Obama: Israel must act boldly
Yitzhak Benhorin
Published: 19.05.11, 20:19
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1. Netanyahu, read Obama's lips !!
Michael ,   Haifa   (05.19.11)
"The borders of Israel and Palestine should be based on the 1967 lines with mutually agreed swaps, so that secure and recognized borders are established for both states"
2. Israel must
Arie ,   BazGolan   (05.19.11)
Same story:we sacrifice palis do nothing and then demand more.tome for the palis to take a positive ate ie FORMALLY AND PUBLICLYIN WRITING AND IN ARABIC RECOGNIZE OUR STATE AND OUR TIGHT TO EXIST. Never happen and Soros will blame us
3. Obama got no respect
jim gibson   (05.19.11)
Obama got no respect. Even Qadafi can safely ignore him. He will be out of White House at 2012. Why exactly his speech is important?
4. Finally Stating the obvious.
Raed ,   Palestine   (05.19.11)
East Jerusalem is within 67
5. 1949 armistice lines (1967 boundaries) are a non-starter
Jehudah Ben-Israel ,   Qatzrin, Israel   (05.19.11)
even by the UN Security Council Resolution, 242, the one accepted by all relevant parties to the conflict, and the one that has been the basis for all talks and actual agreements to date. What was missing more than anything else in the speech with regard to the Arab Israeli conflict was a call, a direct call by the President to the Arabs: Accept now Israel's right to be, to exist as the nation-state of the Jewish people.
6. Tell him to piss off..The Jews of America have wisened up
Al   (05.19.11)
They will not support him as in the past.
7. b.H.O. Do The arabs Have Anything To Do
Wondering   (05.19.11)
with the SO-CALLED Peace Talks? Does The Last Statement from hamas JUST YERSTERDAY send a RESOUNDING message TO YOU b.H.o.? Just Wondering?
8. Ding Dong... Who's there?
Muayyad ,   Palestine   (05.19.11)
Reality! Accept 1967 borders as your FINAL borders and East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine, or accept 1 state solution.
9. He also said
sheik rattle & roll ,   USA   (05.19.11)
That the US will block any attempt to isolate Israel in the UN in September. The iUS Is committed to Israel's security. That is the right approach and that is considered tough love.
10. B Hussein Obama is out to destroy Israel
BJL ,   usa   (05.19.11)
Can there be any doubt now? '67 borders set the stage of phase 2 of the PLO's plan of obliterating the Jewish State. A PA state, armed to the teeth like Hezbollah and Hamas, on '67 borders is the end of Israel. Israel is is your last chance to say NO! Last chance to push back and say NO! NEVER AGAIN means NO PLO state within Israel!
11. What does a "Jewish state" really mean?
Persian CAT   (05.19.11)
Is that "Jewish" as the religion, or "Jewish" as the race? In any case it will be either a "racist" state like the current one, or something like other "Islamic" states in the region. So why not a "Democratic State" of Israel?! Now, THAT'S the ticket.
12. Obama: Waiting for a credible answer
Mladen Andrijasevic, ,   Be'er Sheva, Israel   (05.19.11)
Obama: We are waiting for a credible answer on how can you have peace with Hamas who do not accept the existence of Israel
13. As bold as the Pals? Then unite with the Israeli far-right!
Yaniv ,   Israel   (05.19.11)
14. Obama: "Israel must be able to defend itself – by itself".
seadog1946 ,   ErieBasin, NYC   (05.19.11)
They've done it all along... they'll be just fine now and in the future.
15. One state solution or...
Bob ,   Chicago US   (05.19.11)
two states trouble! Get rig of two states solution! The terrorists have plenty of places to govern themselves. Don't let illegitimate, fake "president" to sway Israel. Clowns like Obama come and go. Will NEVER EVER EVER VOTE FOR DEMOCRATS! And will tech it my children and children of their children.
16. Netanyahu..come home now!!
Al   (05.19.11)
Either find your balls and defend the country or get the hell out of office. You are worthless... I appeal to the American Jews to help vote this turd Obama out of office. He has declared war on Israel. You are either with Israel or against Isreal..make up your mind. The goyim will spare you nothing. America is heading towards the shit pile of history. Any nation that turns against the Jews ends up being destroyed.
17. i hope hate will now stop at the region
18. maybe tommorow we will wake up in the morning
sharon bar   (05.19.11)
and won't see the hate groups arab open constantly on facebook. most important, tommorow we will be able to fainally walk safely in our streets. i say amen!!!!!!
19. Israe must act boldly...
Eliezer ,   Israel   (05.19.11)
yes, they should not put up with dumb liberal jackasses who have their own personal agendas, rather they should act boldly and decisively against those who even suggest they give up their own security, and for those who actually do hostile actions, should be made examples of like Osama ...
21. Must not happen
Jim ,   Alabama, USA   (05.19.11)
Obama is dead wrong on deviding the land of Israel. May the LORD bless Israel and watch over her
22. #8
dani   (05.19.11)
i think that most israeli jews are actually prepared for that but its about the return of palestinian refugees --if palestinians are demanding to settle them within 1967 borders of israel, then what is the point of the 1967 borders?
23. #11
Shmuel ,   Anaheim, CA, USA   (05.19.11)
So you have no problems with the Islamic Republic of Iran, only with the Jews having their own country. Israel is democratic and Jewish; the racists are the ones that deny the Jews their national rights and want to remove them. Now go back to your hole and work on getting your Iran to be democratic, non-racist and tolerant. Wish you the best of luck, you'll need it.
24. Hey Mikey, #1, drive north.
Jake   (05.19.11)
Keep driving north, past Achziv. Just keep heading for the border, and look out for some yellow flags and a bunch of guys with beards who are most anxious to greet you, and offer you a nice fat job as English-language news announcer on al-Manar TV.
25. Netanyahu needs to stand strong
Rachel ,   US   (05.19.11)
This is his moment of truth. If he is not up to the task step aside for Moshe Yaalon.
stude ham   (05.19.11)
BO is talking through his rump. let the foreign arab invaders make the bold moves... like tearing up their covenents to destroy our country.
27. #6
Shalom ,   U.S.A.   (05.19.11)
I hope you're right but I'm afraid you're wrong. The segment - 78% - of the jewish electorate that voted for him doesn't care about Israel, the same way as in the Holocaust years when they didn't give a damn about the fate of european jews. A few of them will stay at home without casting their vote for a republican candidate. The above article is a piece of hypocrisy and a kid wouldn't buy it! Sheer nonsense!
28. High Hypocrisy!
Keren ,   IL-BR   (05.19.11)
'The dream of a Jewish and democratic state cannot be fulfilled with permanent occupation," US President Barak Obama said during his speech, adding "the international community is tired of an endless process that never produces an outcome." And the wars U.S produces? Do they produce an outcome? The only just outcome to come is to "palestinians" go live among their own in their lands in Arabia,and Israel to stop being the " food" that these arab dictators feed their people to shut them up in their opression. Obama is just feeding this old dirty rethoric. Nothing else! Americans are better than this and should wake up about whom is leading them.
29. Message to BIBI
Mohammad ,   Riyadh   (05.19.11)
The message to Netenyaho is as strong as the message to Asad. Make peace based on 1967 green line or get out of the way and let some one else make peace. I believe that it is in the ineterest of Israel to make peace and friends in the region especially in the current turmoil. No one in the region can stop the waves of change. Wise people should ride it instead.
30. Just one flaw...
Jewish Warrior   (05.19.11)
There can be no return to the "1967 borders", which are, in fact, the 1949 armistice lines. Israel, as a country threatened from multiple sides, escpecially in this great time of Arab upheaval, has a right to the "safe and secure boundaries" guaranteed in UN Resolution 242.
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