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Trump on Course to be the First Pro-Israel President in 8 Years…and it’s Driving Liberals NUTS

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

President-Elect Trump is making it clear that he will be the first Pro-Israel U.S. President in eight years and the liberals are short -ircuiting. Not only did he appoint a Zionist activist as ambassador to Israel, but all indications from the Trump camp is that his promise to move the U.S, Embassy to Jerusalem is more than an empty campaign pledge.

Liberals of all faiths, but especially Jewish liberals are very upset at the prospect of a pro-Israel Trump administration, is it because they are afraid of losing their standing in the generally anti-Israel Democratic Party, or are they afraid that Trump’s actions might put the Jewish vote in play in future elections.

The anger about the move to Jerusalem is really crazy.  What many suspect will happen is that the U.S. consulate in Jerusalem will become the new embassy, and the present embassy will become the U.S. consulate in Tel Aviv.  Should this happen the new U.S. embassy would be within the 1949 armistice lines, not on disputed territory–in other words there should be no beef.

With the announcement of Trump’s selection of David M. Friedman, as the next US ambassador to Israel the left piled on, “he has no expe…

Read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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About the author

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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