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Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been advocating to try and get the U.S.-Israel relationship “to a constructive footing,” according to numerous media reports this week.

The question is, “constructive” for whom?

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Clinton spoke with Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, who called her, to discuss that and other issues. In that conversation, she reportedly reiterated her support for renewed negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians to work towards a “two-state solution.”

A statement provided by Hoenlein to the San Diego Jewish World Sunday evening read as follows: “Secretary Clinton thinks we need to all work together to return the special US-Israel relationship to constructive footing, to get back to basic shared concerns and interests, including a two-state solution pursued through direct negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians. We must ensure that Israel never becomes a partisan issue.”

Hoenlein added, “Secretary Clinton’s views are of special importance and timeliness given recent issues in the US-Israel relationship. We note her call for direct negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians, which, we believe, is the only possible route to a true peace.”

Neither acknowledged similar, repeated calls for direct talks by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu since he entered office in 2009.

Among American Jews, there is a growing division in opinion over the issue of the “two-state solution” as well as over who should be held responsible for “solving” it.

America’s grassroots Jewish community is beginning to become aware of the fact that it is the Palestinians – and not the Israelis – who are the reluctant wedding partners in U.S. attempts to woo partners to the table.

Some are questioning where Hillary Clinton really stands on the issue, as more and more people begin to remember her previous positions. Not many were supportive of Israel, and there’s no reason to believe she is likely to change that view once the polls close.

One calls to mind her phone call to scold Israel’s prime minister for a perceived slight to Vice President Joe Biden over a routine announcement of a step in a years-long housing process in Jerusalem that was not been cleared with Netanyahu’s office and her notable lack of response to the naming of a Palestinian Authority square for a bloodthirsty terrorist that same week.

Unfortunately, just too many generations in the Palestinian Authority have passed with deep, subliminal conditioning at the early childhood through adult levels, teaching visceral hatred and murderous, mindless rage towards Israelis and – yes! – Jews to simply wave it away.

That kind of conditioning cannot be undone in a month or even a year, nor can it be wished away at the negotiating table or at the podium. It must be reckoned with by sober planning and security checks that will take into consideration the fact that a nation of potential murderers, ticking time bombs, are located next door. To ignore that would be completely foolhardy, and Israel’s current leadership is anything but foolhardy, American pressure notwithstanding.

Frankly, in many ways, grassroots Israelis and Palestinians are both just heartily sick of the entire thing, and neither has the stomach for more posturing. Many on both sides want peace, and many on both sides want to see their children grow up, marry and make a living.

But then, there’s the reality of how to keep everyone safe from every one of those who dream of murdering us all — Israelis, Jews and “collaborating, traitorous” Arab brethren. Not to mention the reality of naive or biased U.S. leaders.

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125 COMMENTS

  1. This old witch needs to shut up. Maybe she needs to explain how she and her boss did nothing while 4 Americans were murdered. Why not talk about all the e-mails that were deleted because they would reveal just what kind of illegal crap she was into. That would put her on a constructive footing with America.

  2. Dear Hilly,

    um, go to hell?
    you were just Obama lap dog telling Israel that she could not build, that the US WOULD not permit it. even when the constriction was NOT on Arab land. didn’t the UN declare Israel the nation given to the Jewish ppls, not the land of the Arabs who fled neighboring lands during civil wars? send all 1st , 2nd 3rd Gen foreigners from syria, egypt, Iran, iraq, morocco, lebanon, etc that are non-Jews— back-!!!! parents, kids, grandkids. Israel is not a refuge for Arabs but Jews, Islam is not condusive to Judaism, as the Quran preaches the destruction of “infidels – Jews”. Abraham wasn’t Jewish, but he really screwed up when he took the Egyptian concubine Hagar & doubted God’s promises. sad that Ishmael’s fate to be a wild man – was the thorn born from disobedience that would torment Jews until they finally are freed through Messiah. pray for your Muslim neighbors, since they follow a false god. those who reject God & the Messiah he sends from the line of David- drink their own judgement. not all can be born from the line of Judah,but God is it not racist- since all of creation was made- by & through Him,but to deny Him & reject him- one drinks judgement upon his own soul.
    everyone has free will- to serve God or man.

    poor Hillary. she too – based on her actions-doesn’t know good either. hey and her excuse of a husband- godless ppl. what wasted lives. souless lives

  3. Martha.. The English owned nothing. Not even England. They stole everybody else’s land.
    How the hey can the English own something in the Middle East?
    Deeded to Israel.. My FOOT.
    Stolen from the Jewish people.
    Stolen…
    This kind if ignorance makes me angry. People can’t even think. Have you never wondered how the English owned anything in the Middle East?
    Pfft.. They didn’t..

  4. the real person and the only person for the job of being are President , and one of the best President this country ever had this man will not lie to us he has the guts to get the job done he loves this country and all it,s people from the great State of Texas Senator Ted Cruz

  5. It doesn’t matter anymore what this person wants or says….the American public deserve and “want” open and honest people to be elected to government positions. Hillary, therefore, can never own the trust of the people she has already betrayed and now she and her people are actually telling the press what words they can and can’t use when covering her..??..Is this America or 1926 Germany..??..She’s outta here..!!..

  6. AMERICA BUTT OUT OF ISRAELI AFFAIRS..!!..GO PROMOTE RELIGION SOMEWHERE ELSE IN THE MIDDLE EAST..!!..OR HOW BOUT A MAGIC DEAL WITH IRAN..!!.. YEAH….THAT’ A GREAT IDEA….MAKE DEALS WITH TERRORISTS AND EXTREMISTS WHO HATE AMERICA AND THE JEWS….HOWS THAT “CHANGE” THING WORKING OUR FOR YOU..??.IT’S SO GREAT HOW MUCH BETTERTHINGS ARE IN THE WORLD AND IN AMERICA THESE LAST SIX YEARS..!!.. GET REAL….NO HILLARY FOR PRESIDENT IN 2016..!!..

  7. Why is Israel tjhe only country to ever be attacked by enemies who vastly outnumber them for no reason other than the enemy wants to annhiliate them, soundly defeat the enemy and be blamed by the world for the conflict and be told that they can’t keep the spoils of war?

  8. Constructive footing… Is the same as hiding security emails under her personal server and deleting them when under review which is a crime…Why does this criminal even deserve an interview? Oh yeh, she attempting to become our next big mistake.

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