Yael Patir, Israel director of the left-leaning U.S. Jewish body, sat down with Haaretz to talk about Trump, the gap between U.S. and Israeli Jews, and the growing anger at the Israeli peace camp. Though she concedes boycott efforts by some on the left have a negative effect, she rejects calls to keep peace efforts local.01:12 01.05.16 | 4 comments
Obama knows that Israel will continue to choose expansion over peace until they are forced to change. Obama is ready to supply the force, but before he does, he is making a crystal clear case that Israel refuses to comply with the long time American position on settlements. Netanyahu thinks that he still has a negotiating position but has nothing. Unless he joins forces with Kadima immediately and suspends all settlement growth indefinitely, including EJ, Bibi's days are numbered. Israel is acting in a hostile fashion to Americas position and Obama will take the steps to treat Israel as a hostile.