For Some of Obama’s Jewish Detractors, Words Speak Louder Than Actions

Obama’s hyperbole-prone critics inflate Obama’s detachment, cry 'gevalt' over his every word and paint a distorted picture of his ties with Israel. They are harming the relationship and diminishing Israel’s power of deterrence.

He lacks passion. He wasn’t warm enough. He can’t find the right words. He tells us things we don’t want to hear. He didn’t visit. He doesn’t treat our prime minister nicely. He won’t do exactly as he’s told.

This, in abbreviated form, is the list of grievous sins committed by U.S. President Barack Obama against Israel. It is the essence of the multiple-count indictment presented by some...