The foundations of American Jewish life are under assault today in ways that were unimaginable a generation ago. Academia is ground zero of the onslaught.
Whatever he says before the cameras next week when he meets with Netanyahu, Obama has no intention of letting bygones be bygones.
It is notable that the same week that Israel marked the twentieth anniversary of the assassination of prime minister and defense minister Yitzhak Rabin, Palestinian Authority President and PLO chief Mahmoud Abbas went before the UN Human Rights Commission and asked the UN to establish a special regime of international protection for the Palestinians against Israel.
Democratic Senator Chris Coons from Delaware betrayed his backers and his voters when at the end of the summer, as the Senate returned from recess, he announced that he was supporting President Barack Obamas nuclear deal with Iran.
US Senator Ted Cruz, the conservative Republican firebrand from Texas, is running for president. Up until a few weeks ago, his candidacy was met with indifference as the media and political operatives all dismissed its viability. But that is beginning to change.
Kerry's claim this week that Unless we get going, a two-state solution could conceivably be stolen from everybody, is more an assault on reality generally than on Israel in particular.
"The man who propagates this murderous lie and orchestrates the death and mayhem that is its bloody harvest is none other than the Wests favorite Palestinian moderate."
On Wednesday the Obama administration was caught off guard by Russias rapid rise in Syria. As the Russians began bombing a US-supported militia along the Damascus-Homs highway, Secretary of State John Kerry was meeting with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, at the UN.
As we approach Rosh Hashana, the people of Israel need to recognize how lucky we are.
While New York Senator Chuck Schumer came under withering, anti-Semitic attack as soon as he informed President Barack Obama that he would vote to reject the presidents nuclear deal with Iran, his New York colleague, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, has been largely immune from criticism of any kind.
If the communal leadership and its members fail to fight, American Jews will find themselves communally disenfranchised.
In President Barack Obamas defense of his nuclear deal with Iran Wednesday, he said there are only two types of people who will oppose his deal Republican partisans and Israel- firsters that is, traitors.
While Israel and much of official Washington remain focused on the deal President Barack Obama just cut with the ayatollahs that gives them $150 billion and a guaranteed nuclear arsenal within a decade, Obama has already moved on to Syria.
If Iran remains a threat, the deal bars the US from taking any steps to counter it aside from all-out war.
On Tuesday, we moved into a new nuclear age.
The real cause of the plummet in investments in Israel lays elsewhere. And to understand it we need to understand recent developments in the natural gas industry.
If the US fails to reverse Obamas policies toward Iran in the next two years, it is hard to see how it will be able to rebuild its strategic posture in the future.
Over the past two decades Israel has managed to destroy its regional reputation. With our own hands, we have twice shown our neighbors they have little reason to tie their fates to ours. We are unreliable.
The flagship of the diplomatic war against Israel is the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
Is US President Barack Obama an anti-Semite?
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