Articles Posted in the " Israel " Category

  • Menendez pledges to give Netanyahu “the respect he deserves”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog While many in his party (and possibly 2 or more members of his own delegation) are prepared to slight Israel today, Save Jerseyans, we need to give credit where it’s due, and Bob Menendez, for all his many faults, has once again bucked his president and done the right […]

  • Will any N.J. Dems skip Netanyahu’s big speech? (UPDATED)

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Updated 3/2 @ 5:50 p.m. The Hill published an updated roll call late Monday afternoon, Save Jerseyans, and the list of Democrat abstentions is up to 53. New Jersey specific news: Definitely Attending: Donald Norcross (D, NJ-1), Cory Booker (D-Twitter) and Bob Menendez (D-Ecuador, Dominican Republic) Definitely Skipping: […]

  • Christie/Rivlin Photo Spray is Canceled

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Chris Christie’s Wednesday photo spray at New York City’s  Park Lane Hotel with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin is off for unspecified reasons, Save Jerseyans. “Due to a change in President Reuven Rivlin’s schedule, Governor Christie’s meeting with President Rivlin has been canceled. President Rivlin will be returning to […]

  • Defying Obama, Christie to Meet Israeli President in NYC

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Chris Christie just scored a huge public relations coup days after launching his national PAC, Save Jerseyans, scheduling a Wednesday photo spray at New York City’s  Park Lane Hotel with none other than Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. Rivlin reportedly declined a meeting with President Obama after the White House […]

  • Lance to lead Israel Caucus for New Congress

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog FYI – we learned today that our very own Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) will serve as co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus for the 114th Congress, Save Jerseyans, along with fellow Congressmen Lee Zeldin (NY-01), Peter Roskam (IL-06) and Doug Lamborn (CO-05).  “Israel is the preeminent democracy in […]

  • The American Jewish Community Should Join the GOP

    By Joshua A. Sotomayor-Einstein | The Save Jersey Blog The recent Gaza War has demonstrated that the era of bipartisan support for Israel is over. Republicans overwhelmingly sided with Israel, while Democratic leaders hemmed and hawed over every conceivable statement calculated to alienate the least amount of radical far-left, anti-Israel activists. From Hillary Clinton’s justification of […]

  • Christie Offers Sympathy to Sofer Family

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog An international search for New Jersey student Aharon Sofer ended tragically on Thursday, Save Jerseyans, after the 23-year old Lakewood resident’s body was reportedly found in the Jerusalem Forest. Governor Chris Christie, attending political and public events at the Shore today, paused to weigh in and offer condolences. “We extend […]

  • Cho is a False Choice for NJ-05

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog NJ-05 Democrat challenger Roy Cho just returned from a trip to Israel, Save Jerseyans, a foreign excursion designed to bring attention to the young attorney who has raised an impressive amount of cash but nevertheless remains out-gunned by his opponent — and under-loved by the DCCC — in […]

  • No Shades of Gray in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    By Martin Marks | The Save Jersey Blog Following the near decimation of the Jewish People in the mid 20th Century, they were returned to THEIR ancient homeland my partition of The U.N. to a small sliver of land no larger than the state of NJ in 1948. They were immediately attacked on all sides […]

  • The West’s Death Wish

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog We’ve seen this movie before. Israel is bombarded with rockets fired by Hamas-backed terrorists, flush with cash from international humanitarian aid efforts and the enemies of democracy lurking elsewhere, and hiding like the worst species of cowards among civilians in schools, mosques and hospitals: Understandably, Israel defends itself […]

  • Smith: “Textbook Anti-Semitism”

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Rep. Chris Smith (R, NJ-04) has a reputation for championing underdogs domestically and internationally, Save Jerseyans. The ultimate underdog in human history has been the Jewish people, scapegoated and abused throughout the ages and still today in even the most unlikely of places. To hear the media […]

  • St. Cory’s Stunningly Shallow Worldview

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There are three dominant camps in the modern Democrat Party when it comes to the plight of Israel, Save Jerseyans: 1 – Those who straight-up hate Jews; 2 – Those who are so ideologically liberal and morally relativistic that they’re also reflexively anti-war/colonialism/military; the end result is unthinking, unsubstantiated and automatic opposition to the militarily-superior participant in any conflict […]

  • Bloomberg: Israel Can Defend Itself But You Cannot!

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I agree with former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg on the “question” (how it’s up for debate is beyond me) of Israel’s right to defend itself, Save Jerseyans, an action that he’s backed up by finding his way to Israel’s second most populous city in the midst of Gaza […]