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Foxman: 'New and Dangerous Strategy' Toward Israel

5:21 PM, Oct 8, 2010 • By DANIEL HALPER
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As Ben Smith reports, ADL chief Abe Foxman recently voiced his concern to a reporter about President Obama's Israel policy:

[A] clue to the president's true intentions came in March 2009, when Abe Foxman, the national director of the Anti-Defamation League, met with the president's then chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel.

"This is Israel's moment of truth," Emanuel told Foxman. "This president is determined to make peace between Israel and the Arabs."

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"I came away from the meeting convinced that Obama has introduced a new and dangerous strategy and that it's revealing itself in steps," Foxman told me. "Unlike other administrations, this one is applying linkage in the Middle East. It's saying that if you resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the messiah will come and the lions will lie down with the lambs."

For more on attends of Americans to the state of Israel, view the latest results of the Emergency Committee for Israel's poll here.

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