un security council resolution 2334

Israel Almost Never Benefits from Compromise

The painful lesson that Israelis — including those in the “peace” camp — have learned is that compromise leads to war. Now, President Barack Obama has taught them a new lesson: namely, that they cannot trust the guarantees on which compromises are made.

A girl runs past a sign directing passengers to a shelter at Ben Gurion International airp

CNN: Kerry’s Speech on Israel ‘Missed the Mark’

CNN’s correspondent in Israel, Oren Liebermann, reported Wednesday that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech at the State Department had “missed the mark” if Kerry’s intent had been to reach Israeli viewers and convince them that lame duck President Barack Obama was serious about peace.

John-Kerry-Speech-Israel (Andrew Harnik / Associated Press)

Rabbi Uses National Menorah Lighting to Rebuke UN, Obama

Rabbi Levi Shemtov rebuked the United Nations — and, by implication, the Obama administration — at the National Menorah Lighting in front of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Sunday evening, criticizing them for an anti-Israel resolution that passed on Friday.

National Menorah Lighting (Wim McNamee / Getty)