Obama to N.Y. Jews: No ally is more important than Israel

01.12.2011                      05.Kislev. 5772

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Obama to N.Y. Jews: No ally is more important than Israel

Speaking at N.Y. meeting of campaign donors, U.S. president says did more for Israel's security than previous administrations.

President Barack Obama defended his policy toward Israel at a political fundraiser on Wednesday, saying that Israel was the U.S.'s most important ally.
Obama, who has been criticized by some of Israel's U.S. supporters for being tough on a close ally and has had strained ties with Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu, offered strong assurances of his commitment to Israel's security….