I highly recommend this outstanding piece in New York Magazine on Obama’s strong support of Israel since before his presidency and his and his administration’s troubled relationship with PM Netanyahu. This writer tells it as it really is, credits Obama with being a strong friend and ally to Israel, and a president who has been courageous in advocating a settlement to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The article truthfully and effectively dresses down Bibi in a way that has long been over due. The article is honest about the mistakes and political miscalculations Obama has made and the failure of his own hasbara on what he has done to pressure both Israel and the Palestinians in the last 2 years. Obama’s record on Israel speaks for itself and his speech today in the UN was as good for Jews as we could ever hope for. In light of this speech the article gives important context.

http://www.thefivetowns.info/news-latest/25456-ny-magazine-the-tsuris-obama-is-the-best-thing-israel-has-going-for-it-right-now-.html

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