by Caroline Glick
FORTY-THREE years after the Jewish people liberated
Last week Makor Rishon reported that US diplomats have been "showing interest" in all Jewish construction plans in the capital. Ambassador James Cunningham and Jerusalem Consul- General Daniel Rubinstein have met repeatedly with relevant government ministers to express
The Obama administration's attempt to weaken
Ir Amim is an NGO whose mission is to undermine Israeli sovereignty in
In their bid to undermine
On US campuses, far left Jewish students have taken a prominent role in undermining recognition of
At Brandeis, Jewish students organized a campaign to disinvite Ambassador Michael Oren from this year's commencement ceremonies.
Not surprisingly, like other Jewish anti-Israel initiatives before, these moves in
After belatedly awakening to the threat of divestment from
At Brandeis, thousands of students, faculty and alumni signed a petition supporting the university's invitation to Oren.
Nirenstein's position was echoed in a sister petition published by French Jewish leader Prof. Shmuel Trigano. Together, the Italian and French petitions garnered twice the number of signatures as the Levy-Finkielkraut declaration.
IT IS NOT just that the overwhelming majority of Jews in
For instance, last month the European Coalition for
The participants at the conference came from Europe,
Disturbingly, instead of supporting efforts like the
In announcing the start of the so-called peace negotiations between the
In truth, the government's very willingness to participate in the Obama administration's phony peace process undermines
THE GOVERNMENT'S weakness on
The behavior of the embassy in
On the other hand, the embassy chose not to publicize a lecture by Minister-without-Portfolio Benny Begin on Yom Yerushalayim. Begin's speech was sponsored by several major Jewish organizations. It is unclear who sponsored Bargil's talk.
Late last year,
In a letter to the local Jewish paper, Tor claimed that Corrie's mother was no different from "an Israeli terror victim."
The only government representative who attended the
The government's failure to take the lead in strengthening
Tucker was among the founders of Netzer Hazani in Gush Katif in 1975. The community, built on
Rabbi Yoel Schwartz is the spiritual leader of the IDF's Nahal Haredi unit. Schwartz bucked opposition from both the IDF and the ultra-Orthodox establishment and founded the crucial unit which brings ultra-Orthodox youths into the IDF in large numbers for the first time.
In the early 1980s, Brig. Gen Davidi completed a military service that began in 1944 and brought him to command positions in some of the post pivotal battles in the nation's history.
After retirement, Davidi decided that something had to be done to make Diaspora Jewry feel it was a part of the IDF. So in 1983 he established Sar-El which brings foreigners to
Tucker, Schwartz and Davidi are extraordinary individuals. But their success owes to the fact that they believe in
It is impossible to reconcile the rights of the Jewish people and the demands of the Obama administration and the alliance of the international Left and the Islamic world it leads in their common campaign to undermine Israeli control over
The government must stop trying to play both sides of the aisle. Instead it should follow the lead of its extraordinary citizens and of Jews throughout the world in asserting the rights of the Jewish people to our capital and our country.
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