Many in Israel wish Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was president of the United States. Because of his unabashed and continuing support for their country. Something he is reiterating. By telling a Montreal Jewish group that Canada stands by Israel “through fire and water.”
In an interview in the Atlantic, President Obama sought to better explain his relationship with Israel. Maintaining that, as Israel’s friend, he has the duty to criticize the nation from time to time. Next stop in his repair tour: Washington’s Adas Israel synagogue. Where he will speak at an event honoring Jewish American Heritage Month. A speech that will be closely watched by Jews in the United States and israel.
Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman says whoever the next president is, be it a Republican or Hillary Clinton, will improve relations with Israel.
For Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, the idea of a “greater Palestine” – that would stretch from “the river to the sea” – is now an official policy.
According to a top Iranian adviser, Tehran has “tens of thousands” of missiles pointed at Israel, and will not hesitate to use them.
A senior Iranian military official warned on Thursday that any Israeli attack would unleash a firestorm of missiles on its cities fired by the Islamic republic’s Hezbollah allies in Lebanon.
Saudi Arabia has hired Israeli military experts to help in their war in Yemen, sources close to the Saudi government allegedly told Iran’s Fars News Agency.
In an interview for the American magazine “The Atlantic” today (Thursday), US President Barack Obama addressed Israel’s concerns from the developing agreement. “20 years from now, I’m still going to be around, God willing. If Iran has a nuclear weapon, it’s my name on this,” Obama stated.
President Barack Obama defended his fierce criticism of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the wake of the March elections in Israel, arguing that such criticism lends him credibility when defending the Jewish state in international arenas, and rejected attempts to equate his criticism of the Israeli government with antisemitism.
The Jewish community of Frankfurt rejected a re-affiliation with the Council of Religions in the city because of anti-Israel comments from the group’s Muslim members.