Jewish Leaders Praise New U.S. Security Strategy that Says Israel Not the Root of Mideast Turmoil

( Rafael Medoff - American Jewish leaders are applauding the administration's new global strategy doctrine, which rejects the notion that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the main cause of Mideast turmoil. Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman and CEO of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, said he views the document as "a positive change" and that he agrees that Iran and terrorist groups "are the real threats to peace." B'nai B'rith International said that the actions of Hizbullah and Hamas, and "Iran's growing presence and influence in Syria, which already effectively controls Lebanon," are the main threats to peace, and "should be a cause for alarm....Rather than spending time on Jerusalem resolutions at the UN, the international community should be focusing on Iran and its proxies."

2017-12-26 00:00:00

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