Tuesday, June 02, 2009

US "Furious" over Israel's plan to build Hotel in Jerusalem

Move over settlement outposts, Haaretz reports that Washington (read: President Obama) is "furious" over Jerusalem's plan to build a 200 room hotel across from the Old City of Jerusalem.
"Washington is furious over the Interior Ministry's anticipated approval of a plan to build a new hotel in East Jerusalem, just 100 meters from the Old City's walls. The plan, which would see the demolition of a wholesale market and kindergarten, is slated to be approved today.

In conversations with Israeli officials, senior American officials have made it clear that they want Israel to freeze all plans for expanding the Jewish presence in East Jerusalem, and especially in the Holy Basin - the area adjacent to the Old City."
What a travesty of justice! Building a hotel on your own property...I can guarantee you that the "kindergarten" will be relocated and that all the kindergardeners will have a nicer place when moved.

The important keywords: Obama, Furious, Jewish building, Jerusalem

Note: Other examples of Furious Obama include:

'Furious' Obama orders review of NY plane flyover - CNN.com

Furious Obama lashes out at Wall St cos - Express India
"Furious" Obama Fires Caldera for Skipping Photo-Shop Tutorial
Obama furious with the truth--again

I think he needs a course in anger management.

Wherever I am, my blog turns towards Eretz Yisrael טובה הארץ מאד מאד

15 comments:

Daniel said...

do you think that the official-non ortho Jewish establishment will stay as quiet now as they were during the Holocaust?

Leora said...

I am still trying to figure out why some of my Israel-loving friends/relatives voted for this guy. Sigh.

Note the focus of the media on the word "kindergarten." I couldn't find this news story on any non-Israel news sites.

NormanF said...

Daniel, they will. Israel's fate doesn't interest them and they don't want to get on Obama's bad side.

As for the hotel, I guess Israel should hang out a "No Jews Allowed" as guests sign during construction to make it clear Jews will derive no benefit from building it. So just be honest about the settlement freeze. And where does the US get off telling Israel what to do in its own capital???

LB said...

Ridiculous and disgusting, of course. Then again, could Israel actuall be responding appropriately??

"Israeli Government Press Director Daniel Seamen... “I have to admire the residents of Iroquois territory for assuming that they have a right to determine where Jews should live in Jerusalem.”link here

Mrs. S. said...

I think he needs a course in anger management./
LOL! :-)

Anonymous said...

What a temper. He must be in the blackhouse all day.

Anonymous said...

Actually the kindergarten is invested with rats the size of cats coming from the wholesale market.

Creativemommyto3 said...

President Obama should check his country's claims to their land before going and telling another country whether or not to build. This is an Israeli piece of land..

Anonymous said...

I hear Obama (or Rahm) is using Chicago style intimidation tactics to get what he wants here in the US. What's the saying? In a democracy we get the government we deserve. Ugh. Love the picture!

american observer said...

the hotel should not be built.
it is a gross commercial incursion into a living community, and it would constitute a violation of the spirit of peaceful coexistence which should exist between the ethnic and religious communities in israel.

tgbjr54 said...

Norman... It is not the US that is saying anything negative. It is our (which I say sadly and very quietly) spineless, no knowledge of what is going on, talking out of both sides of his mouth, lying, unaware president. He has more than enough here to worry about without this. He has his agenda and is screwing anyone in his way....BEWARE of this guy!!!!!!!!!!!

Jameel @ The Muqata said...

American Observer: You obviously have no clue what the neighborhood is like -- as there are plenty of ARAB hotels right next to it -- like the "American Colony Hotel".

Commercial Incursion? Pathetic.

american observer said...

Jameel @ The Muqata, you obviously are a belligerent racist - as social justice dictates that arabs and non-arabs should be treated with equal rights, without discrimination.

israeli society has become blatantly racist, genocidal against palestinians, reveling in war crimes of the worst sort, and morally bankrupt. america should not support israel any longer.

the world might very likely be a better place without israel. it would certainly be a better israel without zionists. take the zionists away, and i believe israel would find its way to peaceful existence.

Creativemommyto3 said...

Racist means that you are being prejudiced against ppl for NO REASON. These ppl have done thousands of bombingings and other terrorist attacks, not to mention THOUSANDS of rockets.. This is called SELF -DEFENSE!!!!!

Genocide means purposely out to kill ppl but when someone shoots thousands of rockets at you it is called WAR..
I am also an American..
If someone started shooting YOU from Mexico etc.. I have no doubt that the USA would be bombing Mexico is a second..
Isnt' the USA the ones who dropped the Atom Bomb on Hiroshima to end WWII?? Why isn't that genocide???
Somehow when it comes to Israel the whole world is so righteous .. Israel has NEVER attacked the Palestinians without unjust cause.
They are not starving , I saw an article on a Palestinian website where they had loads of food. Israel does not have to support ppl who want to be autonomous from them.. Let them fundraise to their Arab brothers from 22 other countries.
The Palestinians are treated SOOOOOo much better in Israel than in any other country.. Just check out the police brutality.. hangings etc that happen in Arab countries for not doing as you are told.
Are americans so dumb to think that if the Palestinians were PEACEFUL residents in Israel that there would be any problems???
And if the USA wants to stop sending aid to Israel.. go ahead , we don't need your dirty money!!!
The Jews survived for 40 years in the desert without you. The same G-d who took care of the Jewish ppl then will take care of us now.. Good Riddance!

Jameel @ The Muqata said...

American Observer: Your name should be UN observer, because your bias shines through so clearly.

"as social justice dictates that arabs and non-arabs should be treated with equal rights, without discrimination." OK, so why does President Obama think its wrong for Jews to build in Jerusalem, but ok for Arabs?

the world might very likely be a better place without israel. it would certainly be a better israel without zionists. take the zionists away, and i believe israel would find its way to peaceful existence.

Yeah, if all the Jews simply vanished, wouldn't the world be such a better place?

moron.

israeli society has become blatantly racist, genocidal against palestinians, reveling in war crimes of the worst sort, and morally bankrupt. america should not support israel any longer.

Ooooh - you're using big words like "genocide". Perhaps you should go pick up a a big word dictionary and look up the meaning of it?

And the term "morally bankrupt" is more applicable to someone who throws around terms like "genocide" than to Israel.

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