Michael Oren says in his new book that he felt ‘kicked in the chest’ when President Obama omitted Israel from a list of countries helping Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. That’s odd — since the first Israeli rescuers hadn’t even arrived yet.
Leon Wieseltier skewered Michael Oren for calling him an anti-Semite in ‘Ally.’ But Wieseltier himself is the king of spurious accusations of anti-Semitism, Raphael Magarik argues.
Think Michael Oren’s book or Judy Nir Moses’s joke were offensive? A third event involving an Israeli mayor’s graduation gift shows these are not isolated incidents, Lior Zaltzman writes.
EDITORIAL: Michael Oren can’t understand why American Jews support President Obama despite his differences with Israel’s government. That just shows how little the ex-ambassador understands us, Jane Eisner writes.
Michael Oren speculates that Obama’s conciliatory policy toward the Muslim world is rooted in ‘daddy issues.’ That’s not professional psychoanalysis — it’s cheap gossip, Lisa Goldman writes.
Don Quixote, ‘Portnoy’s Complaint,’ Theodore Roosevelt, ‘Lawrence of Arabia,’ Seventeen Magazine — what do all these things have in common? Michael Oren, of course! Get to know the man behind the controversial new memoir.
The Anti-Defamation League criticized Michael Oren, Israel’s former ambassador to the United States, for an “insensitive and unjustified” attack on President Barack Obama.
Michael Oren’s new book includes an account of a pointed dispute with New York Times editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal. But did it really happen that way?
Former envoy Michael Oren’s accusation that President Barack Obama abandoned Israel is “an imaginary account” of Israel-U.S. relations, the U.S. ambassador to Israel said.
In his new book, Michael Oren accuses Barack Obama of abandoning the principle of ‘no daylight and no surprises’ between the U.S. and Israel. J.J. Goldberg says that argument is just plain wrong — and a historian like Oren should know better.