How refreshing and welcome after eight years of Obama’s unrelenting hostility toward Israel.
“Trump proclaims ‘love and respect’ for Israel, its people,” Israel Hayom, November 11, 2016:
“I love and respect Israel and its citizens,” President-elect Donald Trump told Israel Hayom on Thursday evening, after his meeting with outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama.
“Israel and America share so many of the same values, such as freedom of speech, freedom of worship, and the importance of creating opportunities for all citizens to pursue their dreams,” he continued.
“I look forward to strengthening the unbreakable bond between our great nations. I know very well that Israel is the one true democracy and defender of human rights in the Middle East and a beacon of hope to countless people.
“I believe that my administration can play a significant role in helping the parties to achieve a just, lasting peace — which must be negotiated between the parties themselves, and not imposed on them by others. Israel and the Jewish people deserve no less,” the president-elect said….