OU asks what happened to Obama’s nuance


The Orthodox Union says it is "deeply troubled" by President Obama’s approach toward Israel’s policy on settlements because the president’s typical "nuanced approach has been "glaringly absent."

"To the contrary, this policy has, to date, reflected a blunderbuss, one-size-fits-all attitude toward everything from building a new house on an empty lot in the midst of the city of Ma’ale Adumim, to erecting new houses on an empty hilltop in Samaria," wrote the leadership of the Orthodox Uniion in a letter to the president.

They added that the current approach was "not only illogical, it is also counterproductive to your goals since it forces Israelis and their supporters into a defensive posture, as opposed to one open to negotiations and creative solutions."

The full letter can be seen here.

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