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Netanyahu Gushes About His Relationship With Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is feeling "quite good" about his relationship with President Barack Obama, he said in a Sunday interview. ...

Obama Walks the High Wire, Eyes Closed

Ira Chernus | Posted 06.01.2013 | World
Ira Chernus

Barack Obama came to Israel and Palestine, saw what he wanted to see, and conquered the mainstream media with his eloquent words. U.S. and Israeli journalists called it a dream trip: a charismatic world leader taking charge of the Mideast peace process.

Obama's Message to Israeli Youth on Peace: 'Yes You Can!'

Brian Levin | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Brian Levin

While the President of the United States cannot snap his fingers and bring about the two-state solution that is key to Israel's security and its future, President Obama reminded the young people of Israel that change is possible.

Obama, Ronaldo, Israel and the Palestinians

Dr. Josef Olmert | Posted 05.21.2013 | World
Dr. Josef Olmert

For three days this week Israel is a state under siege. Jerusalem is almost paralyzed due to President Obama's visit, Tel-Aviv is still moving , but nearly choking with excitement, as the second best soccer player in the world, Christiano Ronaldo, arrived with the Portuguese national team to play lowly Israel.

WATCH: Palestinian Children Arrested During Obama Visit To Israel

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

As U.S. president Barack Obama arrived in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, the Israeli military reportedly detained a group of children on their way to school i...

From "Start-Up Nation" to "Start-up Region"

Erel Margalit | Posted 05.20.2013 | World
Erel Margalit

Israel is often dubbed the "Start-up Nation" due to our technological prowess, but looking back at the status of the Israeli-Palestinian track over the past twenty years, as far as our diplomatic achievements are concerned, we are not a "Start-up Nation," we are a "Stagnant Nation."

Presidential Limo Breaks Down In Israel

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

U.S. officials may have set low expectations for President Barack Obama’s journey to Israel, but even the lowest expectations would not have predict...

Obama Vows Eternal Support For Israel

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.20.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Seeking a fresh start to a strained relationship, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday ...

MLK, Obama And Israel

www.jpost.com | Posted 03.20.2013 | Black Voices

There is no disputing the historic significance of President Barack Obama’s state visit to Israel; his first since he was elected our nation’s chi...

Obama, Biden's Schedules Create Unique Scenario

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will, for the first time during the administration, both be off U.S. soil Tuesday night. The Wa...

Joshua Hersh

Joe Biden Not Up For 'One Murderous Gang Replacing Another'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.04.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- In a pair of speeches at the annual gathering of a major pro-Israel group, top U.S. and Israeli leaders expressed deep concerns about th...

Obama Making Big Overseas Visit

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will go to Israel in the spring, the White House said Tuesday, marking his first visit to the staunch U.S. a...

Joshua Hersh

Few In U.S. Call For Israel Restraint

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the first major test of his post-reelection relationship with Israel, President Barack Obama and his administration have offered full...

Second Term Israel Policy: Same Old, Same Old

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 01.12.2013 | World
MJ Rosenberg

President Obama gave his first signal over the weekend that his policies toward Israelis and Palestinians will be the same in his second term as it was in the last three years of the first. He will do Prime Minister Netanyahu's bidding.

Now on to Victory and the Reelection of President Barack Obama

Ed Koch | Posted 12.23.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

Whatever I can do to help reelect President Obama and provide him with a majority in both houses of Congress so as to end the gridlock in Washington, D.C., I will do. I urge all other voters to do the same.

Barack Obama: U.S. Will Stand With Israel If Attacked

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. — President Barack Obama says the United States will stand with Israel if it's attacked. Obama said d...

Joshua Hersh

Bill Clinton Says America Cannot Just Let Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Fester

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

Comparing the Israeli-Palestinian standoff in the Middle East to an "abscessed tooth," former President Bill Clinton told CNN's Fareed Zakaria on Sund...

Secure America Now Uses Israeli PM Bibi Netanyahu To Attack Obama

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

Even though Bibi Netanyahu recently decried the use of his name in election-year politicking, the Israeli prime minister is the subject of a new ad by...

Elise Foley

Paul Ryan: Obama Treats Israel With 'Indifference Bordering On Contempt'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan accused the Obama administration Friday of treating Israel with "indifference bordering on conte...

Haim Saban Sanitizes Obama's Record on Israel

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Rather than creating rifts in the Jewish community or offering a blanket endorsement for President Obama's Middle-East policies, it might be wiser for Mr. Saban to speak to his friend the president about our community's reservations about his record.

Support for Jews, Israelites, All People, Translates Into Support for Obama

Ed Koch | Posted 10.07.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

I wrote an op-ed supporting the president's reelection, which appeared in one of Florida's most important newspapers, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. I thought that you would like to see it. What do you think of my comments?

Romney Destroys Netanyahu's Big Week

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

We have one person to thank for the fact that President Barack Obama successfully let Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu know 'who's the boss' both at the AIPAC conference and at a meeting between the two at the White House on Monday. Thank you, Mitt Romney.

Joshua Hersh

At AIPAC, Amb. Susan Rice Emerges As Pro-Israel Courter-In-Chief

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.06.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama spoke at a pro-Israel conference here on Sunday, among his many goals was to offer a defense of his administ...

Why Would Israel Attack Iran, Really?

Ira Chernus | Posted 04.10.2012 | World
Ira Chernus

Even if the Iranians did manage to make a handful of nuclear weapons, why should we believe they would ever use them against Israel? They know that Israel already has 100 to 200 nukes of its own -- enough to destroy every major city in Iran.

Obama Says U.S. and Israel March As One

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 04.08.2012 | World
MJ Rosenberg

I certainly do not believe that Obama, in any way, puts Israel's interests on par with that of the United States. Not even close. Frankly, I don't think the Republicans do either.