In several posts last week, I presented information about Barack Obama that, in my view, should raise concerns for Jews, especially Jews who care about the security of Israel. Now, Obama has held a telephone conference with “the Jewish news media” in an attempt to address some of these concerns.
I’m not sure what constitutes the Jewish news media, but there is reason to believe that invitations to the call were tilted in favor of Obama-friendly journalists. For example, I understand that Jonathan Tobin, the conservative-leaning editor of the Jewish Exponent, was not informed of the call.
As to the call itself, Eric Trager provides this account:
He. . .declared his support for Israel