Obama tells Jewish donors he strongly backs Israel

Patricia Zengerle

President Barack Obama reassured Jewish donors on Monday he strongly supports Israel, stressing close ties between the United States and the Jewish state, but also emphasizing that changes in the Middle East will require a fresh look at the region.

“Both the United States and Israel are going to have to look at this new landscape with fresh eyes. It’s not going to be sufficient for us just to keep on doing the same things,” Obama said at the first of two big-ticket fund-raisers where he was speaking on Monday evening…

he said his administration had done more than any for 25 years to support Israel’s security…[emphasis CAJ]

…Although some conservatives have been attacking Obama’s policies toward Israel, members of the audience greeted Obama with applause. They had paid $25,000 to $35,800 each to attend what a Democratic National Committee official said was a sold-out event…

The complete article is at Reuters

H/T Weasel Zippers

At GatewayPundit Jim Hoft sees the flaw in the President’s assertions:

In May Barack Obama proposed handing over half of Jerusalem, the Wailing Wall, The Temple Mount, Old Jerusalem, and the tomb of Jesus Christ to the Hamas-Fatah terrorist alliance.

Read the whole thing.

Update: A related article via Instapundit

WILL ISRAEL GET a flood of American immigrants? “Until America fundamentally restructures itself, a process that will take many years of very painful rebuilding, it will continue its economic decline. Compare that to Israel. Israel has a debt that is, according to the CIA factbook, 77% of its economy. This ratio is concerning, but not critical. The difference is that Israel has just discovered $1 trillion in natural resources off its coast.”

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