Shapiro: US supports Israel's right to defend itself (Re: Gaza rocket attacks)

 U.S. Rejoins U.N. Human Rights Council; United States rejoins human rights organization despite U.N. group's anti-Israel stance

Hundreds of rockets fall on Israel and Obama silent

 Oren: Netanyahu spoke with Obama today... 'The U.S. reaction has (been) to express complete understanding of our situation and support for our right to defend our citizens from terrorist attacks'

 NYT Unsure if Rockets Fired at Israel Also not sure Hamas is a terrorist group

Syrian rebels seize territory north of Golan Heights

Peres speaks to Obama about Jabari assassination

Egypt will no longer tolerate attacks on Palestinians: FJP

Israel Recruits 30,000 Soldiers As Army Announces 'Expanding The Campaign'

Knesset authorizes immediate draft of reservists

U.S. backs Israel on Gaza - including use of ground forces

Obama administration calls on Hamas to stop rocket attacks

Egypt asked the United States to push Israel to stop its offensive against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip

Palistinians go to the UN to stop Israel operations in Gaza

Rocket attacks in Tel Aviv  .....-on the brink of full scale war.......3 killed in attacks

Week One Two Hundred in Office

Two rockets land outside Jerusalem following 2 fired at Tel Aviv

Hamas fires 1st rocket at Jerusalem

Gaza cease-fire collapses, Egypt PM backs Palestinians as Israel drafts 16,000 reservists

Obama Stabbing Israel in the Back Behind the Scenes

Israel Denies Ceasefire Reports Israel will send a senior official to Cairo to sign a ceasefire, Hizbullah-affiliated channel reported Saturday. Israel denies report.

Israeli air strikes hit Hamas HQ

Israel launches scores of airstrikes into Gaza after Hamas hits Jerusalem

Iron Dome intercepts missiles aimed at Tel Aviv.........-.intercepts 2 Fajr-5 missiles

White House Asserts: 'Israel Has a Right to Defend Itself'

Report: Israel Holding Off Ground Offensive At Obama's Behest

Obama: Preferable to avoid Gaza ground operation

Netanyahu: Israel prepared for 'significant expansion' of Gaza operation

Are Journalists Paying Hamas Fixers?

U.S. Fears a Ground War in Gaza Could Hurt Israel and Help Hamas... privately urging Israel not to invade

U.S. sends warships near Israel in case evacuation needed

Turkey’s Erdogan calls Israel a 'terrorist state'; State Department spokesman refuses to condemn

Obama Undercuts Israel War Effort

Inner cabinet meets to discuss possible Gaza ceasefire: Obama called Netanyahu for the third time

U.S. Criticizes Erdogan After His Latest Anti-Israel Remarks Erdogan accuses Israel of "ethnic cleansing" in Gaza, U.S. says the comments are "not helpful".

Gaza Ceasefire To Be Announced

Israel Prepares to Invade Gaza, warns civilians

Gives Hamas 48 hours to make a truce

Clinton goes to Israel to meet with Netanyahu

Obama pushed Israel to accept Egyptian cease-fire agreement friendly to Hamas

Terrorists Fire 20 Rockets Since Ceasefire Begins Gaza's terrorist rulers mark the ceasefire by firing 20 rockets in three hours at southern Israel.

Hamas breaks cease-fire; 70% of Israelis oppose it

Netanyahu announcing ceasefire: Israel seeks lasting truce, not conflict:  rockets continue to fall on Israel

Obama Praises Netanyahu on Gaza Cease-Fire

Hillary Clinton Announces Cease-Fire Between Israel and Hamas

Obama reverses himself on Israel: ... attempt to dictate the tactics and operations through which Israel exercises the right to defend itself.

Hillary Clinton meets with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in effort to halt Israeli offensive as Egyptian president says peace in Gaza is 'imminent' and predicts ceasefire will begin today

White House condemns 'outrageous' attack in Tel Aviv

Terror Attack Near Israel´s Defense Center Makes Ground War More Likely.. Timed to Clinton visit

US urges Israel not to build in E-1 areas ...-Washington pressuring Israel not to allow construction in area located between Jerusalem and Ma’aleh Adumim as a possible response to the Palestinian bid for statehood recognition November 29 at the UN.

Feinstein: Actions of Hamas 'border on being an international war crime' (VIDEO)

Week One Two Hundred and One in Office

Ceasefire: Palestinians Try To Storm Gaza Fence, One Killed

Russia Sends Warships To Gaza Coast

Hamas: Ending arms smuggling not part of truce

Mosab Hassan Yousef, the son of one of the founders of Hamas and former Shin Bet agent: Israel made a mistake by agreeing to a ceasefire.

Obama and Hillary Save hamas

Egypt: No US troops in Sinai as part of ceasefire

Report: Israeli Spy Satellites Spot Iranian Ship Being Loaded With Rockets For Gaza

Satellites show Iran moving quickly to rearm Hamas

Netanyahu tells pilots participating in Operation Pillar of Defense they could "continue preparing for next campaign" as he salutes reservists who may be "needed later," says operation accomplished its goal.

Hamas TV Airs 'Death to Israel!' Music Video Day After Agreeing to Ceasefire

Gazans Crossing Fence 'into IDF Positions' IDF soldiers describe dangerous anarchy on border fence as result of Pillar of Defense agreements

Israel official in trouble over Obama gibe

U.N. General Assembly votes to recognize the state of Palestine

Why Is The US Building A Secret $100 Million Underground Facility Outside Tel Aviv?

Week One Two Hundred and Two in Office

White House: Israeli settlement plan 'counterproductive'

White House: No Plans to Withdraw Palestinian Aid After U.N. Vote: Palistinians dance in the streets

Hillary: Israel Lacks 'Empathy,' 'Generosity' Toward Palestinians

Hillary Praises PA; Blasts Israel

New Israeli Settlements Set Back Peace, Clinton Says

Israel West Bank Settlement Construction Approved By Government

Emanuel Slams Netanyahu Over Support for Romney: Obama not willing to accept Netanyahu's behavior

Vatican hails U.N. Palestine vote, wants guarantees for Jerusalem

Abbas 'Victory Speech': Jerusalem 'Eternal Capital of Palestine'

Obama punts to Congress over repercussions for UN Palestine vote

Israel withholds tax revenues from Palestinian Authority

IDF Calls Out NYT for False Accusations

Obama, Media Whitewash Morsi's Pro-Jihad, Anti-Jew Past

Obama on Palestinian Statehood: Let the Senate Deal with It

Did Bibi Slap Obama in the Face?

The Israeli press is reporting that “The United States was behind the summoning of Israeli ambassadors by several European nations

'Jerusalem More Important than World Pressure' Govt. secretary Tzvi Hauser says world pressure will not change Israel’s plans to build in Jerusalem

Video: Bolton Blames Obama for PA Success at UN Former ambassador John Bolton blamed Obama administration for UN decision to grant PA upgraded status

Tunnels between Gaza and Egypt are back in business since cease-fire

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