Alex Massie Alex Massie

Obama, Likud & Self-Loathing Jews

Occasionally you hear or see or read people complaining that Barack Obama’s administration is openly hostile towards Israel and Israeli interests. The purported evidence for this attitude has never persuaded me, but perhaps I’m wrong to be quite so stubborn. Matters become even odder, however, when that criticism is extended to all of liberal American jewry when any disagreement with Likud is characterised as a betrayal of Israel that can only be explained by Jewish self-loathing.

So, at the risk of arguing from some authority, let me point...

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