Monday, May 17, 2010

Israel and the Jewish Vote - #1738 - Rahm: We 'Screwed up the Messaging" on Israel - Hot Air

How badly has Barack Obama’s support eroded among Jewish voters over Israeli-US relations? Enough to send Rahm Emanuel to a meeting with rabbis in the White House to offer an apology. Saying that the Obama administration had “screwed up the messaging” about his support for Israel, Emanuel promised that the White House would work to undo the damage:.... He insulted Israel’s Prime Minister in a visit to the White House, and has repeatedly demanded concessions from Israel as preconditions to talks with an enemy that still refuses to acknowledge Israel’s right to exist. This White House has objectively been the most hostile American administration to Israel since its founding.  Read more.......  Funny it was only when the polls showed a dramatic drop in Jewish support, they became worried about their anti-Israel policies.

Jewish Group: No, Arizona's law isn't like Nazi Germany - Hot Air -  A major Jewish rights group has denounced comparisons of Arizona’s new immigration law to Nazi Germany and the persecution that led to the Holocaust. The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s criticism on Friday follows Nazi comparisons made by a Los Angeles City Council member and the head of the Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese. Wiesenthal Associate Dean Rabbi Abraham Cooper says the Los Angeles-based Holocaust studies center opposes the law but says the Nazi comparison is irresponsible.  Read more.........

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