Obama Tells U.S. Jewish Leaders There Will Be No “Grand Peace Plan” During Israel Trip


obama-netanyahuPresident Barack Obama is playing down expectations for a Mideast peace breakthrough during his upcoming trip to Israel, telling American Jewish leaders that he won’t be carrying a “grand peace plan” when he arrives later this month. Obama, in an hour-long private meeting at the White House on Thursday, acknowledged that near-term prospects for peace are bleak, according to a person who attended the discussion. But the president said a deal with the Palestinians remains the only way for Israel to achieve long-term security.

Obama said pursuing sweeping peace talks now would be premature, but that doesn’t preclude him from launching a peace effort in six months or a year. Read more here.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. Don’t worry, to be nice Bibi will give another piece for peace, it is all in the game of paddy cake, you hit me and I will hit you and then we will make up.