February 26, 2015 3:00 pm -


By accepting a Republican invitation to address the US Congress next week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has not only upset the White House and the Democrats, he’s also rattled America’s largely liberal Jewish community. “Like an increasing number of American Jews, I want to make it clear that Netanyahu does not speak for me,” wrote…

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7 responses to US Jews Not Looking Forward To Netanyahu’s ‘Ill-Advised’ Congress Speech

  1. Gindy51 February 26th, 2015 at 4:21 pm

    “Netanyahu’s decision to accept Republican leaders’ invitation to address Congress [which did involve consultations with the White House, thereby “breaching protocol”] has dealt a major blow to the long-time United States-Israel alliance,” said Teutsch, who heads the Philadelphia-based Center for Jewish Ethics.

    I think he meant did NOT involve consultations with the White House.

    • rg9rts February 27th, 2015 at 2:38 am

      Major typo

  2. Guy Lauten February 26th, 2015 at 4:41 pm

    Since Bibi has decided to put this in the political arena, let’s let the Jewish people decide whose side they want to be on. Let’s let them remember where the billions of dollars that support their state come from. And let’s let them compare that to what Bibi has done for them. Then let them decide. Because if it’s going to be political from now on, the money will no longer come from all the people of the US but only from Bibi’s supporters. Are they willing to take that cut in pay? We shall see.

  3. jybarz February 26th, 2015 at 5:36 pm

    Nothankyu is an A-hole. Hopefully his speech to US congress be his last not only in America but more so in Israel. Have high hope he loses their election soon after.

  4. Warman1138 February 26th, 2015 at 10:49 pm

    Just another clown convention.

  5. rg9rts February 27th, 2015 at 2:37 am

    Do you really think Bibi gives a damn?

  6. John Tarter February 27th, 2015 at 8:48 am

    Like the Jews of Europe who put kept their heads in the sand when Hitler was rising, American Jews who are overwhelmingly liberals are doing the same now. Sitting safely here in America they either don’t understand the ramifications of a nuclear Iran for Israel and by extension the world, or don’t want to.