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White House Dividing Pro-Israel Leaders on Nuclear Iran
Washington Free Beacon ^ | Nov. 4, 2013 | Adam Credo

Posted on 11/05/2013 7:20:15 AM PST by justiceseeker93

Pro-Israel leaders on Monday expressed alarm over what they characterized as the Obama administration’s efforts to sow division among Jewish leaders in order to advance a policy that they say would permit Iran to cross the nuclear threshold.

Rifts emerged between the leaders of four top Jewish groups over the weekend following an “intense” meeting last week with National Security Adviser Susan Rice and other top officials at the White House, according to several insiders.

The Obama administration sought to enlist the pro-Israel leaders in their fight to delay Congress from passing a new round of Iran sanctions for at least two months as the West engages Tehran with nuclear talks.

Most of those present at the meeting quietly objected to such a delay. However, the administration’s allies soon began leaking information about a so-called “moratorium” on new sanctions efforts.

“Leaders of four major Jewish organizations have indicated to the Obama administration that they will have a 60-day moratorium during which they will refrain from conducting any public campaign urging Congress to strengthen U.S. sanctions against Iran,” the liberal Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported late Friday.

The Anti-Defamation League’s Abraham Foxman also confirmed reports of a communal “time out” on Saturday, prompting a pitched response from others present in the meeting.

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) said in a rare public statement on Saturday that it would not back down from its push for new sanctions.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; News/Current Events; Russia; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: abrahamfoxman; adl; aipac; divideproisraeljews; gaza; iran; israel; jews; jstreet; lebanon; obama; obamaforeignpolicy; russia; susanrice; syria; waronterror; whiskytangofoxman
Hardly surprising, since the Obama Administration has been using Jewish Left suck-up organizations, primarily J Street and the National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC), as a tool to badger traditional pro-Israel Jewish organizations (and Christian Zionists) into acquiescence to its "progressive" pro-Islamist Middle East policy, ever since the regime came to power.

This "divide and conquer" strategy against American Jews will not deter Israel from doing what it must to defeat the threat of a nuclear Iran.

1 posted on 11/05/2013 7:20:15 AM PST by justiceseeker93
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Ping!!!


2 posted on 11/05/2013 7:46:13 AM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

Obama divides everybody.

The most divisive a-wipe to ever sit in the President’s office.


3 posted on 11/05/2013 8:10:33 AM PST by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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Obama divides everybody.

That's standard operating procedure for just about all dictatorships!

It used to be said of the old Soviet Union, every person there was either a criminal or a regime loyalist out to catch or punish the criminals. Eventually, many of the regime loyalists became criminals as well, when the whims of the regime turned against them.

4 posted on 11/05/2013 11:54:39 AM PST by justiceseeker93
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To: justiceseeker93

Abe Foxman needs to be pushed out of the ADL.


5 posted on 11/05/2013 2:58:03 PM PST by Yehuda (Pres Obortion, Sen.McAnus, Hillary Abedin Clinton all kiss the *ss of the muslim brotherhood.)
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Dividing is what he does. I find this pressure troubling, but both sides do it, witness the veiled threats oft directed at Jews on this forum based on voting patterns, but imo political pressure based on religion is distasteful. Of course it's done to Evangelicals and Catholics over issues like abortion and birth control, just a function of dividing Americans into single issue voting groups I suppose, and punishing those who don't follow the administration line. Which I suspect is the case here.

6 posted on 11/05/2013 3:43:53 PM PST by SJackson (if you want to test a man’s character, give him power A Lincoln)
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Thanks justiceseeker93.
"Leaders of four major Jewish organizations have indicated to the Obama administration that they will have a 60-day moratorium during which they will refrain from conducting any public campaign urging Congress to strengthen U.S. sanctions against Iran," the liberal Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported late Friday... The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) said in a rare public statement on Saturday that it would not back down from its push for new sanctions.
Obama's plan is for Israel to be destroyed in that time frame, obviating the need for another session like this.


7 posted on 11/05/2013 4:06:12 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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IMHO defenestration should be considered for the old fool..


8 posted on 11/07/2013 11:10:55 PM PST by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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