September 25, 2014
Obama told the Israelis to reflect on their attitudes yesterday. Again.
How many times has Obama told the Israelis to reflect on their attitudes? He just did it again yesterday: “The violence engulfing the region today has made too many Israelis ready to abandon the hard work of peace,” he said. “That’s something worthy of reflection within Israel. Because let’s be clear: the status quo in the West Bank and Gaza is not sustainable.” Obama also hectored American Jewish “leaders” back in 2009 that “Israel must engage in self-reflection.” Did he ever think this would be a great time to wish Jews a Happy New Year? Or did he think that again insulting Jews on their New Years was insensitive (to say the least)? After all, this was the guy who said he knew more about Judaism than any other president and had done more to fight anti-Semitism than anyone else. Self-reflection is something Jews do quite a bit of (see the number of Jewish psychologists, psychiatrists; see also Woody...(Read Full Post)