Which is why an enraged Jewish right wing set out to destroy the president.
In a proclamation called 'Death of Shimon Peres', Obama ordains all U.S. flags across America and in diplomatic missions around globe to be lowered to half-staff.
Leaders from across the world express condolences over the death of former Israeli president Shimon Peres, who will lie in state at the Knesset on Thursday.
Shimon Peres was an optimist not blinded by messianism, who responded with dignity, calm, and compelling logic to his persistent critics in Israel and on the American Jewish right.
U.S. president speaks with over 600 rabbis from the American Reform, Conservative, Orthodox and Reconstructionist movements, recounts military aid deal, Iran agreement.
Young American Jews, for example, are likely to say that Washington gives 'too much' support to Israel, according to Pew Research Center.
Following his meetings with the two presidential candidates, Israeli prime minister says Israel to remain non-partisan issue.
The Jewish vote in America is about 'cultural identity and shared fears more than political stands or personalities,' history scholar says.
Still hoping for the worst, now grasping at straws, speculation is now ripe that Obama will use the intervening two months between the election and his successor’s inauguration to strike a dramatic blow against Israel at the UN.
In closed meeting in New York an extremely agitated Kerry accused Israel of breaking its promises and warned that status quo is unsustainable. Sources say Kerry also criticized Palestinians, but placed onus on Israel.