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October 28, 2014 8:03 pm

Top Jewish Leader Hier Urges Obama to ‘Name, Apologize for and Repudiate’ Anonymous Official Who Called Israeli PM Netanyahu ‘Chickenshit’

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Simon Wiesenthal Center President and CEO Rabbi Marvin Hier. Photo: Maxine Dovere.

Rabbi Marvin Hier, the founder and Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, has called on President Barack Obama to “name, apologize for, and repudiate” the anonymous official who was quoted, in an Atlantic Magazine article by Jeffrey Goldberg, describing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “chickenshit.”

In a telephone call with The Algemeiner from his Los Angeles office, an incensed Rabbi Hier declared: “It is rather ironic that a senior American official is prepared to curse his friends, yet when it comes to the mortal enemies of the United States – as the Iranians discovered during the recent nuclear negotiation – praise is heaped on them.”

Goldberg’s piece extensively quoted an anonymous “senior Obama administration official” who showered Netanyahu with invective, saying, “The thing about Bibi is, he’s a chickenshit.” Goldberg then observed: “Over the years, Obama administration officials have described Netanyahu to me as recalcitrant, myopic, reactionary, obtuse, blustering, pompous, and ‘Aspergery.’ (These are verbatim descriptions; I keep a running list.)”

The word “Aspergery” is a derogatory term for individuals with Asperger Syndrome, a form of autism that affects the part of the brain that processes emotions.

The same official is quoted as saying: “The good thing about Netanyahu is that he’s scared to launch wars. The bad thing about him is that he won’t do anything to reach an accommodation with the Palestinians or with the Sunni Arab states. The only thing he’s interested in is protecting himself from political defeat.”

Another senior official, Goldberg wrote, “agreed that Netanyahu is a ‘chickenshit’ on matters related to the comatose peace process, but added that he’s also a ‘coward’ on the issue of Iran’s nuclear threat.”

Commenting on the remarks of this second official, Hier asserted: “He said Netanyahu is a coward for not taking pre-emptive action against Iran, but I suppose this anonymous official who is hiding behind his desk is very brave.”

Asked whether he thought Obama should fire the officials who made these comments, Hier said “that’s up to the president.” However, he added, “a senior American official who doesn’t name himself and then hurls curse words at one of our strongest allies should be repudiated by the president. President Obama needs to make it clear that these officials don’t speak for him. Most of all, an apology is in order: That is not the way a senior American official should speak to the Prime Minister of Israel, that is not the way to conduct foreign policy.”

Hier noted that similar sentiments were not forthcoming from the administration about Qatar, a putative American ally that nevertheless backs Hamas and has allegedly been a conduit for funding the Islamic State terrorist organization. “There are no curse words on or off the record about the emir of Qatar for supporting Hamas and supporting Islamic State,” Hier noted. “The emir of Qatar is being rewarded for supporting Hamas and Islamic State. He is certainly not being treated in the way that Netanyahu is now.”

Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Hier’s colleague, told The Algemeiner that this latest blow to American-Israeli bilateral relations sent a worrying signal to the Israeli public that the administration cares little about their concerns. Referring to the upsurge of Palestinian violence in Jerusalem, and the recent incitement by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas against Jews seeking to pray on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, Cooper said, “ordinary Israelis don’t understand the absence of their best friend and ally, the United States, on these core issues.”

Israeli officials have also begun reacting to the insults leveled at Netanyahu by Obama’s officials. On his Facebook page, Economy Minister Naftali Bennett stated:

“Israel is stronger than all of its defamers.

“The Prime Minister of Israel is not a private person. He is the leader of the Jewish State and the entire Jewish people. Cursing the prime minister and calling him names is an insult not just to him but to the millions of Israeli citizens and Jews across the globe.

“The leader of Syria who slaughtered 150,000 people was not awarded the name ‘chickenshit.’ Neither was the leader of Saudi Arabia who stones women and homosexuals or the leader of Iran who murders freedom protestors.

“If what appears in the press is true, then it seems that the current US administration is throwing Israel under the bus.

“Israel is the only democratic state in the Middle East and has been fighting 66 years to survive. Israel is at the forefront of the free world’s fight against the Islamic terror of ISIS, Hezbollah, Hamas and Iran. Instead of attacking Israel and putting it at risk, the world should be strengthening and supporting it.

“I call on the US administration to immediately reject these gross comments.”

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  • EZair

    there are a lot of things Americans are unhappy about… the policies behind foreign-policies are not just open to all of people, so everyone else copy-cat/fakes to receive same treatments. there are great strategics behind it all!

    Heir gave a hint in his speech – although i am surprised why he let the hint away!!

    israel is just a Leased-Port for USS Aircraft carries in the middle-east. so is the Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi’s, Egypt, Emirates…

    but it is too obvious that israel holds a unique position — a much more dependable state than other-states that are even run by Mobs similar to Iran’s regime… those other states are all Tirant/Dictatorships, with no real democracy; which means No real support of their own nation!
    and in time of disaster (if ever), israel is not a muslim country that would want to pursue the interest of other countries that are alike!

    most importantly; in case a couple of general at the Dictatorships decide to over-through their regimes, and start their own Anti-west agenda: stop Oil to the West!
    when the Dictators call onto America; the only dependable port is Israels 3 strategic ports in North, center, and south in the Red sea!

    now one does not wonder; why the dictators promote their citizens to hate israel & jews alike .. even those citizens that flee their country for europe & etc to avoid persecution, they have been well trimmed by the dictatorships, that hate israel & jews too !

  • Peter

    Why should anyone apologize? Netanyahu *is* “Chickenshit”. He’s a radical nationalist who endangers the peace and security not only of the state of Israel, but also the whole region. People in Washington doubtless recognize what a good-for-nothing S.O.B. he is – it’s their job!

    • Eva

      Really? Do you really think it is Netanyahu who endangers the non-existent “peace and security” of the region? Wow..
      Do you live under a rock so you didn’t hear about the Syrian civil war and its 200,000 death toll or ISIS that killed more than 10,000 people, a lot of them just for the fun of it?
      Or for that matter about the thousands of rockets that Gazans fired into Israel?

    • MG Salvarrey

      You know what. Insulting allied countries authority is never their job. And on the side they aren’t doing much of their real job and what they’re doing is crap.

  • Ed

    On October 30, 2014, posted an article titled ‘Christians shouldn’t badmouth others, Pope warns’; where Pope Francis comments…this when speaking at his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square this week. “What a bad example to badmouth other people. This is not Christian,” the pontiff said. He further states: “Yes, we can become a source of scandal,” How timely was his wisdom in making it aware of the consequence’s when one acquires the bad habit to besmirch others .

    “Yes, we can become a source of scandal,” A scandal the pope said! Incidentally, that comment had nothing to do with the current idiocy’s of the Obama administration’s scandalous remarks made about PM Natanyahu, because he not being Obama’s ‘yes man’. But warning those that practice this bad behavior of church parishioners worldwide. Cautioning the churches about alternating [the weak in the spirit] church goers…those that consider atheism in response to this sort of bullying!

    Note to moderator: I’m grateful of your decision, by not deleting my post of October 29, 2014 @ 4:19 pm. Fear caused me to make this request. However, your discernment of not deleting that post proves that no one should fear repercussions when the truth is being disseminated for a purpose. I give credit to your action, which affirms my faith of the validity of the passages contained within the NT’s Ephesians 6:10-18….’God’s Suit of Armor’. Harmful daily challenges have been deterred for the past 24 years for my family and self, because of our affirmed belief of the meanings, contained in the Holy Scriptures. Thank you!

  • zohara

    Needless to say and that’s when I start reading a comment and delete it. A bunch of Pro Hezbolah, Hamas, Iran, Al kaida. surf this web and vomit their hate against Israel. I don’t read that vomit. As a Jew I live by higher standards.

    advice to the public don’t read that thrash. Let them kill themselves like roaches fighting one another. Why Israel has to give care, social security, education to emigrants from other Arab states, be a bridge for the USA in the Middle East? It is illogical, isn’t???

  • Prof. Hal Daniels

    Don’t blame me. I am a third generation Jewish American activist, and I voted for McCain and Romney for this reason. Pres. Obama has managed for the most part to contain the Muslim in him but there will be times his bias toward the Arabs will leak out. Unless, he fires the nitwit who defamed the prime minister, I know I am right about Obama. Now, I have a close friend who lives on the West Bank, and he is not leaving. Unless most of his friends do leave the West Bank, there will always be trouble. Now is not the time to disparage the leader of the Jewish homeland. Compromise solutions demand cooler heads.

  • TiLiI

    Who is Ben Rhodes? And why do people think this young American is behind the comments?

  • Mel

    What if the quote was entirely made up by a conservative Obama slandering news source and nobody ever said anything related.

    Wouldn’t surprise me one bit. The mob is already marching down the street with pitchforks, they’ll believe anything you tell them.

    • Fortuna Bucknor

      It is unfortunate that Rabbi Hier chose Fox News as his medium to report this innuendo. A more credible and unbiased media could have sufficed. It puts the Rabbi’s motive in question.

      Second, as all world leaders know, name calling comes with the territory of being a leader. This has been true from time immemorial. it is part of the collateral. And while I disapprove of any derogatory language used on anyone, surely, Prime Minister Netanyahu is cognizant of this fact as other world leaders.

      Further, Bibi is a big boy and like his other global colleagues, can handle derogatory verbiage used in describing him by any member of this USA administration or other past ones, including, even, other world leaders who have described him with less than flattery words, to booth.

    • Shirley

      Your vicious antisemitism is showing.It’s a shame that you don’t want to see the greatness of the Jewish people, their many accomplishments, and Isreal, the only democracy in the Middle East that is America’s best friend.

      • Frances Buck

        I agree the president should not let anything like this come out of his nor anyone ‘s mouth I stand with Israel and if we don’t God is still in control so be careful what you say about THE APPLE OF HIS EYE

        • Begley

          You are making this about the religion and no one said a single thing about that. It has nothing to do with antisemitism. I can’t for the life of me figure out how you got that. I agree with the first poster. So what if they said these things. If it wasn’t for publishing then this person shouldn’t have and the only reason he did was bias. It is plain as day by his last name. The Zionists are a problem in Israel no matter how you cut it. Even Rabbis are speaking out against them and Netanyahu. Do you approve of them, ally or not, shooting unarmed teenagers as if they were tin cans and laughing. Well this has been witnessed and recorded. These types of abuses go on daily in Israel. It isn’t the people that are the problem over all but the government and who heads it allowing atrocities to go on and the way they are killing women and children without batting an eye. I’m sorry ally or no and they aren’t actually a technical ally, they are committing war crimes in that country.

    • DSS

      You need to get through your thick head that Obama hates jews and hates Israel even worse.

    • MG Salvarrey

      Get your head out of the sand you need the air. The article was written by a pro-obama jounalist and it actually took the side of the administration pilling all the blame on Netanyahu and his cabinet. Forget about the knee jerk reaction of blaming conservatives. Problem is all you liberal jews don’t wake up to the fact that you voted and antisemitic administration to the white house and you know what when push comes to shove to them a jew is a jew.

  • The real Chickenshit is on the White House.Always thought Obama was against terrorism.
    And the Jews are terrorized By Hamas for so long.The whole aerea is terrorized! In The Netherlands we were so glad with Obama but now he shows his true face….:(

  • Anti-Zionist

    Today 6 in 10 Americans believe the U.S. gives too much aid to Israel

    Surveying Americans about U.S. aid to Israel requires putting it into proper perspective. Given Israel’s position as the leading single U.S. foreign aid recipient (by a wide margin), as in 1989 asking the foreign aid question requires embedding relevant data to obtain a bona fide response. When such data is included, the majority of Americans (60.7 percent) believe U.S. aid to Israel is excessive. The major response, that aid to Israel is “Much too much” is 33.9 percent of Americans. Some 26.8 percent believe it is “too much” while 25.9 percent believe it is “about right.” Only 13.4 percent of Americans believe U.S. aid to Israel is not enough.

    • EZair

      there are a lot of things Americans are unhappy about… the policies behind foreign-policies are not just open to all of people, so everyone else copy-cat/fake to receive same treatments.
      Heir gave a hint in his speech – although i am surprised why he let the hint away!!

      israel is just a Leased-Port for USS Aircraft carries in the middle-east. so is Qatar, Bahrain, Saudi’s, and even Emirates…

      but it is too obvious that israel holds a unique position — a much more dependable state than other-states that are even run by Mobs similar to Iran’s regime… those other states are all Tirant/Dictatorships, with no real democracy; which means No real support of their own nation!
      and in time of disaster (if ever), israel is not a muslim country that would want to pursue the interest of other countries that are alike!

      most importantly; in case a couple of general at the Dictatorships decide to over-through their regimes, and start their own Anti-west agenda: stop Oil to the West!
      when the Dictators call onto America; the only dependable port is Israels 3 strategic ports in North, center, and south in the Red sea!

      now one does not wonder; why the dictators promote their citizens to hate israel & jews alike .. even those citizens that flee their country for europe & etc to avoid persecution, they have been well trimmed by the dictatorships, that hate israel & jews too !



  • Susan Kahn Parker

    I can’t believe some of these comments. First of all, I get the impression that only Orthodox Jews (and some Conservatives) are to be considered “Jewish”, while we of the Reform Movement (known as Liberal Judaism in the UK) which is the largest group of Jews in North America, are some kind of “non-Jewish Jew”. Let me put it this way: Trust me, had my family been over in Europe during WWII, Hitler and his buddies would’ve hauled them off just as quickly as their Orthodox neighbors. Sure we don’t wear “distinctive garb”, but we are Jewish nevertheless.

    That being said, I’m an American who happens to be Jewish. Just as my parents, grand-parents, great- and great-great grandparents. One side of my fmaily even lived (and thrived) in what some people would find an unlikely place for Jews: The Deep South.

    I get totally offended when I’m called an anti-Semite (how could that be, any more than I being “anti-woman”, for example?) simply because I DISAGREE WITH THE PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL?? I’ve never cared for Bibi Netanyahu, because of his affiliation and appeasement of the Likkud Party and his refusal to call for or place a moratorium on the building of settlements in the Occupied Territories. That is nothing short of provocative, and diametrically opposed to anyone who is looking for a peaceful solution to the situation between the Israelis and Palestinians. It would be terrific if our country, or a consortium of diplomats could help broker a solution, but as long as Bibi is in charge, and the Knesset almost having to kowtow to the Likkudniks (just as the Republicans in the US are being forced by the Tea Party fanatics) nothing will happen.

    It is not the Jews “being thrown under the bus” as one person said, but the peace process in the Middle East. Of course, as long as there’s money to be made by the war profiteers (just as there was/is in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere)peace is just not a viable solution, simply because it is “not good for business” for those few warlords, including those in the Bush administration who pushed for the mess in Iraq that still (and ho doublt will continue to) haunts us.

    I am a firm believer in the First Amendment, and the right to free speech. I don’t care what someone says. If I don’t agree, I might argue, but as the classic quotation says, “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.” That was originally said by Voltaire, but repeated over and over during our nation’s history. It’s still relevant, and those who believe in the Free Speech, agree with the quote, if not what I or others have to say.

    Those who somehow think that Jews should “re-think” our propensity to vote for Democratic candidates need to do some soul-searching of their own. I have to look at the alternatives. Those on the “right” side of the spectrum do not share my ideals, as well as often being diametrically opposed to what Judaism has taught me over many years. And to those super-duper Christians who are “staunch supporters of Israel” (right or wrong, I assume) have motives that I find to be deceptive. I know for a fact, from my relationships(both professional and friendships) with people of those types of fundamentalist beliefs that the reason behind their unshakable support of Israel is due to their belief that the Jews of the world need to be gathered together and returned to the Holy Land in order to hasten the “Second Coming of Jesus”. That is something I have heard from people my entire life, from the time I was a little girl in the early 60s, long before Christian Fundamentalism became so big in America. If I’d had a dollar for every time someone had told me that I needed to go “back to Israel”, I’d be able to take a vacation to someplace where there are even more Jews: New York, where I lived, worked and studied for 16 wonderful years. But “return” to Israel? I don’t think so. (Not to mention that anyone who is under the delusion that “gathering all the Jews/Chosen People or whatever name you wish to use, is going to hasten the Second Coming beter consider basic geography. Ask yourself this: Do you honestly think that all the world’s Jews would fit in a tiny nation roughly the size of New Jersey?

    This whole kerfuffle over some schoolyard name-calling is getting blown way out of proportion. As soon as someone brings in the president’s name directly or indirectly by using the names of members of his administration, that’s when I think it’s time to very carefully evaluate what I’m reading and what is being said or inferred.

    I do not like being told that we Jews should “go back to Israel”, especially by those ignorant of the whole situation, and ignorant of Jewish existence in “the New World”. I see a lot of good ol’ home-grown prejudice rooted in ignorance (with perhaps a dash of paranoia thrown in for good measure) in many of these comments, and I resent those. I keep visualizing the bumper stickers from the 60s, “America: Love it or Leave It”, which the John Birch Society (with headquarters too close to where I grew up)gladly gave out to people (probably for a small donation, of course).

    I’m an American and I’m staying put, folks. Sorry. I’m California born and raised, a world traveler, and former expat (in the UK) and my home is here.

    I hope that a solution can be found to the tragic situation in Israel and the Occupied Territories, and sadly, I do not think it will come from the right-wing members of the Likkud party, and as long as Netanyahu needs them to form his coalition government, he’ll be their lap dog.

    Come to think of it, I like that better than the “chickens**t” comment. I’ll stick my neck out and say that “Bibi is the Israeli right’s “Lap Dog”.

    • Mary K. Rietz

      I’m Reform Jewish. My ancestors came to the colonies from Britain in the 16th century because if Christians married Jews, they were given sentences of either death or deportment to the colonies. I’m happy I’m Jewish, I’m also happy I’m a mind numbed Conservative (your insinuation from your remarks). This current “leader” of the free world hates Jews. That’s obvious from his actions. Just as you don’t like “Bibi,” I don’t like Oboingo. He’s detrimental to the Diaspora and our people in our homeland. If I had my choice, I’d choose Mr. NETANYAHU, with his strength, than Mr. Obama, with his tepid defense of our country.

    • Tahart

      Beautifully said.

  • anti blustering

    Okay.Because of one word describing Natun. from one person, you raised hell against US official personal.This shows how you people act a way to far from the freedom of speech when it comes to describing your P M. .So from now on no body no body should say or even attempt to say what He or She thinks of your P M until your permission was given for it…

    • rob lerner

      You people?

  • Jeff Lublin

    It is ironic that he would call Bibi a coward for not launching a pre-emptive strike when Obama has not launched one. Also, it is also ironic that he would say Netanyahu is only interested in protecting himself from political defeat; when it is clear that that is the guiding principle for the Obama administration. Allegiance to his party versus promoting policies that benefit the country. It sounds like the psychological mechanism called transference that I studied in college 40 years ago.

  • Anti-Zionist

    “There is no way to bridge this gap, because whatever is acceptable to America is not acceptable to us,” said Giora Eiland, a former Israeli national security adviser. “So there could be some kind of deliberate attempt to put Netanyahu in some kind of uncomfortable position, so when he says whatever he says in a month, it will be less relevant or attract less attention.”

    Or, it could be an attempt by the anonymous Israeli official to change the subject and deflect attention from his leader’s character flaws, analysts said.

    “Bibi’s in some respects at war with himself,” said Mr. Miller, using Mr. Netanyahu’s nickname. “His bravado masks a lack of confidence. He’s probably the most worried prime minister I’ve ever dealt with, and he worries about everything.”

    • Mila

      Mary, I am Jewish as well. I came from a very rough place called Tajikistan. Happy to call the US my new motherland. But what I am seeing now reminds me of the humiliation, and fear I suffered 26 years ago. I see antisemitism growing everywhere including US. I strongly believe that morality and values that people in the country embrace comes first and foremost from their leaders. If a leader (White House occupant) lies, divides and conquers, ignores his responsibilities, inflames rhetoric on race and social classes issues, borderline immoral, don’t you expect that the people who work or vote for him wouldn’t passionately emulate him. Calling any leader of any nation names is appalling and totally new low of diplomacy standard. If not for American administration obsessively barking at Israel on any issue they themselves create, Palestinian leader Abbas would’t dare to encourage his people to start a new intifada. The blood of those people will be on Oboingo’s hands if that happens.

  • Anti-Zionist

    America should support only Americans. Nobody else. Dual citizens should be forced to choose one country or another.

    “The Nation, which indulges towards another an habitual hatred, or an habitual fondness, is in some degree a slave… It is a slave to its animosity or to its affection, either of which is sufficient to lead it astray from its duty and its interest… a passionate attachment of one Nation for another produces a variety of evils. Sympathy for the favorite Nation… betrays the former into a participation in the quarrels and wars of the latter, without adequate inducement or justification. It leads also to concessions to the favorite Nation of privileges denied to others, which is apt doubly to injure the Nation making the concessions; by unnecessarily parting with what ought to have been retained; and by exciting jealousy, ill-will, and a disposition to retaliate, in the parties from whom equal privileges are withheld.”

    – George Washington, Farewell Address, Sept. 19, 1796

  • Anti-Zionist

    Weak Israel needs to learn to fight its own battles. It has been given hundreds of BILLIONS of dollars in super high-tech, advanced weapons.

    Fight Syria and Iran yourself, weaklings.

    Don’t beg America to do your bidding any longer.

    The weak fart in the classroom can’t keep begging the buff jock to keep it safe forever.

  • danny ferraro

    The only chicken shit I see here is Curious George himself, aka Obama-

  • deborah fayga

    My 19 year old son is autistic & he read about Obama’s name calling where he used amongst other derogatory labels, the term “Asbergery”, to defame the PM. He was taken aback. It is hard enough for a teenager to have to accept that he’s not like others, but to hear a President use it in such a derogatory way is very damaging and hurtful. Also it is blatant discrimination of the developmentally disabled. I will be calling the ACLU and AUTISM SPEAKS, and other human rights groups re this insensitive tirade. How dare he resort to such vulgarity, and stoop so low as to attack those who are mentally handicapped. My son will get over this because he has loving support, but I am not sure I will. I can deal with his gross anti-Semitism, but as a mother I am enraged.

  • deborah fayga

    “The word “Aspergery” is a derogatory term for individuals with Asperger Syndrome, a form of autism that affects the part of the brain that processes emotions.” Obama called Benjamin Netanyahu – בנימין נתניהו this amongst other names. My son who happens to be autistic read this and was horrified and taken aback. It is hard enough for a teenager to have to accept that he is not like others, but to hear the President of the US use it in such a derogatory way is very damaging. This is blatant discrimination of the developmentally disabled. I will be reaching out to all of the organizations and human rights groups about this tirade by President Obama. How dare he resort to such vulgarity, and stoop so low as to attack those who are mentally handicapped. My son will get over this because he has loving support, but I am not sure I will. I can handle being called a dirty Jew, which is what Obama has been saying in one way or another, these days, but what I will not tolerate is his hurting my child.

  • David Christie

    If remarks about the leader of a foreign power bug you so much, Jew, why don’t’ you just get out of our country and move there?

    • Hey Dave, I just read your name in a menu for Chinese
      food – sum dum goy.

    • Miriam Esther

      careful, your nazi is showing …

    • Larry

      David—Please go back to Kindergarten and start all over. This time try to stay awake.

    • robert schmidt

      WHY DONT THESE DUAL CITIZENS WHO ARE SO FOR ISRAEL AND NOT AMERICA ..GET THE HELL OUT . Including the ones in the zionist controlled white house .

      • Schmidt you say? Must be a German.

      • DSS

        Must be German and does not understand that Israel is our friend.

    • Ray Opitz

      A moronic comment like this is typical from some one who has no idea what it is like to live under conditions that Israel has to live day to day.
      The majority of inventions today are from Israel, they lead the world in medical research and have invented the majority of the arms being used by America today.
      Brush up on this if you are able to read and absorb moron

    • Hannah

      Sorry, WHOSE country is it, again? A Christian country, maybe, largely funded by Jewish money, built on the backs of Irish and African slaves, using Chinese forced labour, and on land stolen from indigenous peoples? If you can’t support a fellow democracy, why aren’t you buying a plane ticket out of “our” country to whatever inbred, livestock-courting, backwaters part of the world from which your family slithered?

      Also, you typed the word “Jew” as though it were an insult, using technology developed in Israel. You fund Israel all the time. That’s called “irony,” and I hope it chokes you.

    • Gil

      I stay here in the great USA so ignorant people like you will will stay the minority, and maybe get educated one of these days, something you are defiantly not! Wise up ignorant!

    • jerry

      Get out of here troll. America is not your country. You stand exactly opposite of what America stands for. You are a bigot and America was built on religious tolerance.

  • MiRo

    Too good a name for Netanyahu. He always panicked as a soldier, he held the main responsibility for Rabin’s murder, he is not able to give a direction for Israel as a prime minister, he has no solution for the situations in Iran and the West Bank.

    • Mr.Netanyahu joined the Israel Defense Forces during the Six-Day War, and became a team leader in the Sayeret Matkal special forces unit. He took part in many missions, including Operation Inferno, Operation Gift and Operation Isotope, during which he was shot in the shoulder. He fought on the front lines in the War of Attrition and the Yom Kippur War, taking part in special forces raids along the Suez Canal, and then leading a commando assault deep into Syrian territory.He achieved the rank of captain before being discharged. His IQ is 180. To put that in to perspective Einsteins was 180 and Stephen Hawkings is 160. Makes him look like a teli tubby! He is blessed by G*d!

      You may want to call him names but Chicken sh** is not one of them.
      PS. He could take Obuma and his whole disgraceful staff.

      • Amy Shapiro

        Netanyahu is a kapo, a rodef, the kind of Jew who is so wicked and odious that he could cause a second Shoah Gentiles vomit at the sight.of him. Most Jews too

    • Anti-Zionist

      “The state of Israel must invent dangers, and to do this it must adopt the methods of provocation and revenge…” -From the diary of Moshe Sharett, Israeli’s first Foreign Minister from 1948-1956

    • Ray Opitz

      You have a lot to learn about politics, Obama is the devil in disguise and has no respect for the American people. I have met many American people on Cruises and tours and have yet to find one that speaks well of Obama.Get a life and see how this president is pulling America down as we are well versed in Australia as to what this person is up to, how well do you know of his past as it is not possible to find out in America.

    • Joel Steinberger

      Hey Miro,
      You must be kidding or stupid. Natanyahu has no solution to Iran? It does, but Israel may have to defend itself ina terrible way to save itselve AND Western Civilization, because our president surely will allow Iran to have that bomb, and what then?
      No solution for the West Bank? The only solution acceptable to Hamas is suicide, so what do you expect Natanyahu to do. Come up with a good answer and make yourself a world leader

  • Dave on

    Hasn’t obama done a wonderful job of uniting Americans?remember that 2009 inaguration speech? All crap. I think the world is underestimating what the Persians will do with the nukes they are finishing while Obama works on student loan issues. They may see a cartoon they do not like and bang, a bang a lot bigger than the one that ended ww2. The last leader that threatened wipe Jews off the map ws Persian. The one before that was German.we will not go quietly this time. Obama is the Neville chamberlain of our time.

  • Philip Oppenheimer

    Please take me off your mailing list. I have no sympathy for the inflammatory comments you have chosen to publicize.

    • DSS

      Silly man.

  • BonniePrinceCharlie

    My wife and I have just spent three weeks in the USA – we really do love your country – during which time we met and spoke with many people from diverse backgrounds. We didn’t meet one person who supported President Obama or would admit to voting for him.

    I come from a time when America was respected (if not universally loved) because of its strength, it moral code and its commitment to doing what was in the best interests of its citizens and those of the free world. I’m afraid this man whom you elected as President has undermined if not destroyed this reputation.

    Who cares what the President has to say? We know it will be a lie. I cite Obamacare, the IRS scandal, the murder of your ambassador in Benghazi as just a few examples.

    I only hope that the Republicans – let’s be honest, they have a few charlatans in their ranks – can get together and find a candidate and the desire to win back the Presidency from those whose ambition seems to be to destroy your country.

  • Golum

    …as a life long Jewish American Democrat….I’ve been trying to figure out how we (my whole family) can rescind our Obama Votes……The Real Chickenshit is in the oval office!!!

    • Allan

      Couldn’t agree more– the real chickenshit is in the White House. Think Syria and the line in the sand, the Ukraine, Isis/Isil, Iran and the nuclear weapons,the Ebola fiasco and Benghazi
      The only thing missing from Susan Rice’s comments today was the failure to blame it on a video. About time Jewish and all other voters wake up and see where the chicenshit really stands on Israel

    • Corey Multer

      Well said, Golum. The only difference between you and me is that I can say I’m proud I didn’t vote for that piece of pig scum in the white house. Either time.

  • franklin

    the people of north america must think carefully to who give your VOTE.

  • Sad to be an American

    I think we all know who made the “chicken ****” remark don’t we? And he could never be a leader half as good as the worst of any world leader! Send the boy back to the hood and see if he is even capable of organizing a basketball game – seems he can’t do anything else.
    Are there teleprompters on the court to help his speak properly? Any comfy chairs or mirrors for the celebrity-wanna be who uses such street language to speak about one of the finest world leaders in history (go Bibi!)? Just sayin’

  • Sanjose Mike

    Traditionally Jews vote Democrat because they believe in the “rights of the un-represented, poor and disadvantaged.” This is a remnant of the Communist philosophy that many Jews were raised with, starting many years ago in NY and other eastern states, just before and after WWII.

    Republicans on the other hand are regarded as rich, against the rights of gays and excessively pro-corporation.

    However, lots changed after the Vietnam War, resulting in the Democrat party openly welcoming anti-Semitism, anti-Israel and pro-Palestinian planks and individuals into their midst. I saw this myself. In some public demonstrations in Palo Alto, CA, I saw openly Jewish people carrying anti-Israel signs and cursing Israel publicly. My wife started to cry when she saw this. It was shocking and very troubling.

    Look, not every Jew agrees with Israel or even Netanyahu. I get that. Jews have also been traditionally for the disadvantaged and poor. Those are laudable and worthwhile “liberal” social goals.

    But the Democrat Party Jews loved has left them. It is NOT the same party that you loved and supported for years.

    American Jews need to come to terms with this disconnect. Democrats, including Obama and his administration detest Netanyahu and supremely distrust Israel. To them, Israel is a gnat that causes Democrats to “itch” in the wrong places.

    To my fellow Jews: You have a chance to fix this. If you vote for Democrats you may very well be holding a gun against Israel. It’s time to seriously review your voting. I know you detest Republicans. But fact is fact: They have Israel’s back. Democrats do NOT.

    Please consider this heartfelt request and evaluate this for yourself. Democrats are poison to Israel.



  • Eve

    Jealousy, lack of understanding/ignorance, and lack of compassion strike again.

  • Ed

    The arrogance of the WH’s occupant and its ilks to make derogatory remarks of health or mental aberration of others. In our household we are no strangers to this type of vile idiocy.

    My late sister in law was born with Downs Syndrome and anytime we disagreed with some outside the family, we were bombarded with insinuations that we were inept because we were inflicted with the same deficiencies as, Mime,’ my wife’s sister. Those who point fingers at you and who have a possible hidden physical aberration or physical condition in most cases have a psychological propensity to belittle you I’ve come to find out.
    However, through out the years I have learned to overcome this type of treatment by subscribing to that cliche’ “know thy enemy” of which has helped in minimizing needless heart aches.

    So perhaps today must be the time to turn the tables to those that harbor ill to those who live a righteous life style like Mr. Netanyahu.

    I have always wondered why no inquires have been asked about the POTUS’s head scars that are quiet visible. The first time I noticed them was when Obama was on TV the same day when the Fort Hood shootings occurred, November 5, 2009. The news media has never published anything about this absolute fact, but evidence about this is available on the web and has been available since late November 2009.

    My interest in my late sister-in-law’s condition has been of great interest to me and my family. I studied this condition to find out more about its propagation …in consideration for my siblings future. Basically, I learned much facts about our brain, but I’m limited to write more because of my allotted space on this post….so I will say that evidence of scars indicate that surgery was performed to to remove a tumor, to release pressure, because of an accident trauma or perhaps to place an implant that’s becoming popular to alter brain functions of the patient.

    For every surgery performed comes with a warning…patient personalities can and will change when a brain aberration surfaces. The persons can change into one of two trends …acquiring reasonable or unreasonable attributes (good or bad nature).

    Evidence of the scars can be seen @ Google Images..obama’s scars.

    Please note:
    I would prefer that this post be not published….I don’t want to be the one to start a conspiracy or want to be implicated in a retribution. This story is only to share the facts to the Algemeiner. Thanks

  • Gregory Hazard

    I am always amazed how Jews in the US keep voting for these anti-Semite type like the Obama administration. You think after 6 year of this we would wake up! The democrats do not have Israel’s or Jewish Americans best interest at heart!

    • Jim Will

      I agree. Even Mark Levin has heavily criticized his fellow Jews for this.

    • Lois Feinberg

      You are ABSOLUTELY right.
      Unfortuantely the Republican party has become the enemy of minorities and the poor. They had no alternative to healthcare than to criticize the Obama initiative to insure 40 million people in this country without access to basic care. Jewish people always want to help others for a better society over all.
      However, if there were no Jewish state we could easily be exterminated again so I believe I will be voting Republican in the next election baring a complete nutcase like W being up against Hillary. Obama has been a washout in foreign affairs. His relationship with Netanyahu is as if he feels as if he is his superior. I dont like it at all!!

    • David CHristie

      Uh..huh.. If that bugs you so much – move to Israel where you belong,

      • Corey Multer

        No, David CHristie. Here in America we can criticize our president, especially when he’s an under-qualified poor leader who’s destroying our worldwide reputation, promoting terrorism (by coddling the supporters of terrorists), and endangering the safety of American lives and American interests. But a commie like you wouldn’t understand that, would you.

      • Joel Steinberger

        Hey Christie,
        What a name for a Jew hater like you to have. Where were your folks from? How would you like it if I told you to go back where they came from for failing to recognize support, defend and adore our core American values, which Israel has taken unto itself to adopt and emulate, and is therefore, the only democracy in the Middle East? Don’t you know that Christians are safe and secure in Israel, but you have no criticism for the IsLamic states in the Middle East who regularly pursecute and murder Christians? Don’t you know that Israeli Arabs have the highest standard of living of any other country in the region? But I know I ama wasting my time with you. Why not admit that the current false image of Israel painted by the Leftist media is just your smokescreen to hide behind. You were always a Jew hater and Israel is your handy excuse to express your hatred which was previously politically correct until this CURRENT ADMINISTRATION GAVE IT LEGITIMACY?

    • Neal Schiff

      My thoughts and actual words are what you have just written. My Christian friends cannot believe that with all of the disrespectful treatment heaped up Israel by this administration why do the US Jew keep voting for the dems???

      After being a congregant in the Reverend Wright Church of Anti-Semitism in Chicago my old hometown, it seems that Barry has learned very well how to be anti-semetic.

      The comments from this official are deeply troubling to me as and American Jew. I assure you, nothing will happen to that official.

    • avrum mendelsohn

      Yes……we are only beginning to see Obama’s true colors

    • Larry

      Do you really believe the Republicans are any better? I doubt it! The only President that truly cared for the State of Israel was named Harry!

  • Willie Gee

    Hmmmmm….. the Jews have traditionally voted Democrat over the years and especially in Obama’s last two elections. Now they’re offended by the name calling? What did they expect? Look inward for answers and vote appropriately next election.

  • Anti-Zionist

    I hate Zionists.

    So do the majority of peace-loving Americans.

    Israel and American Zionists need to face facts.

    Your days are numbered.

    • Eve

      Zionists are people who believe in Israel, and support it as a Jewish homeland. It is the heart of the Jewish religion’s structure and belief system and practice. When you say you hate it you are leveling hatred against Judaism itself and those who believe and practice it. Why do you hate?

      • Anti-Zionist

        You are very wrong.

        Not all “Jewish” people care about Israel. Only the religious nutjobs.

        If you knew the real history of deception and terrorism that caused its creation (and the infighting when it cam time to give it a historic and biblical name) you would be aghast…

      • Anti-Zionist

        “If the day comes when the two-state solution collapses, and we face a South African-style struggle for equal voting rights (also for the Palestinians in the territories), then, as soon as that happens, the State of Israel is finished.”

        – Ehud Olmert, then-Israeli Prime Minister, Nov. 2007

      • Just because he is stupid ,he know nothing about Jews and when you say leave and go to israel how about all we contributed ,we are not stupid like you we have brain

      • He doesn’t hate “it”. It’s really not Zionism he hates. He said he hates Zionists. He hates Zionist because he hates Jews. He even warns “your days are numbered”. He want to see the completion of the final solution. This is what we are really up against.

    • tb

      Your hatred is unexplained and irrational. Your concepts of what the majority of Americans want is wrong. why are you on this website with that point of view? Take your meds!

    • nole82

      So, you’re too afraid to give your name, big shot?

      • Anti-Zionist

        OK, nole82. I looked it up on the Internet and I can not find out your real name, either. Bigshot!

    • marqsbill


    • Ned

      No, your days are “numbered”.
      It is a comfort also to know that you and others you denounce will NOT be together in eternity. In eternity, you can collectively gnash your teeth and exchange hate to sustain yourselves.

      • Anti-Zionist

        I am a member of the chosen ones who will live forever in the House of God.

        Not a fake Semite who uses deception and lies to steal from others.

    • Cgirlny

      You’re too late. According to God, Israel will pretty much be the only land left standing at the end of time. Boo hoo for you.

      • Anti-Zionist

        What is currently called Israel is a shill. It is so far from the Israel of the Bible, you are deluding yourself.

        But I will pray to Jesus for your sins. You know no better.

    • Harold

      To the Anti-Zionist. No one sais you have to love Zionists; but keep in mind, if the days are numbered to all Zionists, I can assure you the world you will be living in will be Unrecognizable.

      • Anti-Zionist

        We are waiting for Israel to Blackmail the world with the nuclear weapons it holds in violation of international law.

        I fully expect every major city to be destroyed by the foolish satanist Zionists.

        I am at peace with that truth.

    • David

      The majority of peace-loving Americans? Are you referring to your Left-Wing Communist, Democratic-Socialist rabble rousing buddies? Perhaps the Progressive Liberal New York Times?

      From your screed, it would seem to me that you should pack up and head for Syria where you can throw a few stones and be beheaded by your Peace Loving Friends.

    • Golum

      …when you are long dead and gone us Zionists will still be in business!!!

    • Lois Feinberg

      No, most Americans love Israel and are very happy with the contributions they have made to curing disease and technology. Why would anyone hate the only Democracy in the MId East except an anti semite.

      • Anti-Zionist

        ~ All truth goes through three phases. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as self-evident. – Arthur Schopenhauer

        Keep calling people names like anti-Semite. The Palestinians true Semites and live, as they have peacefully for thousands of years, among a small amount of true Jewish Semites in the region.

        You false believers are Khazars who won’t accept the truth until you are at Heaven’s Gate and won’t be allowed to stay…

    • Emanuel

      What a clown

    • HaroldT

      Another self hating quisling Jew .



      • Anti-Zionist

        Chhhhaimm…. Please educate yourself. Don’t expect a message board to do what your synagogues have failed to do.


    • Ifrinn

      Boy…you know very little about Gods Chosen People. They have contributed more to mankind than any other ethnic group. Pay attention now…Islam is the World’s greatest and worst ENEMY!

      • Anti-Zionist

        I like how o capitalized those words. You forgot the possessive apostrophe, however.

        Maybe a Freudian slip, since you are all possessed by Satan if you think that Jesus did not take away any “birthright” to Heaven?

    • Chris

      You do not speak for all Americans- kindly remember that when posting your hate garbage. Zionist are Jews. If you hate Zionists then you hate Jews. If you hate Jews then you hate God’s Chosen People. God Bless America! God Bless the Jews!

      • Anti-Zionist

        Hmmmm. Not all Zionists are Jews and not all Jews are Zionists. You are being deceived.

    • Marx

      Coming from a chickenshit anti-Zionist.

    • This coming from a chickenshit anti-Zionist


        Nataniahu is not a coward
        if he want he can destroy all what Iran poses


    • Veda Charrow

      You don’t even know what Zionism is; you know only what the Islamists and their supporters have told you. You are an antisemite, and you should be ashamed of yourself.

    • Anti-Zionist


      Stupid trolls.

    • Anti-Zionist

      Zionism is Racism

      • Corey Multer

        No, you moron. Zionism is the movement of a free, aboriginal people to create a democratic society in its ancestral homeland. Racism is when chickenshit anti-Semites such as yourself troll the internet spewing your hatred while hiding behind a phony moniker because you’re too much of a pond-scum rat to divulge your identity. Must come from being born as a bastard and raised by a crack-whore mother, which is obviously a good description of you.

      • Larry

        Anti–Go back to kindergarten and start all over.

      • Hannah

        That doesn’t even make sense.

    • danny

      get off the site neanthdrathal

      • Anti-Zionist

        Love America or leave America, troll.

    • 2100 dead anti-Zionists.

    • jerry

      This is a Jewish news site you scumbag troll. Get out of here.

  • Mike Maximillian

    I would rather share a foxhole with Bibi than Barack any day. It is obvious who is the real chicken _hit.

    • Steve Bashein

      The left hates Netanyahu and Likud. Clinton undermined Bibi – Obama publicly insults him. Why? Settlements. No Peace with the Palestinians. On the other hand the left thinks Rabin a saint. Wha’s the real story that the left ignores?

      Let’s go to the tapes.

      (1) Every Israeli government, Labor and then Likud, has promoted settlements in the disputed territories of Samaria and Judea known as the West Bank.

      (2) Every Israeli Prime Minister, including Rabin and Peres, has conditioned peace with the Palestinian people on a demilitarized Palestinian state – a condition which past and likely future Palestinian represents will not accept – and a position supported by more than 95% of Israeli voters.

      (3) Bibi implemented Israel’s withdrawal of the IDF from Hebron – acknowledging that though it was a Labor coalition governmentj that agreed to the pull out, no matter – the State of Israel keeps its word. An amazing move by Bibi as Hebron is historically one of the four holiest cities in Jewish belief.

      (4) Differences between Bibi and the darlings of the left, Peres and Rabin? – all Prime Ministers of Israel.
      Rabin (commander in the 1948 war who oversaw the eviction of Arabs from their villages, and destruction of the villages) – a taciturn man known more for actions than words – including a forced, unwilling handshake on the White House long with Araffat.
      Peres (father of Israel’s nuclear program) – a charming story teller and joke teller, who never gave Palestinians any land and could never get the Israeli voters to elect him P.M. Netanyahu – blunt – known for his humorless speeches and lectures – three times elected as P.M. by Israel’s voters – AND he placed Hebron under Palestinian Authority governance, and fostered unprecedented economic and health systems cooperation with the Palestinians.

      As usual, the left opts for style over substance, hurting the ones they proclaim to support.

  • Obama is a man who came upon this Presidentsy by his skin color period., He has no class as he allows his staff to insult a man who has more class in his little finger than Obama has in his disgusting White house policys. Bibi has the guts Mr. Obama and if your brothers the muslim Iran puts that bomb togeather, which you are allowing, we will see who will finish the job on the IRANIAN nuclear ambitions.

    • Rick MacDonald

      Before being elected Obama was overheard saying “Wait and see what I will do to the Jews.”
      Well we have seen him coddle his Muslim Brotherhood Dictators and their sympathizers while betraying Israel time and again. Perhaps it is time for Bebi to show him just how chickenshit he isn’t. A nuke in the desert, Iran or some such act would bring all the mid-east actors to attention rather quickly.

    • Lois Feinberg

      You sound like a racist to me. His domestic policy was very good. As a politician he does not do so well and in foreign policy he has made some real mistakes. That is an honest appraisal. I don’t see you faulting Bush for the unnecessary war in Iraq and the death of 20000 boys and the maiming of 30000 others for life.
      His relationship with Israel wasn’t so teriffic either.

    • Steve Bashein

      affirmative action reigns – not a bigoted statement – most voters who elected BHO aspired to be among those who elected the USA’s first black president – they said so. Many voted for no other reason- certainly not because of his resumes – other than his unaudited autobiographies.

      BHO achieved his goal on election day. Everything after that bores him.

      G-d bless the USA and preserve us for 26 more months of Obama.

  • David

    I have to object to Mr. Bennett’s comment that Mr. Netanyahu is in any way my leader.

    Jews are offended by the insult because we understand that it is an expression of disdain for us and disregard for our safety; we understand that Mr. Netanyahu is a proxy of convenience.

    Nonetheless, I didn’t vote for Mr. Netanyahu and I don’t answer to him. If we’re going to identify a Jewish leader, then let’s do it the Jewish way. Who are the gedolie b’Torah? Who are the gedolei hador? About them we can at least claim theirs is truly Jewish leadership, as opposed to democratic leadership (which the PM of Israel certainly doesn’t have with respect to the non-Israeli majority of world Jewry).

    • Miriam Esther

      perfectly said!

    • Hannah

      Who will strap a gun to their back and defend you when the pogroms begin and they come to burn your family, I wonder. Will it be the GB’Torah? Will they fight for you to live and be treated as human and equal? You may not love Bibi, and I certainly don’t agree with everything he says, but don’t feign distancing yourself and think you’re doing our people any favours; you’re not.

      Your leader is the one who will put your needs, your REAL needs, first. Everyone else is just a “nice to have.”

  • Candice Lambert

    I have never been more ashamed of my country than I am right now. Our president has promoted a culture of deceit and unethical conduct within his WH staff. These people have no morals or integrity, and it doesn’t matter which individual said it, since they all believe it. His spokespersons are undeniably young and ignorant, and I am fed up with them saying they are speaking for me on any subject when they use the term “all Americans”, because I’m not that damned stupid. This administration reminds me of Dante’s Inferno, where an inscription reads “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here”. Israel is our friend, and we are obligated to stand by them in all matters related to their sovereignty and well being. I stand by them and with them, as I do the Prime Minister of their country.

    • Marc Giltner

      Here Here!

    • Thank you Candice. Everything you wrote here is so true. This is one of the best and most truthful things I have ever read.

    • Ned

      Thank you, Candice.
      We are witnessing the degeneration of a mind via Obama and who he surrounds himself with. He is past being a joke. He’s simply EVIL and no low is too low for him.
      Obama and all his supporters are truly something to be utterly ashamed of.

    • Lois Feinberg

      Ok This just happened. I certainly hope that the bastard is named and fired!!!!! Let’s see. I am disgusted also.

    • susan prince

      I could not agree more! Ethics and morals and integrity are turned upside down… The insane are treated better than the sane under this reign of terror from DC and those people with integrity and class are looked at as fools! And the Jewish people who vote democrat should be ashamed.

    • Barbara Schwab

      Thank you!

    • Margalit Edelson

      I applaud what you wrote,Candice. Israel stands in the forefront of the fight against all terrorists – Hamas, Hisbola, ISIS. Israel is against Iran and Qatar who fund and support terrorist organizations. For members of the Obama administration to use foul language against Israel’s Prime Minister, is disgusting and crossing the line of decent communication. I expect President Obama to speak up and change this attitude of anti-Israel sentiment in his administration.

    • deborah fayga

      thank you

    • jerry


  • SonicMustang

    As the son of a Catholic survivor of Auschwitz (my mother), I continue to be amazed at the number of American Jews who voted for and continue to support Obama and the Democrat party.

    How in the hell do the realities of living in Israel translate to liberal, anti-gun, anti-defense liberal American Jewry?

    • Bary Willcox

      Sonic, I share your amazement, and sadly must conclude that the vast majority of American Jews no longer feel any deep connection with Israel, and because of that, show little conviction if it would require them to stand up to and speak out against offenses of this kind by the United States of America. I would love to be proven wrong in my assessment.

      • SonicMustang

        It seems American Jews have forgotten the events they were to Never Forget.

        • Joel Steinberger

          We Jews have never forgotten. It is just that we live in a world that is uncomfortable with Jews who know how to defend themselves against the murderers who intend to come after us in the West after they fulfill their intention to liquidate Israel. Israel is the symbol and defender and bulwark of Western Civilization. They end of Israel would be the end of it, and this is why those who demean Israel are self destructive

      • Bary Wilcox, yo9u couldn’t be mo9re wrong. As an American Jew, I and all the Jewish people I know absolutely feel a very strong connection to Israel, today, tomorrow, and forever. What we Jews must do is get rid of the Obama administration. November 4th is around the corner, we need to get out and vote them out. Obama has certainly shown that he is not a friend of Israel or the Jewish people.

    • LtCol Steve Bonning

      I too am at a loss as to why American Jews continue to vote for and are influenced by the likes of Obama, Feinstein, Lieberman, Schumer, Blumenthal and Bloomberg. How can these well-educated people continue to do what they do with full knowledge of the past? I am not a Jew, but I am a member of the Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO). Through them I have studied the issues of disarmament, abandonment, even some of the Torah laws addressing self-defense. JPFO has much to teach. Denial or cowardice; both are very strong emotions.

    • arthur m. alex, P.D.

      As a Jew, and having studied the dementia they contracted in the early 20th century called liberal-progressivism, Jews can no longer distinguish what is in their best interests-namely survival!

      They will support this megalomaniac to the soiling green crematoriums being prepared by FEMA.

      They are preparing hundred’s of thousands of three-person plastic caskets for the true “Solution to the Jewish Question”!

      Hitler could have accomplished no better!

  • Mike Maximillian

    I find it hard to understand why this administration is so obviously anti Israel yet American Jews will line up by the hundreds of thousands on Tuesday 4 Nov and pull the leveler for Obama’s party. I could understand their being fooled in 2008 but in 2012 as well. I guess American Jews are more afraid of Mitt Romney than they are of ISIS leader Baghdadi.

  • Albert Einstein

    Netanyahu should be delighted to be referred to as a “chickenshit”, considering it proves he has fooled a few people into believing he’s harmless. He’s really more accurately characterized as, say, a thug, or a murderer, strong arm of the Israeli settlements movement.

    • Ned

      Prime Minister Netanyahu is a very intelligent MORAL person. It truly is no surprise that someone like Obama and his ilk would HATE and REJECT good, moral people. Evil people like Obama can’t stand them. They are everything he is not.

      If I may digress, Christ, did nothing wrong and look at how he was HATED and eventually hung on a cross. Bad people ALWAYS HATE GOOD PEOPLE. Bad people are uncomfortable around good people. It wouldn’t shock me if Obama implanted horns on his head and started wearing the cartoon character devil in a red jumpsuit. and people his supporters roared with approval for it and donned their own for support.

    • Ireen

      haha haha…..At best you may call yourself adolf hitler, nothing there to show any link between Albert Einstein’s wits and genius, and your ignorant at best, anti-semitic at worst – opinion about Netanyahu. Gazan Hamasnik? Muslim Brotherhood Member? Anti-Israeli Arab residing in Israel enjoying rights your brothers can’t even dream about in your other muslim countries???? Choke on your words,you absolute moron 🙁

    • marqsbill

      Check your facts, No country has been attacked by the Palestines or any of the muslim countrys than Iseal. Palistine really not even a country. When the 7 yr war was over the Syrian fighters plus other muslim countrys tried to go home & their country called them outcast and forced them to stay on the west bank. Even the United Nations are still not convinced they are historically a country. Where does the word Palestine come from? When the Roman Army conquered Isreal they did not want to refer to the Jews as a state. they did not want to look like they recognized them or their religion.
      Rome called them Phillistines. Phillistines were a sea bearing people and had long since disappeared.

    • marqsbill

      When Isreal is being attacked on a regular basis by the muslims, wheather it be Iran, Syria, or whoever how is their leader suppose to act All of these countries has openly indicated the wanted to nook Isreal. When I listen to all this gobbally gook in reference to the jew’s I scatch my head. Go to the library and do your homework

    • Veda Charrow

      You do not know what you are talking about. You are simply buying the party line about Netanyahu and the “settlements.” You need to start doing your own primary research and thinking for yourself. I suggest reading the Jerusalem Post, going online to and, Palestinian Media Watch, UN Watch, CAMERA, and a slew of other sources.

  • promoted

  • How is this any different than an Israel official calling the American president “weak and naive“? Where were the demands that official be named and repudiated?

    • Calling the president weak and naive was an assessment made of the way he/she believed President Obama was conducting his administration. It is a far cry from “chickenshit.” One is an assessment and the other is a personal attack.

    • Dan Young

      But our president is weak and naive, or maybe has an underlying motive to support islamic terrorists rather than Israel.

      • Lois Feinberg

        You don’t get it, do you? Totally different category of remark.

    • Bill Smith

      A wider perspective: on the one hand we have a pair of apparently craven, wimpy, lick-spit officials who zing snide, schoolboy, anonymous insults at Bibi. And, on the other hand we have Netanyahu, whose character and valor is a matter of record: “Netanyahu joined the Israel Defense Forces during the Six-Day War in 1967, and became a team leader in the Sayeret Matkal special forces unit. He took part in many missions, including Operation Inferno (1968), Operation Gift (1968) and Operation Isotope (1972), during which he was shot in the shoulder. He fought on the front lines in the War of Attrition and the Yom Kippur War in 1973, taking part in special forces raids along the Suez Canal, and then leading a commando assault deep into Syrian territory.[3] He achieved the rank of captain before being discharged.” (Wikipedia) Now, one the face of it, who more aptly deserves the epithet “Chicken shit and coward”?

    • BonniePrinceCharlie

      Because the person who said that was telling the truth.

    • Ned

      Obama is “weak and naive”. It is a far cry from childish name calling that godless liberals thrive on.

    • marqsbill

      Lets face it ……………Obama is “weak and naïve”

    • Gerald White

      Obama will never reveal the names of those “admunstarion” people, as they are one person: Barack Hussin Obama.

      • Gerald White

        perhaps Obama and Kerry?

    • Neal Schiff


    • Joel Steinberger

      The criticism of the President as “weak and naive” is a dignified and realistic assessment of this administration. Don’t you know that Mr. Obama does nothing to prevent Iran for obtaining the A-Bomb, which they now are on the verge of accomplishing? They openly state their intention to obliterate Israel and butcher the Jews? That passes muster with you? And who else will they threaten when they achieve the Bomb? Do you think it will end with Israel? America is next. Their plan is the murder of Israel as the symbolic murder of Christian culture. Iran with the A-Bomb threatens not only Western Civilization but the world

    • jerry

      But the Iranians just called Obama the weakest American president and that they have to take advantage of that.

  • watch this person will be promted

    • Tonya

      That’s absolutely a sure bet.

    • Dennis Ayers

      Mr Netanyahu, I am sorry sir, the obama administration is a very embarrassing, corrupt, evil, muslim loving, islam loving thorn in American. Most Americans do no support obama and he has won elections through deceptive means and false promises. America is loosing favor with God over our current rebellion, lies, and pride. Sir Israel is God’s chosen people and I BLESS Israel. America as a whole loves Israel. I fear the tide is moving towards muslum and islam. ISIS or as obama calls them ISIL must be destroyed at all costs. Sir, please do not believe or enlist in the New World Order or One world Religion! It is a ploy of satanic proportions! You are protected by God!!! You do not need any other false protection. 🙂 God Bless you and All of Israel from a faithful servant of the one and only true God. The God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, the God of our fathers and Jesus Christ the most high Son of God!

      • Ned



      • David

        With friends like you, Israel and the Jews need no enemies. Obama may be the best thing that has happened for the Jews and Israel. The last thing we need is a mindless bible thumper like you.

      • Anti-Zionist

        How ironic, that the same Rabbinical believers who persecuted Jesus while he was here on earth, still do so to this day. These are those, who are steeped in Kabbalah as well as the Mosaic laws. They believe through Kabbalah teachings, that they can achieve godliness, by perfecting themselves through the Mosaic laws. With the advent of Christ and the Age of Grace, comes the realization that they cannot achieve the desired perfection through the Mosaic law and must seek forgiveness through a Savior. To accept such a revelation, is for one to acknowledge that their lifelong beliefs were all for naught. That is the hardest thing for any man on the face of this earth to acknowledge.

        The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, proclaimed that He would send such a Messiah whom they would not accept and would reject. He kept His Word and they true to form, rejected their Messiah. Still, His true love for His people remains and He continues to reach out to them, because they did not understand His plan of salvation. They forget the fact that under the Mosaic laws, they had to go to the temple on an annual basis, offer tithes, confess their sins and seek their God’s forgiveness. The Messiah offered the same forgiveness once and for all, when they accepted God’s plan of salvation.

        It is not difficult to believe that Rabbi Kaduri was visited by the Lord Jesus Christ, for He has made His presence known to many since His resurrection and most, were not believers in Him. Even doubting Thomas had to place his fingers in the wounds from the cross, in order to believe in the promised Messiah and his personal Savior.

        After the death of the mortal Christ, the world changed drastically and the struggle for the spiritual truth continues to this day with both the Jew and the Gentile. As the Father of all mankind has promised, He will once again send the spiritual truth to His creation and this time, there will be no doubt left in the minds of men. As a merciful God, He has kept the door of salvation open, for all who would believe in Him and His Son!

  • DockyWocky

    While the Rabbi is correct in criticizing Obama for his comments about Bibi Netanyahu (remember, everything goes from the top dog downward in this administration) he still neglected to admonish American Jews for financially and politically supporting this clown and his pro-islamic collective.

  • pat

    It will be a cold day in hell before he apologizes to anyone especially to Israel.
    Jewish people by the millions voted for this clown and did it twice, how many times do you have to be hurt to learn your lesson? I read his books before and knew he was a complete empty suit, no experience and had radical ties to extremist AND he came from Muslim stock!!!! HELLO!!!!!!
    You have another ass kisser by the name of Debbie Wasserman Schultz who adores Obama yet every time he throws Israel under the bus she’s out there stomping for him.
    What the hell gives with you people? He despises Israel and he’s not going to change.
    I wish he had the balls of your Prime Minister but he has done nothing but ruin America and will do the same to Israel. I hope you take Iran out before they do it to you and they will as soon as they have the bomb!!!!

  • Bottom line folks, America needs Israel more than Israel needs America. Why? Because America has marginalized God. Israel plus God is a team not to be taken lightly! WH get off your pompous ass and get on the winning side!

    • Anti-Zionist

      Hahahahahahaha! Israel needs slaves to do their bidding and protection. America needs NOTHING from Israel except for it to turn in its nuclear weapons.

  • Kim

    Chickensh_ _? Really from the person who’s name can not be disclosed. And why would that be??? Mr. Netanyahu, just consider the source. Our nation is crumbling in their name-calling hands and our people are too blinded with Narcissism to see it. Jehovah has your back and there are Americans who respect you greatly and stand with you and Israel. Turn a deaf ear to their mocking and continue in your fight for God’s Promised Land and his chosen people. Their mocking will soon cease. The story was already written, start to finish. When they call you names just smile and remember how it will end, Jehovah has spoken and he is not a man that he can lie. Israel is already the VICTOR! You are respected for trying to spare the lives of your enemies who senselessly slay your innocent and their own. God is with you and God’s TRUE church in America is too. We do not laugh when we hear them call you names nor do we think less of you, but only of them. We know them by their fruits. You will be victorious so LIFT UP YOU HEAD and know that in the end they will become the name they have called you.

    • Gloria Arevalo

      I greatly and 100% agree with you! There are many of us, Americans that love Israel very dearly and with their soul, God’s chosen people. I pray for those leaders that God softens their hearts towards Israel. I Fear The Lord, but at the same time, I have faith that through the many Americans that love Israel. God has mercy in us. Whatever politicians do, against Israel,is not more important than what God has in His agenda. Is an eternal promise! My love, respect and admiration for PM Netanyahu and that great nation that has been a light into the nations, according to the scriptures.

  • Tonya

    This is very typical behavior of this WH. They use other people to do the administration’s bidding and dirty work and then when there is push back and problems, they say they didn’t know anything about and eventually plead the fifth “I don’t know anything about it until I saw it on the news”). This behavior happens time and time again and will only continue until he is out of the WH. He will never admonish, never condone any behavior that comes from any of his staff, and he never gets rid of people that commits such heinous and very questionable acts of behavior. I am never surprised with anything that comes from this administration. I am just hoping the damage to our relationship with Israel will NOT be forever damaged by this biased President.

    • Young Israelis couples and other young people can’t afford buying a home in Ismael. Do you know why? Israel is a little country and land resources are scarce. So, Israelis build on what the world invented, the term “occupied territories.” Israel is the only country on the world who dictates what Israelis can build in their own country. Recently in Israel people revolt against the high cost of living and the “Milkey Protest.” Why? The food is expensive, housing is expensive.

  • Linda Bee

    I stand with Prime Minister Netanyahu and Israel! Most of my fellow Americans stand with Israel. This American president DOES NOT represent me, and many more of us who love Israel and her people. Our apologies for the current administration and their clueless hating ideology they continue to shove down our throats over here.

  • Luca Barber

    A US president who bows to a Saudi king and then condones the cursing of an Israeli prime minister? Even more interesting, is the large ratio of Jewish voters who continue to vote for the likes of someone like Obama and his henchmen.

    • Mike K

      there is far too much Jewish influence in US politics.


      • David Matar

        The fact that the White House permits itself to denounce Netanyahu and Israel one week before an important election speaks volumes about the decline of Jewish influence in American politics and especially in the calculations of the Democratic Party.Unfortunately, due to the radical ongoing shrinkage of the jewish body politic due to assimilation and intermarriage, there is not enough Jewish influence in American politics. I wish the sick anti-semites like Mike K. were right about supposed Jewish power.

      • Emanuel

        Aww is baby mike upset he has nothing in this world but his annoying whine and junk computer?

      • evas

        there is more arab/nazi influence in US politics then ever before, and this country will go down very soon with people like you

        ENOOUGH! you are so right , ENOUGH of people like you

      • Lois Feinberg

        Oh yes, and the Jews own all the banks too.

        • Hannah

          OMG DONT I WISH!!! Where’s my share, so I don’t have to scrimp and save to send my son to school??

      • Too many Muslim-loving African Americans in US politics.

  • JimC

    The writer of the Atlantic article is obviously akin to an anti-semitic Jew of the liberal sort who who has no idea of what is at stake in the Middle East.

  • Yoel Nitzarim

    Instead of cursing Prime Minister Netanyahu and indirectly the entire Jewish people, the two US officials should proclaim and American rendition of Ma Tovu. The prophets of the past who cursed us have unwittingly cursed themselves and their people and have succumbed to eternal infamy. These words I speak from Jerusalem, the united capital of the Jewish State of Israel;and I am a kohen.

  • josh etter

    Makes sense. Jews don’t believe in the freedom of speech.

    Aw…. did we hurt your feelings? For God’s sake, grow a pair.

    • Tom Holland

      Sounds as if you are a bit anti-Semitic. Based on your writings, ALL JEWS do not believe in freedom of speech. I would bet that had a high-ranking official from the Netanyahu administration called Obama a chickenshit you would be calling for Iran to nuke Israel.

    • Hey josh etter, ett this.

  • Abingdonite

    What a seditious traitor. If this charlatan “rabbi’s” loyalties lie with a foreign nation, he needs to get out of ours. We’ve been giving “Israel” $3 billion in welfare for years now so they can turn around and buy weapons from us. And NO, it is NOT A LOAN!! These people WILL NEVER PAY IT BACK! That’s $8.2 million of U.S. taxpayer money that is spoon-fed to this childish welfare state every single day. $342,465 an hour handed over to this apartheid supremacist state! How many mortgages could that pay off? How many medical bills? How many college educations? They’ve shoved their hand down our pocket and are yanking on whatever they can get ahold of! ENOUGH!!

    • Marcia

      Israel pays it back and then some. With intel that the U.S. would otherwise not have access to. Where do you think intelligence comes from in the mid east. What, are you stupid?

      • BonniePrinceCharlie

        Answer to your question, Marcia. Yes, he is stupid.

    • KIM

      Your a jackass you need to shut your big mouth and leave Israel alone, and yes i am a US citizen and ashamed to be one now, you need to read the Bible and see that Israel is GOD chosen people, I will bless those who bless you and I will curse those who curse you,so all your doing is cursing Israel, so back off and leave those good and holy people alone.

    • Elisabeth Holmes

      Israel has been your attack dog in Middle East, the only country to protect your interests. You cannot repay them enough. Apologies expected !!!

      • Anti-Zionist

        Israel does nothing for America but take and take and bad mouth our leaders and citizens.

        Party members from both sides of the aisle swear eternal fidelity to the State of Israel to get elected or reelected because the funding we give Israel is returned to the coffers of our corrupt political system.

        This is an illustration of what happens when zionists get into power in countries around the globe. Just look at the power they
        hold over the entire US Congress. Think about this: In any given year about 1/3 of the ENTIRE CONGRESS VISITS ISRAEL. No other country on the planet is even close. And Congress goes year after year. Now why is that? Congress takes months to pass just about anything. And they never vote unanimously accept on the most mundane things. And yet within hours they managed to unanimously vote for total support of Israels genocide. And then again in literally a matter of hours voted to give Israel yet more money to resupply the weapons used to kill those women and children in Gaza. This is not just unAmerican, it is treason.

        Ask yourself this one very simple question; in terms of quantitative tangible benefits what exactly has israel ever done for America and Americans? The short answer is NOTHING. Israel has been caught spying on the US Military and US corporations literally thousands of times. Israel has murdered both US Soldiers, Sailors and civilians in cold blood. Israel has been caught red handed selling stolen US Military secrets to both China and Russia. Israel’s finger prints were all over 9-11. The talking Israeli Mossad agents that admitted on TV they were “sent to document the event”. etc. etc. the list is pages long. Wake up people.

        Our founding fathers would turn in their graves if they knew how much deference we show this spoiled little nation in the middle of the Middle East.

    • If one keeps his mouth closed.People are not sure if they are smart or dumb. But when mouth opens and words
      are heard it relieves all dought.

    • BonniePrinceCharlie

      It’s been my experience in life that you can reasonably judge a person’s intelligence not just by what they say but also by how they express themselves and their thoughts. Illiteracy is usually a pretty good guide as Abingdonite clearly proves.

    • Lois Feinberg

      Why don’t you compare what we give Israel to what we give to Egypt. Maybe then you would see that we give to all. But you are not interested in that , are you?

    • HaroldT

      And how much has America given the “Palestinians” ?

    • Norman

      It looks like the Israelis are protecting the US more than the US protecting them. Israel has supplied the US with intelligence, technological expertise that has benefitted commercially and militarily and has been a bastion of stability in the Middle East. American presidents have recognized this except Obama has been a stooge for militant Islam and he supported Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood who wanted a world wide Caliphate. His errors and bad judgement are partly responsible for the present situation in the Mid East. It is Obama who has proven to be a chickenshit.

  • Priscilla Parker

    There is a scripture in the Holy Word that says, “I will bless those who bless you and I will curse those who curse you.” We as a nation must not only stand along side Israel but also respect them as a nation. Israel is a strong allie in the Middle East. What have we come to as a nation when we begin bashing our allies and embrace our enemies? Rabbi Heir, I know I cannot speak for this nation as a whole but I can speak for myself and say – please forgive the US for disrespecting the Prime Minister of Israel. Even if we may not agree with the leadership we must at least respect them.

    • Karl Newman

      Well said, Ms. Parker.

    • KIM

      Thats right Priscilla,People need to leave Israel alone, these are GOD chosen people, his country is doing nothing but embarrassing themselves, i am ashamed to be a American.

    • Ray Hoshaw

      The scripture reference you used is Gen. 12:3. All Bible-believing Christians should realize that Israel, and all Jews in general, are God’s chosen people; God does not change, and his promises do no not change. If we (USA) as a nation turn our back upon Israel, woe upon us. At that point I would have to seriously consider changing my citizenship, even though I have served in our armed forces for 9 years.

    • Anti-Zionist

      Why apologize for America? These people don’t care about you or me.

      Quotes from the Talmud:

      “The Jews are called human beings, but the non-Jews are not humans. They are beasts.”
      – Talmud: Baba mezia, 114b

      “The Akum (non-Jew) is like a dog.”
      – Ereget Raschi Erod. 22 30

      “Even though God created the non-Jew they are still animals in human form. It is not becoming for a Jew to be served by an animal. Therfore he will be served by animals in human form.”
      – Midrasch Talpioth, p. 255, Warsaw 1855

      “A pregnant non-Jew is no better than a pregnant animal.”
      – Coschen hamischpat 405

      “The souls of non-Jews come from impure sprits and are called pigs.”
      – Jalkut Rubeni gadol 12b

      “Although the non-Jew has the same body structure as the Jew, they compare with the Jew like a monkey to a human.”
      – Schene luchoth haberith, p. 250 b

      • Norman

        These comments are ridiculous. Jews have been judged by their actions which have contributed immensely to the “Christian” world with philanthropy, medicine, science, literature, commerce and helped improve the standard and quality of living for so many people in many parts of the world.

  • Disgusted

    While running away full speed from Iraq AND Afghanistan
    AND Libya AND Syria AND the Ukraine…………..
    giving hope for every bully and thug on the face of earth
    and spoiling the US relations with every country but Iran
    The 0bama administration is calling other people “Chickenshit” and “Coward”?

  • The Crisis in U.S.-Israel Relations Is Officially Here

    A New Strategy for the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict – What Yaalon understands and Obama does not

    Moshe Ya’alon on Charlie Rose

    The crux  of the whole interview is this exchange   ~  23 min into the video

    Charlie Rose:         a good deal for you is that  they have no…

    Moshe Ya’alon:        no indigenous capability to enrich uranium

    Charlie Rose:           and  by that meaning no capacity in Iran to enrich uranium

    Moshe Ya’alon:       yeah

    Charlie Rose:          that’s the only thing that

    Moshe Ya’alon      that is  the main issue now, of course the delivery systems should be  discussed       

    Charlie Rose:         but it is not discussed as you said

    Moshe Ya’alon:      yeah, the terror activities generated by Iran is nor discussed, but the main point we should be focused on is full cessation of the fuel cycle  

    Charlie Rose:        but  they are not going to do it

    Moshe Ya’alon:     so let’ wait and see what will happen.  At the end we understand that Israel should be ready  to defend itself by itself

  • Corin Usa

    Only if you take your rear end to Gaza, McCarthy.

    • Jim

      Join the club. Imagine being an AMERICAN and feeling the same way

  • Israel Homenet

    If this is how the WH behaves against Israel before the midterm elections , you ain’t seen nothing yet.

  • Jordan Elgrably

    Netanyahu certainly does NOT represent the entire Jewish people, he doesn’t represent me nor millions of other Jews who refuse to accept the daily harm being done to Palestinians by Israel. Rabbi Marvin Hier is another white racist who believes it is acceptable to malign Arabs and Muslims. How ironic that the victims of Nazi Germany turn around and victimize another people while taking their land and destroying their future. Absolutely shameful.

    • Stan the Man

      Dear Jordan,
      Why do you believe that Jews and other non-muslims visiting the Temple Mount to pray constitutes “attacking the Temple Mount” as stated by Abas?
      Why do you believe that Jews and other non-muslims should not be allowed to PURCHASE homes around the Old City of Jerusalem i.e. a policy of keeping the environs of the Old City Judenfei as stated by Abas?
      Why do you believe that that throwing rocks and molotov cocktails at Jews and other non-muslims for reasons of the above, is a democratic way of protest action, while defending onself from this constitutes harm and agression?
      I am not sure why you think that your up-side-down view of Jews in Israel is supported by “millions of Jews” as I believe you are very much in the minority.

      • Leslie Benjamini

        Well said.

    • Lion of Zion

      Jordan, get a grip. There has NEVER been an Arab state called ‘palestine’ – EVER. The fakestine myth is an attempt to delegitimize the 3300 year old state of Israel. As far as ‘racism’, you obviously have never been to Israel, a country where nearly half the Jews are non-white Arab or North African Jews. The land was Israel until 135 Ad when Emperor Hadrian renamed a geographic area ‘Syria-palestina’, then the Ottoman Turks took over, then the British under British Mandate palestine, howvever there was never an Arab state called ‘palestine’, nor a ‘palestinian’ language or people. The term was invented in the 1960’s to counter the legitimacy of Israel.

      • Abingdonite

        Palestine isn’t an Arab State, why? Because Europeans didn’t draw a line around it after WW1 like they did the rest of the lands that didn’t belong to them?

        Israel was a pathetic little kingdom that must have been “promised” to every people and tribe under the sun. First thing they did was break into two kingdoms (Judea) and commence to stabbing each other in the back. Conquered by Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Macedonians, Phoenicians, Romans, Ottomans, British, and many more I haven’t even rattled off. Everyone has had their way with this so called “promise land”, but the indigenous people have never left. Unlike the “chosen people” who wondered around for two millennia feeling sorry for themselves.

        Judea was renamed “Palestine”, or Palestina in Latin, by the Romans. Palestina is the Latin word for Philistine.

        • BonniePrinceCharlie

          You’re demonstrating your ignorance again. The Arabs were offered their own state alongside Israel in 1947 and they rejected it.

          • Anti-Zionist

            Soon after WWII, US statesman Dean Acheson warned that creating Israel on land already inhabited by Palestinians would “imperil” both American and all Western interests in the region. Despite warnings such as this one, President Truman supported establishing a Jewish state on land primarily inhabited by Muslims and Christians.

            Few Americans today are aware that US support enabled the creation of modern Israel. Even fewer know that US politicians pushed this policy over the forceful objections of top diplomatic and military experts.

            As this work demonstrates, these politicians were bombarded by a massive pro-Israel lobbying effort that ranged from well-funded and very public Zionist organizations to an “elitist secret society” whose members included Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis.

      • Anti-Zionist

        You might look into the titles of books with “Palestine” in the title.

        There are several from prior to WW I.


      • Anti-Zionist

        “WWI offered the Arabs an opportunity to escape from Ottoman rule. However, there was a question as to what would replace that rule. The Arabs were not a nation, though they were united by their language and their Islamic cultural and religious heritage. Because Britain had supported the efforts of Arab nationalist in 1916, the nationalist hoped this support would continue after the war ended. Instead, Britain made an agreement with France to create a number of mandates in the area. These mandates were former Ottoman territories that were now supervised by the new League of Nations. The League, in turn granted league members the right to govern particular mandates. Iraq, Palestine & Jordan were assigned to Great Britain; Syria and Lebanon to France. For the most part the Europeans CREATED these Middle Eastern states. The Europeans DETERMINED the nation’s borders and divided the people. In general, the people in these states had NO strong identification with their designated country. However, a sense of Arab nationalism remained.” – Glencoe World History 2003 Edition

      • Leslie Benjamini

        Absolutely correct.

    • Joe

      they destroy themselves sweetie

    • Lois Feinberg

      Really? Gaza was GIVEN to the Palestinians and they destroyed everything that was handed over to them. Oh poor Palestinians who voted for a terrorist group@ If the leaders they voted for wanted to make it better for their people they would have used the concrete imported into their country to build up their infrastructure instead of building tunnels under Israeli elementary schools.
      They could also recognize Israel. Then everyone would be better off.

    • Hey Jordan, Jews in Germany never attacked Germany and
      threatened to destroy and exterminate Germans as the
      Palestinians have done with Jews in Israel. Jews coexisted peacefully with Germans. So any attempt to compare the victims of Nazi Germany with the lot of Palestinians is completely bogus.

      • Anti-Zionist

        Marx – – Research “Germany Must Perish”

        You Retarded fool!

    • Anti-Zionist


  • Dave

    Even though I disagree with Netanyahu on a lot of policy matters, I will stand by him and by Israel at a time that the clumsy White House is trying to topple him. It is not going to work, Kerry and Obama.

  • Yoav Sari Levi

    Full marks To Rabbi Marvin Heir for speaking so forcefully on behalf of Israel and World Jewry.Turning the other cheek is not an option.

  • Yoav Sari Levi

    Obama loathes Bibi,and Bibi returns the sentiment.Obama is an amateur politician, who is on the nose with the American voting public.In fact Bibi is more popular in America than Obama is.
    If Bibi were could/would stand for office as US President in the States he would win hands down.

  • Samson

    Hey Wallyrus: You can’t bring us down, boy. We own you too.

    • charles

      Hey Samson … Israel my not be able to take us down but their God can! If I was you,boy… I would be shaking in my boots.

  • Degel

    Is this type of naming not the best illustration of projection?
    It reminds me an episode from Ivan Krilov’s fable about a monkey who is laughing upon seeing her own image in the mirror: “What a hideous creature that is!…I should hang myself from vexation if I were at all like that. But, if we must tell the truth, are there not in the number of our friends five or six such grimacers?”
    As the fable concludes: “Why take the trouble to count up your friends? Would it not be better to take a look at yourself, Mr. Administrator-Namegiver?!”

  • Wally Ray Sparks

    Where was this Rabbi when a Jewish reporter in Atlanta called for the elimination of Mr. Obama? Israel should stop leaching off the American taxpayers and fight its owned wars! Bennie is reaping what he sowed!

    • steve

      Wally, you’re an illiterate moron. First, learn how to spell,dumbass. Second, learn your facts about the 3 billion in American aid that you can shove up your ass. It comes out to less than 1% of Israel’s GDP. Then again, why should we expect an idiot like you to know that??

    • Dov

      I fully agree. Its time for Israel, and Israel has the means, to tell America, drop dead. We don’t need you and we can defend ourselves and we will not share any of our plans with you regarding Iran etc.

    • Tzipporah

      Yeah and what about all the aide the taxpayers give to the Palestinians that was then used to build tunnels? We should give aide to Israel because it’s the right thing to do and our only friend and democracy in the Middle East. There’s not an event or incident that Obama can’t turn into a gaffe.

    • Scott

      First…quote your source for the alleged behavior, don’t just make an accusation.

      Second……the “reporter”, if indeed this is true, is an individual NOT a senior administration official of the U.S. Government.

      You do see the difference here? If not, I feel sorry for you. But then, you did make the above statement. As such, do we just need to go directly for the classic Kafkaesque rebuke you assert? Bigotry? progressive left? The statement is right out of the Alinsky playbook.

      As such, I’ll just go to feeling sorry for your lack of moral compass.

    • Tom

      Wally Ray Sparks… If not for Israel, there would probably be daily terrorist attacks in the US, and every middle eastern terrorist organization that currently targets Israel, would probably already be somewhere around mexico, waiting to launch rockets at all you ignorant Americans that do not fully support Israel.

      Israel is fighting the same people that will target the US as soon as they are done with Israel… So mr Wally, if you want Israel to fight its own wars, you better pray to your god, that Israel WINS EVERY SINGLE ONE…

      Or else the muslim extremists will come for you next, and don’t you cry when that happens, because it will, and it already is…

      Israel is fighting on the front lines when it comes to fighting against terrorism from all corners of the middle east.

      If I were you, or any other American… I would want Israel on MY SIDE, and would do anything I can to support Israel.

      Don’t be naive. Don’t be ignorant.

    • Alan

      Rabbi, I salute you and thank you. It is good to see a Rabbi stand up to the Administration.

    • Emanuel

      umn Billy Bob, sounds like you don’t get no news on your farm der wake up ya clown. Israel provides the equivalent of 10 CIAs in terms of intelligence to the US free of charge annually but you don’t give a damn about the USA do ya faker?

    • Kevin

      Israel “leaching off US taxpayers”.

      Arab countries and in particular Egypt receive as much if not more aid than Isra

      The US benefits in many ways technologically, medically and militarily e.t.c.from Israel.

      Lefties (like some Democrats) don’t like being challenged by people like Netanyahu who does not “toe their socialist line”.

    • Kris Kristian

      Wally Ray Sparks

      your ignorance shows thru every word you wrote.
      “Israel should stop leaching off the American taxpayers and fight it’s own wars.
      I suppose that according to you brainless head, America is fighting Israel’s wars.

      in all the years of the Israelis wars against Islamic terror, not one American soldier has ever put his foot onto Israel soil.
      The IDF is the strongest military and has and will always defeat the savages.
      re the taxpayers.
      why don’t you first ask your senator what taxpapers money Israel has been “leeching” on.

      Every cent that US helps Israel, is paid back thousands times with all the military help that Israel gives the US.
      As one of your great generals Gen. Alexander Haig said. Israel is the biggest non floating aircraft carrier which will never sink.
      Israel is the border against the spread of communism and the expansion of Islam.

      why don’t you ask your senator how many trillions of dollars, US has sent to help countries like Gaza and many others.
      Not one cent is ever repaid by those countries
      The best thing you can do, is to learn the truth and apologise to Israel

    • Mike P.

      And you, Wally, should stop “leaching” off of Jewish inventions.

      Go back to the 18th Century…and die.

      Because that’s exactly where you would be without Jewish medical discoveries and other technologies.

      • Bottom line folks, America needs Israel more than Israel needs America. Why? Because America has marginalized God. Israel plus God is a team not to be taken lightly! WH get off your pompous ass and get on the winning side!

    • Wally should know something about leeching. He’s been leeching off the American taxpayer for most of his life.

  • Greg

    Talking about poultry and it’s manure.

    BTW; Anybody interested in exposing the Jew-hating owner of Prespa Restaurant in Danbury, Connecticut?

    That bigoted little café owner in Brooklyn got the exposure he deserved, thank you Algemeiner, and our friend Faruk Asipi should be entitled to no less.

    Upon the placement of a recent phone call to Asipi at Prespa, and presentation of Faruk’s Antisemitic escapades online to him, his response was ‘It’s a free country…’

    Indeed. Free to share what’s placed in the public’s plain sight, and if the good folks of Danbury knew that their hippest Italian joint is owned by an online Saalafi militant.

  • American

    Liberty and justice for all. Israel tell it to the ICC. We USA should NOT stand between Israel and justice. This election I hate that I do not have someone to vote for that puts American law and the Geneva convention above AIPAC. My congress is C.S. for not standing for American values, Laws against selling weapons to a nation guilty of endless crimes against humanity. My congress is CS for selling Israel weapons despite Israel having nukes and not signing the nuclear non proliferation treaty.
    Give Netanyahu his day in court. Liberty and Justice for all.

  • Randy Fadem

    Why is Benghazi bama allowed to remain in office?

  • esther noodelman


  • Israel must protect all its people living under their autonomy Arab and Jewish alike.
    Eventually the world at large respects a government that protects its people.
    According to International Law All Jews have the right to live in any area of the original 1920 Mandate for Palestine and its adoption in perpetuity by the League of Nations.

    It is interesting to note that the World at large is not questioning the State of Jordan and its territory, which was taken from the allocation to Jewish land. Jordan a State that has never existed in history prior to WW1. But Israel that has existed on its land for over 3500 years which included The land Jordan occupies, they are questioning Israel’s land. They do not mention that The Arabs ejected a million Jewish people and confiscated their homes and assets and that about 600,000 of them were settled in Israel’s LIBERATED TERRITORY.

    Arabs are the occupiers, they have 21 Arab States that were granted to them after WW1 by the same powers that granted the State of Israel.
    There is no other term for Jewish villages and towns in Judea and Samaria and East Jerusalem than Liberated Territories.

    To negate any claim of Arab ownership of the land, Read and study the Ottoman empire land title. It states that approximately 88% of the land was owned by the government, some of it was leased to the Arab population as sharecroppers, not owners.
    The balance 12% was owned by Arab land barons who sold the land at premium prices to the Jews. as shown in this invaluable webpage on the topic.

    Here is the incredible testimony of The Mufti of Jerusalem on January 12, 1937 when he documents in testimony for the British Peel Commission that the Jews did not steal land from the Arab Palestinians but by the year of 1920, the time of the “Occupation” meaning the British Palestine Mandate, the Jewish people had already purchased 1,500,000 dunams of land in the Land of Israel which is 375,000 acres.
    The Mufti also testified that the land was not bought by “forcibly acquired-compulsory acquisition of land”. That kind of ruling behavior was the action of the Ottoman rulers and not the Jews. Also the Mufti admitted that any evictions done were by absentee landlords who chose to sell “land over the heads of their tenants, who then were forcibly evicted”, and that the majority of these tenants were not Palestinians but Lebanese.

    It is a common practice by the Muslims to obfuscate, distort, outright fabrication and misrepresent facts to their benefit, it is even permitted under their religion, in order to accomplish their goals.

    A true peace in Israel will bring mammoth economic prosperity to The Israelis and The Arabs alike.
    An approach to peace starts by teaching your children and the people not to hate and condemn any acts violence that hurts civilian population and stop celebrating and rewarding the death and destruction of each other.

    Supporting documents and articles links:

    • Sandy

      Thank you for historical facts not often raised but give perspective on claims to territory.

  • Aristotles

    Judaism’s free ride on the back of decent Christians is over.

    • esther noodelman


      • Anti-Zionist

        How is that a first world nation, Israel, with the same per capita as the UK gets such a large stipend from the American tax payers and get it, it would seem, forever. Even the Marshall Plan had an end. but we have given Israel money almost from its inception to some degree.

        In the beginning it was not that much, but after the Israeli – Egyptian peace treaty, it would seem we have given them more than any other country in the world and we are talking about a country of almost 8 million to continue to buy weapons from us using our tax money to kill innocent people.

        This is the main reason Muslims hate America, and by proxy the entire West. Its not because America is a Christian majority country or they “hate our freedoms” like the clowns President Bush and Mayor Bloomberg of New York told us.

        No, the reason they hate us, and the reason that motivated those hijackers on 9/11 drove those planes into the World Center Towers, was our support and enabling of Israel, both politically in the world arena like the United Nations, and financially from yearly aid to special programs like Iron Dome.

        Until America grows up and stops showing a one sided position in regards to the Israeli/ Palestinian problem, we will continued to be hated and more 9/11-type attacks will happen on our shores.

        Maybe this is the first shot across the bow to show Israel our support for her misdeeds is OVER?!?

    • what decent Christians? Obama? Kerry? Hitler?

      • Lisa L

        Oh please!

    • Tzipporah

      What a bigoted anti-Semite you are. It’s called aide and all countries get it, even non-established ones like your beloved Palestine. And if you’re talking about decent Christians, make sure to exclude yourself. Thanks.

    • Yoav Sari Levi

      Are you a decent Christian????

    • Alan

      Decent Christians love and respect Israel. You can see that everyday in Israel. Thousaands of Christian organizations are based there. Evidently your not one of them Aristotles.

      • Anti-Zionist

        Decent Christians know that Zionism is wrong and racist and that the make-believe Khazar religion is the synagogue of Satan.

        Don’t fool yourself.

    • Ben Tzur

      Yes, how dare those Israeli leaders cowardly reflect the views of the Israeli public that elected them, instead of bowing to the supremely wise and highly principled Obama administration, which never has cared about voters (it apparently follows logically), and besides has been so amazingly successful right around the world as well as domestically? Who can abide Netanyahu’s amazing gall in ensuring his re-election by unapologetically reaffirming Jewish rights to survival rather than having a suicidal love-fest with saint Obama? After all, Obama is now above such crass concerns, and therefore logically so should Netanyahu be (let us pass over in silence Obama’s efforts to twist and turn to win re-election in 2012, including false promises to supporters of Israel). What right in any case has Netanyahu to insist that Jews are in east Jerusalem by right and historical residence, or that if the Palestinians take over they will exercise a total ethnic cleansing of the Old City and sections of Jerusalem long inhabited by Jews, closing down Jewish worship at the Western Wall and Temple Mount — as the P.A. has frankly promised as official policy? How can Netanyahu point out such things when to do so puts back the Obama peace process? It is surely an outrage, a sign of Asberger’s Syndrome no less. Why won’t this coward cave in to Palestinian/American demands for hari-kiri?

    • What a funny comment! Where are the decent Christians from Western countries who should be saving their fellow Christians in the Middle East from genocide? Where is the outrage among Western Christians against this horrific slaughter? I am Israeli, and Israelis are heart-broken over what is happening to the Yazidis in Iraq. We seem to be the only ones who care and the ONLY country who is trying to help them! What is wrong with the “decent Christians”? If anyone is “chicken-shit”, it is the Americans who have become so narcissistic and complacent that that they won’t send help (known in America as “boots on the ground”) to save these poor, innocent Christians from this ongoing massacre.

      • Anti-Zionist

        Why is Israel not helping out in the Middle East? Why not go into Syria and Iran? Go ahead!

        If God is on your side, what are you so afraid of?

        Maybe you are ALL chickenshit cowards?!????

    • Blue & White

      Aristotles – your mother should have swallowed!

    • ISIS is beheading Christians but so far Aristotle has
      apparently gotten a free ride.

    • Anti-Zionist


    • Leslie

      That is the most stupid remark I have read in recent memory. Please explain what you mean by that. What free ride by which decent Christians. The last I heard Israel was trying to bring world awareness to the situation of mass killings of Christians by ISIS in the areas it controls in the Middle East.

  • shosh

    The Obama administration is behind Netanyahu’s name calling, because they want to topple him and put in his
    place a puppet who will go along with whatever the US
    will dictate to him or her. Netanyahu is a hero who
    fought in 2 wars against the Arabs. We cannot say the
    same about Obama who did’t even serve in the army for his
    country, he was just a neighborhood organizer – big deal!

    • Cynthia

      I’m with you shosh, both of these men have no class. I would be happy to have Bibi anytime in my home, but i would sick my dog on Biden and Obama.

  • BH in Iowa

    ‘Aspergery’…. As in Asperger Syndrome… As in Autism??

    • I can’t believe an official of the US Administration would be so blatant as making fun of people with Aspergers. Making fun of people who have a disability? Do they also use “cripples, deaf and dumb” and other such “acceptable” descriptions when talking about people. Obama believes that if he pushes enough people will dump Netanyahu and replace him with the Meretz part hack. He doesn’t realize nor does the State Department that Israelis on the whole, outside of the marginaluzed far-left will close ranks, just like in wars. The laughabe part is that Netanyahu as well as other Cabinet Ministers were all in the top special forces units in Israel, whereas the “brave” Obama ‘s name to fame was going to church in South Chicago. When you see Obama kissing butts of the sheiks of Qatar, Erdogan and leaders of Iran, you know who is on the “good” side and who is on the “evil” side.

  • Emanuel

    Sounds like an Antisemitic Secretary of Defense, if Bibi is chickenshit the WH is reptile vomit.

    • Wally Ray Sparks

      One way tickets to the Holy Land?

      • steve

        Wally,Go back to your trailer park

      • Pinchas Baram

        shut up, wally– you sound like an a-hole. Israel fights its own battles, and the arms it gets from the US come via loans, plus the arms are made by the US defense industry, i.e.,keeps many Americans employed.

      • Emanuel

        buahaha what a joke ya hillbilly

    • Kris Kristian


      I don’t think it is the Sec of Defence,
      I think it is that brainless nitwit Kerry.

      Hagel has been very pro Israel unlike the nitwit with his wig, Kerry

      But of course, they take their orders from the “brave” Obama.

      Obama reminds me of a lovely story.

      The US president visited Israel, He was taken to the TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER
      There was a plaque which said “Abe Cohen”
      So, the president asked.
      How can Abe Cohen be the unknown soldier?
      Abe Cohen was a great philanthropist, As a soldier, he was unknown

      Obama is the “unknown soldier”,
      He has a big mouth, but has never been in uniform.

      • Emanuel

        Point well taken Kris, just remember Hagel had no defense experience he was a Senator from Nebraska with a record for referring to the “Jewish Lobby” which essentially is calling American Jews, Israelis or I don’t know what but it’s bigoted and insulting just the same, Kerry is far more disturbing especially the Heinz Pro-Palestinian hate napkins and the constant cries about construction which is plainly pathetic from losers. The WH is NOT protecting Americans whether they be in the DoD or Jewish, Christian or Palestinian. Thanks good point!

    • I love America, but ashamed of our incompetent a-holes in the WH!

      • David

        Most of you a-holes are NOT in the WH