“There’s no thinker or writer or person who has had more influence on my moral understanding than Elie Wiesel.”
“None of us will ever comprehend the depravity of what Elie experienced during the Holocaust. He tried to help us see and feel that pain.”
Samantha Power, the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations, is visiting Israel in part to try to improve prospects for a two-state solution.
A liberal crowd at the Haaretz conference gave a stony response to U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power. J.J. Goldberg says if they’d listened closely to her and others, they would have understood why they are stranded in Israel’s political wilderness.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said Sunday that the United States and Israel’s security relationship “has never been stronger.”
Rejecting the Iran nuclear deal would lead to diplomatic isolation for the United States and significantly undermine Washington’s ability to achieve other foreign policy goals, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations said on Thursday.
The United States would continue to “work closely” with Israel at the United Nations but would not count out advancing resolutions targeting Israel, Samantha Power said.
National Security Adviser Susan Rice and U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power will attend a meeting of the powerful pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC next week amid a time of strain between the United States and Israel.
The first-ever United Nations General Assembly meeting on anti-Semitism showed “a consensus in the international community” on the seriousness of the issue, according to Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
Barack Obama claimed rare praise from Jewish leaders for orchestrating the Palestinians’ defeat at the U.N. But did the White House actually pull a fast one on Israel?