Tag Archive for US politics

SleepyJoe seeks to restart Palestinian funding that finances ‘Pay to Slay’ Jews

1500 Rabbis outraged that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wants to keep ‘2-state solution’ viable by pressuring Israel to not apply sovereignty to Israel’s biblical heartland, to resume funding the Palestinians [despite its financing of ‘Pay to Slay’ Jews] and reopen the PLO headquarters in Washington.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


The Coalition for Jewish Values (CJV), representing over 1500 traditional rabbis in matters of public policy, today called upon Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee in the 2020 Presidential race, to withdraw his statement that he would resume funding to the Palestinian Authority despite its ongoing provision of financial rewards to the families of terrorists, and his claim that Israel would ‘jeopardize a two-state solution’ were it to extend sovereignty over Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. Continue Reading »

Of Democratic contenders, only Biden opposes cutting military aid to Israel

After Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders said that Israel’s defense aid should “go right now into humanitarian aid in Gaza” and be used as leverage against Israel, former VP Biden called the idea “outrageous.”



Washington – Former Vice President and Democratic presidential hopeful, Joe Biden, sharply criticized some of his fellow candidates for offering to use military aid to Israel as leverage, and called the idea “outrageous.”

After Sen. Bernie Sanders claimed the United States is “complicit” in so-called Israeli ‘occupation’ and should rethink U.S. military aid to the Jewish state, Sharia Law advocate Linda Sarsour announced her support for Sanders’ bid for presidency.

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NY Dem congressional candidate disapproves of US Embassy in Jerusalem

WATCH New York congressional candidate, who says Israel isn’t a ‘Jewish democracy’, debates Republican opponent, Rep. John Faso who is very pro-Israel.

By Elad Benari


A Democratic congressional candidate in New York is under fire for denying Israel is a “Jewish democracy” during a debate against his Republican opponent.

Antonio Delgado, who is running against Rep. John Faso in New York’s 19th Congressional District, made the comment during debate on Monday, reported The Washington Free Beacon.

Delgado, who said his wife and children are Jewish, was asked at the debate whether he agreed with President Donald Trump’s decision to relocate the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Continue Reading »

US Senate confirms Trump’s lawyer, David Friedman to be next Ambassador to Israel


Friedman who was confirmed along party lines is known for his inflammatory language against those with whom he had political disagreements, such as describing former President Obama an anti-Semite.

By Reuters


The US Senate on Thursday narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump’s nominee for ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, a bankruptcy lawyer aligned with the Israeli right.

The vote was 52 to 46, almost exclusively along party lines.

Only two Democrats, Senators Robert Menendez and Joe Manchin, joined Trump’s fellow Republicans in backing Friedman.

David Friedman and Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan – Photo: Trump Campaign in Israel

That amount of opposition is highly unusual for a nominee for US ambassador to Israel, a close ally of the United States. Continue Reading »

As Lame Duck Obama Causes Chaos Democrats Finally Expressing Disagreement


Some Democrat lawmakers are relieved to bid the POTUS farewell, especially after Obama’s decision to abstain from a UN Security Council veto, that passed Resolution 2334, disavowing Israel’s sovereignty over Jerusalem, Judea & Samaria and condemning a Jewish presence there.



WASHINGTON – For years, Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill managed to keep relatively quiet their frustration with Barack Obama’s approach to the Middle East, careful to navigate his brokerage of a nuclear deal with Iran, his absence in Syria and his antagonistic relationship with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by offering respectful criticism couched in commitments to party loyalty. Continue Reading »