Rahm Emanuel: The GA video


Click here to watch the video of White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel addressing the General Assembly of Jewish Federations of North America.

To understand what it all means, read Uri Heilman’s report (with reporting from Ron Kampeas and Eric Fingerhut):

When the White House chief of staff took to the podium at the federations’ General Assembly to call for Israeli-Palestinian negotiations without preconditions, he sounded almost exactly like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a day earlier.

"All issues should be resolved through negotiations," Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday to delegates at the Jewish Federations of North America’s annual meeting. "No one should allow the issue of settlements to distract from the overarching goal of lasting peace."

Read the full report.

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