web analytics
October 21, 2014 / 27 Tishri, 5775
At a Glance
News & Views
Sponsored Post
Meir Panim with Soldiers 5774 Roundup: Year of Relief and Service for Israel’s Needy

Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.



Obama Reaffirms Commitment to Israel in Sharon Message

By: JTA

President Obama reaffirmed his commitment to Israel’s security in his condolence message on the death of Ariel Sharon.

“On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I send our deepest condolences to the family of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and to the people of Israel on the loss of a leader who dedicated his life to the State of Israel,” Obama said Saturday morning, within hours of the announcement of the death of Sharon at 85.

“We reaffirm our unshakable commitment to Israel’s security and our appreciation for the enduring friendship between our two countries and our two peoples,” the statement said. “We continue to strive for lasting peace and security for the people of Israel, including through our commitment to the goal of two states living side-by-side in peace and security. As Israel says goodbye to Prime Minister Sharon, we join with the Israeli people in honoring his commitment to his country.”

Sharon left office in 2006 after a stroke, months after he orchestrated Israel’s forced deportation of its citizens from the Gaza Strip, a policy that led Netanyahu to leave the government at the time.

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

22 Responses to “Obama Reaffirms Commitment to Israel in Sharon Message”

  1. Nathan Katz says:

    Could he possibly have made a weaker statement about Arik?

  2. Kenton Quint says:

    Don’t believe it.

  3. Donna Kocurek says:

    Don't believe anything that comes out of his mouth. It is a lie.

  4. Dianne Roberson says:

    Obama is still saying two States, which means he wants to divide Israel again. Israel belongs to the Jews because God made an unconditional, everlasting land covenant with Israel,

  5. Judi Fradkin says:

    Taqqiya.(and I dint mean shofar blowing)

  6. liar, liar, pants should be on fire!

  7. Israel ,WE Know BS Barry Is A Criminal Muslim Sociopath and Our Government Is His Enabler ! Act Accordingly !

  8. Please do not believe obama when he says he is commited to Israel. He is more interested in supplying his muslim brothers with arms and money. Stand firm Israel, God is on your side.

  9. Edward Lobel says:

    Please do not believe Carol Hull Holden when she says she is committed to Israel, She is more interested in hating him as she is more interested in giving comfort and aid to Israel's enemies. She has no Jewish interest in Israel and is an evangelical looking for all the Jews to be in Israel so her rapture could happen and all Jews will be forced to convert or go to the fires of hell for all eternity!

  10. Edward Lobel says:

    Do not believe anything that comes out of Donna Kocurek's mouth as she does not know what she is talking about!

  11. Donna Kocurek says:

    Are you of the belief that truth is only relivant when it agrees with your perspective? Does political correctness blur the lines between fact and perspective?

  12. Edward Lobel says:

    Donna Kocurek That is not the issue, the issue here is that you are wrong! If there were a Jewish Talaban, I am sure you would be a member. You have no idea of what you are saying

  13. Edward Lobel says:

    Donna Kocurek That is not the issue, the issue here is that you are wrong! If there were a Jewish Talaban, I am sure you would be a member. You have no idea of what you are saying

  14. Edward Lobel says:

    On your first statement I am not sure you are correct, HOWEVER, I fully agree with your second statement and defy anyone to say it is not true!

  15. Edward Lobel says:

    On your first statement I am not sure you are correct, HOWEVER, I fully agree with your second statement and defy anyone to say it is not true!

  16. Donna Kocurek says:

    Wow that is pretty bold for a Democrat. Ignorance is not bliss. And as for your disrespect, it is obvious your ability to carry on a conversation is challenging at best. Sleep well Edward your world is about to change.

  17. Donna Kocurek says:

    Edward that is what he is saying. Don't you watch his speeches?

  18. Donna Kocurek says:

    Edward who taught you to be so angry? To be a grown man you sure act as if your a little boy who isn't being heard

  19. Edward Lobel says:

    Donna Kocurek No matter how you try to paint it, you are an ignorant idiot and that is the truth! Your problem is that you do not accept the truth! My ability to carry on a conversation based in fact, truth, honesty and integrity is far superior to your fictional comments. You are simply like the Taliban and now that you have been found out, you try to blame other people for your ignorance. I sleep very well because unlike you, I speak the truth!

  20. Edward Lobel says:

    Donna Kocurek Not only do I watch his speeches, I actually understand the words coming out of his mouth! I also read what he says. I listen and hear with an open mind (and ears,) which is more than I can say for you.

  21. Edward Lobel says:

    Donna Kocurek Not only do I watch his speeches, I actually understand the words coming out of his mouth! I also read what he says. I listen and hear with an open mind (and ears,) which is more than I can say for you.

Comments are closed.

SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend

Current Top Story
Facebook post from man believed to be Canadian convert to Islam who rammed soldiers with his car in possible terrorist attack, Oct. 20, 2014.
‘Radicalized’ Convert to Islam Attempted to Murder Canadian Soldiers [video]
Latest News Stories
Route for weapons shipment to Gaza from Iran.

After lying in coma for months, 83-year-old Ayatollah Mohammad Reza Mahdavi Kani has died, Iranian media reported Tuesday.

Facebook post from man believed to be Canadian convert to Islam who rammed soldiers with his car in possible terrorist attack, Oct. 20, 2014.

A radicalized Canadian convert to Islam rammed soldiers in what may have been an act of terrorism.

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas speaking in Ramallah. (archive)

PA unity govt chairman Mahmoud Abbas raises the penalty for selling land to a “hostile nation” (Jew).

Israel sends supplies to combat Ebola virus outbreak in Sierra Leona.

Israel’s government is recruiting citizens to help combat the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa.

The Beach Boys aren’t coming to Israel next month…

The Jerusalem Light Rail has finally instituted a ‘zero tolerance’ police towards Arab violence against its trains.

A 2,000 year old stone fragment bearing an official Latin inscription dedicated to the Roman Emperor Hadrian is found in Jerusalem.

The woman’s father and other ISIS members stoned the woman to death for adultery.

Hamas has created a museum exhibit, currently showing at al-Aqsa University in Khan Younis, Gaza. Hamas is showing off its weapons and propaganda pieces from this past summer’s war, Operation Protective Edge.  

A bill that would end the control of the Chief Rabbinate over conversions to Judaism in Israel was nixed Monday by PM Netanyahu.

Haaretz smears U.S. terrorism expert for being a Republican and friend of Sheldon Adelson.

Leslie W., 48, and his partner Akiwa H., 56, are charged with having sold more than 88,000 pounds of non-kosher meat for a marked-up price.

The Rabbinical Council of America said that since the arrest last week of Rabbi Barry Freundel of Washington, DC, it has been working assiduously to address the many challenges that its members and their communities now face.

It was an outright miracle: a tiny teahouse in the pass, and the equivalent of a Sherpa Pony Express to deliver a call for help.

ISIS propaganda video warns “our grandchildren will sell your sons as slaves.”

More Articles from JTA

Leslie W., 48, and his partner Akiwa H., 56, are charged with having sold more than 88,000 pounds of non-kosher meat for a marked-up price.

New York State Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz criticized the decision to not charge the suspect with a hate crime.

Former White House official Ron Klain has been tapped to coordinate the government’s response to the Ebola outbreak.

Even more shocking is that Jews insist on remaining in France.

Two Penn State students who pleaded guilty to spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti on a mostly Jewish fraternity house were sentenced to community service and probation. Eric Hyland, 20, was sentenced last week in Centre County Court to 200 hours of community service and two years’ probation, and was ordered to pay $6,000 restitution. Last month, Hayden […]

A Methodist who practices Buddhism, this will be the first time he portrays a Jew.

The official exchange rate is one dollar per point.

A “wandering Sukkah” catches up with wandering Jews.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/obama-reaffirms-commitment-to-israel-in-sharon-message/2014/01/12/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: